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2013 BMW 135is

Last of its breed.<p>TESTED<p>Our 42nd president, Bill Clinton, had the stones to argue the meaning of “is” at his impeachment proceeding. BMW performs no such hedging as to its definition of “is.” It denotes a higher level of performance to its customers, and the latest car to wear that suffix, the …

Dejon Ward's Killers Caught On Camera, Police Ask For Help Identifying Them (VIDEO)

When Dejon Ward got lost in Los Angeles last Friday, he did what any responsible driver would do: He pulled into a parking lot to examine a map. But Ward's commonplace decision ended in tragedy when a gunman approached and fatally shot him.<p>Now Los Angeles police are pleading with the public to help …

Definitive Blueprint for LA Lakers to Expedite Rebuild After 2013-14 Season

The word "rebuild" doesn't exactly exist for the Los Angeles Lakers, which makes a blueprint for expediting the process even more imperative.<p>General manager Mitch Kupchak has his work cut out for him now that the franchise has just one player on the roster past the upcoming 2013-14 season, but that …

Jaguar Project 7 Concept

An F-type with one less seat, more power, and the awesome cranked to 11.<p>Jaguar ran a camo’d F-type prototype at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last year, so bringing a production model to the 2013 event would be so . . . lame. Enter the Project 7, a chopped, lowered, and gutted F-type roadster that …

Photos by Michael Shainblum

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …

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Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

Photos of New York City Inside the Grand Canyon Contrast Emptiness and Density

At the end of 2012, Swiss photographer Gus Petro took a trip to the United States, and was met with a sharp dichotomy. When he visited New York City, …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

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Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

A new Fangio record: Most expensive car, ever

The selling price? £19,601,500.<p>Juan Manuel Fangio, "El Maestro," held the world record for most Formula 1 championships for nearly 50 years until the rise of Michael Schumacher. Other records to his name include the highest F1-win percentage and most Argentine Grand Prix race wins of all time. …

On Getting Drunk in Antarctica

When you spend nine months isolated in nonstop, freezing darkness, you run out of the good beer fast.<p>There comes a point every summer where the hot weather starts to feel less like an opportunity for outdoor fun and more like a full-body rash that won't go away. New Yorkers are flocking to an ice …

The 22 Coolest Cars At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

This festival has been held on the grounds of the Goodwood House in West Sussex, England every summer for the past decade.<p>Each year it brings together some of the world's largest and best known automakers to show off — and sometimes debut — their most impressive vehicles.<p>Even Formula 1 racing stars …

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August 2013

New Metallic Bubble Wrap: Thinner, Stronger, Better

One of the most common and beloved packing materials now comes in a metal form.<p>Bubble Wrap®—first invented as three-dimensional wallpaper, believe it …

Beautiful Games: custom spray jobs 15-page gallery: http://gu.com/p/3hcfv His bespoke designs are some of the finest and pithiest around – from the human anatomy depicted on the front of bike leathers to a series of slogans written across car hoods in a sideways look at motorsport branding. Shame, then, that Death Spray Custom's full identity remains concealed

Mourinho begins second Chelsea spell with win

© Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Jose Mourinho marked his return as <b>Chelsea</b> manager with a performance of potential with victory over the <b>Singha All-Stars</b> in …

What do you get when Nike crams two running tech innovations into one shoe? http://bit.ly/16Jh8uc

This analysis of Wikipedia controversies is really cool and a little sad

I don’t know what it says about the English-speaking world (OK, in this case probably the United States) that its Wikipedia contributors disagree …