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Does milk do a body good? Maybe not, a new study suggests

Got milk? If you're drinking it to prevent bone fractures or to boost your overall health, you might want to go back to the fridge and opt for a yogurt or a slice of cheese instead.<p>A new study in the journal BMJ casts doubt on the widely held view that milk can help adults ward off hip fractures …

Nissan 300ZX Turbo vs. Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo | Archived Comparison Test

From the August 1991 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Jonathan Winters and General H. Norman Schwarzkopf may be the sort of look-alikes you'll find in <i>Spy</i> magazine's "Separated at Birth?" section, but we'd like to present a more strikingly similar duo.<p>Consider: the Nissan 300ZX Turbo is powered by a …

Nissan

Could Flooring Every Car on the Planet Speed Up the Earth's Rotation? – Feature

We know that every burnout results in at least one angry bystander because science tells us that every action generates an equal and opposite reaction. Newton’s Third Law also states that the torque that propels your car creates a reactionary force that acts on the Earth’s surface. Geologically …

Earth Science

Banker who financed 9/11 mastermind now funding terrorists in Syria and Iraq

A terrorist financier from Qatar is at the centre of a jihadi network linking him to al-Qaeda fighters in Syria and Iraq<p>An al-Qaeda financier jailed for his role in funding the mastermind behind 9/11 is once again raising money for Islamist terrorists after being freed by the Qatari authorities, …

Terrorism

Jeremy Clarkson: Someone could have been killed after Top Gear attacked in Argentina

Presenter Jeremy Clarkson describes the attack on the Top Gear team in Argentina as "the most terrifying thing I've ever been involved in", after crew had to flee the country<p>Presenter Jeremy Clarkson has described the moment the Top Gear cast and crew were attacked by an angry crowd in Argentina as …

Jeremy Clarkson

Listen to the Hellacious Fury of the Ford GT40 Mk II

The Ford GT40 Mk II was decidedly exotic in comparison to most American cars of the era (of course, that’s mostly due to its Anglo-American heritage and the help of Lola), but its 7.0-liter big-block was built of the same stuff as the Galaxies coming off Ford’s assembly lines back home—iron block, …

Sports Cars

2015 Ford Mustang Makes European Debut—Will Europeans Care?

The 2015 Ford Mustang is on display at the Paris motor show, marking the car’s official debut in Europe. The new-generation car will be the first Mustang made widely available on the Continent—and Ford of Europe is ecstatic. “The new Mustang is one of the most hotly anticipated cars ever; we are …

Sports Cars

Enraging Bull: A Monster Lamborghini Attacks Italy's Monster Road

We hit the Stelvio Pass in the most memorable Lambo we've ever driven.<p>Dawn is more smashed than broken by the time we come over the crest and into the valley. Ahead of us lies another stretch of road, one that climbs like a Holmby Hills parvenu to the distant ridge in a sawtooth oscillation of …

Enzo Ferrari

GM Trucks and SUVs, Chevrolet Spark, SRT Viper Recalled

2013-2014 Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban; Cadillac CTS; GMC Yukon, Yukon XL; Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV; 2014 Chevrolet Traverse; GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD<p><b>The Problem</b>: Small metallic slivers may be present in the chassis control …

Cadillac

The 5 Hottest 2014 Paris Debuts That You'll Never, Ever Drive

As with any European auto show, the 2014 Paris event provided us Americans a prime, front-row seat to witness the debuts of a bunch of rad, sexy, high-performance (and sometimes all three!) Continent-only rides that we’ll never, ever, ever be able to buy. Our coping mechanism for this …

Automotive Design

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear Flee Argentina Over Number-Plate Fracas

The cast and crew of the BBC’s <i>Top Gear</i> television show were forced to flee Argentina ahead of schedule due to controversy over a vehicle license plate that appeared to reference the 1982 Falklands War. Affixed to a Porsche 928 driven by Jeremy Clarkson, the plate number in question read “H982 FKL, …

Jeremy Clarkson

HOLY F&*%: Check Out this 500-hp Turbocharged Go-Kart!

If you wanted to kill yourself—and I mean really, really kill yourself—there might not be a better way to go about it than to strap a hopped-up, 500-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder into a kart and go for glory.<p>It’s like those people who tame a cougar, live with it for four years, …

Go-karts

1991 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer vs. GMC S-15 Jimmy SLX, Isuzu Trooper LS, Jeep Cherokee Laredo, Mitusbishi Montero LS, Nissan Pathfinder SE, and Toyota 4Runner SR5 | Archived Comparison Test

From the April 1990 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Sport-utility vehicles are nothing like Brussels sprouts, except in one respect: either you just naturally love the little beasties or you can't quite grasp what other people see in them. Both of these views, as matters of personal taste, are entirely …

Nissan

This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

Expanding the nameplate's appeal logically and without compromise.<p>You had to see this coming. You just <i>had</i> to: Chevrolet scalped its hardest-core Corvette model ever, the 2015 Z06. The automaker is debuting the topless heathen at the 2014 New York auto show. “But the C7.R race car isn’t a …

Sports Cars

Production 2015 Lexus NX Fully Revealed

We normally grumble when production versions of concept cars loose certain wild elements, but that’s not the case for the new 2015 Lexus NX. The Japanese automaker has finally revealed photos of a much more tempered production 2015 NX, which we now know will be available with three engines, …

Lexus