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2014 Motor Trend SUV of the Year Contenders

Rugged Individuals: Sport and Utility Still Matter Most<p>What makes an SUV? Ask 10 people and you’ll get 11 answers, as no doubt some will change their minds midway through the explanation. There are of course hardcore purists/Luddites who scoff at anything without solid axles, a transfer case, …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 First Ride

Goal: To ‘Beat the ****’ out of Anything Ford Can Put on the Road’<p>The Z/28 arrives at dealerships around March 2014, and there are still a lot of unknown details about this car. Its price? More than the $56,000 Camaro ZL1. Its production goals? Only a couple of thousand each year. Its performance? …

Paul Ryan Wants To Use Debt Ceiling To Deny Women Access To Birth Control

Since negotiations to avert a national default on the debt have shifted from the House to the Senate, Republicans in the lower chamber are still …

IB13: Clif Bar Reformulates Shot Drink Mix, Hydrate and Recover with Organic Ingredients

If you follow the cycling nutrition scene, then you that companies like Osmo and Scratch Labs have been rethinking hydration and recommending you get …

Google Improves Knowledge Graph With Comparisons And Filters, Brings Cards & Cross-Platform Notifications To Mobile

Google is turning 15 tomorrow and, fittingly, it’s celebrating the occasion by announcing a couple of new features for Google Search. The mobile search interface, for example, is about to get a bit of a redesign with results that are clustered on cards “so you can focus on the answers you’re …

A fascinating difference between pet dogs and tame wolves

If you could raise a wolf in your home, would it grow up to be any different from a typical pet dog? In a rare experiment with tame wolves, a …

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Vehicles of Overland Expo 2013: BIG RIGS

This was the year of the Mog at Expo for sure.<p>The big rigs had a big presence at Overland Expo 2013 with the Unimogs taking center stage with a big …

2014 Land Rover LR4

If an LR4 gets stuck in the woods, does it make a sound?<p>Put down the pitchforks and snuff the torches, everyone. The single-speed transfer case in the refreshed-for-2014 Land Rover LR4 is merely an option. As Land Rover judiciously states, “some customers do not need to fully exploit the LR4's …

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo / Turbo S

Two turning, four burning.<p>The Bilster Berg Drive Resort is a private club track in central Germany that squiggles over hill and dale at the top of a small mountain where there once was a British Army ammo dump. It’s not a track-map sticker you really want for your car, as the circuit is shaped …

2015 GMC Yukon / Yukon XL

It may have Escalade aspirations, but it remembers where it came from.<p>Even though GMC’s offerings are virtually identical with those with bow ties on the grille, they’re often considered extra-sturdy and durable—probably from all those years of that “Professional Grade” marketing campaign. And …

Could Big-SUV Boom Hint At Fruits Of U.S. 'Energy Security'?

Full-size SUVs rather suddenly are notching some of the biggest sales increases in the sizzling U.S. market these days, at least on a percentage basis.<p>And with Americans’ growing sense of “energy security” because of burgeoning domestic gasoline supplies, and prices that are moderating somewhat, …

Modern Mobile Dwellings

You might remember an exhibit at the SFMoma a few years ago that featured the highly designed Airstream trailer. I remember ducking into the little mobile home, taking stock of the space inside, and thinking, I might give up my house to live in this tiny thing.<p>That diminutive slice of heaven was …

4 UFOs seen over San Juan Capistrano, California on 25th August 2013

Date of sighting: August 25, 2013<p>Location of sighting: San Juan Capistrano, California, USA<p>Here is some good footage of four UFOs being tracked by …

Vasque Trail Running Shoes

Made for trail running, this collection from Vasque features some rock solid shoes. Specially built for motion control on rugged trail runs, these …

Trail Running

Nanostriker Xl Firestarter

Another great product stocked by online store "Wood & Metal". The Exotac nanoSTRIKER XL, is an essential tool for hikers. The firestarter features a …

Triumph Great Escape | By Drags & Racing

Steve McQueen´s Triumph is one of the most customized bikes of all time. We have seen many interpretations of the King of Cool´s bike. But some still …

Triumph Tiger 800xc | By Icon 1000

The Dromedarii is the perfect adventure bike, it is the result of a TRIUMPH x ICON collaboration. The bike, originally a Tiger 800XC was striped from …

Energy

Stanley Adventure Flask

The Stanley Adventure Flask is a timeless an essential item to carry with you on your adventures. With a retro design and classic design, the …

Stainless Steel

Airbooster Race Pod | By Topeak

Another great cycling product by Topeak, the AirBooster Race Pod provides lightning fast bicycle tire inflation, a perfect repair solution for racing …

2014 Porsche 911 GT3 First Drive

The Best Gets Better<p>I’ve heard German car engineers make a lot of bold claims. I’ve heard them claim to have “perfected perfection” and to have increased intangibles like “sportiveness” and “dynamism.” They do it a lot. But I heard something at the launch of the 911 GT3 that I hadn’t heard before. …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Study: Starcraft II might supercharge the brain’s problem-solving agility

Physicians may soon have a new treatment for brain injuries and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and it involves booting up your PC to play a few hours of StarCraft II on a regular basis.<p>A new study has found that real-time-strategy games like Blizzard’s StarCraft II may improve a …

Gear Closet: ECCO Biom Chiappo Sandals

Throughout the year, I've been fortunate enough to test and review a couple of pairs of shoes from ECCO, a company that has been revamping its entire …

Buyer Beware: Watch For Questionable Practices By Used RV Dealers | The RVing Guide

When you’re shopping for a new RV you’re pretty well protected by the factory that built it.<p>Since it is supposedly new, it’s to the dealer’s benefit …

Diesel V-8 Could Make Next-Gen Nissan Titan a Real Player

After several years of middling sales, a breakup with Dodge, and an eleventh-hour return to square one, Nissan’s Titan program has often seemed just an “i” and a “c” short from a more fitting name. And then Nissan announced that the next-generation Titan will be available with a 5.0-liter …

Dragon Age: Inquisition review

It's no secret that many fans of Dragon Age: Origins weren't pleased with Dragon Age 2. And who could blame them? As a sequel to Origins, Dragon Age …

Dragon Age: Inquisition trailer introduces the inquisitor

Electronic Arts has shared some more story details, alongside a few minutes of Frostbite-powered visuals, of the upcoming <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> during its Gamescom 2013 press conference.<p>"From the very opening moments of <i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i>, this is a world on the edge," executive producer Mark …

Gamescom: Electronic Arts trailer roundup — Titanfall, Dragon Age 3, and more

Publisher Electronic Arts held a major presentation today at Germany’s Gamescom industry event, showing off nearly all of its big titles that are currently in the works. That includes big games like first-person shooter Titanfall, BioWare’s role-playing game Dragon Age 3: Inquisition, and popular …

What do you think of this Grand Cherokee with a turbo-diesel engine and 35 inch tires?