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A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

Apps

Wiesmann was planning cheaper MF3 Roadster before bankruptcy

Founded in 1988 with its first production car completed in 1993, Wiesmann based its entire business around one design. Fortunately since that design was more retro than a Mini Cooper, it aged well, but that didn't mean it wasn't outdated when the company recently folded. The latest reports coming …

Classic Mercedes 300SL Gullwing comes to troubling end at Mille Miglia

The Mille Miglia was once one of Europe's premiere sports car racing events, but eventually it got too dangerous and was canceled. Decades later, the race was converted into a historic rally without as much real motorsport competition, and it's now an event which lets wealthy owners stretch the …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

Drop everything and drive

One part Drive, two parts '80s rad.<p>It's amazing how a car comes alive after the sun goes down. The temperatures drop, the air density jumps, and suddenly your engine has more backbone than you thought possible. You should sleep. There's work in the morning. But there's no one on the road right now, …

Amazing

Bernie Ecclestone Casts Doubt Over Future Of British Grand Prix

Formula One’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has cast doubt over the future of the British Grand Prix due to uncertainty about the ownership of Silverstone, the historic race track in England which hosts the race.<p>Silverstone is owned by the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC), a group of 850 …

Project CARS vs reality at Laguna Seca shows amazing potential

Project CARS is aiming to be the next great racing sim. Offering a mix of modern and classic cars on famous tracks, developer Slightly Mad Studios is trying to inject a fresh energy into the genre, and at the moment its game looks ready to take on <i>Forza</i> and <i>Gran Turismo</i>.<p>The game is still about six …

GRID Autosport Strips Down to its Racing Roots

Codemasters crafts a pure racer for seasoned speedsters.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>If you’ve ever traded paint, tore up the blacktop, burned rubber, put the …

How To Race Long Beach IndyCar and IMSA - /SHAKEDOWN

The Golf R400 has 395 hp and will do 0-60 in less than 4 seconds

An ultimate Mk7 that's not a complete pipe dream.<p>Remember the zany Design Vision GTI concept from last year's Los Angeles Auto Show? Neat car, but there was no chance it would ever see production. The R400, on the other hand, is a much more production-friendly proposition—look past the carbon-fiber …

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Zero Motorcycles announces small recall for potentially catastrophic motor failure

Bad news for those rooting for electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero - the brand is recalling 94 bikes built between December 26, 2013 and February 18, 2014. This is the second recall for the small-scale manufacturer in the past year, following a larger, 268-unit recall in August.<p>More troubling, …

This 188-mph R/C car will blow your mind

A Jaguar F-Type R Coupe is capable of hitting 186 miles per hour. The new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is estimated to top out at 170, while the BMW M5 is electronically limited to 155 mph. All impressive figures, and all of them would lose in a top-speed race to this remote-controlled car.<p>Called the R/C …

Freightliner goes all Gymkhana drifty on us, finishes with big jump

So, it's a safe bet that the following video is the craziest thing you'll see all day. Maybe this week, and quite possibly, this month. It stars, in no particular order, a drifting Freightliner semi driven by Pikes Peak champ Mike Ryan, a dock worker/stuntman being pulled behind said semi, a Ford …

Nürburgring Track Record Obliterated — In a Videogame

Behold, the fastest car ever to run the Nürburgring's <i>Nordschleife</i> track. Virtually, anyway.<p>Red Bull head designer Adrian Newey, the genius-cum-madman …

Chevy Lists 28 Reasons That Make Its 2014 Z/28 Its Quickest Camaro Yet

Muscle cars have never been the most sophisticated of things. For most of their history, they've relied on great looks and brute force--and …

Sports Cars

Beware, Southerners 'One Inch Of Snow' Is All It Takes: Video

The winter storms that hit the South this season were no laughing matter. Cars were crashed, people were stranded, a few unlucky souls died. But as …

Snowstorms

10 Ways Bethesda Can Spruce Up Fallout 4

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Bethesda has done a commendable job with the Fallout franchise so far, but there is always room for improvement. Quite a bit of time has passed since the …

Supercar Sunday – February 2, 2014

All the supercar content you need to close the weekend right.<p><i>Welcome to Supercar Sunday, where we serve up the week's best online performances from Ferrari, McLaren, Lamborghini, Pagani, Maserati, Koenigsegg, Bugatti and others. All photos, videos, oddities, lowbrow antics and general hoonage are</i> …

Takes One to Know One: Nissan’s GT-R Product Specialist Shows Off His 600-hp Skyline R32

<i>The R35 GT-R has to satisfy thousands of people. This R32 only has to satisfy one.</i><p>Hiroshi Tamura is Japan’s Car-Guy-in-Chief. At 52, he’s the chief product specialist at Nissan for the current R35-generation GT-R and for the NISMO performance division. When he’s not at work building faster Nissans, …

Sports Cars

Your help needed for new research on zombie ants

A fungus takes over the ants’ brains – makes them do things they normally wouldn’t do – then kills them. You can help fund new research on these ants.<p>…

Biology

Supervettes kit transforms C6 Corvette into C7... sort of

Imagine, if you will, that you began living under a rock from January 13, 2013 on, and only emerged long enough to purchase a sixth-generation Chevrolet Corvette. You had no knowledge of the heavily redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette - it's shapely new body and enthusiast-infuriating rear …

Ken Block's Gymkhana parodied by Ken Box and his Crazy Cart

Do we all remember the Razor Crazy Cart? If you don't, click here, and be prepared to wonder why we didn't have toys this cool as children. For those that didn't watch the first clip, the Crazy Cart has a wheel on a castor at each corner, and an electrically powered wheel in the middle that can …

Volvo finds a way to turn body panels into batteries [w/video]

One of the problems with designing an electric vehicle is figuring out where to fit the battery pack. Volvo – as a part of a European Union research project – is working on a way around this issue by replacing standard parts with lightweight components that double as batteries on both conventional …

Volvo

GM pits the Camaro Z/28 against the Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca

Baddest of them all?<p>General Motors is through playing around with the Ford Mustang. The upcoming Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is a full four-seconds faster than the Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, Ford's most track-focused machine, around Milford Proving Grounds. Fanciness like carbon-ceramic brake rotors, …

First Ride: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 [w/Video]A finely honed track weapon

I don’t really care for the Chevrolet Camaro.<p>If you’re a regular reader of Hooniverse, you’ve heard me say that before. Sure, the older ones are …

'67 Crusher Camaro vs '70 Super Bee 1,500-Mile Burnout-Fest! - Roadkill Episode 19

Lamborghini LP570 Twin Turbo (1500 HP) Total Race — Bad Day