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Hennessey Drag Races Its 1,000-HP Jeep Trackhawk Against Ford GT

You'd think a large and heavy SUV wouldn't stand a chance in a drag race with a fully-fledged supercar...<p>Weighing in at a whopping 5,363 pounds …

Ford GT

Great white shark lair in Pacific Ocean discovered by scientists

Researchers from Monterey bay Aquarium and Stanford University discovered an area the size of Colorado between California and Hawaii that appears to be a “White Shark Café,” but it is unclear if the sharks are there for food or sex.<p>The San Francisco Chronicle reported on Monday that authorities are …

White Shark

Dad attempts a nice – but absurdly unsuccessful – panoramic photo of his daughter

Dads and technology don't always mix.<p>Just ask Simran, a 21-year-old Twitter user whose father recently tried to show off his photo skills using his …

Panoramic Photography

How programming will change over the next 10 years: 5 predictions

A universal language and AI-based systems could revolutionize developer work in the future.<p>Developers working in the field for even just a few years …

Software Development

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

This is how the world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

<b>There is no such thing as a</b> <b>category 6 hurricane or tropical storm – yet.</b> The highest level – the top of the scale for the most powerful, most devastating hurricane or tropical storm capable of destroying entire cities like New Orleans or New York – is a category 5 storm.<p>Meteorologists and …

Tropical Cyclones

The 50 greatest cafés on Earth

When I travel, wherever I travel, more than museums, monuments, temples, churches and, even restaurants, I seek out a café.<p>The reasons are many. Nowhere quite represents a place like its cafés. What would Vienna, Rome and Paris be without theirs? It’s not just the history or the opulence. It’s the …

Buenos Aires

Can you guess which of these paintings was not made by a human?

Take a look at the paintings above. Five were painted by artists from around the world. One was painted by a robot. If you can’t tell the difference, you’re not alone.<p>The pieces were commissioned as part of an experiment by GumGum, a Santa Monica-based artificial intelligence company, and the Art & …

20th Century

This Image of the Total Eclipse Is Being Called “History’s Most Amazing Photo”

Over 200 million Americans watched the total solar eclipse in August 2017, but no one had a better view than photographer Jon Carmichael. He spent years plotting how he could capture the total eclipse in a unique way, eventually combining his passions for photography, astronomy, and flight.<p>“I …

Southwest Airlines

Weatherman dramatically braces for Hurricane Florence while 2 guys casually stroll by

As Hurricane Florence continues to wreak havoc on the Carolinas, weather people and storm chasers are heading as close as they can to the eye of the …

Where to Focus When Shooting Landscape Photography

<b>Wondering where is the focusing sweet spot when it comes landscape photography? This quick video tutorial holds the answer!</b><p>One of the most crucial …

Landscape Photography

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Recipes

Old Coast Guard Tower In The Atlantic Is The Unlikely Star Of Hurricane Florence Coverage

The retired light tower turned adventure bed and breakfast has gained new fame by providing spectacular footage of Florence as it …

How to download iOS 12 on your iPhone right now

After detailing all that iOS 12 has to offer in early June, Apple is ready to release the final version of its new software. iOS 12 officially launches September 17, at which point compatible iOS devices will be notified of the available update. The new update includes features like Memoji, Siri …

iOS

I'm Going To Spend The Rest Of My Life Haunted By This Video Henry Cavill Just Posted

Turns out my kryptonite is weird AF Instagram videos.

Henry Cavill

Cyclist Who Flipped off President Trump’s Motorcade Will Run for Office in Virginia

(FAIRFAX, Va.) — The cyclist who flashed her middle finger at President Donald Trump’s motorcade says she’ll file paperwork to run for office in …

Donald Trump

2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

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Nature Photography

Sen. King to vote 'no' on Kavanaugh

Sen. Angus King announced his opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday.<p>“I have determined that I cannot support this nomination,” King, an independent from Maine who caucuses with Democrats, said in a statement. He joins a handful of senators, including New Hampshire …

U.S. Supreme Court

Apple iPhone XS vs. iPhone X: What difference does a year make?

The world of smartphones is constantly moving forward, with a never-ending parade of improvements and upgrades. A year on from Apple’s biggest …

iOS

People on Twitter Are Sharing the Absurd Things They Believed as Children

A child’s imagination is a wonderful thing, but as we get older, it becomes clear that the silly ideas we once had no longer make any sense. Perhaps you were tormented by monsters under your bed or believed swallowing a watermelon seed would result in one growing in your stomach. Although these …

Beverages

Apple Unveils the iPhone XS and XS MAX: Smart HDR and Bokeh Slider

Apple has just announced the iPhone XS and XS MAX, a new generation of iPhones that brings iPhone photographer to the next level.<p>The iPhone XS and XS …

Depth Of Field

Apple’s new iPhones are powered by the industry’s first 7nm chips

Unsurprisingly, Apple today announced its newest generation of iPhones. And with that, it also announced its new chips: the A12 Bionic.<p>What makes the A12 Bionic stand out is that it’s built using a 7nm process. While it’s hard to compare these numbers given that every chip manufacturer seems to …

Apple

The Hurricane Florence forecast has gone from bad to worse

Recent trends in the forecast models now indicate a rare—if not unprecedented track.<p>As of early Wednesday morning, Hurricane Florence had weakened …

Hurricane Florence Could Be the Worst Storm to Ever Hit North of Florida

Since records began, only 10 major hurricanes have made landfall around the Carolinas. This one has the potential to blow them all out of the water.<p>As Hurricane Florence continues its charge toward the southeastern coast of the United States, it now almost certainly will make landfall in North or …

Weather

Nikon Z7 Field Report: Too Many Good Things to Not Like It

Earlier this year I got a phone call from Japan asking whether I would be interested in working on yet another important global introduction campaign …

Batteries

You Should Always Put a Quarter on a Frozen Cup of Water Before a Power Outage

Keep this trick in mind before the next major storm.<p>When a major storm is on the horizon, sometimes packing your bags and leaving home is the safe thing to do. But, if you're worried about the food in your fridge being safe to consume when you return, you're going to want to remember this …

Lifestyle

Vegetable-Quinoa Skillet With Goat Cheese

Makes 2 Servings<p>Ingredients<p>2teaspoons olive oil<br>• 2 small bunch asparagus, woody stems trimmed, cut in 2-inch pieces<br>• 2cloves garlic, minced<br>• 1cup cherry …

Recipes

Meet the man with a classic perfect retro gaming collection

Do you know a C64 from a N64? Go all nostalgic when you play Sonic The Hedgehog or Super Mario?<p>Well, imagine being able to compare the quality of every gaming console ever released in the United Kingdom.<p>Now you can gaming fan Sam Anstee is putting on an exhibition at Pontypool museum in Torfaen.<p>Mr …

Retrogaming

5 Common Mistakes Aspiring Travel Photographers Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Yesterday we began to look at some of the common mistakes that aspiring travel photographers, as well as photographers in general make at the …

Landscape Photography

The Best Vegan & Vegetarian Recipes for Meal Prepping — Recipes from The Kitchn

Regardless of your diet, meal prepping is the easiest way to get ahead on your breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for the week. For vegans and …

Healthy Eating