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VW Golf R To Lose 10 Horsepower In Europe Due To WLTP

The 2.0 TSI engine will deliver 296 hp.<p>When Volkswagen unveiled the facelifted Golf R for Europe at the end of 2016, the hot hatch’s 2.0-liter engine …

Volkswagen Golf

This Is What It Takes to Build the Famous Volkswagen GTI RS Concept Car

Automotive photographer and Vossen Wheels creative director Sam Dobbins explains how he created this crazy Rocket Bunny GTI.<p>More Than More/ Sam …

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this October

Demons, space pirates, and more to add to your to-read pile<p>It seems like yesterday that I put together the September book list. Where did the month go?<p>I’ve been trying to read more non-fiction and specifically non-genre books recently. My background is in military history, so when I first saw Josh …

Fall TV Preview: The 25 Most Anticipated New Shows of 2017

Reboots, sci-fi, and murder mysteries will be easy to find this fall as the broadcast, cable and streaming services unveil these new dramas and …

How Good Are Your Headphones? This 150-Song Playlist, Featuring Steely Dan, Pink Floyd & More, Will Test Them Out

Back in the <i>Mad Men</i> heyday of high-end home stereo, audiophiles could buy records full of sound-but-not-exactly-music, specifically engineered to test …

17 Disney Park Conspiracy Theories That'll Scare The Hell Out Of You

You’ll never look at Mickey the same again.<p>🚨 WARNING: Some of these stories, though many are purely legend, are very disturbing. 🚨

The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Echo

Imagine Steve Jobs walking out onto the stage in January of 2007, holding up the never-before-seen iPhone, and saying, “It’s a phone!” Of course, he …

Smart Homes

5 Questions: "Hand"writing

1 of 5<p>In what American folk song is the title character encouraged to "with the girls be handy"?<p>2 of 5<p>Which of the following terms does <b>NOT</b> describe …

HANDEL

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Will the lifted, all-wheel-drive Golf Alltrack deliver crossover-sales success for VW?<p>From the December 2016 issue<p>It happens every few years: An old letter turns up in the mail, delivered late. Really late. In 2009, Britain’s Royal Mail delivered a love letter sent during World War II to a military …

2017 Volkswagen Golf R wagon spied at the Nurburgring

While this black wagon appears to be the same vehicle spotted in the European Alps a fortnight ago, the prototype has had some small modifications …

Spoilers: We Are 87 Percent Certain We Know Who Negan Killed On 'The Walking Dead'

By Dustin Rowles | The Walking Dead | September 11, 2016 |<p>By Dustin Rowles | The Walking Dead | September 11, 2016 |<p>For the few of you who follow my</i> …

The Walking Dead

No headphone jack? No problem. Here's some wireless headphones to choose from.

Rumors have it that the new iPhone, which is being launched later today, will have no headphone jack. Without any sort of official confirmation, we …

The 15 headphones under $100 actually worth your time

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It can be a little intimidating to sift through their threads (believe me), but the knowledge is invaluable. Before any major …

This chart shows Volkswagen’s ‘generous’ payout for your polluting diesel car

Volkswagen is willing to pay nearly 10 times as much as the highest-ever auto maker settlement to atone for its emissions sins.<p>The auto maker VOW, …

Volkswagen

New Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Gets Vossen Wheels

The GTI and R versions of the new Golf have been almost as popular as the regular hatchback. However, people have not yet figured out that a …

VW Unveils Apprentice-Built GTI and Golf R Variant for Worthersee

Three decades ago, a fierce rivalry stalked the <i>Straßen</i> and <i>Autobahnen</i> of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the East, if you were very lucky, you had a Trabant. If Erich Honecker’s third cousin happened to be married to your wife’s sister, you might’ve snagged a coveted Wartburg. But on the other …

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This logic puzzle for children is extremely challenging. Can you solve it?

This logic puzzle, featuring an image of a group of people on a camping holiday, has gone viral in recent days - but very few people are able to get the answers right.<p>The puzzle, which comes from an old children's magazine, is designed to test your powers of observation, logic and reasoning.<p>Take a …

The Search and Rescue Pack

Working for search and rescue is no easy task, and when your job is to go out and save people, you need the right gear not just for yourself, but …

Maui's Craft Wine, Beer, and Spirits Scene Is Making Waves

Whether you're heading to the summit of Mount Haleakala or want a pleasant venture away from Maui's resort life, the island's quiet upcountry near …

How to See Maui in 48 Hours

The rule of thumb when visiting Hawaii is you need one week per island—so if you have a week to explore Maui, use it—but most travelers don’t have …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Maui, Hawaii

Travel<p>With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights then seek the nearby local delectable bites.<p><b>Central Maui</b><p>Most trips to Maui start here, at the Kahului Airport, but visitors often rush through this area on the way to their oceanside …

Farm-to-table

The views on Maui's Waiheʻe Ridge Trail are worth the 1,500-foot ascent

Walking so far up into the clouds along steep switchbacks and knife-edge ridges that the view below is hard to distinguish between sea and sky. This …

These 19 Kids Hysterically Outsmarted Their Tests. The 4th Answer… GENIUS, LOL

These 19 kids weren't wrong on their tests, but they definitely didn't give the teacher the answer they were looking for. More

Kids

50 Short Funny Jokes That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

Blumhouse Release Three Horror, Thrillers on Netflix

BlumHouse Unveils 3 Horror, Thriller on Netflix<p>BlumHouse Productions has served moviegoers low budget Horror and Thrillers over the past decade. …

Horror

Cycling Patches are Back—and More Badass Than Ever

Steeped in tradition, cycling's latest must-have keepsake makes everything it touches cooler<p>Three years ago, Todd Siegle was out for a spin near his Orlando, Florida, home when a rider he didn't know jumped into his slipstream then hung on behind him, wordless, for miles. A keen observer of cycling …

Carbon Fiber

The incredible maths trick that works out your age and shoe size (plus how it works)

Can we guess your age and shoe size? This simple maths trick has taken the internet by storm<p>Here’s a simple maths trick your can impress your friends and family with.<p>The 'magical' maths trick which shows how you can determine a person’s age from their shoe size has been widely shared on social …

The Lego 'Batman 66' Batcave Is Everything We Ever Wanted

I honestly thought I was out. After years of buying Lego sets and never having time to put them together, I finally thought I had broken the habit, …