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1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda With Just 81 Original Miles Heading to Auction

Expected to bring in $600,000-$800,000<p>An unrestored 1970 Plymouth Hemi Cuda with just 81 original miles on the odometer is going to auction. This particular car is believed to be the lowest-mileage example in existence. The special-ordered car will hit the block next month from Mecum …

Acura confirms more 2016 NSX details

3.5-Liter Twin-Turbo V6, Aluminum Components, Advanced AWD, And More<p>Acura served up a slew of engineering details about the soon-to-launch 2016 NSX. Fittingly, they were explained at a dinner at the SAE International World Congress in Detroit, where morsels about the new Acura supercar were likely …

Carson City Council gives unanimous approval to NFL stadium

The Carson<p>City Councilunanimously approved a privately financed stadium for theSan Diego ChargersandOakland Raiderson Tuesday night, barely two months after the public announcement of the $1.7-billion project.<p>"There are two things we need in California: rain … and football," Carson Mayor Albert …

California

Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016 | Reuters

(Reuters) - Japan have been reappointed as hosts of the FIFA Club World Cup for the next two years, the sport’s world governing body announced on Thursday.<p>FIFA said the annual tournament would be held in Japan in 2015 and 2016 with this year’s edition scheduled for December 10-20.<p>“This is a country …

FIFA Club World Cup

2015 NHL playoff scores: Anaheim eliminates Winnipeg, Pittsburgh on the brink

The Jets' season came to an end, and the Penguins' went on life support.<p>The Winnipeg Jets and Pittsburgh Penguins both took early leads in their respective games on Wednesday. Neither came away victorious. For the former, it means the end of the season; for the latter, it means room for error has …

Ice Hockey

NHL Five Questions: Ben Bishop looks to silence Olympic doubters

Another Team USA snub will try to show off on Friday.<p>Will Ben Bishop play with a chip on his shoulder?<p>The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was passed up for the 2014 Winter Olympics by Team USA in favor of Jimmy Howard in a puzzling move. Bishop has enjoyed a stellar season with the Lightning, …

Acer's latest all-in-one doubles as a 27-inch touch monitor and Android PC

Perhaps the best way to regard Acer's growing range of Android "all-in-ones" is not as PC replacements, or even as giant tablets, but rather as touch-sensitive monitors that have the added benefit of being able to run their own OS. That certainly applies to the latest model, the TA272 HUL, whose …

Christmas 2015: Best Phones You Can Buy Right Now

Christmas 2015 is just around the corner, so what better time than to treat yourself to one of the best smartphones in the world right now.<p>The …

24 Hours of LeMons: Arse-Freeze-Apalooza 2013 Preview

The 24 Hours of LeMons wraps up its 2013 season with its annual Arse-Freeze-Apalooza this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, host to many LeMons races past. …

We Hear: Land Rover Defender Pickup Planned for 2017

The Land Rover Defender pickup is set to live on. The current-generation Defender, which has been in production in its current form since 1983 (and can trace its roots back to 1948) goes out of production at the end of 2015, and according to a recent report, its replacement will be offered as a …

Civic (Coupe) Engagement: Updated ’14 Model Starts at $18,980

This marks the end of Honda righting its Civic wrongs. After a 2012 redesign left us feeling ho-hum at best, the Japanese automaker rushed to put forth a refreshed sedan for 2013. Then, last month, we were treated to the initial details of the updated 2014 Civic coupe. Finally, Honda’s giving us …

Automotive Design

Last Call- Down to the Future Edition

Roads? Where we’re going we can’t traverse roads…<p><i>Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an open forum for anyone</i> …

1972 Chevrolet Blazer 4x4

This 1972 Chevy Blazer has been tastefully modified and looks great on oversized BFG All Terrains. It’s a 350/automatic truck with power steering and …

The 2015 Ford Mustang wants to conquer the world

But can it conquer its competition?<p>"The Mustang is the essence of Ford on a good day." So says Ford global marketing vice president Jim Farley, who's in charge of the sixth-generationMustang. Whether he means this or it's a case of accidental honesty, he's exactly right. The Mustang is Ford, for …

Google takes aim at Microsoft and Amazon with its Cloud Platform

Google is taking on Amazon, Microsoft, and the rest with a web hosting solution aimed at individuals and businesses. Although previously available to a select few, Google's Compute Engine server platform is now available for everyone. Compute Engine forms part of the Google Cloud Platform, which …

Report: Metal Galaxy S5 body being built by the same company that supplies Apple, HTC

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>After four generations of plastic, the evidence is building that Samsung might finally be using metal for the body of the …

Netflix Won’t Let Your Kids Binge (Quite as Much) With “Turbo,” Its Newest Original

When Netflix started its big push into original TV shows this year, it played up its binge-friendly strategy: Each time the streaming service debuted …

Christmas Eve

BMW and Mini connected cars now support Amazon Cloud Player

Almost a year after it rolled out to select Ford models, Amazon has finally secured itself another automotive partner for its cloud music service. The company today confirmed that its recently-updated Cloud Player iOS app can now connect to in-car dashboards in BMW and Mini Connected cars, letting …

Xbox Can Hear You Curse and Will Scold You For It

Shouting profanities while slowly losing to an 11-year-old in Call of Duty is a rite of passage for gamers everywhere. But the symbiotic relationship …

Android 4.4.1 KitKat seen on Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 in server logs

Various sources say that what looks like an incremental KitKat update has been seen in server logs, running on the Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and Nexus 7.<p>Website <i>9to5Google</i> said that it spotted all three devices in its analytics, running the new KitKat version, with those devices checking in on its posts from …

Android News

David Lowery: Silicon Valley must be stopped, or creativity will be destroyed

Silicon Valley’s making money off the work of others. David Lowery is on a crusade for copyright, fairness and art<p>David Lowery, the frontman for the bands Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, has become perhaps the most assertive and polarizing figure in the movement for musicians’ rights in the …

LG to launch G Flex in Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand mid-December, coming to Europe early 2014

While you're still trying to work out why you need a curved phone, LG's getting ready to sell you one anyway. That's if you live in Hong Kong, Singapore or Thailand at least. The firm's arched G Flex handset is just embarking on its worldwide rollout, with those nations getting first dibs (after …

California Woman Pleads Not Guilty to ‘Google Glass Charges’

The first person to be handed a citation for wearing Google Glass while driving pleaded not guilty to charges in a California courtroom on …

The Xbox One Interface Is About To Get More Like Windows 8

The Xbox One interface is… let’s be charitable and say that it’s a work in progress. Either way, it’s not what you call “universally loved.” Microsoft’s solution? Windows 8!<p>Or, at least, incorporating elements of Windows 8 into the Xbox One interface. That’s the plan according to leaked internal …

Samsung Galaxy S5 potentially spotted in benchmark results, reveals monster specs

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The Galaxy S5 rumors have started swirling, though so far there has been little mentioned in the way of specs. But new …

Review: The Lumia 2520 Is the Tablet Nokia Was Born to Build

Like Apple — and unlike most other tech companies — Nokia has always had an overarching, distinctive sense of style. Phones such as the Lumia 1020 …

Noritaka Minami’s ‘1972’, an inside look at the Nakagin Capsule Tower - The Fox Is Black

The Nakagin Capsule Tower, designed by Kisho Kurokawa, opened in March of 1972 as an ideal for architecture, allowing for a flexible capsule based …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

Photography