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50 Extraordinary Photos From One Year in Space

Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For nearly a year, Kelly has shared his days through some of the most astounding photos of our solar …

Watch Nikki Glaser's Hilarious, NSFW Version of 'Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee'

153<p>SHARES<p>Nikki Glaser took some inspiration from Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' for a raunchy, NSFW take that has gotten a lot …

10 of the Best Hot Hatchbacks Ever Made

Soon to arrive this spring, the Ford Focus RS is not only one of the most hotly anticipated new auto models to be released in the U.S. this year, but …

Renault Sport

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Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2016

From The X-Files to The People v. O.J. Simpson, and Captain America: Civil War to Rogue One, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to look forward to. In chronological order!<p><b>Note:</b> This list, though long, is of course not everything. There will be movies that come out of Sundance and …

Entertainment

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 1: Breezeblock Dubstep Warz (2006)<p>Then closely intertwined with the grime scene, the slow, bass-heavy sound of dubstep …

Miami Beach

15 Books Every Recent College Grad Needs on Their Shelf

Graduating from college is an exciting time full of adventures, new opportunities and… uncertainty. While you’re celebrating your major accomplishment and partying with your friends and loved ones, figuring out the future can be nerve wracking. Whether you’re graduating this year, are a recent grad …

After months of silence, Unsung Story devs speak up, say game is still in the works

Playdek's <i>Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians</i>, a promising tactical role-playing game co-developed with Yasumi Matsuno (<i>Vagrant Story</i>, <i>Final Fantasy 12</i>), was a moderate success story on Kickstarter last year. But after little apparent progress — the developer hasn't shown any screenshots or gameplay …

The secret racing test tunnel no one wants to talk about

Lost in rural Pennsylvania, hidden from prying eyes, there is a tunnel.<p><b>SOME 300 FEET BELOW MY</b> perch, a road disappeared into the side of a mountain. I made my way down the heavily wooded, steep slope, sliding as often as walking. My shoes filled with dirt that was still moist from the spring …

Motorsport

Chris Harris checks out Ken Block's Hoonicorn '65 Mustang

Ken Block's Hoonicorn, which stars in Gymkhana Seven, might still bear a passing resemblance to a vintage 1965 Ford Mustang, but underneath the skin, the car is one of the baddest custom machines to ever do a smoky burnout on the road. The ever enthusiastic British auto journalist Chris Harris is …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

Civilization: Beyond Earth deals from USA to Australia (updated for release)

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p><i>Update 10/25: Details updated for release!</i><p>If you are a Civilization fan, you probably know this already but starting late night tomorrow, we are all in for a treat as <i>Civilization: Beyond Earth</i> goes live across the globe (West Coast in USA gets as early as …

We want every last one of these historic racecar prints

GT40, A110, or 956? Get 'em all.<p>If your walls are feeling a little bare, allow us to point you towards Arthur Schening's excellent prints. Each features a legendary historic racecar—such as the Ford GT40 or Howmet TX turbine car—rendered in loving detail. No, you may never own a Porsche 910, but …

Framing

Beautiful cars making beautiful noise at Amelia Island

Amazing cars, incredible noises, and famous drivers.<p>The annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance is easily one of the most fantastic concentrations of classic cars in the entire world. <i>A Certain Inertia</i>, an excellent 20-minute film from LetsMakeMedia, takes a look at the cars and, just as …

Classic Cars

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Travel<p>Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

Guy builds insane 12-rotor Wankel engine in his garage

It doesn't matter what kind of motor you've put together in your garage. This guy wins.<p>How many rotors is too many rotors? If you're Tyson Garvin, the number is somewhere north of 12. Garvin is an endurance powerboat racer who has twice set the record for the run from New York City to Bermuda, and …

Happy Birthday, Mario Andretti

An icon's career, in words and pictures.<p>Muhammad Ali. Michael Jordan. Mario Andretti. Jumble them in any order you want, but all three easily qualify as the Greatest Of All Time in theirrespective sporting disciplines. Andretti's career came to an end almost two decades ago, but the 74-year-old …

Motorsport

Automatic Is the Do-It-All Connected Diagnostic Device of the Future

It was only a matter of time before someone thought of something productive to do with cars’ OBD-II diagnostics ports, and Automatic has a pretty worthwhile new piece of hardware and a corresponding app. While similar to Delphi’s connected diagnostics dongle, Automatic’s piece takes things a step …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

A Ferrari 355 GT at maximum attack sounds so good

This Prancing Horse was bred for the mountainside.<p>Anyone who has come across a proper backcountry road—one that curves, climbs, and dips with the terrain beneath it—knows that Mother Nature can often carve the best road courses. We humans merely need to pave over it, close it off to public traffic, …

Red Bull Frozen Rush head-to-head ups the ante for 2014

Eight off-road racers trade in their dirt tires for studded snow tires.<p>Last year, off-road racer Ricky Johnson and Red Bull teamed up to create the first-ever Frozen Rush, where Johnson's 900-hp Pro-4 race truck was driven up the ski slopes of the Sierra-at-Tahoe resort in California. That solo run …

Off-roading

Stuntmen from old movies

O planeta Terra em 50 fotos

"O que é isso que lhe chamou tão repentinamente do nada para desfrutar por um breve tempo um espetáculo que permanece bastante indiferente a você? As …

Buy this Porsche 959 and this carbon-fiber race helmet

Spare no expense.<p>The Porsche 959 is one of the greatest and most sought-after Porsches ever built. When it was introduced at the 1983 Frankfurt Motor Show, it brought with it several technologies new to Porsche, including all-wheel drive and twin-turbocharging. It was the fastest production car to …

Porsche

Mary Barra's To-Do List At General Motors

Anyone looking for big shifts in strategy at General Motors under new chief executive Mary Barra will be disappointed. “There are no left turns or right turns,” she reiterated during a conference call with analysts and investors this morning after announcing a 22 percent drop in net profit. “What …

The Maserati MC12 at wide-open throttle is better than coffee

This video doesn't look like a Super Bowl ad, but it sounds a lot better.<p>You can go vote for which company won the Super Bowl XLVIII ad war, but frankly, we're not surprised Maserati's "Strike" is in the lead. Hell, the 1 minute, 30-second spot caused enough of a viral stir to overwhelm the …

Supercars

The Future of Car Retailing

Imagine this: you are driving your new Audi R8 along the Californian coastline at sunset, through the panoramic roof you admire the passing clouds – you lean deeper back into the red leather contoured sport seat, the black dashboard matching the shiny black coated hood reflecting the last rays of …