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Microsoft Edge is already good enough for me to drop Chrome

From the tarnished ashes of Internet Explorer came Microsoft Edge, an all-new browser built from the ground up for Windows 10. When we first went hands-on with the browser – then still called Project Spartan – we thought it brought some interesting concepts to the table, but it was much too buggy …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

The cult of healthy eating has more in common with religion than science

Food seems simple to study.<p>If we can put a man on the moon, transplant a heart, and manipulate DNA, then surely we can unpack the relationship between eating vegetables and living longer. There’s no obvious difficulty in figuring out if wine decreases risk of heart disease, or if eating red meat …

Holistic Medicine

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

The best money saving travel apps

<i>Chris Guillebeau is a writer, world traveler, entrepreneur, and lifelong learner. To learn more travel hacking tips and tricks,</i> <i>watch Chris’ workshop on creativeLIVE</i><i>. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisGuillebeau.</i><p>You don’t make it to every country in the world without learning a thing or two about how to …

Everyone Likes Obama's Foreign Policy Except Americans

National security issues are likely to figure prominently in the 2016 election, and Republican candidates are already stepping up their attacks on …

Geopolitics

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Ferdinand Piech resigns, ending an era at Volkswagen

Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown he had …

Baltimore Freddie Gray protests turn violent as police and crowds clash

'Freddie Gray was me': frustration with police simmers after death in Baltimore<p>Read more<p>At least a dozen protesters were arrested in Baltimore on Saturday evening after peaceful demonstrations over the death of Freddie Gray were followed by clashes with police in riot gear and scattered …

Was the Corvette Museum sinkhole a conspiracy? This guy thinks so

About a month ago, tragedy struck the National Corvette Museum when a sinkhole opened up underneath the facility, swallowing eight cars and causing tons of carnage in the process. We saw it all on video, learned how Chevy would extract the damaged 'Vettes, and even checked in on the repair process. …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Picking the 2014 Motor Trend Sport Utility of the Year! - Wide Open Throttle Ep 85

Grand Theft Auto V [w/videos]

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> has only officially been a part of the public video game ecosystem for a few days now, and it has already completely sucked the air out of the room for the rest of the industry. Reports of a staggering $800-million take for day one sales of the newest member of the Rockstar Games …

Enjoying Norway To The Max(i).

For the last 9 days I’ve been floating around Norway on a big white boat. To while away the minutes in between glasses of red wine, luxurious, …

Watch Aussie try to pay parking ticket in coins

A man in Adelaide, Australia was understandably perturbed after getting a $60 parking ticket. Rather than just pay his fine and carry on with the day, he opted to make life difficult for the folks at the Adelaide City Council, by giving them $60 in nickels to count through. Not the nicest gesture …

Another Bet Against Tesla Goes Bust As The Company Draws A 21

Tesla promised this past spring that before summer was through, it would have 18 of its high-speed Supercharger stations up and running, allowing longer-distance travel for more owners of its Model S sedan. And just last week, with the last days of the season disappearing off the calendar, the …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-Model 4Matic Wagon vs. Icon Derelict! - Head 2 Head Ep. 41

A Vehicle That Goes 10,000 Miles On $30 Of Electricity

The 2 x 4 from NTS Works is arguably the most efficient motorized vehicle on the planet.<p>“You can go 10,000 miles on $30 of electricity,” explains inventor and company founder Neal Saiki.<p>The remarkable mileage comes from the fact that the 2 x 4 is an electric-assist cargo bike, a specialized version …

World's Greatest Drag Race 3 Unplugged! Plus 2013 Best Driver's Car Aftermath! WOT Ep. 80

The One With The 2013 Land Rover Range Rover! - World's Fastest Car Show Ep. 3.16

Big Sky Blitz! 2013 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster Guns For 200 MPH in Montana - Epic Drives Ep 21

The Great Roads: Mulholland Highway

One of our favorite stretches of American pavement is Mulholland Highway, 30 miles of California cornering bliss.<p><b>Location:</b> Malibu, Calif.<p><b>Why It Rocks:</b> Don't mistake this road with its more famous cousin, Mulholland Drive, which begins in Hollywood. Much of that road, as beautiful as it is (and the …

Supercars Vs Golf Balls | Top Gear USA

Camera Attached To Drone Takes Amazing Surf Video

There are few things GoPro cameras haven't been attached to yet, but this video pushes the creativity level up a notch. Per Gizmodo, "The filmmakers strapped a GoPro HERO3 to a DJI Phantom quadcopter [a drone] and took it several hundred feet into the air, affording majestic views along the …

Bus Drift Redux: Marcal makes amends

Last time I posted a video of a bus drifting in the snow, it was met with copious amounts of <i>ennui</i>. Some people were expecting wild rally-style …

These 12 Banned Hashtags Tell Us What Instagram Is Afraid Of Becoming

Why does Instagram do this? App stores like the one on the iPhone have pretty strict rules about pornography and obscene content. Blocking hashtags that Instagram users use to post such naughty images helps keep Instagram in line with Apple's rules.<p>Here are 12 examples of hashtags that Instagram …

Flight Risks: How Scientists Are Combatting Sleep at 30,000 Feet | WIRED

The Delta pilots arrive as a two-person crew and usually fly the first day in the simulator after a good night’s sleep. The sim is an exact replica …

Watch thieves called 'sliders' snatch purses at gas pumps

Where I grew up, on the Lake Michigan shore in a little town called Holland, I basically never locked the doors on my first two cars. With the notable exception of my older brother stealing my car from our high school parking lot, so he didn't have to burn his own gas (I still own you for that, …

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