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Jeremy Clarkson 'stoned' as Top Gear crew abandon cars and flee Argentina

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May flee Argentina under police escort after locals stone cars and Top Gear crew in a row over a Porsche number plate<p>Jeremy Clarkson and his Top Gear team were forced to flee Argentina and abandon three high-powered cars after they were pelted with stones …

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get inked up…sort of.<p>Ever since Bang Bang, the New York-based tattoo artist that serves the likes of Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn, handed the needle over to Miley Cyrus and a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been seriously contemplating taking my long-time tattoo dreams into my own hands, Miley-style. …

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Tim Vine wins funniest Edinburgh Fringe joke award

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1102000/1102058_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524650659_cb93a99818c5653ce0005ef06581a559<p><b>A joke by comedian Tim Vine about a vacuum cleaner has been voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.</b><p>He won with the one-liner: "I …

Call of Duty: The Movie? Activision Planning To Open Film Studio

Activision is in the early stages of launching its own blockbuster entertainment studio, which could mean big screen adaptations of their popular <i>Call</i> …

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here are the most attractive cars ever made.<p>From open-wheeled, pre-war racers to modern techno-marvels, here's our list of the 100 most attractive cars of all time. The only hard requirement: At least one fully drivable example had to have …

Pictures of the Week 7.31.14

Inside Sun Noodle, the Secret Weapon of America's Best Ramen Shops

There were only about three or four ramen shops on Oahu when Hidehito Uki founded Sun Noodle in 1981. Ramen in America was pretty much just a cup of noodles you cooked in the microwave. Uki — who came to Hawaii from Japan to make and sell fresh ramen noodles — wondered how he could ever be …

McMoon's and the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project

If you've ever used Street View on Google Maps to preview an unfamiliar travel destination, then you'll understand the reasoning behind NASA's Lunar Orbiter missions during the late '60s. The space probes were doing reconnaissance and beamed back 160 pairs of images covering a total of 12,000 …

Can drones help tackle Africa's wildlife poaching crisis?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1093000/1093120_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524830684_4806ede01542e1865ca9fcd188e23155<p><b>An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of …

What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet

The Harrier Jump Jet combines the speed of a jet with the maneuverability of a helicopter.<p>These single-seater planes are known for vertical take-offs and landings, making them ideal for close-air support near the front-lines where runways may be damaged or non-existent.<p>Designed by the British and …

Here's A Video Of Two Surfers Getting In A Fight While Riding A Wave

Two men enter. No men leave.<p>As luck would have it, one particular honing missile decided to head my way to fade me for the third consecutive time. Let's just say my exit off the wave was either poorly timed or perfectly executed, depending on how you look at the situation.

Something Turned This River In China Blood Red In A Matter Of Minutes

This is not the sort of thing you want to wake up and see in your town. Xinmeizhou village eastern China witnessed their once pristine river change from clear to blood red in a matter of hours. Once the color started spreading, it didn’t take long to ruin everyone’s river experience. From China …

Google will soon let you tour the Statue of Liberty in Street View

Soon, you might be able to visit the Statue of Liberty without hopping on a ferry and braving hordes of tourists. That's because Google recently collected Street View imagery of Liberty Island for the very first time — according to <i>The New York Times</i>, it's been a challenge getting permission and …

Twitter may be considering a Facebook-style feed — but would that help its growth or derail it?

After a couple of quarters that had analysts and investors concerned about its growth potential, Twitter managed to turn in a fairly strong …

Powerful Queen Sacrifices in Chess Olympiads

On the eve of the Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway, scheduled for the first two weeks in August, a few queen sacrifices from the past olympiads lead us to an intriguing question: when might have the queen been sacrificed for the first time?<p><b>A scarce double-queen sacrifice</b><p>The tension was mounting as …

This Is What The Earth Looked Like When It Was Only Half A Billion Years Old

Scientists have long known that early Earth was a turbulent place where asteroids regularly assaulted the planet's crust. But recently, scientist quantified just how intense that assault really was.<p>According to a new model, out July 30 in Nature, early Earth was "pummeled by an enormous flux of …

LinkedIn's mobile profile revamp is a milestone. Now it's really serious about mobile

With 43 percent of Web traffic coming from mobile devices, LinkedIn is a fan of mobile. A new look for mobile profiles is the latest proof that LinkedIn wants to look its best on mobile phones and tablets.<p>“It’s actually the first time that we are launching something on phone and tablet …

Makoto Azuma Uses the Stratosphere as a Backdrop For His Latest Floral Art | Colossal

<p>Last week Japanese botanic artist Makoto Azuma attempted to go where most artists only dream of going: to space. In a project titled Exbiotanica, …

This giant robot is designed to let you juggle cars (for real)

Ex-NASA engineer has a dream to let anyone control a robot that throws VW Beetles into the air<p>Science fiction is filled with giant robots that people can control like extensions of their own bodies. Dan Granett wants to build one for real, as <i>Gizmodo</i> originally reported. Granett, a former technician …

Research breakthrough could make hydrogen gas an even better green fuel

Toyota might be bringing a commercial hydrogen fuel cell car to roads in 2015, but the fuel still has a few drawbacks -- the major ones being storing and transporting the gas itself. Research from the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) reckons they can solve it using ammonia, …

Nissan builds a real-life version of its stunning 'Gran Turismo' supercar

At the UK's Goodwood Festival of Speed, Nissan today took the wraps off a full-scale model of its new virtual supercar. The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision GT was created for <i>Gran Turismo 6</i>'s "Vision Gran Turismo festival," which invites car makers to present their vision of the near automotive future as …

The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …

Rare Amazon Jungle Dog Caught on Video

Lucky camera trap captures a glimpse of rarely seen short-eared dog.<p><div class="caption">Video footage of the rare short-eared dog, seen inside Peru's Tambopata National Reserve.</caption><p>One of the Amazon rain forest's most elusive inhabitants, the short-eared dog, has been caught on video.<p>About …

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Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

Cold dead star may be a giant diamond

Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.<p>Scientists have identified what is possibly the coldest white dwarf ever detected. In fact, this dim stellar corpse is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, effectively forming a diamond the size of Earth, astronomers …

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Bigger is better

The Surface Pro 3 is a vast improvement over the Pro 1 and 2 -- and that alone is huge.<p>Microsoft nailed the physical design -- I knew that the first time I used a Pro 3 two weeks ago. And now that I have one (as of Friday), I can tell you why. What follows are my initial impressions. A longer-term …

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This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …