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If your father bought a Mercedes SL back in the sixties, all you need to do is preserve it, because you won’t be needing a finer motorcar, ever. Read more...
You know that funny feeling you get when a big rig truck tips over in front of you and comes sliding, on its side, headlong at your car, only to just barely stop after tapping your front bumper? That’s sort of the feeling you’ll get watching this Polish dashcam video. Read more...
You might’ve heard of Walter Palmer, who is both a dentist from Minnesota and an asshole. Instead of using the $50,000 he had burning a hole in his pocket to do something useful for the world, last month Palmer decided to kill a beloved lion in Zimbabwe named Cecil. Show More Summary
When one robot leaves the world, another enters it. Read more...
Just over one year since the Costa Concordia arrived in Genoa following its successful salvage, the consortium tasked with the dismantling the infamous cruise ship have updated that the $87 million project is moving along as planned. Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday is celebrating 225 years of service to the nation. It was on this day in 1790 when President George Washington signed the Tariff Act, authorizing the construction 10 “revenue cutters” requested by Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton to enforce federal tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Show More Summary
The French research vessel, Marion Dufresne II, has left the Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in northern France after completing a 4-month full overhaul that is expected to extend the vessel’s life by 20 years. Head of Marketing and Sales...Show More Summary
By Ahmed Feteha (Bloomberg) — The Suez Canal took 10 years to build and cost thousands of workers their lives. When planners suggested three years for a second one, Egypt’s president balked. “Not three years, just one,” he ordered....Show More Summary
Super Typhoon Soudelor, now the strongest storm on earth in 2015, is seen in a NOAA satellite image taken in the Western Pacific Ocean at 23:43 ET (03:43 GMT) August 4, 2015. Soudelor is expected to cross the northern Philippines on...Show More Summary
The DolWin beta high voltage AC/DC power converter platform seen sailing out from Haugesund, Norway on August 1, 2015 on its way to the German sector of the North Sea, where it will house the converter station for a large wind farm cluster. Show More Summary
The government of South Korea has finalized a deal with a China-led consortium for the salvage of the sunken Sewol ferry off Jindo island. South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced the contract signing on Tuesday with Shanghai Salvage together with South Korea-based Ocean C&I. Show More Summary
By Mark Shenk (Bloomberg) — Oil climbed amid speculation that its drop below $50 a barrel is excessive given projections that U.S. supply will decline. Brent futures rose as much as 1.9 percent, paring a 5.2 percent fall on Monday. U.S. Show More Summary
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission says it will collect at total of $1,227,500 in civil penalties after reaching settlement agreements with eight common carriers over violations of the Shipping Act. Dubai-based United Arab Shipping...Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard was continuing to monitor oil recovery operations in the water near the International-Matex Tank Terminal (IMTT) in Bayonne, New Jersey on Monday after a tug allided with fuel terminal pier over weekend. The Coast Guard said it was notified by IMTT personnel at approximately 10 p.m. Show More Summary
The 3.8-liter flat-6 engine produces 430 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, sending the car from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds.
In its latest video, Petrolicious takes a ride in The Growler, a Porsche 911 hot rod that roars around California's canyon roads. Continue reading Petrolicious profiles a Porsche 911 hot rod called The Growler Petrolicious profiles a Porsche 911 hot rod called The Growler originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
German automakers BMW, Audi and Daimler are set to take ownership of Nokia's Here mapping technology for $3.1 billion. Continue reading Autoblog Minute: Nokia to sell Here mapping for $3.1B Autoblog Minute: Nokia to sell Here mapping for $3.1B originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:30:00 EST. Show More Summary
Audi brings in a more frugal base version of the Q7 crossover in its home market that's cheaper to both buy and run thanks to increased fuel efficiency from its 3.0-liter TDI. Continue reading Audi introduces frugal, 43-mpg Q7 UltraShow More Summary
After several teases, Lexus has finally unleashed real, actual footage of its hoverboard in action. As you'll see in the video, the learning curve is steep, even for a professional skateboarder like Ross McGouran. Continue reading The...Show More Summary