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My Mom Needs Something Cheap And Fancy To Cram A V8 Into! What Car Should She Buy?

Nathan’s mom is one fast lady, but her supercharged Impala crapped out. They have a Ford V8 and are looking swap it into something affordable but somewhat luxurious—but maybe her desire for a V8 car can be found elsewhere, too. What car should they buy?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Stupid Truck Driver Drove Right Over the Nazca Lines

There’s a 2,000-year-old archaeological mystery preserved in Southern Peru: enormous images carved into the desert by unknown ancient artists. The beautiful Nazca Lines depict birds, monkeys, and humans, and some of the creations span up to 1,200 feet. And a man just drove over them with his truck. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The New Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder Will Use The 911 GT3’s 4.0-Liter Flat-Six: Report

You know what’s a good engine? That 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six in the current Porsche 911 GT3, the one that screams all the way to 9,000 RPM. Mm. Yeah. If Porsche took that and stuck it in the upcoming 718 Boxster Spyder, that’d make my year. And it’s only February.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Infiniti QX50 Is A High-Tech Baby Stroller With A Trick Variable Compression Engine

The 2019 Infiniti QX50 is as plush as it is pretty. And for better or worse, you’ll never notice that it has an engine unlike anything else on the road right now. In fact, in this crossover, you’ll barely realize you’re driving at all.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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California’s Autonomous Car Reports Are The Best In The Country—But Nowhere Near Good Enough 

On Wednesday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles released its latest annual reports from companies who test self-driving cars in the state. The filings offer some of the best data for the public to scrutinize to better understand how far along AV tech has come. But companies have serious wiggle room when it…Read more… Continue […]

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Seemingly Doomed SpaceX Rocket Surprises Elon Musk by Surviving Ocean Landing Test

Yesterday, SpaceX delivered a government satellite to orbit using its Falcon 9 rocket. Typically, these rockets return to Earth to live another day, but on this occasion, the company wanted to test an experimental landing system. The Falcon 9 was meant to end this mission in a watery grave, but the rocket unexpectedly…Read more… Continue […]

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Watch: The Tragic Deaths of Robert Walker and Echol Cole Sparked 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike

Robert Walker, 30, and Echol Cole, 36, woke up on Thursday, Feb. 1, 1968, and went to work for the Memphis (Tenn.) Sanitation Department. They left their families for a long day of collecting garbage with the full expectation of returning home to them. Instead, as their shifts were about to end and heavy rain […]

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This Awesome Camera Setup Captured Incredible High-Def Footage Of A Cheetah Sprinting

If you’ve been following along with the BBC’s Natural History Unit, most notably for the Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II documentaries, one of your token reactions probably was, “How in the hell did they film that?” Well, in the case of the unit’s newest documentary, Big Cats, sometimes the crew uses little…Read more… Continue […]

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