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What’s a little traffic when your taxi is a 7-ton Armored Personnel Carrier?

A decommissioned BRDM-2 military recon vehicle has found a second life operating as a taxi in St. Petersburg. The 7-ton APC is powered by a 140-hp V8 and has amphibious capabilities.
Cars

Why stop at stereo? Audi details new 3D sound system for the 2016 Q7

Audi has detailed a new 3D sound system that’s headed for the 2016 Q7 SUV. Using an intelligent calculation algorithm, the 3D technology will be integrated into the brand’s Bang & Olufsen and Bose products.
Mobile

Smartphone use is reshaping our brains, study suggests

A study by scientists at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich concludes what some have long assumed: using a touchscreen smartphone repeatedly rewires the brain.
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Text your fridge and start your washer from work: LG’s smart appliances are U.S.-bound

LG HomeChat, its line of smart fridges, washers, air conditioners, speakers, and other appliances, are coming to the U.S. in 2015. Soon, you'll be able to text your fridge.
Cars

A supercar is born: Watch the hand assembly of a Porsche 918 Spyder

A video posted on youtube highlights the hand assembly of Porsche’s 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. The video shows the meticulous craftsmanship the car from start to finish, including the 887-hp powerplant.
Movies & TV

For real? We ask a physicist to ruin our favorite action sequences

With the help of a real scientist, we give some of the most recent high-action sequences a reality rating. You’re welcome.
Cars

GM hints at plug-in CUV with ‘Crossvolt’ trademark

A recent re-application of a trademark by GM hints at an expansion of the Chevrolet Volt lineup. The application of the name “Crossvolt” suggests the possibility of a plug-in CUV.
Gaming

PlanetSide 2’s sprawling, intercontinental multiplayer comes to PS4 in January 2015

Free-to-play, massively multiplayer shooter PlanetSide 2 is confirmed to be entering a closed beta for the PlayStation 4 in the middle of January, 2015. Players can sign up now.
Movies & TV

Here’s a new look at the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

A new photo of the iconic Star Wars spacecraft The Millennium Falcon appears in a profile of Disney CEO Bob Iger, who poses in front of the famous ship.
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Now valued at over $2B, grocery delivery startup Instacart eyes nationwide expansion

On-demand grocery delivery startup Instactart has secured more than $220M in VC funding at a $2B valuation and plans to use that cash to expand operations to the rest of the U.S.