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Great Gadgets and Gear for Back-to-School

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 08.17.2015 | Technology
Jeana Lee Tahnk

Back-to-school is underway and the leisurely dog days of summer will soon be a distant memory. This time of year always breeds a mix of excitement and dread, depending on who you ask, but everyone can agree that there are many handy tech products out there to help with the transition.

As Magazines Go To Video

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.03.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

If you want to have a successful newspaper or magazine or political campaign or online store, for that matter, you have to be able to communicate in video. Video literacy is as essential to the arrival of the Internet and smartphones as print literacy was to the arrival of the printing press 500 years ago.

Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 05.30.2015 | TV
Trisha de Borchgrave

It appears that a fun and flush television program, rather than the mental fragility of a successful presenter, takes precedence among a public that, in supporting his unacceptable behavior, is doing no favors for the object of their support.

Russian Military TV Station Offers A Job To Former 'Top Gear' Host

AP | Posted 05.27.2015 | Media

MOSCOW (AP) — A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson. ...

BBC Launches Investigation Into 'Top Gear' Host Jeremy Clarkson

AP | Posted 05.16.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC has launched an investigation into "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson's alleged "fracas" with a producer, trying to establish the...

Watch This Guy Bungee Jump In A Lotus F1

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports

In what has to be one of the most insane automobile stunts of all time, The Stig from the BBC show "Top Gear" went bungee jumping... inside an F1 car....

Ski Gear and Apparel Preview for 2014-15

Liftopia | Posted 10.04.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

In the dog days of summer, snow may still be a long way away (except in the Southern Hemisphere, of course), but new gear is just around the corner.

Buying Skis: Sidecut and Turn Radius Explained

Liftopia | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Understanding sidecut, turn radius, and other measurements found on ski specs will help you choose the right pair for your style of skiing.

Elon Musk Is Even Smarter Than We Thought

Courtney Michaluk | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Courtney Michaluk

It's an Elon Musk world, and we're just living in it. Before we bow down to a seemingly fearless and altruistic pioneer of electric vehicles and libertarianism, it's important to point out the ongoing contradictions with Musk and markets.

Patrick Dempsey Showcases World's Greatest Sports Coupes at Exhibit in Los Angeles

JustLuxe | Posted 06.25.2014 | Los Angeles
JustLuxe

By Mila Pantovich The Petersen Automotive Museum invited 12 of your favorite celebrities, from rock legends and revered filmmakers to famous actors...

Pictures of Chernobyl Prove It's Still Haunting, Nearly 30 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

After last month's tasteless Top Gear episode with a Chernobyl challenge and a recent Smithsonian article about forests around Chernobyl not decaying ...

Aaron Paul Drives Red Hatchback On 'Top Gear' Test Track

Gregory Fink | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Paul may get to drive a sweet Shelby Ford Mustang in his new film, “Need For Speed,” but a few weeks ago the “Breaking Bad” star went ac...

Girl's Magical Day Proves Dreams Do Come True

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

September 29th was no ordinary day for 8-year-old Emilia Palmer from Leominster, U.K. She took a ride in a custom pink Lamborghini driven by "Top Gear...

Matt LeBlanc Tells 'Top Gear' About Getting Drunk With Bob Seger

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

Matt LeBlanc stopped by the U.K. version of "Top Gear" (Mon., 8:30 p.m. ET on BBC America) Monday night, and host Jeremy Clarkson surprised the "Episo...

'Richard Hammond's Crash Course' Destroys Classic Cars With A Tank

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

Richard Hammond is a lover of fine automobiles, as fans of the original "Top Gear" know well. But he'll get to explore bigger and wilder machines on h...

'Top Gear' Refurbishes Un-Cool Cars

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

For its season finale, the "Top Gear" guys were tasked with making the worst cars in the country cool. One of those cars? A 2001 Pontiac Aztek, a car ...

'Top Gear': Rutledge Wood Crashes His Truck

Posted 03.28.2012 | TV

The "Top Gear" (Tues., 9 p.m. ET on History) team took on truck racing Tuesday night. Having beaten his co-hosts to win a spot in an actual truck r...

Celebrities Race Stretch Limos To The Emmys On 'Top Gear'

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

What better way to arrive at the Emmy Awards than in your very own limo that you've designed and built yourself? That's exactly what the "Top Gear...

Donald Trump Chooses From Three Cars On 'Top Gear'

Posted 05.14.2012 | TV

The guys of "Top Gear" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on History) were tasked with selecting a high-end convertible for a celebrity buyer, only they weren't told wh...

'Top Gear' Crosses The Continental Divide In Minivans

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

The "Top Gear" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on History) team became the first people to cross the continental divide on a mule trail, and their vehicle of choice...

'Top Gear': Patrick Warburton Named His Muscle Car After Angelina Jolie

Posted 02.22.2012 | TV

Patrick Warburton joined the ranks of men who've offended the sensibilities of their wives and other women on "Top Gear" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on HIST), w...

Truck Full Of Fireworks Catches Fire On 'Top Gear'

Posted 02.15.2012 | TV

Season 2 of "Top Gear" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on History) premiered on Valentine's Day and host Rutledge Wood had an explosive time while driving a big rig...

What Marathons Are On This New Year's Weekend?

TVLine | Posted 03.01.2012 | TV

If your New Year's resolution is to watch less TV, you can pretty much consider it broken already. The networks are pulling out all the stops to lure ...

Holiday Gift Guide: TV Shows Your Kids Will Love

| Posted 11.14.2011 | Parents

Collections of great TV shows can be a wonderful gift for superfans who want to stock up on their favorites. It can also be a great way to give (or ge...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tempers ...