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Here’s how Porsche is getting ready for the EV age | Auto Week

Porsche has already made plans to double the annual production of its first electric luxury sedan from 20,000 units to 40,000, a year before the first Taycan is delivered to customers. In effect, the automaker is expecting the Taycan to outsell the 911 itself — a scenario still difficult to process even if the 911 had been upstaged by other ... Read More »

WATCH DAVID LEE ROTH’S ‘EAT ‘EM AND SMILE’ BAND REUNITE ONSTAGE | UCR

The members of David Lee Roth’s solo band who played on Eat ‘Em and Smile reunited at the NAMM music convention in Anaheim, Calif., over the weekend. Guitarist Steve Vai, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Gregg Bissonette were joined by singer Jeff Scott Soto for renditions of Queen’s “Tie Your Mother Down” and Sheehan’s “Shyboy,” the latter of which appeared ... Read More »

How tax brackets actually work | Vox

A few weeks ago, we published a quick visual explainer on how tax brackets actually work. It was in reaction to this tweet from Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), who implied that Democrats — specifically Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — want to take away 70 percent of Americans’ income. Scalise was pushing a common misunderstanding of how tax brackets actually work. ... Read More »

Kit Harington reveals his Game Of Thrones plans for last ever episode | Sky News

The actor, who has played brooding hero Jon Snow since the first episode of the fantasy drama aired back in 2011, is not giving away any spoilers, but did say the much-anticipated conclusion would leave fans “emotionally torn”. Speaking about his plans for the finale, he said he liked the idea of a Game Of Thrones party, but that watching ... Read More »

Roger Waters uses his private jet to reunite a mum with her kidnapped children | Planet Rock

Waters flew Felicia Perkins-Ferreira from Trinidad & Tobago to the Iraq-Syria border to greet her sons Ayyub, seven, and Mahmud, 11, on Tuesday (22nd January). Perkins-Ferreira hadn’t seen them since they were kidnapped by their father, Abebe Oboi Ferreira, and taken to Syria to live in the so-called caliphate in 2014. Following the death of their father during fighting in ... Read More »

The typo that led a man to a stranger’s stag party | BBC

When he first read the email, Will Novak, from Arizona, thought it was a scam. “It seemed so urgent, like one of those emails you get from a ‘prince’ asking you to send them money,” he told the BBC. The email, titled Angelo’s bachelor party, had been intended for a small group of friends. It set out the details of ... Read More »

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 VIN 001 Auctioned for Charity | Car and Driver

It has become a ritual of sorts in recent years for automakers to offer up for auction the first copy of a highly anticipated new model to benefit a charity. The car will bear a VIN in a low number, often #001, as is the case with the soon to be freshly minted 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 offered here, ... Read More »

13 AWESOME ROCK COMEBACKS | Ultimate Classic Rock

The combination of changing tastes and a decrease in inspiration, or any number of other factors, can often result in the decline of a musician’s career. Many never recover. But the dozen artists in the gallery below have all defied the odds and gone on to have productive second — and sometimes more — acts. With a couple of exceptions, ... Read More »

Is Sunscreen the New Margarine? | Outside Online

These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, beta-carotene, glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil have now flopped in study after study. If there was one supplement that seemed sure to survive the rigorous tests, it was vitamin D. People with low levels of ... Read More »

How Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody Became This Year’s Oscar Villains | Yahoo

A musical love letter to classic Hollywood, a dark comedy about a woman’s rage, a civil-rights road movie, and a VH1-style rock biopic are not four films that you would immediately lump together — unless you follow the Oscars, in which case you know that La La Land, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Green Book, and Bohemian Rhapsody all hold ... Read More »