‘GTA Online’ update brings new multiplayer mode and patriotic swag

Rockstar's new update for Grand Theft Auto Online is (mostly) all about Independence Day, a holiday Americans will be celebrating through the weekend and, some, until Tuesday. The goods, which are now live, include an adversary mode dubbed "Dawn Raid…

Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

Mothers in Michigan and Alabama have shared similar stories of their bluetooth-enabled fidget spinners that double as speakers catching fire while charging. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says that they are investigating the incidents.

“Bluetooth-enabled fidget spinner” made me cringe as I was typing it. But I guess blowing off a finger would be a pretty quick cure for boredom.

Allums said the spinner had been charging for less than 45 minutes. When she tried to identify the manufacturer of the faulty spinner, the mother only found the words “Made in China” on the box it came in.

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Toyota’s cute support robot helps Army Ranger at home

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This is the first North American in-home trial of HSR, the Human Support Robot.

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We drove the Ford Ranger | Autoblog Podcast #520

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We flew to New Zealand just to drive a truck.

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The Carchive: The 1978 Mazda 323

Think back to a simpler time. A time when the North America was resting between fuel crises, and Japanese imports had really captured the imagination of an increasingly value savvy and reliability-hungry buying public. It was also an era before lifestyle didn’t mean quite what it does now. A look …