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2019 Subaru Forester starts at $500 more than outgoing model

2019 Subaru Forester starts at $500 more than outgoing model

Subaru has announced the pricing on the 2019 Forester SUV. Starting prices have climbed by $500 compared to the 2018 model and EyeSight is now standard on all versions of the Forester. Subaru has also added a new Sport version for 2019.

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Physicists claim that faintest galaxies orbiting Milky Way are the oldest in the universe

Physicists claim that faintest galaxies orbiting Milky Way are the oldest in the universe

A group of researchers has been studying the galaxies that are orbiting our own Milky Way galaxy. According to these researchers, the faintest galaxies that are orbiting the Milky Way are also among the very first galaxies that formed in our universe. The team of researchers includes Professor Carlos Frenk and Dr Alis Deason from the Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC) at Durham University and Dr Sownak Bose from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in America.

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BMW 3 Series Sedan Nürburgring chassis testing complete

BMW 3 Series Sedan Nürburgring chassis testing complete

BMW has announced that the next-gen 3 Series Sedan has completed its final suspension and chassis development. The chassis and suspension tuning were completed at the Nürburgring in Germany. BMW says that for over 35 years testing at the infamous Green Hell has served as an important validation step for its cars.

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Subaru to replace recalled Ascent SUVs with brand new rides

Subaru to replace recalled Ascent SUVs with brand new rides

The Subaru Ascent is the new 3-row SUV from the automaker known for safety. Pricing on that ride was announced earlier this year and it is built in the US. Subaru has had a significant issue with about 293 of its 2019 Ascent SUVs that means all the number might be missing spot welds on the B-Pillar. That area holds the second-row door hinges according to the NHTSA.

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World’s oldest cheese found in Egypt

World’s oldest cheese found in Egypt

Cheese is great, especially when melted on a pizza. I don’t think they had pizza back in ancient Egypt, but apparently, the ancient Pharaohs did have cheese. Researchers have found what they believe to be the oldest cheese in the world inside the tomb of a 13th century BC mayor of Memphis in ancient Egypt. This mayor was called Pthames and his tomb was initially discovered in 1885.

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Steeda Steve McQueen Edition Bullitt Mustang offers up to 775hp

Steeda Steve McQueen Edition Bullitt Mustang offers up to 775hp

The Ford Bullitt Mustang is already a cool car. We have driven that sweet Mustang and it already has lots of power and performance right from the factory. For those who want more performance and cool Steeda has unveiled the Steve McQueen Edition Bullitt Mustang.

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This Audi RS5 has the EV heart of a Tesla

This Audi RS5 has the EV heart of a Tesla

In the enthusiast world engine swaps are nothing new. All sorts of cars end up with engines that were never meant to be crammed under their hoods, but that doesn’t stop performance fans. If you thought that the dawn of EVs would mean the end of engine swaps you would be wrong.

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Researchers say e-cigarette vapor boosts inflammation and disables protective cells

Researchers say e-cigarette vapor boosts inflammation and disables protective cells

Lots of people out there have moved from normal cigarette smoking to puffing on e-cigs or vaping as it's commonly known. The thought by many of these folks is that vaping is safer than smoking cigarettes. New research conducted by scientists at the University of Birmingham has found that e-liquid that is vaporized in an e-cigarette has a similar effect on the lungs and body as seen in normal cigarette smokers.

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McLaren Special Operations outs bespoke Track Theme and Pacific Theme 720S Velocity cars

McLaren Special Operations outs bespoke Track Theme and Pacific Theme 720S Velocity cars

McLaren has unveiled a pair of new designs that came from the bespoke McLaren Special Operations division. Both cars were commissions and one is the first Track Theme for the car and the other is the first Pacific Theme. Both cars are from the same portfolio as the 720S Velocity Theme that was seen at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show.

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Ford confirms 2019 Ranger pricing starting at $25,395

Ford confirms 2019 Ranger pricing starting at $25,395

If you ever needed any proof that Ford is serious about competing with the 2019 Ford Ranger, just look at the prices it has confirmed for the mid-size truck. Ford is going to sell the 2019 Ranger XL with a 6-foot box in 4x2 SuperCab configuration for $25,395. This marks the return of affordable trucks in a market where prices have soared in past years.

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2019 Honda Civic gets refreshed, adds Sport trim

2019 Honda Civic gets refreshed, adds Sport trim

Honda has unveiled the refreshed 2019 Civic coupe and sedan that builds on the 10th generation Civic line. Along with updated styling, 2019 also brings a new Sport trim to the series. The front of the car was tweaked to accentuate the low and wide stance and sporty looks. The upper fascia wing is piano black, and the lower fascia, bumper, and grille are restyled.

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Researchers create super-insulating gel using beer waste

Researchers create super-insulating gel using beer waste

Researchers from Colorado University Boulder have created an insulating gel that could be used to coat the windows of habitats in space. With such a coating applied the humans inside the habitats could trap and store energy from the sun. The gel would trap heat much like a greenhouse stays warm in the winter.

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