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March 11, 2016

Luxury Cars, News, Technology

Mercedes-AMG Reveals the New E 43 4matic

Visit the original post to see all 7 images from this gallery. The recently-revealed new Mercedes-Benz E-Class gets a high performance makeover in the form of this Mercedes-AMG E 43 4Matic. Fitted with a 3.0-litre V6 biturbo engine, which gives an output of 295 kW, as you’d expect, the standard-specification AMG Performance 4MATIC four-wheel drive combines optimum traction with high agility on the E 43. The car is said to combine impressive driving dynamics with cutting-edge efficiency,  ...

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Lifestyle, News, Video Games

The new Hitman game turns assassination into art

About a quarter of a million people are injured in US bathrooms every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but as I’m drowning a man in an ornate Parisian toilet I’m thinking I might have a tough time playing this off as an accident. Even trickier to explain will be how the fully grown man managed not only to trip and fall face-first into the bowl, but —” after his watery and unhygienic death —€” how he was also able to extract his own head from his  ...

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News, Virtual Reality

Virtual reality desk claims another victim

Last week, my friend and colleague Ben Kuchera posted a video on Polygon about the hidden danger of virtual reality: leaning on a fake desk and falling on your tuchus. I admit, I still giggle at the image of a grown man wearing an expensive virtual reality headset, tethered to a loudly humming computer, dropping to the floor and bruising his tushie. But I’ve wondered, since I watched the video, just how common this problem is — or how common it will be when virtual reality headsets  ...

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