Author Archives: Robert W Price

Ken Block and His 1965 Mustang with 1,400 Horsepower Takes On Pikes Peak

Ken Block’s Climbkhana: Pikes Peak Featuring the Hoonicorn V2 Toyo Tires presents Ken Block’s Climbkhana: Pikes Peak, the next evolution of Block’s award-winning Gymkhana series. Witness man versus mountain, 14,000ft vs Block’s 1,400-horsepower twin-turbo methanol fueled 1965 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR V2, equipped with Toyo®Proxes® R888R™ tires. In classic Block-fashion, his all-wheel-drive Mustang hangs along the razor edge of the

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New From HJC Helmets – Luke Skywalker X-Wing Rebel Fighter IS-5

The Luke Skywalker graphic will appear on HJC’s IS-5 helmet in North America (DOT approved) and FG-70’s in Europe (ECE approved). The classic character is captured through great attention to detail, right down to the marks of distress and amber sunshield to create remarkable character resemblance. Both are retro-style, open face helmets, with drop down sunshields. This functional helmet will

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Diet And Nutrition Key For Preventing Alzheimers and Other Cognitive Diseases – Kaiser Health News

To Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s, Think Before You Eat Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition. The latest version is the Canadian Brain Health Food Guide, created by scientists in Toronto. Another, the MIND diet, comes from experts at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and

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Amazon Prime Video Greenlights Le Mans – Racing Is Everything

Amazon announced it has greenlit the Amazon Original Series Le Mans: Racing is Everything from London based production company New Black Films. The limited series will explore what is known as “the Mount Everest of motorsports,” the grueling, non-stop 24-hour car race that has taken place annually in Le Mans, France since 1923. Prime members will be able to stream

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Oldest Known Surviving Nikon Camera Sold At Auction for Record Price

A Nikon camera recently sold at auction in Austria became the most expensive Nikon ever, reaching a sales price of €384,000 (approx. $406,000) which was double the expected maximum estimate. A fabulous piece of photographic history, this camera is one of two cameras made in 1948 and the 3rd of all Nikon production cameras from the historic Japanese manufacturer. Nikon

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Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation

If you can’t beat ’em join ’em. After Steve Ballmer called Linux a cancer, Microsoft joins the Linux Open Source campaign. “This may come as a surprise to you, but they were not big fans,” Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin told me about his foundation’s history with Microsoft. The new Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella, however, is singing a

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