On the 40th anniversary of the 911 Turbo, Porsche announces the 2014 911 Turbo and Turbo S. The 2014 911 Turbo will feature a new all-wheel-drive system with electro-hydraulic control, active rear axle steering, adaptive aerodynamics, full-LED lamps, a longer body, and the widest body in the 911 range. For the standard Turbo, the result is 520 horsepower, a 0-60 miles per hour sprint of 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 196 mph. Turbo S with 560 horsepower, 0-60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 198 mph. The Turbo model will start at $149,250. The video below.
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With the help of Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the ISS, the Bank of Canada yesterday launched its new robot- and astronaut-themed five dollar bill. Hadfield had been keeping the new bill under wraps for months.
The 'Kids Rule' wooden ruler height chart by Lovestruck Interiors is a handmade, customized wooden growth chart, designed as a giant vintage wooden ruler. Simply fix them to a wall for many generations of recording the growth of your family – over 6 foot high so the adults can measure their demise too! Available in 3 colours – Aged Oak (dark), Mid Oak (light) and Washed White and in both Imperial & Metric measurements. A great gift for boys and girls to track growth. $156
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