Correction: Elizabeth Taylor Auction story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 14 about an auction of jewelry owned by Elizabeth Taylor, The Associated Press erroneously reported how Taylor obtained the pearl, diamond and ruby necklace known as "La Peregrina." Richard Burton bought the pearl known as "La Peregrina" for Taylor in 1969; the necklace containing the pearl was made later and also became known as "La Peregrina."

  • Germany's idea of a joke: Flickr photo of the day Sat, Jul 12, 2014
    Germany's idea of a joke: Flickr photo of the day

    Call me crazy, but something doesn't sit quite right with this image by F.R.L. We have no idea why Munich's finest are upside down on a red carpet, Perhaps it's a German joke we don't get over here? If you have a shot to share, please add it to the Motoramic group on Flickr, or send us a message via Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

  • Driving the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, with an astronaut at the wheel Sat, Jul 12, 2014
    Driving the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, with an astronaut at the wheel

    Car enthusiasts are basically adrenaline junkies. It is an addiction shared by all who love to feel their heart racing with excitement, whether it’s going fast on land, in the air, or even into space. And that is where my good friend NASA Astronaut Drew Feustel and I have in common: passion for cars and speed. When Drew called to say he was visiting, I thought about what I could do to top his already-amazing adventures in space.

  • Dodge beats Ford, Chevy for fastest muscle-car ever with Challenger Hellcat Fri, Jul 11, 2014
    Dodge beats Ford, Chevy for fastest muscle-car ever with Challenger Hellcat

    If Dodge seemed to have taken a pause in the past couple of years while the old muscle-car rivalry between the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro reached new heights, it's making up for lost time with a quickness. Hot on revaling the 707-hp Dodge Challenger Hellcat for 2015, Dodge came forth today with an official proclamation: The Challenger Hellcat is the fastest factory muscle car to ever sprint a quarter-mile. Put that in your tires and smoke it.