Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Journey to the Draft is an organic, unscripted, docu-series that follows three college football players, all with promising professional careers. These young men attend different schools across the country and play a variety of positions on the field, but at the end of the day they share one goal:to play in the NFL. The AOL docu-series follows players Leonard Williams, Kevin White and Marcus Peters.
Connected features the personal stories of six New Yorkers woven together into one of the most intimate series ever. This groundbreaking show changes the nature of storytelling by giving each character a camera to document their lives. The result is a unique format revealing as different as everyone appears to be, we are all universally Connected.
Wake up to your world in 2 minutes.
Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
"INSPIRED" features celebrities, visionaries and some of the biggest newsmakers of our generation, recounting the stories behind their biggest, life-changing moments of inspiration.
In a compelling series of verite encounters, Win Win provides unique access into the minds and lives of the world’s most-celebrated entrepreneurs and athletes.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Not every high tech car costs six figures. Here are five cars that prove it.
Tags:Car Tech Top 5: Cheap High-Tech Cars,cars of the future,cheap cars,cnet,high tech cars,automobile,brian cooley,cars,cnet on cars,cnettv,technology
Grab video code:
Now these cars have to come in 25 grand-ish or so. Equipped CNET style with the smart tech, not stripped, and we're gonna rank them by CNET score. Here we go. Number 5 is the Scion FR-S, 258 CNET Style. In arguably, the coolest car when you're on a budget. The brand new FR-S comes in all low swung and handles just like it looks. All the modern media sources are in there, and for less than 900 bucks, you can option in navigation on the main screen and get the upgraded audio as well. The downside is, all kinds of guys and their Honda Civics and SUVs are gonna wanna race you, and you don't wanna do that unless it's downhill because this first year model is notably torqueless. The smart money waits for a power bump in the 2014. Let's hope. Number 4, the Scion iQ. This is our cheap skate today, 17434 CNET style. I know, it looks like one of those Nike shoes for a baby, but it's actually a cool car as long as you never driver pass the store front and see a reflection of yourself in it. Instead, keep your eyes on the new head unit with integrated Pandora and the nav and premium audio cost you a mere 850 bucks and you're gonna get Real World MPG in the mid 30's though from an engine it sounds like a coffee grinder at times. Number 3, Hyundai Veloster. The 2012 at 22225 CNET style. Anytime you can get a cheap car that has style, you're ahead of the game and Veloster definitely has style. Now, I didn't say take. It has two doors on one side, one door on the other side, and looks like a [unk] from either end. The direct injection engine is cutting edge, though not really powerful in this application, Hyundai has about the most responsive touch screen in the business, though the interface can get a little busy, and there are ten 100 powertrain warranty that is a huge benny at this price. Plus, [unk] go to improve the Veloster can double, has a decent monitor and speakers for your Xbox 360. Number two, the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium, 25935 on CNET Style. The Titanium just makes the cut price wise partly because we spec the hatch, not the sad looking but cheaper Sedan. It has a direct injection engine that delivers Real World MPG into the 30's. My Ford touches one of the most ambitious, if not over ambitious interfaces in any car. It's got a really good voice command and you could even option self-parking tech and stay inside our price point. I would recommend you at least consider the manual gear box as the dual clutch automated manual can be a bit of a carnival ride. Okay, CNET's best rated tech savvy car when you're on a budget, that's the Prius C. The little Prius, 22280 CNET style. Now, once you and your therapist work through, you'll be coming a Prius driver, go get one of these in the level three trim. That's the point at which Toyota's industry leading and tune access system gets in there, along with GPS navigation and all the modern media options. While you fiddle with all that, you'll be getting Real World MPG around 50, and a car that looks way less like you hate cars, than the original Prius. Nobody else can touch this package of modern driving for this price, but it's the only car in today's list that gets a CNET Editor's Choice.