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Uber has suspended its self-driving operations after one of its vehicles was involved in a fatal collision, causing what is believed to be the first pedestrian death attributed to autonomous cars. ..Continue Reading Uber stops self-driving car project following first pedestrian deathCategory: AutomotiveTags: Autonomous Vehicles Road Safety Self driving cars UberRe
It's Easter Safari time again in Moab, and that means it's time for Jeep to roll out another seven terrific concept vehicles to titillate the crowd. And again, they deliver, with a diverse range of obtuse angles on the classic American off-roader...Continue Reading Ultra-light 4Speed leads this year's 7 Jeep Easter Safari conceptsCategory: AutomotiveTags: Concept Cars Easter Je
Mmm, how about adding some agricultural waste to your ice cream? Actually, it might not be a bad idea at all. According to scientists from Colombia's Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, doing so helps keep ice cream from melting, plus it has some other benefits...Continue Reading Banana waste product makes for slower-melting ice creamCategory: ScienceTags: Agriculture Food
Fat may be a villain of our time, but it's not fair to paint it all with the same brush. There are actually several types of the stuff – white fat, which stores excess energy, and brown fat, which the body readily burns to keep warm. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have identified the protein that allows brown fat to expend energy, opening up a new potential avenue for treating obesity
Alpine Tiny Homes, the firm behind the aptly-named Tiny Giant, recently completed its biggest model yet. Named the Phoenix on account of it replacing a previous home lost in a fire, the solar-powered dwelling measures a massive 41 ft (12.5 m) long and comprises 410 sq ft (38 sq m) of floorspace. ..Continue Reading Massive solar-powered tiny house rises like a Phoenix Category: Tiny HousesTa
Currently, Alpha Centauri is the closest star to our Sun, at a distance of four light-years. But about 70,000 years ago, an interstellar interloper brushed past less than a light-year from us, making it the closest recorded pass of another star. A new study has found that the effects of this close encounter are still felt today, as the orbits of hundreds of comets and asteroids still bear the
Zaha Hadid Architects recently completed its first project in New York City. Designed by the firm's founder before her death, 520 West 28th Street is a luxury condo situated next to the city's High Line that features an eye-catching steel and glass facade. ..Continue Reading Zaha Hadid-designed luxury condo completed in NYC Category: ArchitectureTags: Building and Construction
A multi-millionaire man-child, a raging obsession with performance cars and racing, a tall volcano, a gruelling desert race, a ridiculous round-the-world amphibious jaunt, a nasty go-anywhere off-roader and a pinch of Steve McQueen… This has got to be a story worth following...Continue Reading "Frankenhooker" producer plans global amphibious rally in production 4x4 SCG Boot Category: A
KYMCO recently launched the Ionex electric scooter at the 2018 Tokyo Motorcycle Show as the spearhead of a new battery-charging strategy. The Taiwanese manufacturer proposes a power outlet network that combines typical charging stations with battery-swapping vending machines, all the while remaining open to other manufacturers...Continue Reading KYMCO’s latest e-scooter advances a new battery
An intriguing new study has found that a single dose of human mesenchymal stem cells administered to rats bred to be high alcohol drinkers significantly reduced their voluntary alcohol intake. The research bolsters the growing hypothesis that stem cell treatments may be effective therapies to battle a variety of addiction disorders...Continue Reading How stem cell therapy could be a future cu is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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