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The Volkswagen XL1 Is The Most Efficient Car Ever

Drive more than 500 miles on two gallons of fuel<p>For years, automakers have worked to push fuel economy beyond 100 miles per gallon. Reaching that mark typically meant three things: cutting weight, maximizing aerodynamics, and improving powertrain efficiency. In 1999, Volkswagen engineers got close …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

Homemade Oatmeal with Cashews and Honey

<i>Cozy up with delicious, homemade oatmeal with cashew butter, cashews, cranberries and honey.</i><p>I’ve never really been one to eat breakfast on a regular …

Loaded Potato Pinwheels

The 46th annual Pillsbury Bake Off competition was held last week in Las Vegas. The contest is the largest cooking contest in the world, with a grand …

Stove Top Popcorn

Popcorn

Creamy Citrus Linguine With Prosciutto

Maple Chocolate Bacon Skewers

A couple of weeks ago, my parents went to the Reading Terminal Market. I’ve never been there, but it’s on my bucket list, as I hear it is as close as …

No, There Isn’t an App for That

Though many millennials would disagree, sitting side-by-side on your iPhones doesn’t exactly count as “quality time.” Have you forgotten how to have old-fashioned (read: non-digital) fun? Ladies and gents, please turn off and stow away your electronic devices, here are five nostalgic past times we’re bringing back this December.<p>—Ally

Lizard Has One-Way Breathing; Hints at How Dinosaurs Breathed?

Wildlife<p><b>The savannah monitor lizard (Varanus exanthematicus) doesn’t eat like a bird, but it does breathe like one, a new study has discovered.</b><p>Air flows only one way through its lungs—other than the American alligator, it’s the only other known reptile found to have this trait.<p>A savannah monitor …

Was Your Ancestor a Ball of Jelly? Evolution Study Surprises Experts

The question of whether sponges or comb jellies were the first animals to evolve continues to stir the waters.<p><b>In a prehistoric version of "the chicken or the egg" question, researchers have long debated which animal group came first. A traditional view pegs sponges—marine creatures that look more</b> …

Hey, Where's The Google Glass App For The iPhone?

The biggest hurdle in the way of potential mainstream adoption of Google Glass isn’t that it makes humans look like a crazy future cyborg race. It’s that Glass, try as it might, can’t do squat on an iPhone.<p>Earlier this year, I made the decision to switch back to the iPhone from Android (for this …

Eye-Fi's Windows desktop receiver means you can say goodbye to the SD-card reader

We've always been fans of Eye-Fi's wireless cards, but the fact that we still used an SD-card reader to pull the files to our desktops always rankled. Thankfully, the company is addressing that gripe with the Windows Desktop Receiver for the Eye-Fi Mobi, which launched earlier in the year. The new …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

Clean Energy

Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip

Newly discovered greenhouse gas '7,000 times more powerful than CO2'

A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto.<p>The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), has been in use by the electrical industry since the mid-20th century.<p>The chemical, that does not …

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early 1950s, evolutionary …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …