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The electric car’s biggest threat may be its battery

The battery-powered electric car is making inroads, but there’s one major problem – the battery itself. What’s needed to make the green motor go mainstream?<p>Visit a super-wealthy enclave in California like La Jolla or a super-techy one like Mountain View, and you will get a glimpse of the future. …

Electric Vehicles

Six great cycling gadgets protecting both bike and rider

Gallery: Six great cycling gadgets protecting both bike and rider<p>Gallery: Six great cycling gadgets protecting both bike and rider<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>Although …

It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

It's a Miracle to Find Anything in Our Trash-Filled Oceans

There's a reason for all the MH370-debris false alarms: Our oceans are full of floating junk.<p><b>Stand several feet away</b> from a Georges Seurat pointillist masterpiece such as <i>A Sunday on La Grande Jatte</i> and your eye comprehends the whole scene. Only when you step closer will you notice the distinct, …

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How to Install Android 4.4 KitKat on PC via Android x86 ISO

Android has for long been restricted to smartphones and tablets, and is rightly considered as the mobile operating system. However, the advent of …

There's Now A Flying Wind Turbine That Doubles As A WiFi Hotspot

The invention could have a major impact in places like Alaska, with vast swaths of land that are off the grid, and without traditional sources of power and internet access.<p>The startup, Altaeros Energies, developed the BAT-Buoyant Airborne Turbine, which is filled with helium and can rise to 1,000 …

Turbines

32 Photos That Will Make Your Stomach Drop

Whatever you do, don't look down.

Gliders

The Olympic Park Reopens This Weekend

<b>Londonist is proud to be media partner to the reopening of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.</b><p>It was home to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic …

Tiger Body Paint Optical Illusion

I’m glad to see you’re all starting up another week with MoIllusions. It’s Monday, we’re all getting back to work and I have no doubt that some of …

A Better Workout = Better Sex

Women who exercise have more fun in bed. Your prescription: More couples cardio, stat!<p>Step one: Hit the gym. Step two: Hit the sack. On the latest episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, editorial assistant Lila Battis reveals why women who work out have a better time in bed—and how you can politely nudge …

6 Lessons You Can Learn From Her Sex Toys

Study her gadgets and unlock the secrets to pleasing her every time<p>So, your lady is using sex toys. We can see how this might feel threatening—like she’s replacing you with a better, battery-operated alternative.<p>But if she’s really into her vibrator, it doesn’t mean she isn’t getting enough from …