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Watch 14 Minutes of 1080p Project Cars PS4 Gameplay

Team Veni Vidi Vici has posted new gameplay videos that show off the upcoming PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of racing game Project Cars. The videos arrive just shortly after developer Slightly Mad Studios announced that Project Cars would run in 1080p/60fps on PS4 and 900p/60fps on Xbox …

Xbox

How Lincoln made an asset out of his looks

Abraham Lincoln’s gifts of humor and storytelling let him capitalize on an appearance people deemed unfortunate, argues historian Richard Fox.<p>In a …

The Origins Of Saturn's Massive Superstorms Solved

Earth's hurricanes are puny by comparison<p>Storms here on Earth might be devastating events that can last for days and bring cities to their knees, but that's nothing compared to Saturn's storms. Massive thunderstorms complete with lightning and high winds can cover an area roughly the same size as …

Astronomy

A Gray Whale Breaks The Record For Longest Mammal Migration

The female, a member of a critically endangered population, swam across the Pacific from Russia to Mexico.<p>The gray whales cruising along California's coast during their annual fall migration are well known to science. But there is another small, mysterious group of related whales off the Russian …

Island Biogeography Revisited online bookclub: ch 1 | @GrrlScientist

Some of the comments from my bookclub provoked by the opening chapter of <i>Island Biogeography Revisted</i>, an assessment of the continuing impact of MacArthur and Wilson’s seminal work, <i>The Theory of Island Biogeography</i><p>The first meeting of the BiK-F/Senckenberg Museum science book club took place …

How It Works: The Toyota Mirai

The hydrogen-powered car hits streets this fall<p>In the past year, three automakers--Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai--have debuted new hydrogen cars. The biggest launch is likely the Toyota Mirai, which will hit U.S. streets this fall. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) have for years been the white whales of the …

Peter Parker as Peter Pan: Spidey Will be 15 Again in Next Movie

Filmmakers have remained so obsessed with Spider-Man's early years that he's barely gotten to navigate the world as a web-slinging adult. The next …

Folding Wings Help Drones Bounce Back After A Crash

Bat bots of the future, flap your arms<p>Airplane wings are rigid structures. They're great for wide open skies, but one bad collision with a wall or a tree branch and suddenly the flying machine has trouble staying airborne. Helicopter rotors also fare poorly when colliding with structures. But a new …

Robotics

Why Volvo Is Going Touch-Screen, But Skipping Capacitive Tech Entirely

Volvo’s new Sensus Connect Touch system in the 2016 Volvo XC90 is one of this year’s great breakthroughs in vehicle interfaces.<p>While it borrows much …

Touchscreens

Restored 1973 De Tomaso Pantera L

This 1973 De Tomaso Pantera (chassis THPNNM05409) has been restored recently and looks pretty good excluding jarringly incorrect seats in the …

Facelifted Mercedes-Benz ML is now GLE, debuts in NY

That includes the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 and GLE 63 S models, with more than 550 hp, and a plug-in hybrid that rings in at 436 hp.<p>Remember the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class? Well forget it—it's now the GLE-Class, and this is the 2016 lineup that the company is showing off in New York next week. Yes, they're …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Is Practicality Made Potent: Live Photos

While "performance SUV" might sound like a funny category to enthusiasts—remember, it's relatively recently that the vehicles have become a hot item …