A short news clip from a New Zealand paper published in 1912 has gone viral as an example of an early news story to make the connection between burning fossil fuels and climate change. The Rodney and Times
Do you enjoy doing yard work? If so, this article is not for you. However, if mowing the grass, raking the leaves and especially shoveling snow aren’t leisure-time activities you look forward to, relief
Apparently, Nissan is pursuing variable compression because electric drivetrains are just too expensive. Since I didn't set up an interview with anybody at Infiniti, I wasn't supposed to learn much more
Garage scientists' could unleash dangerous genetically-modified organisms into the environment using unregulated technology which is already available online, a new report has warned. The Nuffield Council
I have just come across an International Monetary Fund working paper on income polarization in the United States that makes an important contribution to the secular stagnation debate. The authors — Ali
People born in early Eighties were around half as wealthy at age 30 as their counterparts who were born in the Seventies, analysis shows. The children of the "Baby Boomer" generation, currently in their
CrowdNett pays you for a small slice of power Powering your home from sunlight is a dream shared by many, but cost-prohibitive for most. Solar energy might be free, but only after you pay for the panels,
Take the Porsche 911. I last drove one about two years ago, a 911 4S Cabriolet, and it was all it should have been, a "drive for your life car" that serves up impeccable performance with a German pedigree.
The Australian plant that manufactures the Holden Commodore just got a heck of an order. The Chevy SS is often the butt-end of a joke when it comes to car sales in America. Everyone just assumes no one
These home gadgets work smarter, not harder. What makes a smart home product? Generally, they're defined by their ability to connect wirelessly, allowing users to interact with them from their smartphones.
A study of DNA from ancient human bones has helped unlock the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants. Researchers analysed the genomes of 51 individuals who lived between 45,000 years ago and 7,000 years
Watch this robotic aquanaut poke around in Louis XIV’s shipwreck. In the autumn of 1664, Louis XIV of France, also known as the Sun King, was expecting his flagship vessel La Lune to return to French from
On September 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riot, inmates from 40 prisons in 24 states are attempting to bring America's multibillion-dollar prison economy to a grinding halt in a coordinated
Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard. In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.