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10 Cars With the Coolest Racing-Inspired Features

We live in a world where street cars have aerodynamic features inspired by race cars. How cool is that?<p>One of the most exciting developments in modern performance cars is the increased use of clever, race-inspired aerodynamics. While it used to be that most street car spoilers were for decoration …

10 facts about Stonehenge

It is possibly the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. But how much do you know about Stonehenge? Here are 10 important facts...<p><b>1)</b> Built …

Hitler at Home: the houses designed to portray the führer as a morally upstanding man

In the years leading up to the Second World War, media depictions of Adolf Hitler at home – reading, walking his dogs and enjoying fine artwork – …

4 revelations about the Titanic disaster

After more than a century of research and debate, what more is there to be learned about the sinking of the 'unsinkable' liner? The expert authors of …

X-1E

X-1E<p>12>09>09<p>The NACA X-1E was the last of the X-1 series of aircraft, and its construction benefited from the lessons of earlier research aircraft …

Planned purification plant would eliminate need for imported water, officials say

As the worst drought in California history threatens to enter a fifth straight year, officials are advocating a variety of water reuse projects they say will reduce Southern California's unquenchable thirst for imported water.<p>On Tuesday, officials at the Water Replenishment District of Southern …

Oxygen Discovery Could Complicate Search for Alien Life

The strange, duck-shaped comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting for more than a year just got a bit stranger: Like plants on Earth, the comet is blowing molecular oxygen, O2, into the space around it. Molecular oxygen is thought to be rare in the cosmos – or at least exceptionally …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Black Death

It is one of the worst catastrophes in recorded history – a deadly plague that ravaged communities across Europe, changing forever their social and …

New Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Shames Sports Cars on Ignition (W/Video)

The recent trend among sports cars has been to get rid of the manual transmission and to install a smaller turbo engine under the hood. Ford, like a select few other automakers, has gone against the grain and continues to deliver powerful engines paired with manual transmissions so drivers can …

Sports Cars

NASCAR Suspends Kenseth for Two Races for Wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville [UPDATE]

Officials say the harsh penalty comes down to Kenseth "intentionally" crashing when he had no chance of winning.<p>Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Sprint Cup car, just got an unusually harsh penalty from the heads of NASCAR: He'll have to sit out the next to Sprint Cup Series championship races …

Motorsport

Russian plane's 'black box recorded unusual sounds'

Russian media reports say unusual sounds have been heard from cockpit recordings at the moment a Russian passenger plane crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula at the weekend.<p>The news came after revelations by US broadcasters that satellite images had detected a heat flash at the time of the crash that …

Our Prehistoric Cousins Had Demonic Skulls

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>If there’s one conference I can’t bear to miss, it’s the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting. Especially because there’s always at least one image presented during the talks that makes me sit bolt upright in my chair and think “What the hell is <i>that</i>?” A few …

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Rare tropical cyclone: Yemen, Oman expect eight years of rain in two days as Chapala forms in Arabian Sea

A rare intense tropical cyclone has formed in the Arabian Sea and is forecast to dump eight years of rain in about 48 hours on typically arid regions …

Weather