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This bizarre $15,000 electric car could transform your commute

A new all-electric car just hit the market, but it looks a little different than other electric cars you can buy.<p>Made by the Canadian company Electra Meccanica, the 2017 Solo car boasts three wheels instead of four and is built for just one passenger, hence its name, Solo.<p>The car is not aimed at …

Electric Vehicles

Scientists Reach Out To 7-Year-Old Bullied For Her Love Of Bugs

Professionals in the field of entomology support a child bullied for her interest in bugs<p>A seven-year-old girl obsessed with bugs is being bullied …

MIT scientists invent solar-powered sponge that can boil water

Foam, specially-coated copper, and bubble wrap are components of a simple but innovative new device that can boil water without electricity, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced on Monday.<p>The system, which MIT compares to a sponge, can heat water to 212 degrees under just the heat of …

The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

In London’s Epping Forest, a scientist named Merlin eavesdrops on trees’ underground conversations.<p>Epping Forest is a heavily regulated place. First designated as a royal hunting ground by Henry II in the twelfth century, with severe penalties imposed on commoners for poaching, it has since 1878 …

#ManCrushMonday: Scott Eastwood

The actor talks his secret 'Suicide Squad' role, working with Oliver Stone on 'Snowden' and what his dad taught him about the industry.<p>He's landed leading roles in several of 2016's most anticipated films, played Taylor Swift's love interest in one of her most recent music videos and just so …

Menopause reversed as scientists successfully 'rejuvenate women's ovaries'

Scientists have announced they can now reverse the menopause in what is thought to be a major scientific breakthrough.<p>Trials claim to have …

The Tiny Irish Island That Will Welcome American Refugees

Inishturk, Ireland, has a population of 58 and its people—according to a widely circulated Internet rumor—have offered refuge to any Americans who want to flee from a Donald Trump presidency. This charming documentary by MEL Films, <i>Make Inishturk Great Again</i>, takes us to the sparsely inhabited …

Ireland

Group clones California's huge trees to fight climate change

CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) — At the foot of a giant sequoia in California's Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease.<p>There, the arborists …

These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …