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Elon Musk Thinks There's A 'One In Billions' Chance We Don't Live In A Computer Simulation

It sounds like Elon Musk might have swallowed "the red pill."<p>Part Bond villain, part Tony Stark, Elon Musk seems to be hellbent on pushing our world …

Singularity

Vertical farm by Rogers Stirk Harbour wins Sustainability Award

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is one of the great modern design firms of the world, doing mostly serious work. They have also designed a vertical …

Five New Family Cars With The Best Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics is one of the most important sciences behind vehicle engineering: the lower the drag co-efficient (Cd) the more easily a car cuts …

Subaru testing mid-engine, hybrid sports car: Report

Honda has the NSX, Nissan has the GT-R and both Mazda and Toyota have rolled out concepts previewing new generations of their respective RX-7 and …

The faster you drive, the more fuel you have

Transportation designer Olcay Tuncay has quite the idea. You know how wind causes aerodynamic drag while racing? How about we just harness that wind …

33 hot cars that stole the spotlight at the Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is the first major European car show of the year. Last year's Geneva show unleashed a wave of automotive hotness that made the show one of the greatest of all time. This year's show isn't quite as smokin', but it is highlighted by important new models from Bugatti, BMW, …

Auto Shows

Tech Insider

Koenigsegg Regera Release Date, Price and Specs - Roadshow

At the Geneva auto show in 2015, Koenigsegg trotted out its prototype Regera. It is now a full-fledged production vehicle and of course, it's bonkers.<p>This mega-hybrid puts out a total power somewhere north of 1,500 with torque coming in at over 1,475 pound-feet. Koenigsegg doesn't seem to care much …

Koenigsegg

Goodyear Made Spherical MagLev Tires That Are Totally Nuts

I'm rolling on spheres.<p>The tire of the future is a ball. An unbelievably sophisticated, nature-inspired, magnetic-levitation-infused ball. Goodyear just revealed its vision for a concept tire that's intended for the self-driving car of tomorrow. It's called Eagle-360, and it's totally round.<p>Why put …

Bugatti Chiron to have eight-year lifespan, sell at a profit

The Bugatti Veyron is famous for breaking records, but there’s another record the car broke that Bugatti’s management team probably wished wasn’t so …

Sports Cars

Ford May Introduce Next-Gen Mustang Two Years Ahead of Schedule

The new Chevrolet Camaro is spectacular. In our comparison test between the new Camaro SS and the Ford Mustang GT, the Chevy came away with the victory as we declared it to be “rippling with American muscle, but as sophisticated as European iron.” The stiff competition from Chevrolet could be one …

Sports Cars

Scientists develop faster way of pulling water vapour out of the air

A beetle, a cactus and a fly-catching plant have each provided inspiration for scientists who have developed a way of pulling water vapour out of the …

Harvard

'Golf GTI 40 Years' to be most powerful GTI ever, from mid-year

<b>Volkswagen</b> today confirmed to <i>CarAdvice</i> that it will bring the five-door <b>Golf Clubsport</b>, the most powerful Golf GTI ever, to Australia around mid …

Library Book PDF

<b>IEC 60027-3 Ed. 3.0 B:2002, Letter Symbols To Be Used In Electrical Technology - Part 3: Logarithmic And Related Quantities, And Their Units</b><br>File …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Consumer Tech

Proven one-step process to convert CO2 and water directly into liquid hydrocarbon fuel

A team of University of Texas at Arlington chemists and engineers have proven that concentrated light, heat and high pressures can drive the one-step …

Mobile phones can cook sperm, scientists say, and may lead to a huge decrease in fertility rates

Mobile phones could be cooking the sperm of people who have them in their pockets, according to a new study.<p>Talking on a phone that’s charging and …

Research

Volkswagen Pressured to Make Electric Cars as Part of Diesel Emissions Settlement

Being pushed to build electric car charging stations too.<p>Volkswagen was found cheating on its diesel emissions tests last year, enabling some of its …

Diesel Emissions

Audi's High-Tech New Quattro Is About To Piss Off Its Biggest Fans

Audi’s Quattro permanent all-wheel drive is about to get a huge overhaul: a front-wheel drive-based system to be used on longitudinal-engine cars and …

Audi

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Samsung Dongle Brings Car Monitoring and Wi-Fi to Older Cars

Blame Progressive Insurance. Its Snapshot was the insurance industry’s first attempt at 24/7 vehicular watchdogging in the connected era. Samsung now has ConnectAuto. It’s similar to the underwriter’s dongle in that it taps the OBD II CANbus, which has been mandated on all U.S. cars since 1996, to …

Insurance

Bugatti Chiron performance revealed: 1497 hp, 1500 Nm, 500 kmh

Bugatti first revealed a teaser for its next-generation hypercar back in August, with a short 30-second video that didn’t really reveal much about …

Ridiculously Adorable Rescue Cats Photographed Mid-Shake

Photographer Carli Davidson is offering the world an unexpectedly wonderful treat: portraits of cats who are in the middle of a hilariously satisfying shake. Using her high-speed camera, the artist humanely works with adorable felines, making sure the cats feel comfortable in her studio, to capture …

Pets

Update: 2015 TB145 likely a dead comet

Last week heralded as largest known asteroid to pass Earth until 2027. Swept within 1.3 times the moon’s distance on October 31. Now thought to be a …

This is the supersonic 'Bloodhound Car' that's aiming for a land speed record

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) unveiled in London on Thursday is an engineering marvel that its builders hope will inspire a new generation of engineers like the Space Race during the Cold War.<p>With a fighter jet engine and rockets, the sleek 135,000-horsepower car is as powerful as 180 Formula …

Aviation

Volkswagen Used Onboard Software To Purposefully Mislead EPA About Car Emissions

Das messed up<p>This was supposed to be a good week for Volkswagen. Today, they were going to unveil a brand-new Passat in (arguably) the hippest area of the United States, Brooklyn. As of this writing, that event is still scheduled, but the joyous unveiling of a new car has been overshadowed by a …

Clean Air Act

Watch two drones build a bridge strong enough for humans

Two quadrocopters construct a rope bridge strong enough to carry the weight of a human in the hypnotic video (above), uploaded to YouTube this week by researcher Federico Augugliaro. The impressive feat wasn't a one-person operation. It's the latest accomplishment from many researches and …

Drones

Even When Wrong The Computer Is Learning

Young A.I.s say the darndest things<p>Computers lack common sense. This isn’t a fault of theirs: The world of context and relations that humans learn from birth isn’t something innately grasped by computers, so when given simple cognitive tasks, they sometimes answer like toddlers eager to try out new …

Machine Learning

DIIV Drop New Single "Dopamine"

DIIV: "Dopamine" (via SoundCloud)<p>Sometime this year, DIIV will release their new album <i>Is the Is Are</i> via Captured Tracks. Today, they've shared a new song called "Dopamine". It's available now on iTunes. Listen above.<p>Find DIIV's tour dates, including stops with Ride, here.<p>Watch DIIV do "(Druun Pt. …

New Singles