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The Jolt is a $500 electric bike for the masses

Electric bikes range in price but the best ones come in just north of $1,000. Now, however, you can own a foldable electric bike with a 50 mile range for less than $500.<p>The Jolt ebike, created by a guy named John Madden, is selling now at an early bird price of $499. That’s a quarter of the final …

Electric Bikes

16th-Century Shipwreck Off Florida Is Causing an International Dispute

A Florida court is hearing arguments about who has the right to recover artifacts from the remains of a 16th-century shipwreck lying on the seafloor …

As Bitcoin prices climb, Siacoin offers an attractive alternative

Everyone is looking for the next Bitcoin. Finding a currency with potential not just to change the world, but also net multiple thousand percent returns over the next several months, though, isn’t as easy as an influx of new contenders would have you believe.<p>But it doesn’t matter. Wealth creation …

13 Japanese Exchanges Agree to Suspend Bitcoin Service on August 1 - Bitcoin News

Featured<p><b>The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association has officially announced its plan on how to deal with the possibility of a Bitcoin protocol</b> …

Confirmed: Suge Knight killed a man on film set

Follow @alexandergmoore<p>Death Row Records founder Suge Knight hit a man with his car on Thursday evening, killing him on the spot, ABC reports. Knight …

‘I was blind… now I have bionic eyes’

What is it like to see again after years of blindness? Rose Eveleth asks a woman whose sight was restored with a remarkable new eye implant.<p>Fran Fulton is 66, and she’s been fully blind for about 10 years. A few weeks ago, all that changed.<p>Fulton suffers from retinitis pigmentosa – a degenerative …

Time I

Scientists Have Discovered an On/Off Switch For Ageing Cells

Image: mopic/Shutterstock<p>In our bodies, our cells are constantly dividing in order to replenish our lungs, skin, liver and other organs. But most …

Biology

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

Mysterious Rock Lines Found In Peru Predate Ancient Nazca Lines By Centuries, Scientist Say

New rock lines discovered in Peru predate the famous Nazca Lines by centuries and likely once marked the site of ancient fairs, researchers say.<p>The lines were created by people of the Paracas, a civilization that arose around 800 B.C. in what is now Peru. The Paracas culture predated the Nazca …

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<b>Tetradrachm of King Pyrrhus of Epirus, Lokroi Epizephyrioi mint, c. 297-272 BC</b><p>A masterpiece of Hellenistic engraving and one of the finest known.<p>The tetradrachm shows Dodonean Zeus, whose sanctuary was at Dodona in Epirus. Epirus achieved fame during the reign of Pyrrhus, whose campaigns against Rome are the origin of the term “Pyrrhic victory”. Pyrrhus’ army suffered irreplaceable casualties in defeating the Romans at Heraclea in 280 BC and Asculum in 279 BC during the Pyrrhic War. After the …