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The fascinating sex life of Jonathan, the 185-year-old giant tortoise

Straight? Gay? Bisexual? He may be about 185 years old, but the years have clearly done little to quell the sexual appetite of Jonathan, the famous giant tortoise who resides on the remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena.<p>Jonathan, the world’s oldest living land animal, has been in the spotlight …

Police Hoverbikes Will Soon Fly Over Traffic at 45 MPH

Being airborne would certainly be helpful in law enforcement, allowing police officers to sniff out crime from a convenient vantage point. That’s …

Shocking discovery of ancient teeth could rewrite human history

There’s still many questions to be answered regarding the origins of mankind, but researchers have a pretty good outline of how it all went down — or …

Snake Head Pops Out of Frog's Maw in Mesmerizing Photo

One Last Scream Into The Abysssss from WTF<p>As a hapless snake vanished down the throat of a frog, the last thing it saw was likely a camera's flash, …

Zoology

Hennessey Venom F5 to Debut at SEMA

Bugatti-slayer wants to blow you away like a tornado<p>The Hennessey Venom GT made headlines by topping the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s top speed with a 270.49-mph run.<p>Now, the Texas-based tuning house is dead-set on beating that feat with their next world-beater, the Hennessey Venom F5.<p>The triple …

Sports Cars

Obama, Bush break with custom to warn against Donald Trump’s politics

Former presidents Barack Obama and George Bush spoke at separate, miles-apart events Thursday, but had a similar message.<p>They both sounded off on the …

Scientists Discover a Tiny Monster in Canada's Arctic Ice

No one said that monsters needed to be big or even scary. But when James Dwight Dana first spotted one strange plankton species back in the 19th …

Arctic Ice

A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War

The Krasnodar, a Russian attack submarine, left the coast of Libya in late May, headed east across the Mediterranean, then slipped undersea, quiet as a mouse. Then, it fired a volley of cruise missiles into Syria.<p>In the days that followed, the diesel-electric sub was pursued by the aircraft carrier …

Military

Countries with the highest pollution deaths, mortality rates

NEW DELHI (AP) — Increasing pollution worldwide is proving deadlier than war, natural disasters or smoking, according to a new report published in the Lancet medical journal. Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates that at least 9 million premature deaths …

Pollution

Tesla Model 3: another ~1,000 VINs are registered with NHTSA

Tesla’s Model 3 is apparently still “deep in production hell” and yet the automaker is still guiding for its first Model 3 deliveries to regular customers by the end of the month.<p>Aside from Tesla’s own guidance, it’s still difficult to keep track of the important production ramp, but today we get …

Australia says good-bye to car-making as Holden closes doors

The last car has rolled off a Holden production line in Australia. It marked the end of an era for the company and the demise of a national industry, …

Australia

Dogs Really Do Pull Faces to Communicate With Us, Says New Study

When you're not around? Deadpan.<p>Dogs are much more facially expressive when they're around their human friends than when they're by themselves or …

Pets

Tesla sends out Model 3 Delivery Event invites to select few owners

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk already announced that the automaker will be holding a special delivery event on July 28 to unveil the production version of the car and hand over the first 30 units to their owners.<p>Now Tesla started sending out the first invites today to the Model S and …

Tesla

Why Elon Musk says 50% of all cars will be electric by 2027

It’s time to hit the reset button on the gas engine. As you may already know, the electric car is now much more viable than it was 10 years ago—there …

Tesla

The best telescopes 2018 to get you stargazing

Whether it’s Elon Musk’s bold promises about colonising space or the proliferation of great-looking sci-fi movies that are about exploring the stars, …

Telescopes

7 Countries Leading the Way on the Race to Go Electric

By Kieran Cooke<p>The car maker Volvo has shed its reputation for safe but rather boring models—sledges rather than sleek runabouts—as it takes a …

Electric Vehicles

Apple Highlights New Batch of Emoji Coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS Later This Year

After first giving iTunes an emoji-themed makeover, Apple is continuing its celebration of World Emoji Day with a preview of all-new emoji characters coming to iOS, macOS, and watchOS later in 2017.<p>The new emoji previewed today by Apple include Woman with Headscarf, Bearded Person, Breastfeeding, …

Jets from a Distance

Photojournal: PIA21338<p>Enceladus' intriguing south-polar jets are viewed from afar, backlit by sunlight while the moon itself glows softly in …

Astronomy

Zaha Hadid's 520 West 28th condo building in New York nears completion

Instagram users are capturing the sinuous facades of Zaha Hadid Architects' first building in New York City as it moves towards completion in Chelsea.<p>…

Skyscrapers

Exceptional sailing skills demonstrated in Optimist World Championship

by Nima Chandler on 17 Jul 2017<p><b>High intensity battles took place on the waters off the Royal Varuna Yacht Club on Sunday, the world’s best youth</b> …

America's Obsession With the Automobile Is Changing With the Times

As cars become just another connected device, car ownership is no longer the powerful symbol of autonomy it has long been.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Back in the ‘60s and ‘70s, powerful muscle cars with oversized engines were what consumers’ automotive dreams were …

Automotive Industry

there’s a treehouse on a crane you can sleep in | Travel Feature

Dynamic, vibrant Bristol is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting cities to visit in the UK. And staying in a treehouse suspended from a crane is …

Travel

Conventional Current Vs. Electron Current

Electric current comes in many forms: current in a wire, flow of ions between the plates of a battery and between plates during electrolysis, as …

Physics

Free at last! Audi’s electrified A8 L is ready to cut the cord

The plug-in hybrid Audi A8 L will be available with wireless charging, Digital Trends has learned. Offered as an extra-cost option, the technology …

Wireless Charging

EU passes first law allowing companies to mine asteroids

Mining companies pull valuable material out of the earth and sell it. That’s their job and while there’s plenty of controversy over where, when and …

Asteroids

Enormous Impact on Mars Could Have Created Mysterious Group of Asteroids

The Mars trojans may show a giant impact in its past.<p>Mars has never had an easy time as a planet, constantly getting bombarded with asteroids throughout its history as its atmosphere was stripped away to nearly nothing. A study published in <i>Nature Astronomy</i> today further highlights Mars's struggles …

Astronomy

Apple just previewed the new emojis coming to the iPhone and Mac later this year

The selection of emojis supported by the Unicode Standard continues to expand with each passing year. In turn, Apple over the years has slowly but …

Apple Watch

11 things you need to know about Formula E electric-car racing

We've just spent a packed, very hot weekend at the New York City ePrix, the first time the FIA Formula E electric-car racing series has come to the …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen ID EV hopes to undercut Tesla Model 3 by up to $8,000

The automaker's chief strategist is optimistic about the ID's cost, but we're still years away from it becoming reality.<p>As electric vehicles get larger batteries and longer ranges, costs will slowly start coming down. Volkswagen thinks its first long-range EV will be able to absolutely <i>trounce</i> the …

Volkswagen

Formula One owners Liberty Media 'committed' to Silverstone's future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Formula One owners Liberty Media are confident that the British Grand Prix will remain on the race calendar beyond 2019 despite Silverstone's owners activating a break clause in their contract.<p>Silverstone's owners -- the British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) -- last week announced its …

Motorsport