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Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next month

LONDON (Reuters) - A global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA (eDNA) in an experiment that may discover whether Scotland's fabled monster really does, or did, exist.<p>The use of eDNA sampling is already well established as a tool for …

Paranormal

Stephen Hawking would 'just turn up' to Simpsons script readings

Stephen Hawking may have been the greatest physicist of his generation, but he also had a sense of humour. According to Matt Selman, a writer for The Simpsons, Hawking enjoyed his cameos on the animated sitcom so much that for "a couple of years" he would turn up to rehearsals just to watch the …

'Heroic' Fiat Chrysler Designer Used His Jeep To Push A Burning Car Away From A Crashed Car With Two Trapped Inside (UPDATED)

In an action that a local fire chief called “heroic,” Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler’s Global Head of Design, used his Jeep Wrangler’s bumper to push a …

Automotive Design

Toyota Prius recall in 2014 failed to fix problem, lawsuit says, may have cut mileage

Early in 2014, Toyota filed a voluntary recall notice with the NHTSA to fix a defect in roughly 800,000 third-generation Prius Liftback hybrids sold …

Electric Vehicles

Even The Color Names For The Nissan Be-1 Are Adorable

We remember the Figaro probably best today, but the Nissan Be-1 was the first of Nissan’s Pike Cars, a handful of limited-production retro vehicles …

Cute

Toyota Corolla 2019 teased ahead of Geneva

Our first taste of the new 12th-generation Corolla appears before its global reveal in Switzerland next week.Toyota<br>... read the full story at …

Auto Shows

Y-shaped German hostel looks at sustainability from all angles

A newly opened youth hostel in Bayreuth, Germany offers much more than just a clean bed and shower—the 180-bed Y-shaped building embraces community, …

All-electric ferry cuts emission by 95% and costs by 80%, brings in 53 additional orders

The operators of the first all-electric ferry in Norway are starting to get some good data on the vehicle and it’s nothing short of impressive.<p>They claim that the all-electric ferry cuts emission by 95% and costs by 80% compared to fuel-powered counterparts and the results are attracting …

Electric Vehicles

Cops Mistake Launch Control for Machine Gun Fire, Get Up in Owner's Grille

Fortunately, they looked before they fired.<p>Enrique Mendoza / Facebook<p>Imagine you're an honest tuner shop owner who just put away a car after testing …

Nissan And Infiniti to Get Six EVs in the Next Five Years

Four will go to Nissan, two to Infiniti<p>Nissan and its luxury brand, Infiniti, will be getting six new all-electric vehicles within the next five years according to a new report. Speaking with <i>Automotive News,</i> Toshihiro Hirai, Nissan corporate vice president for powertrain and EV engineering revealed …

Autos

The 9 most cringe-worthy moments in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ history

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO Sunday after more than six years off the air. A lot has changed in the world since we left Larry (and Leon) in Paris, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the new season of “Curb” will have plenty of awkwardness. In preparation, we put together a list of the …

Boston University Study Gets Closer to Identifying CTE

Researchers from Boston University's School of Medicine announced Tuesday that they discovered a new biomarker for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy …

Boston University

Steely Dan's Quiet Hero: Inside Walter Becker's Troubled Life, Wry Genius

For years, anyone who wanted to use the bathroom while visiting Walter Becker's studio in the countryside of Maui was directed outside. There, …

The all-electric Chevy Bolt is a threat to Tesla's hopes for the Model 3

You can easily argue that the Chevy Bolt is the most important car General Motors has ever rolled out. What we have here is a $37,495 all-electric vehicle with a range of nearly 240 miles on a single battery charge. GM took it from intro to the assembly line in less than two years, in the process …

Electric Vehicles

Life Hack: 10 professional secrets to make your home more modern

We would all like to have the best kept secrets of the interior decorators on hand, especially when we want to create a new look in our home. For …

10 hot interior design trends for 2017!

2017 might have officially already begun, but you can never be too late when it comes to finding out about all the interior design trends that are …

Spied: Hyundai's upcoming hot hatch spotted with curvaceous exterior - Auto Industry News

Marcus De Guzman / Carpix for AutoIndustriya.com | May 17, 2017 16:24<p>Hyundai i30 N prototype sheds more camo, gives a glimpse of final design<p>It's …

2017 Ford Focus ST: The Jalopnik Review

Yes, the Ford Focus ST is actually still around. It’s the hot hatchback we love but faded into the shadows after its little sibling, the Fiesta ST, …

Hooray! The VW Up GTI is a real thing

We bring good news! Volkswagen has confirmed a GTI version of the Up. A mere five years (ahem) after the Up’s launch, there’s a fast one finally on …

Renault Sport

Seat Reportedly Nixes A New Ibiza Cupra Hot Hatch

Seat recently introduced a new Ibiza, and it’s just now beginning to reach dealers. But if you’re been waiting for the Cupra performance version to …

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review

Chevrolet’s 238-mile range Bolt EV is a major leap forward among mass-appeal electric cars and for now arguably the best.<p>Why? Several reasons that …

Electric Vehicles

Austin Oasis: 7 Elegant Lakehouse Designs

Lake houses celebrate leisure. Formed with strong ties to their context, these residences echo their waterfront surroundings. Oriented to views and open vistas, contemporary lake houses emerged from vernacular building traditions. Built with careful attention to craft innate connections to the …

Newspaper front pages cover Trump's victory – in pictures

Media in the US and around the world report the shock victory of Donald Trump in the presidential election

Donald Trump

Obama goal: Send humans to Mars by the 2030s

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama has his eyes on the stars -- or more accurately -- a planet.<p>In an op-ed published Tuesday on CNN, Obama set a "clear goal" to send humans to Mars by the 2030s and to have them return to Earth safely, "with the ultimate ambition to one day remain there for an extended …

Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005

Donald Trump bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women during a 2005 conversation caught on a hot microphone, saying that “when you’re a star, they let you do it,” according to a video obtained by The Washington Post.<p>The video captures Trump talking with Billy …

Donald Trump

Peter Eisenman - Deconstruction and Postmodernism

Rem Koolhaas - Architect-Provocateur<p>In 2008, he found his place on the famous <i>Time</i>‘s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Dutch architect …

The 20 games you can't miss this holiday

It's a gift and a curse — there are too many great video games coming out, and not enough time to play them.<p>With that in mind, we took a hard look at the many, many great games expected to arrive this holiday. Then we whittled the list down to 20, including one new piece of hardware. Here's what we …

This Lego-style home was built in a few weeks with just a screwdriver

If you've ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true.<p>In January, French architecture firm Multipod Studio unveiled a prototype for the PopUp House, a customizable home made from stackable blocks. The home takes just one to two weeks to build. And …

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