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Hanergy shows its solar concept cars[1]

Thin-film power giant Hanergy Holding Group Ltd introduced four full-solar power vehicles in Beijing on Saturday, in a bid to expand its business …

From now on, all of Microsoft's Xbox games will be PC games, too

Xbox Play Anywhere is going big.<p>Microsoft has committed to bringing all its first-party Xbox games to PC via the Play Anywhere scheme.<p>“With the Xbox …

Microsoft goes full-screen for final Windows 10 upgrade nag

Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade notifications have been the subject of amusing weather forecasts, a $10,000 lawsuit, and generally annoying for many other people. While Microsoft is tweaking the regular upgrade prompt to make it less confusing for existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users, the …

Five Amazing Facts About NASA's Mission to Jupiter

After five years and 445 million miles, NASA’s Juno mission arrives in orbit around Jupiter on Monday to begin an unprecedented scientific study of …

Astronomy

8 Mythical Canadian Monsters

It’s got a reputation for friendly faces and impeccable manners, but Canada is still, by and large, a vast and wild place. So it should come as no …

Meet The Biohackers Letting Technology Get Under Their Skin

For some people, the human body isn’t a temple. Instead they see it as a source of frustration thanks to the considerable limitations compared to the …

F*ck it. Let's Just Put All the Superheroes Into One Movie

Marvel and Fox are reportedly in talks to combine universes.<p>Here's an idea: Put Professor X, Magneto, Wolverine, Mr Fantastic, The Thing, Deadpool, Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, Thor, Ant Man, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Hawkeye, Mystique, Cyclops, Falcon, Jean Grey, Gambit, Black Widow, and …

Doom is about to become an even better throwback

The new <i>Doom</i> is fantastic — a brutal, intense return to the days when first-person shooters were about health packs and keycards rather than hiding behind boxes while your health magically recovers. And in the game's first major update, Id Software is making a further retro tweak; there'll be a new …

This Rainbow Corn Actually Exists. Here's How

Wow!<p>Glass Gem corn, a unique variety of rainbow-coloured corn, became an Internet sensation in 2012 when a photo of the sparkling cob was posted to …

Yep, the 2017 Camaro ZL-1 Has Line-Lock and Rolling Burnout Mode

Just push a button, and the 640-horsepower Camaro ZL-1 will do a perfect burnout. Y'know, for the drag strip.<p>Back in 2015, Ford dropped jaws when it equipped the then-new Mustang GT with line lock. The system, part of the Mustang's Track Apps package, locked the front brakes to allow a stationary, …

8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Just Video Games

Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale …

Virtual Reality

7 Hot Rod Station Wagons That Make a Ton of Horsepower

Just because you need a little practicality in your life doesn't mean you have to drive something slow.<p>Fast station wagons might not sell the best, but they sure are fun. These station wagons all offer more than 400 tire-shredding horsepower.

Hot Rods

The Lamborghini Aventador Miura Homage honors one of the most beautiful cars ever made

Some say that the lithe, curvy Lamborghini Miura is the most beautiful car ever made. The modern-day Aventador, on the other hand — aggressive? Yes. Striking? Sure. But "beautiful, " at least in the traditional sense of the word, might be a stretch.<p>That didn't stop Lamborghini from using the …

The new AMG GT R is Mercedes-Benz's most hardcore sports car

Did you think the AMG GT S was the best Mercedes could do against the Porsche 911? Not quite: meet the AMG GT R, an even badder-ass version of the sports coupe that has more power, less weight, and — needless to say — a higher price.<p>Introduced at Mercedes' facility at Brooklands in the UK today, …

Lifestyle | Fox News

Sergio Marchionne Is Considering an All-Electric Maserati Sports Car

Don't expect to see it before 2019, though.<p>While nearly the entire auto industry has been hard at work developing hybrids and electric vehicles, Fiat Chrysler has been rather behind the curve. Currently, it only offers a plug-in version of the Chrysler Pacifica and the all-electric Fiat 500e, which …

The monsters hidden beneath the sea

From the Old Testament to the Loch Ness Monster, strange watery beasts have terrified and inspired artists in equal measure. Alastair Sooke dives in.<p>Ever since antiquity, mankind has been fretfully besotted with strange creatures from the oceans’ depths. A terrible sea monster called Leviathan is …

Blood test shows chance of suffering heart attack within five years

A simple blood test could warn people whether they are likely to suffer a heart attack within five years, scientists believe.<p>Researchers have discovered that high levels of antibodies – molecules produced by the immune system – are linked to a low risk of heart problems, regardless of other risk …

Here are the next six Pixar movies after Finding Dory

Roughly 13 years passed between <i>Finding Nemo</i> and last summer’s box-office smash <i>Finding Dory</i>, but Disney/Pixar fans won’t have to wait nearly that long …

Animation

HDR: What does it mean for games and movies?

This week's reveal of the Xbox One S is our first look at how console technology is evolving to match the increased functionality of the latest …

Living Rooms

Xbox Scorpio vs PlayStation 4.5 Neo: The Future of Consoles

It seems increasingly certain that gamers will benefit from new Sony and Microsoft consoles in the foreseeable future, with both the PlayStation 4.5 …

21 Purrfect Photos of Tiny Kittens That Fit In Your Palm

We’ll always have a soft spot for photos of newborn animals. When we pounced upon these adorable photos of kittens so small they literally fit in the …

These 12 Vintage Car Toys Are Now Worth Major Cash

Hope you saved those old Hot Wheels. Better yet, hope you never opened them in the first place.<p>Kids who were into cars, trucks, and motorcycles had plenty of cooltoys to choose from in the 1970s and 1980s. These toys were well builtand many moved under their own power. And since so many of …

Yes, This Is a Porsche 959 Convertible

It's not a replica. And it's for sale.<p>Max PrinceView Max Prince's Articles<p>twitter.com/@themaxprince<p>In the pantheon of Porsche, more so even than the …

Intel goes 'extreme' with first 10-core processor, puts tick-tock tactics on hold

Dual-core. Quad-core. Octa-core.<p>Chipset manufacturers have been boosting processing power by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, Intel is going one better with the next-generation Broadwell-E chip family, its first ever 10-core desktop processor.<p>You heard that right: Intel is going for "10-core" …

Computer Hardware

An Inside Look at Yeti or Not, Animal Planet's Most Intriguing 'Monster Week' Special

Animal Planet’s “Monster Week” is filled with animal-attack specials and episodes of the network’s big hit, <i>River Monsters</i>. But there’s one program …

Paranormal

China's new bus design looks like a car-eating monster 【Video】

“Om nom nom! Delicious little drivers!”<p><b>Buses in China</b> have a reputation around the world for crazy things happening. Whether it’s randomly exploding, …

The Problem with Using Video Games as a Cure-All for Mental Health Issues

Games are great escapes, but they're not medicine. At best, they're like using ibuprofen to treat a head injury.<p><i>It'll be fine, this can't be any harder than "Dark Souls</i>," I thought to myself, glibly, as I prepared to deliver my own daughter in the bathroom of our house. It was a half-assed attempt …

5 best PlayStation emulators for Android

The PlayStation was one of the most iconic gaming systems ever released and with it came a slew of legendary games. It dominated the fifth generation of game consoles by a fairly hefty margin when it came to sales, and many franchises, including Final Fantasy, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Tekken, Spyro, …