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We Just Got More Details on How The Moon Left Earth 4 Billion Years Ago

It was a crazy breakup.<p>That orbiting lump of rock we call the Moon is thought to have been formed by a giant object smashing into Earth's crust, and …

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

Buying A Vintage Car For Fun And (Perhaps) Profit

Think your portfolio has been doing well lately? Have a look at these four-year returns on investment, courtesy of collector-car dealer RK Motors in Charlotte, NC:<p>A 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS LS6 that was valued at $125,000 in 2013 is estimated to bring $192,000 today (a 54% gain) while a 1963 …

Classic Cars

Gosford Classic Car Museum Is Auctioning 70 Iconic Models

Gosford Classic Car Museum, which holds Australia’s largest private car collection, is hosting its very first public auction on Saturday 28th October.<p>…

Supercars share secrets with luxe watches

With shared focuses on cutting-edge technology and next-level design, the watch and automotive industries naturally align. Take Roger Dubuis’ pairing …

The Most Beautiful Ferraris Ever Made Are Coming to New York

1964 250 LM Scuderia Filipinetti<p>Ferrari will place 70 cars at various locations through the city over Columbus Day Weekend, including the Hublot …

swedmet: “Wide V90 by Rain Prisk ”

Wagonation is your home for station wagon reviews, news, and culture. We love all things station wagon, estate, shooting-brake, be they turbocharged, …

Classic Cars

Mystery Of The Buried Ferrari Dino Solved

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Films<p>The story of the buried Dino Ferrari is fascinating, and until 2012 it was incomplete. That is until …

Bugs in Baja – Volkswagen marks 50 years of desert racing

<i>Volkswagen-powered Baja racers. Photos courtesy Volkswagen of America.</i>In the late summer of 1967, the newly formed National Off-Road Racing …

New Jersey

1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B

This 1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B is one of 978 built during a four-year production run and received a $98k restoration in 1994. Finished in …

This is what landing at the world's most scenic airport looks like

A pilot in New Zealand has captured amazing aerial views of the final approach to Queenstown Airport, regularly rated among the world's most scenic landings.<p>The mesmerising video, taken from the cockpit, sees the plane soar over snow-capped mountains, before hitting thick cloud cover, leaving the …

Toshiba's new fast-charging battery could triple the range of electric vehicles

A key focus of electric vehicle (EV) makers is maximizing the range users can get from each charge, and for that reason new battery technologies are …

SpaceX Launches 10 New Iridium Satellites, Sticks Rocket Landing

The private spaceflight company SpaceXsuccessfully launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (Oct. 9) and landed the spent …

Space Travel

Ferrari may have reached their limit, says Mercedes chief Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff, Mercedes’ motorsport director, believes Ferrari are paying the price for their rapid rate of improvement this year and have effectively “reached their limits”.<p>Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has enjoyed the fastest car for much of this season – certainly for most of the recent Asian swing – …

Motor Racing

Is Apple intentionally slowing down your old iPhone? The data suggests not

Data shows consistent performance for iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 with successive iOS updates, but that doesn’t mean the phones don’t feel slower<p>It’s a perennial question asked in offices, pubs, shops and across the internet every year in the run up to the launch of a new iPhone: …

Mobile Technology

Apple investigating swollen batteries in iPhone 8 Plus handsets

<b>Apple is investigating a series of reports about battery problems with some of its new iPhone 8 Plus phones.</b><p>Over the last week, six reports have come to light which show the phones splitting apart soon after they start to be used.<p>In all cases the battery inside the phone has swollen rendering the …

IPhone 8

Red's new flagship camera is the $80,000 Monstro 8K VV

RED's cinema cameras are too expensive for most of us, but they do push the state-of-the-art, making future cameras you <i>can</i> afford better. A case in point is RED's latest sensor called the Monstro 8K VV (Vista Vision). The bombastic name aside, it packs impressive specs. The sensor is 40.96 x 21.6 …

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Worth it? | Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung Galaxy S9?<p>Samsung has been dominating the Android smartphone market for a while now, but does its latest flagship – the Galaxy S9 …

Phones

Untouchable Lewis Hamilton shows his class to clinch 71st pole in Japan

Back in the day, one of the most sensational things about watching Ayrton Senna on a qualifying lap was the way he could suddenly redefine the ante …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

21 photos that show what commuting looks like around the world

1/<p>In Thailand, commuters ride in boats along canals.<p>Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters<p>2/<p>Bicycles are popular in Vietnam.<p>Kham/Reuters<p>3/<p>A ferry is the way to …

What NASA's Golden Record taught me about humanity

A cosmic message in a bottle from humanity to extraterrestrials<p>As I take the first of three yellow LPs out of the box, my heart is beating fast with excitement. I gently place it on a turntable, hit play, and go lie down on the couch, the lights in my living room dimmed to a minimum. An old man …

9 Stunning Examples of Homes Built on and Around Cliffs

Although not for the faint of heart, a cliffside home can offer the excitement of living on the edge, as well as unparalleled panoramic views.<p>However, hillside or clifftop properties can also present building challenges that require creative problem solving and the help of professionals. Take a …

British Columbia

Arriving Now: Your Self-Driving Car

In technology, big breakthroughs always seem to take longer than we assume. There’s an amusing recursive “law” that describes this phenomenon, <b>Hofstadter’s Law</b>, which states: “It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.” <b>**</b><p>Hofstadter’s Law is a wry way of …

Autonomous Cars

18 Delicious Recipes with Dried Beans

I find dried beans to be some of the most beautiful foods in the pantry. The red and white whorls of Good Mother Stallard, the creamy pale green of …

Walk this way : Indonesia traffic jam forces president out of car

Indonesia’s notorious traffic congestion was on display for the world Thursday after the country’s president was forced to walk two kilometres …