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SNP told to reveal benefits costs as MPs vote on powers

David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, tells the SNP to spell out the cost of using powers in the Scotland Bill to increase benefits.<p>The SNP must spell out the cost to taxpayers of their plans to increase welfare, the Scottish Secretary said today ahead of a “historic” Commons vote on transferring …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

REVEALED: Mourinho, Wenger & Guardiola all on PSG's new coach shortlist

Laurent Blanc's future remains up in the air although Goal understands that he is unlikely to be sacked unless one of the Ligue 1 club's prime candidates is available<p><b>SPECIAL REPORT</b> <b>By Loic Tanzi</b><p>Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola and Arsene Wenger feature on PSG's shortlist of potential replacements for …

Rugby Has Lessons for Two Other Types of Football

On Sunday evening, almost 90,000 fans turned out at London's Wembley Stadium to see Ireland defeat Romania by 44-10 in the Rugby World Cup, an …

37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.

Cooking

50 Cool Things to 3D Print Which Are Actually Useful

Bored of pointless 3D printer projects? Stuck for ideas? Presenting a list of cool things to 3D print which are genuinely useful.<p>Like us, you’re …

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

Cold War

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami’s 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Red Sea

​3D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Long-haul space missions are going to need a way to produce their own supplies.<p>One day in the future, humans might jump ship from Earth and move to space. But with resupply missions from Earth proving both lengthy and costly, we'll need to produce our supplies in space. What will we need for that? …

You can't 'outrun' obesity: Study says exercise doesn't help weight loss

LONDON — A team of British cardiologists have said it's time to "bust the myth" that regular exercise tackles obesity.<p>The strongly-worded editorial …

Natural History Museum creates 'virtual dive' to take you on trip to the world's most spectacular coral reefs

A gallery space will be transformed with a bank of screens providing a 360 degree immersive experience<p>If a trip to the Great Barrier Reef is beyond your means this year, the <b>Natural History Museum</b> has a novel alternative.<p>The museum is creating a ‘virtual dive’ that visitors can undertake without …

Mercedes-AMG 2015 F1 Safety Car Lineup Revealed

Mercedes-Benz has been supplying Formula 1 with safety cars forever, with the most recent two—a C63 AMG Estate and an SLS AMG—being nearly as awesome as the open-wheel cars dicing it up for the F1 championship. But the time has come to replace those rides; the SLS AMG is dead, and the formerly …

Hands-On With the Collapsible Magnetic 'TextBlade' Keyboard for iOS Devices

Back in January, WayTools, a company known for its high-quality NextEngine 3D laser scanner, surprised the world with a collapsible, magnetic keyboard unlike anything we had seen before. Called the TextBlade, the keyboard garnered a significant amount of attention from the media and from …

Gear & Gadgets

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

Koenigsegg Would Rather Build Sedans than Fight the 911

Koenigsegg certainly wowed the automotive world at this year’s Geneva motor show. Between the 1160-hp Agera RS and the absolutely mind-blowing Regera with 1500 horses and no conventional transmission, it’s safe to say that Christian von Koenigsegg’s namesake hypercar company is uninterested in …

Five Reflections on my last day at the White House

After nearly 3,000 days working for Barack Obama (thanks, Mike Allen, for counting them), today I turn in my badge and my blackberry (yes, I know …

John Major warns allies they risk forcing Britain to leave EU

Sir John Major has issued a powerful warning to Britain’s natural allies across Europe that they risk forcing the UK out of the EU unless they agree to a series of reforms including restrictions on the free movement of people.<p>In a heartfelt plea to members of Angela Merkel’s CDU party in Berlin, …

Audi will use fiberglass coil springs to reduce suspension weight

40% weight savings is nothing to shake a stick at.<p>Before you even start to think that thought, it's true that these Audi fiberglass springs aren't the first ever produced from the stuff. Fiberglass leaf springs have been around for a while—the C4 Corvette is a notable example of the …

Audi

''Her eyes have their own vocabulary. What a beautiful language to learn.''

Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it.

''A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.''

"Your body is what makes your sexy. Your smile is what make you pretty. But, your personality makes you beautiful." :)

Isn't she a beauty?

Crowd-Cataloguing The Guns Of World War One

The guns of August, and September, and 49 more bloody months.<p>A century ago this week, Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, sparking a chain of events that would ultimately become World War I. Fought primarily between a German, Austro-Hungarian, and Turkish alliance …

What is calculus?

Yesterday, as I walked in the sunshine from a friend's exhibit at The Illustrators' Fair behind the newly developed Kings Cross, to the Open City Docs Fest at UCL, I cut through the British Library, past the statue of Isaac Newton. Apart from making me think, not for the first time, what an amazing …