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Bosch is making the 1,000 hp electric powertrain of Nikola Motor’s semi truck

German electronics giant Bosch and electric truck startup Nikola Motor announced that they are collaborating to build the electric powertrains of the startup’s upcoming two electric trucks, the Nikola One and Two.<p>When unveiling the Nikola One, the startup said that they developed their own electric …

Land Rover Discovery Tows 121-Ton Road Train in Australia

Watch an unmodified Disco’s epic 9.9-mile pull<p>Don’t try this at home—it’ll probably void your truck’s warranty or you’ll end up in a “hold my beer” video on YouTube.<p>A stock 2018 Land Rover Discovery HSE Td6 pulled a 121-ton road train for 9.9-miles in the Australian Outback to show off its towing …

53 design terms and tips to help marketers level-up

When I first started out in marketing, I didn’t quite predict that I’d be a part-time designer, too.<p>Now, in 2016, visual content is more than 40X more likely to get shared on social media than other types of content and it’s become obvious and even necessary for all of us marketers to have at least …

Graphic Design

An MIT lesson in failure helps deliver fresh milk to millions in India

Sorin Grama had a great idea. Like, a really terrific idea. It was so good, MIT awarded him one of its most prestigious entrepreneurship prizes: second place in the university’s annual 100K Entrepreneurship Competition.<p>Grama’s team built a machine using old car parts that can heat water without …

Chinese Airlines Are Paying Big Money to Recruit New Pilots

<i>Photo via Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Chinese Airlines are growing so fast, that by some estimates they would need to hire 100 pilots a week for 20 years to …

China

Solar delivers cheapest electricity ‘ever, anywhere, by any technology’

Half the price of coal!<p>Chile has just contracted for the cheapest unsubsidized power plant in the world, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) …

Trump Often Claimed To Be "The Largest Real Estate Developer In New York.” He Isn't.

Trump has made the self-aggrandizing claim several times over the past two decades.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>It's one of Donald Trump's most self-aggrandizing claims: that he is by far the biggest developer in New York City.<p>“I'm the biggest developer in New York by far, there's nobody even closer," …

Boffins design security chip to spot hidden hardware trojans in processors

Scientists at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have designed a new form of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) designed to spot hidden …

The Honest Trailer For ‘The Jungle Book’ Is Brutally Candid

Your average movie trailer gives you the opportunity to give a new film a thumbs-up, or thumbs-down, in just a few short minutes. A trailer is considered the film putting it’s best foot forward in an attempt to convince you it’s worth your hard-earned money. It’s like speed dating, only instead of …

'Like Dante's Inferno': Italy Quake Death Toll Rises to 159

The death toll from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy early Wednesday, has reached at least 159, as rescuers raced to pull …

Natural Disasters

The return of 'Straight Talk' McCain

Facing his toughest reelection fight ever, the Arizona senator looks like the freewheeling presidential contender of 2000.<p>SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The dour John McCain of Capitol Hill is on hiatus. In his place, at least for a day: The loose, accessible, happy warrior of Straight Talk Express yesteryear.<p>…

Can you wire your AC to run off your solar system? Let’s find out.

IF YOU LIVE IN A CAMPERVAN or RV, and you’re often traveling through hot climates, whether or not you can run AC off of your solar-powered battery …

The solar-powered sculpture that could desalinate 1.5 billion gallons of drinking water for California

Is it public art, or is it a power station? This shimmering design for “The Pipe”, a finalist in the 2016 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI), is …

Santa Monica

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Watch: 5 Bodyweight Exercises You Should Never Do

We all love bodyweight training, but despite its many benefits, there are a few equipment-free moves that you should make sure you never do<i>.</i> …

Hybrids, Plug-Ins and Electric Cars: Which Batteries Are Best?

We couldn't have had this conversation about 10-12 years ago, mainly because back then you could count mass-produced hybrids and electric cars the …

How One Design Studio Took KTM From Bankrupt Dirtbike Company To Giant-Slayer

In 1991, Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM was forced into bankruptcy and a split into four independent companies. By 2015, it had fully risen …

Motorcycles

IBM's New Cyberframe Is The World's Most Secure Server For Data Centers, Cloud And Mobile

Today IBM Corp. officially announced its z13s mainframe with speedy encryption, cyber analytics, and other security innovations which are baked into the new machine. Call it a cyberframe and watch the CIOs come running.<p>Big Blue spent 5 years and one billion dollars developing the z13 mainframe …

How Agencies Are Putting Themselves Out Of Business And What We Should Do About It

Think the advertising industry is full of innovative ideas and future potential? Think again.<p>According to Michael Farmer, CEO of Farmer & Company and 25-year veteran advertising consultant, what was “once one of the most fulfilling and glamorous of industries has become a grim sweatshop for the …

Advertising Industry

The 10 Best Worldwide Conferences for Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Conferences, summits, gatherings, “un” conferences. . . it seems that every week, yet another new, “must-do” conference comes along, demanding your time, attention and money. As a fellow entrepreneur, I feel your pain.<p>The conference …

You probably won't be able to afford Faraday Future's first car

Faraday's first production car, which is expected to launch sometime before 2020, will be a luxury vehicle, competing with the likes of Tesla's Model S. In other words, it will not be cheap.<p>"We are working on more than one car, the first car does fall into the premium side of the market," Richard …

Air France retires Boeing 747s | CNN Travel

Paris (CNN) — As round trips go, it was more of an oval: Paris to Paris with no ground stop in between, and it had grown men and women getting all misty-eyed.<p>For Air France and its Boeing 747s, it was time to say goodbye -- but the airline and its personnel were having a hard time doing so.<p>The last …

The One Thing That Marketers Don't Seem To Get About The Digital Economy

Modern marketing really began in the 1960’s with Philip Kotler and his ideas about uncovering the “needs, wants and interests of target markets.” Ever since, generations of marketers have learned to focus on the consumer and communicating features and benefits to them effectively.<p>Yet perhaps an …

Innovation

5 Reasons Why Automakers Should Fear Google's Partnership With Ford

Google’s rumored joint venture with Ford to develop driverless cars validates that Google has differentiating intellectual property. It also threatens to accelerate the development of driverless cars. This should make other automakers and suppliers cringe.<p>Most automakers have long argued that …

This Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Is A Smart Buy Because It's Stupid Cheap

When someone tells me how unreliable used German cars are, I refer them to my daily driven Mercedes S-Class and the German cars I’ve owned in the …

Audi just unveiled a new electric car that should worry Tesla

At its Tuesday press event at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen subsidiary finally revealed a ton of details about its all-electric concept car, the e-tron quattro, and it looks like Tesla could be getting some serious competition.<p>With its long range, fast-charging …