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First Commercially Available Flying Car Goes on Sale for $399,000

The flying car is here<p>For $400,000, you can buy a very nice Rolls-Royce Dawn. Or you can purchase something slightly less sleek but more versatile: a flying car.<p>Dutch company PAL-V is now taking orders for the world’s first commercial flying car, the Liberty. The company says that the Liberty …

This little robot is your new language-learning buddy

Learning a new language can be rough. Casio knows this, and has made a mini-language partner for you in form of the Lesson Pod.<p>The Lesson Pod is a charming desktop buddy that acts as both a conversation partner and instructor, providing accurate spoken sentences that you can practice at home or on …

Night Vision - Lindsey Stirling - New Album & Summer Tour

HoverDock for iPhone | DT Shop

• AirPods<br>• iPhone (with Lightning port)<br>• iPad Mini (with Lightning port)<br>• Magic Keyboard 2<br>• Magic Mouse 2<br>• Magic TrackPad 2<br>• Apple TV Remote

This car has no gears and pumps out only water from its exhaust

A British startup has unveiled a working prototype of a zero-emission car that runs on hydrogen and is about to hit Europe’s roads.<p>The super-simple Rasa design created by Riversimple has only 18 moving parts and can run for 300 miles on just over 50 ounces of hydrogen.<p>The potential gasoline killer …

Alternative Fuel

Honda recalling 2.2M more vehicles over Takata air bag concerns

<b>DETROIT --</b> Honda is recalling an additional 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode …

Toyota's Super Bowl ad takes the Prius on high-speed chase from the cops

<b>Update, Sunday 5:15 p.m. PST:</b><p>A group of bank robbers outrun the cops in a Prius and launch a global phenomenon in Toyota's full ad, which debuted on …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

The Brain

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

Nuts May Reduce Risk Of Death From Multiple Causes, Study Finds

Like several before it, a new study finds that eating a modest amount of nuts every day might significantly reduce our risk of dying from a number of chronic diseases. And these include not only a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease, which has been the most-studied benefit of nuts, but …

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Long-Term Update 2

With the GTI having been in our fleet several months now, the new is slowly wearing off. The tires are starting to show a little bit of wear, the new car smell is starting to fade, and there’s that dried droplet of coffee on the center console that I haven’t wiped off yet. You get the idea.<p>That’s …

10 Undersung National Parks

America's most popular parks deserve all the love they get, but here are ten other fascinating sites well worth the trip.<p>America’s National Park System is composed of more than 450 natural, historical, and cultural areas spread across the United States and its far-flung territories. Though …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Volkswagen Beetle Hybrid Prototype Quick Drive

Hybrid Beetle is the Bug VW Needs<p>I hate marketing as much as the next guy, especially when executives start chatting about “lifestyle vehicles.” Lifestyle vehicles conjure up thoughts of cars designed by aging product planners for bizarrely specific demographics, such as 25-33.5-year-old redheads …

Selp-helf by Miranda Sings!

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Long Term Update 1

People, stuff, and about that DSG …<p>A month or so after we took delivery of the GTI, the holiday season hit, bringing with it a barrage of family and friends along with lots and lots of shopping. Among this year’s visitors were my folks, who stayed with my wife and me for a few days over …

14 Cars that Looked Better Before Their Makeovers

They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used to<p>A simple nip and tuck can make all the difference in improving a car’s appearance, but when it comes to a full vehicle overhaul, designers sometimes get carried away and do too much. Next-gen cars are supposed to be better than their predecessors in all aspects, …

Seven Habits Of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Pictures of the Week 1.15.15

Pope Francis

Top 15 Most Comfortable Cars

Comfort plays a significant part when shopping for your next car. With even affordable cars offering features such as heated and ventilated seats, soft leather, zero-gravity seats, comfort is no longer a secondary factor. But which offer the most comfort?<p>We’ve gathered a list of what we think are …

Our Favorite Pictures of Cats You've Never Heard Of

New Toyota Yaris makes small stylish (pictures)

Lindsey Stirling "Shatter Me"(feat. Lzzy Hale) // SiriusXM

Come on and Swag (Quad City DJs vs. Lindsey Stirling)

Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Smart Fortwo

The 2016 Smart ForTwo may be a microcar, but the changes it underwent for the new model year are anything but micro. The Smart received big changes to make the car’s body structure sturdier and tougher than before, and although they weren’t meant to be all visual, they do change up the ForTwo’s …

'All of Me' Violinist Lindsey Stirling Talks About Her Eating Disorder

Lindsey Sterling, an electric violinist, may not have won "America's Got Talent," but she did find monster success on YouTube.<p>Now, the musician is …