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Here's Your Next $2 Million Ride

The Koenigsegg Regera goes from zero to 250 mph in under 20 seconds<p>When it comes to high-end vehicles, Swedish automaker Koenigsegg is known for pushing boundaries. Now it has done away with one of the hallmarks of a sports car, the clutch. Its new hybrid, the Regera, can go from zero to 250 miles …

General Motors

Should I drink more coffee?

For years we have been told that coffee is bad for us, but the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has unveiled strong evidence that drinking three to five cups a day is harmless and can even counteract some severe illnesses<p>It is the world’s most popular drink after water. But do you think you …

Coffee

Astronomers discover largest known structure in the universe is ... a big hole

Scientists searching for an explanation for an unusually cool area of sky instead discovered a supervoid: an empty spherical blob 1.8 billion light years across<p>Astronomers have discovered what they say is the largest known structure in the universe: an incredibly big hole.<p>The “supervoid”, as it is …

Universe

Plants Could Pave The Way For Greener Roads

Instead of gold the streets are paved with plant compounds<p>The road of the future will probably be incredibly high-tech: able to inform drivers of hazardous conditions, charge buses, and even communicate with the cars driving on top of it. But will the road of the future be made of green …

Roads

GOP’s dopey immigration ploy: Here’s how the DHS funding fight plays out

Republicans said they’ll absolutely fund Homeland Security, then got busy doing the exact opposite of that<p>Last week, as images and video of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack were replayed over and over on cable news, Republican members of Congress made certain to communicate that funding for the …

Immigration

How You Can Use Your Cell Phone On Airplanes When You Travel

Last week I flew from New Delhi to London on a Virgin Atlantic flight. A few minutes after we took off, the flight attendant made the announcement that we should <b>turn off</b> airplane mode on our smartphones if we wished to make phone calls, send emails, or text messages. This, I thought, had to be a …

'There's your new spacecraft, America': Orion splashes back to Earth after historic test

<b>UPDATE: Dec. 5, 11:35 a.m. ET</b><p>NASA ushered in a new era for American spaceflight today with its successful test flight of its new Orion …

For today’s business students, profit is a means not an end

For some students graduating from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University in Toronto this year, their graduation ceremony will involve more than walking across the convocation stage.<p>A group of newly minted graduates will take a solemn pledge: "As a business leader, I recognize my …

Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.

Everybody else is to blame for Russia’s mounting woes, says the man the Russian masses still don’t hold responsible.<p>MOSCOW — To many Russians the …

1U App Replaces Passwords With Your Face

“We believe in the complete and total eradication of the username and password,” says Hector Hoyos, president of Hoyos Labs, as he walks me through the process of using 1U, an app and subscription-based service that offers a novel approach to account logins. When I call up 1U on my iPhone to sign …

Revealed: Aston Martin’s new Bond car

Meet the Aston Martin DB10. It arrived in a whirlwind of excitement on 4 December at the official naming ceremony of the new James Bond film, christened Spectre.<p>The DB10 will be Daniel Craig's wheels in Bond's 24th big-screen outing, due in 2015, continuing 007's affiliation with Aston that helped …

Aston Martin

House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

The “reform” measure makes room for industry-funded experts on the EPA’s advisory board<p>Congressional climate wars were dominated Tuesday by the U.S. Senate, which spent the day debating, and ultimately failing to pass, a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. While all that …

Study says gravity and Higgs boson interacted to save the universe

One second after the Big Bang, the Higgs boson should have caused a Big Crunch, collapsing the universe to nothing. But gravity saved the day.<p>Since …

Russia Has Sent A Convoy Of Warships To Australia's Northern Maritime Border

The Australian Defence Force said it was monitoring the passage of the Russian vessels through the Coral Sea and dispatched two frigates and a surveillance aircraft to track the ships. The ships have reportedly been tracked for a week.<p>"The movement of these vessels is entirely consistent with …

Russia

Urban Gardening Builds Strong, Cohesive Communities | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Urban gardens, like the one pictured above in Kibera, Nairobi, allow residents to come together for healthier, happier communities. Photo by Colin</i> …

Urban Design

One World Trade Center Is Now Open — Here's The Entire Construction In One Perfect GIF

Last year, DailyMotion partnership manager Dan Milano posted this amazing GIF showing the construction of One World Trade Center, formerly known as the Freedom Tower, from Ground Zero to 1,776 feet.<p>On Monday, the state-of-the-art building is welcoming its first tenant, the publisher Condé …

World Trade Center

Britain orders more F-35s as part of biggest-ever defence project

UK orders four more F-35B stealth jets as partners work to reduce the cost of the controversial fighter-bomber<p>British defence and engineering companies including BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce have been given a boost after the Ministry of Defence struck a deal to order the first production batch of</b> …

Occupy Democracy is not considered newsworthy. It should be

Sleeping outside for an iPhone is OK, but do it in furtherance of democratic expression and you’re in trouble<p>You can tell a lot about the moral quality of a society by what is, and is not, considered news.<p>From last Tuesday, Parliament Square was wrapped in wire mesh. In one of the more surreal …

Hong Kong school children join student protest demanding democracy

Students demonstrating to secure former British colony's democratic future<p>Hundreds of school children joined university students demanding greater democracy on Friday, capping a week-long campaign that has seen a large cut-out depicting Hong Kong's leader as the devil paraded through the city and …

Hong Kong

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The US is an 'enemy of the internet'

Every year, <i>Reporters Without Borders</i> publishes a list of "Enemies of the Internet," designed to draw attention to countries that disrupt the freedom of information with propaganda, surveillance, and censorship. For the very first time, that list now includes the United States of America.<p>It's …

Maserati Alfieri Concept draws from the brand's past, looks to its future

We may be just as (if not more) used to the idea of Maserati making four-door passenger cars as we are of Porsche or Aston Martin doing the same, but the Trident marque is no less routed in producing sports cars than its German and British rivals. The trouble is that, now seven years on the market, …

No new moon for February 2014

In nearly all months, the moon goes through all four major phases – new, first quarter, full, last quarter. February 2014 doesn’t have a new …

Whale graveyard shows mass stranding of species millions of years ago

Chilean site branded most diverse on planet for marine mammals after Pan-American highway roadworks discovery<p>A mass graveyard of fossilised whales unearthed in Chile was created by four separate strandings over a period of 10,000 years, scientists believe.<p>The skeletons of dozens of baleen whales …