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A new way to fake photosynthesis could help put CO2 back where it belongs

Scientists at the University of Central Florida have discovered a method for triggering artificial photosynthesis using a synthetic material — …

Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán extradited to U.S.

TONATICO, Mexico — The world’s most notorious drug lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, was extradited to the United States on Thursday night, whisked away from the country where he built an empire that delivered tons of heroin, cocaine and marijuana to the world.<p>Guzmán’s departure brings to a close …

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An open letter to Republican foreign policy wonks worried about their careers in the Age of Trump

I think it’s beginning to dawn on some Republicans who opposed Donald Trump last year that elections have consequences.<p>Two stories from two Washington Post colleagues in the past few days suggest anxiety in some quarters of the GOP. Apparently, life as an ambitious conservative policy wonk in a …

In its final days, the Obama administration is cracking down on companies

The Obama administration in its waning days is taking companies to task in a way that it generally did not in its early years — it is getting corporations to plead guilty and charging executives in connection with crimes.<p>On Friday, the Justice Department is expected to announce that Takata will …

Conserving Natural Resources With Sustainable Homes

<i>(Credit: Mike Linksvayer)</i><p>Sustainability is a topic of growing concern for many Americans as the value of renewable energy sources becomes evident. For most of us this means making the most of the resources we have and reducing our waste. As stewards over the earth, humanity is collectively …

The Tempus CR-T1 delivers café racer style with an electric drivetrain

<b>Even as some e-bike manufacturers are working to make their electric bikes look and feel more like conventional bicycles, others are designing them</b> …

Somewhere between e-bike and electric motorcycle lies the sassy and stylish M-1

<b>Can't decide whether you want to buy an electric bike or an electric motorcycle? The M-1 may be the answer.</b><p>When it comes to electric mobility …

Vintage Electric Scrambler - Bike Reviews

Jenna Genio / Jenna Genio, Rich Tuason | January 03, 2017 09:09<p>Making the future look as good as the past<p>I spent a weekend with the Limited Edition …

Electric mopeds are coming: Munro Motor launches new $1,700 retro-looking battery-powered bikes

Electric powertrains are already quite common in two-wheel vehicles – thanks to electric scooters, which are already extremely popular in Asia, somewhat popular in Europe, but less popular in North America. Now a relatively new segment of electric mopeds is coming and should make two-wheel electric …

Bench-style seating and vertical take-offs? 2016's strangest aircraft designs

Recent years have seen an eclectic range of proposed aircraft designs for the future – from the innovative to the downright bizarre. Here we highlight our favourites from 2016.<p>1. Bench-style aircraft seating<p>Earlier this year, a patent for bench style seating on planes was published for Airbus, one …

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Why Google co-founder Larry Page is pouring millions into flying cars

People have dreamed about flying cars for decades, but the technology has always seemed far out of reach. Airplanes have long been too big, expensive, dangerous, loud, and complex for personal aviation to be more than a hobby for rich people.<p>But that might be about to change. “There’s a couple of …

Watch the Pentagon’s new hive-mind-controlled drone swarm in action

In what will probably be considered a step forward for autonomous military technology, the Pentagon said in a statement Monday that it had successfully demonstrated “one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms” over China Lake, Calif., in October.<p>The exercise, put on by Naval Air Systems Command …

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This Russian city says: ‘Don’t call us Siberia’

YEKATERINBURG, Russia — Where is Siberia?<p>You know the place: bears, vodka, oil, very big, awfully remote, once filled with political prisoners (and now home to some of Russia’s cutting-edge computer geniuses).<p>But where does it start?<p>Encyclopaedia Britannica, for one, describes it as that vast …

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Will the mysterious shadow planet Nibiru obliterate Earth in October? No.

If all goes according to wild conjecture, planet Earth and the planet Nibiru are set to collide in the autumn, twin cosmic shooters in a game of apocalyptic marbles. Nibiru is playing for keeps, bringing sinkholes, fire storms and the general annihilation of life as we know it. As with many …

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Un/Civilized: From orgies to opium, exposing the underbelly of Regency London

Scroll to Continue<p>The rich always prize elegance, while sometimes playing dirty to get what they want. And that was especially true in glittering, simmering<br>early-1800s London.<p>In America today, as in decades past, some multi-billionaires claim to be the true champions of the struggling working …

NBC’s ‘Emerald City’ travels to a violent Oz that wants to be the next Westeros

Props to NBC for the sense of ad­ven­ture it sometimes brings to the one-hour drama format. Where CBS churns out highly rated but exceedingly similar crime procedurals and ABC sticks mainly to a house style of sudsy scandalousness, NBC has, over the past few years, offered up a few shows that were …

Your sequel-free, superhero-less guide to 2017 movies

As a new year dawns, we’re greeted with more of the same from Hollywood: superhero movies, sequels, reboots and origin stories. But that’s not <i>all</i> there will be in 2017. There are also a few films that feature no caped crusaders nor lightsaber battles. It’s a little early to definitively predict …

Five simple steps to avoid becoming a medical mystery

No one wants to be a medical mystery. But it’s easy to become one.<p>While diagnosis might seem straightforward, the process can be surprisingly complex, strewn with cognitive land mines, logistical roadblocks and red herrings. These complexities — and wrong turns — helped create the medical mysteries …

U.S. intercepts capture senior Russian officials celebrating Trump win

Senior officials in the Russian government celebrated Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton as a geopolitical win for Moscow, according to U.S. officials who said that American intelligence agencies intercepted communications in the aftermath of the election in which Russian officials …

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Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

DirecTV Now Might Not Be a Game Changer for Cord-Cutters

AT&T is finally rolling out its DirecTV Now streaming service, which offers 100-plus channels of TV programming for an initial price of $35 per month.<p>…

DirecTV Now Vs. PlayStation Vue Vs. Sling TV Channel List: What's The Best Streaming Service?

AT&T announced DirecTV Now its new streaming TV service at an event held on Monday in New York City. DirecTV Now, which launched Nov. 30, competes …

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now five major services offer live TV steamed over …

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

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The best SF and fantasy books of 2016

In a year in which new and important voices from around the world made themselves heard, Adam Roberts reflects on SF’s ever-expanding universe<br>• Vote: What was your favourite book of the year?<p>In 2016, SF and fantasy went global. It wasn’t a question of success – both genres have been globally …

The latest craze among Indian readers

WHEN the world’s highest-earning novelist launches his new thriller in January, his co-author may not be familiar to Western fans. James Patterson, …

Vincent Callebaut's twisting carbon-absorbing skyscraper nears completion in Taipei

Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ extraordinary Agora Garden—a DNA-inspired carbon-absorbing eco-tower—just topped out in Taipei, Taiwan. Set in Xinyi …

Royal Botanic Gardens Lights Up for the Holidays: Pictures

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