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New Ford Focus at the Geneva Motor Show 2014

Porsche 919 Hybrid Le Mans Prototype

It's not the dog in the fight, but the fight in the dog.<p>Porsche returns to Le Mans prototype racing this year, and it’s invading the French 24-hour trial with the 919 hybrid you see here. Outwardly, the 919 hybrid doesn’t look all that different from, say, Audi’s dominant R18 e-tron Quattro, with …

Sports Cars

Maserati Alfieri concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2014

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van

Van envy: Nissan's NV200 turns over a new Leaf.<p>In its first full year on the U.S. market, the Nissan NV200 has been a busy little worker. It’s a cargo van, a windowed five-seat MPV in Europe, a taxi cab in New York City (and a freakish one in London), plus it wears a Chevy bow tie on its off days. …

Electric Vehicles

Is it a snore? Is it a burp? It’s a male koala trying to attract a mate

Male koalas attract mates with unusually low, Barry White-like call<p>The bigger the beast, the deeper its call. But the koala turns out to be a spectacular exception to this rule with a vocalisation some twenty times lower than one would expect for an animal of its size. More like that of an elephant …

How To Keep The Dust Off Your White Pants With 7 Desk Fans

Once upon a time, you could crack open a radio, a telephone, a lawnmower, even a car, take it apart and figure out how it worked. No more. Pretty much everything we use these days comes with computer chips, which you can't really take apart. (I mean, you can, but all you'll find inside are a bunch …

A deadly disease could travel at jet speed around the world. How do we stop it in time?

Walk past the endless rows of vegetables, past the dozens of stalls selling every possible part of a pig and, at the centre of Cao Lanh city's market, a woman is doing a brisk trade in selling rats for food. Two cages swarm with them on a table next to her. Live frogs are available too, and, on the …

Why we can 'see' the house that looks like Hitler

From seeing shapes in clouds to hearing Bing Crosby in a blizzard of static, we're all prone to finding things that aren't there. And there's a name for it: apophenia<p>The Latvian psychologist Konstantins Raudive spent the summer of 1965 trying to contact the dead. Every day, with careful precision, …

Sony Reveals 2.1 Million Global PS4 Sales

Sony has a hit on their hands, and they’re going to brag about it. We knew that the PS4 sold a million units in its first 24 hours, but what about in the weeks since? The system has now launched globally, and yesterday we got our first look at how fast it’s moving in the UK.<p>Now, Sony is sharing …

The Gaming PC That Costs $13,000

What if money was of little consequence and you wanted a PC for some ultimate high-resolution gaming? Some PC manufacturers are, it seems, willing to go all-out and create the most amazing PC’s ever, complete with enough power to play all the latest 3D games on the new 4K resolution monitors.<p>PCs …

Dazzling Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas

That brilliantly lit, beautifully <b>decorated Christmas tree</b> in the living room is a symbol of happiness and love during the holidays. We put so much …