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'Ghost particle' reveals source of mysterious cosmic rays

For more than 100 years, scientists have speculated about the origin of high-energy cosmic rays, a rain of charged particles that bombard Earth from …

Physics

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world's cities

<b>A new website that lets people delve into data on the world's cities has been launched.</b><p>Dr Robert Muggah from the think-tank Instituto Igarapé showed the BBC some of his favourite maps from EarthTime.

Wakefield

Why So Many of Us Die of Heart Disease

Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.<p>The Assyrians treated the “hard-pulse disease” with leeches. The Roman scholar Cornelius Celsus recommended bleeding, and the ancient Greeks cupped the spine to draw out animal spirits.<p>Centuries later, heart disease …

It is too late for gun control in America

As America's attention span wanes, and the clock ticks down to the next school shooting massacre, it's almost poignant to watch the abruptly …

Norway’s electric car owners face ‘Tesla tax’ | Financial Times

Norway is proposing a “Tesla tax” that would hit owners of the heaviest electric cars in a move that critics say will undermine the Scandinavian …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Roadster

​The quickest car in the world, with record-setting acceleration, range and performance.<p>0-60 mph<p>Top Speed<p>620mi<p>Mile Range<p>Designed for Performance and …

Tesla Powerwall

Powerwall<p>Seamless backup power. With or without solar.<p>Powerwall detects grid outages and automatically becomes your home's main energy source. …

Clean Energy

Travel - Route E69: Norway’s icy marvel of engineering

(Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>(Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>(Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>(Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>(Credit: Mike MacEacheran)<p>Reindeer congregate each summer in Nordkapp (Credit: Andrey Armyagov/Alamy)<p>“As long as your line is baited, there is always hope" (Credit: Peeter Laurits/Alamy)<p>(Credit: …

Home - Megawatts And Marbles

Fun<p>Fun is in the focus of our workshops, as fun facilitates learning and understanding.<p>Learning and Discussions<p>The game provokes questions and …

Learning

UNDERNEATH THE RADAR. A Honda CB750 Urban Scrambler by Moto Adonis

Americans don't know how lucky they are. It seems to us outsiders that you could weld a set of wheels to an Exocet missile and it would still be …

val d orcia map

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The confusing way Mexicans tell time

Understanding this word takes not a fluency in the language but rather a fluency in Mexican culture.<p>When I first stepped foot on Mexican soil, I spoke relatively good Spanish. I was by no means fluent, but I could hold a conversation. So when I asked a local ice-cream seller in downtown Guadalajara …

Language

2009 Porsche Cayman PDK

This 2009 Porsche Cayman shows 69k miles and features a 2.9L flat-six, 7-speed PDK, and factory 18″ wheels. It is finished in Macadamia Metallic over …

1969 MGB Roadster

This 1969 MGB was refurbished in the early 2000s by the previous owner, including considerable rust repair, a repaint, new interior, and mechanical …

Classic Cars

Norway's breathtaking Infinity House has giant windows instead of walls

This minimalist retreat offers breathtaking views of the gorgeous landscape of Northern Norway. Rotterdam-based architect Vladimir Konovalov designed …

Architecture

Replace All Cars With Lamborghini Diablo GTs

Allow me to offer a modest proposal: replace all cars with Lamborghini Diablo GTs.<p>Many problems face the driving world today. Gridlock. Distracted …

Supercars

10 of the Best Convertibles in History Photos

Driving on the open road can be calm and soothing or wild and exhilarating, depending on how heavy your right foot is. But fast or slow, if you want the most fun for your buck, there’s really only one answer: a convertible. Impractical? Absolutely. But that indescribable feeling of wind in your …

First Look: Vanguard Roadster Prototype Motorcycle

The annual International Motorcycle Shows always offer stuff brand-new and fascinating. Occasionally, we even spot something groundbreaking or …

Motorcycles

This Motorcycle of the Future Will Also Power Your Home

There is no thrum of a Ducati or familiar rumble that made Harley Davidson famous. Only a whine from the electric motor that increases linearly as …

Most Iconic British Motorcycles Throughout History Photos

For motorcycle enthusiasts, the perfect bike is about the balance between how fast you can go and how good you look while doing it. To many, midcentury British motorcycles represent the pinnacle of refined power and style, having dominated racing and performance in their heyday while capturing the …

2017 Zero electric motorcycles: more range, more power, better options

Autumn is here, the leaves are changing and as the riding season winds down we continue our annual tradition of discussing what’s new for the Zero …

The Triumph Street Scrambler

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Scrambler<br>• Triumph<p>The new Triumph Street Scrambler is a motorcycle that many have been waiting for with …

7 forgotten retro roadsters

<b>Triumph Thunderbird 900 Sport (1998-2004)</b><p>Introduced in 1998 as a ‘hotted-up’ version of Hinckley’s well-received T-bird triple retro, the Sport was …

Roadsters

Traveling Photographer Stumbles Upon the Most Cheerfully Colorful Town in the World

Imagine stumbling across a vibrant and energetic town where all the walls, window frames, stairs, and even roofs are painted in bright, intense colors and dynamically-detailed murals. Sounds like something out of a dream, right? Well, this visually electrifying place really exists—it's a town …

Murals

‘60 Triumph TR6 – The Gasbox

As far back as the time of Babylon and Ancient Rome, public auctions have been held to sell off the spoils of war, great art and some of the world's …

Take a Virtual Train Ride on the Steepest Railway in the World

If spending a couple of minutes watching the Norwegian landscape pass you by while riding along the world's steepest railways sounds like your kind …

Trains

Norway: The ultimate adventure for couples

Norway might just be the coolest place in the world for adventurous couples. Its quaint villages, wide-open spaces spanning breathtaking views, and …

Norway