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From the first Apple computer, Steve Jobs leaving and returning, the iMac and the MacBook Air to the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Watch, Apple’s is a rich history

MacBook Air

Mars has nitrogen, key to life: NASA

By drilling into Martian rocks, Curiosity found evidence of nitrates, compounds containing nitrogen that can be used by living organisms.<p>The Curiosity team has already found evidence that other ingredients needed for life, such as liquid water and organic matter, once existed at the site known as …

Sir Paul McCartney postpones US leg of world tour on doctors' orders

Sir Paul tells fans via his website that he is "feeling great" but on medical advice is told to rest a while longer to fully recuperate from a virus<p>Sir Paul McCartney has been forced to postpone the US leg of his world tour on medical advice, it has emerged.<p>Sir Paul told fans via his website that …

Paul McCartney

Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, which he prepared for by consuming only Diet Coke, egg whites, chicken and the odd spoonful of tapioca. He has won both the …

Sony add-on will let you graft a giant camera to your tablet

Whether you like it or not, tablet photography is here to stay -- it's only fair that slate owners get a fair chance at taking nice pictures. Sony certainly thinks so, since it has unveiled a new mount, the SPA-TA1, that attaches its QX lens cameras to tablets. The peripheral isn't just for small …

Alex Zanardi Gets Back Into Racing

At 47, Alex Zanardi has had a very full lifetime. There were his five years in Formula 1, two CART FedEx Champ-car titles, and who can forget his famous “The Pass” in Laguna Seca’s Corkscrew in 1996? Then, a brutal racing accident in 2001 cost Zanardi his legs.<p>Yet, it was just two years later that …

New York City

Why do we use steering wheels instead of joysticks?

Strictly speaking, the steering wheel is obsolete.<p>Technology now allows us to control a vehicle's trajectory using drive-by-wire or steer-by-wire systems. Simply put, this means electrical signals can alter the movement of a car’s wheels, rather than relying on a mechanical connection between the …

Airbags

2015 Lincoln Navigator: Full Speed Behind

Staying the course.<p>We can only hope that Lincoln isn’t relying on the Navigator to guide the wayward luxury brand out of its current predicament. Trying to bushwhack its way back from a lost era of uncompetitive vehicles and misguided strategy, Lincoln is in the midst of what its marketing team …

Ford Motor Company

2015 Equus Bass770 First Look from the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Modern Muscle Mélange<p>Probably the biggest surprise of the 2014 Detroit auto show was learning that another new car company has sprung up in the greater Motor City and built three apparently fully hatched examples of their new model almost completely from scratch without making much of a splash. The …

Best of the U.S.: Top American cars and trucks at the 2014 Detroit Show

It’s no secret that the annual Detroit auto show is the home turf of America’s automakers, and as such, it’s the venue where the Detroit Three traditionally roll out their biggest and best vehicles for the year. This year’s 2014 Detroit auto show has huge reveals on both the car and truck side …

Auction stars of Arizona – and one white dwarf

The hills surrounding Scottsdale, Arizona, are alive with the sound of gavels.<p>No fewer than five auction houses have decamped to the affluent enclave in the US’s desert southwest, wielding prime examples of sought-after collector cars.<p>Sales have been ongoing throughout the week. On of the most …

Shelby Building 50 Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary Continuation Cars Motor Trend WOT

It’s been 50 years since the small-block Shelby Cobra FIA competed in the 1964 World Manufacturers Championship series. To celebrate the anniversary, Shelby American will introduce the Cobra 289 FIA 50th Anniversary continuation car at the annual Barrett-Jackson Auction on January 17. The …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Ford F-150

Staying true to the Ford Atlas concept shown in Detroit last year, the production <b>2015 Ford F-150 pickup</b> unveiled at the 2014 Detroit auto show shares much of the concept’s styling. The new 2015 F-150 also uses aluminum panels for much of its bodywork, while the frame utilizes more high-strength …

2015 Hyundai Sonata Spy Photos

The Exodus of Fluidic Sculpture 2.0.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A pair of bound, gagged, and bagged 2015 Hyundai Sonatas undergoing testing in the snowy Arctic wasteland of southeastern Michigan. Although systematically covered up, we can see a similar horizon-like roofline as the outgoing model’s and a leveled …

Hyundai

Stars & Cars: Everything Awesome Up for Grabs at the Scottsdale Collector-Car Auction

Along with major Academy Awards speculation and deep mid-winter depression, January also marks the onset of the annual collector-car auction season. With top-notch vehicles appreciating faster than formerly sound commodities like gold or <i>Beverly Hills 90210</i> memorabilia, these events have become …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

Keith Richards turns 70 - in pictures

Today is the 70th birthday of guitarist, survivor and rock'n'roll icon Keith Richards. From an early performance on Ready, Steady, Go in 1964, to the Rolling Stones' headline set at Knebworth festival and appearing with Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, here's a selection of …

How All Tomorrow’s Parties Changed Live Music Forever

The legendary All Tomorrow’s Parties Weekender is drawing to a close, and Sunday will be the last party for the music event that changed festivals …

New Albums

BMW Claims That i8 is "Sold Out" Based on Projections, Not Orders

In developing the i3 and the i8, BMW has placed a rather large wager on the future of electric mobility. The premium automaker says that engineering costs have been “written off” and “we will make money with the first car sold.” This creative accounting is bolstered by what appears to be good news …

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand

“Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

7 Of The Best: Guitar Solos

Whether he was playing the National Anthem with his teeth, igniting his guitar on stage, or ploughing his way through a heavenly solo composition …

A Life in Photography

Douglas Kirkland is not your typical photographer. With over 50 years of photography experience and more than a million photos in his archive, …

Photographer Chases the Perfect Eclipse Shot at 44,000ft and 500mph

Forget storm chasing, that’s a cinch when you compare it to what former NASA photographer Ben Cooper and some colleagues of his did last weekend: …

Photography Lighting Accessories

The use of proper lighting in taking photos is very important. It enables you to take clearer images that you can be proud of, particularly in an …

Wireframing

Winners of the International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013

Ready to see a selection of today's best fine art photography? The International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Dcouverte) has just announced its 2013 winners. Each year, the competition invites emerging and mid-career photographers from around the world to enter their finest …

The Irish Monster

Aquatic Sports

Nissan BladeGlider takes 'Wing

EV technology is interesting, but not particularly... cool. Something Nissan is keen to address with the BladeGlider Concept, which may give us a glimpse into the future of its sports cars.<p>But before we get under this thing's skin, here's something: there's a chance it might – might – reach …

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