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Video: To Kill Predators, Japanese Honeybees Surround Them in a 'Hot Defensive Bee Ball'

How would you like to be literally cooked to death by bees?<p>Bees are biologically interesting little creatures for a variety of reasons. There are their well-known talents, like communicating with the hive through dancing and producing the sweet, sticky stuff that goes great on sopaipillas. But they …

A Sick New Ride by the Makers of the Fastest EV

The Dutch Students behind the world's fastest-accelerating electric vehicle have a new super-lightweight, crazy-quick car.<p><i>(Photo by Worcflow and VEDp)</i><p>The current record-holder for the fastest-accelerating electric car will zoom from 0 to 62 mph time in just 2.13 seconds–an insane figure that will …

Electric Vehicles

Specialized S-Works McLaren Tarmac Road Bike

Erik Adler is the Editorial Director for Alpha Brand Media. An avid cyclist, when he's not working he can be found restoring vintage bikes for his …

Road Bikes

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

2015 Ford F-150 to Shine Bright All Year Long

The 2015 Ford F-150 is going to have the competition saying a whole different F word.<p>The Ram 1500 may soon offer an available diesel engine and the Chevrolet Silverado may have cylinder deactivation and more USB ports onboard than most laptops, but it’s the 2015 Ford F-150 people will be talking …

Flat Sixy: The Evolution of Porsche 911 Engine Size, Technology, and Output in the U.S. – Feature

Someone once said that “a powerful rear end is a vitally important thing to possess,” and we’d be inclined to agree if that quote weren’t entirely made up. Still, the wizards at Porsche must live by a similar mantra. For more than 50 years, engineers in Stuttgart have been extracting greater and …

2015 Ford Mustang Debuts! This Time It's Definitely the Real Thing

Turbo four, independent rear, and shrinkage confirmed.<p>Okay, we admit it: When we leaked the new 2015 Ford Mustang, we didn’t know everything. Some of the details still needed work. We got the shape of the hood scoops wrong. We weren’t sure what the headlight innards looked like. (Who would have …

Know Your Mechanical Exoskeletons

Wearable exoskeletons will revolutionize manufacturing, healthcare, and the military. Say hello to the prototypes and new models that will make it happen.<p>Wearable exoskeletons will revolutionize manufacturing, healthcare, and the military. Say hello to the prototypes and new models that will make …

Fast-Follower No More–with its Gasoline Direct Compression Ignition GDCI Engine, Hyundai joins the leaders of the tech race.

Some thoughts on why Hyundai's take on the GM/VW HCCI and Mercedes DiesOtto engine concepts may actually work.<p>Fast-follower. I first heard this term used by Hyundai design honcho Casey Hyun in describing his company’s approach to styling prior to the introduction of Fluidic Sculpture in 2009. I …

How to Reduce Camera Shake - 6 Techniques

Pin It In this classic DPS post (now updated) photographer Natalie explores 6 ways you can hand hold lenses at low apertures and low shutter speeds …

Volvo S60 Flywheel KERS Prototype First Drive

A different kind of alternative powertrain<p>Since the invention of the wheel, we’ve discovered a fair number of ways to move a vehicle mounted with several of them. By far the most commercially successful is the internal combustion engine, but science keeps telling us it could be supplanted someday. …

The 10 best yoghurt recipes Ten different ways to cook with yoghurt: from marinated lamb to spicy labneh, you'll be surprised how versatile this fridge staple can be http://t.gu.com/nZgKB Photo: Yuki Sugiura for the Guardian

Manhattan Project - a picture from the past

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Kimi Räikkönen Is the Most Interesting Man in Formula 1

The Iceman doesn't care about politics—he just wants to race.<p>“Sometimes in Formula 1 there is politics, and the shit there is stupid,” Kimi Räikkönen says as we sit in the Lotus Formula 1 team’s hospitality tent, sheltered from the drizzle that hangs over most of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend. “I …

Zeiss f/0.7: You Can Now Rent Two of the Largest Aperture Lenses Ever Made

Want to capture images of a scene that’s lit purely with candlelight? You can now rent a pair of Zeiss f/0.7 lenses — two of the largest aperture …

5 Important Components of a Powerful Image

An award winning travel photographer names his 5 most important factors that contribute to powerful images.

Photography

Twelve decades of diesel

Experience Cuba – Travel Photography by Fabian Van Schepdael

Photographer Fabian Van Schepdael is from Brussels, Belgium. He enjoys capturing scenes of everyday life around the world, going on adventures, and …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

Cameras

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Out with the camels, in with the über-G.<p>In the Middle East, only tourists ride on camels. Nowadays, oil-rich Arabian natives are more focused on jets and cars. Or, more accurately, Gulfstreams and huge SUVs. The garages of cashed-up kingpins house entire car collections, especially in the absurdly …

The Story Behind the Iconic “Tank Man” Tiananmen Square Photo

When the Chinese military moved into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989 to forcibly remove pro-democracy protestors, an anonymous man …

2013 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD vs. 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring, 2014 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD | Comparison Test | 

TESTED<p>Forgive this observation, but most modern compact SUVs have all the personality of an escalator. And they’re all pretty much the same escalator, as the genre has recently coalesced around a single approach. After years of experimentation that brought us everything from the Suzuki X-90 to the …

Mercedes 450 SEL vs Mercedes S350 CDI - Auto Express

Why Apple, Tim Cook, and the tech industry need something new to talk about

Last year when Apple (s aapl) CEO Tim Cook took the stage at D10, it occurred to me that he had probably the hardest job in American business: …

Concept Car Photography: A Brief Look

Last year, photographer Steffen Jahn had the opportunity to photograph BMW’s handsome new concept car, the Zagato. The following video offers a quick …

Photography

Street Photography Tips for the Modern World

Public perception of any person with a camera in their hand in and around public landmarks, was forever changed as a result of September 11, 2001.<p>It …

Street Photography

The Physics Of: Redline

The secrets of sky-high engine speeds.<p>spinners<p>how come diesels don't rev?<p>Automotive diesel engines usually don't spin past 5000 rpm. Thanks to diesel fuel's higher energy density and more abrupt combustion, heavier components are necessary. Long strokes that augment torque also add inertial mass, …

Ford Fiesta ST vs Peugeot 208 GTi vs Renault Clio RS - Auto Express