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Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the winners of this year’s international astronomy photography competition. The observatory’s annual free exhibition, which opened on Thursday, showcases these dazzling images of the sky, ranging from within our solar system to far into deep space. …

Bungie Is Losing At Least $2.5 Million On ‘Destiny,’ Thanks To Critics

<i>Destiny</i> has been surprisingly popular. Traditionally, online shooters don’t do very well compared to their expectations; <i>Titanfall</i> couldn’t even move a million copies at retail the first month it came out. But the game has overcome unenthusiastic reviews and the limitations of an online shooter to …

With 45,000 Pre-Orders, The New Oculus Rift Will Start Arriving Around July 14th

Back in March, the second generation of Oculus’ work-in-progress virtual reality headset went up for pre-order for $350. No one knew exactly when the new headset would actually <i>ship</i>, outside of a target window of “sometime in July”.<p>Word on the Oculus fan forums was that the company would announce …

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Kim Jong-un Wants a New Doppler 2000

<i>He that has a little tiny wit,With hey, ho, the wind and the rain,Must make content with his fortunes fit,Though the rain it raineth every …

'Godzilla of Earths': Alien planet 17 times heavier than our world discovered

Scientists have just discovered the "Godzilla of Earths" — a new type of huge and rocky alien world about 560 light-years from Earth.<p>Dubbed a "mega-Earth," the exoplanet Kepler-10c weighs 17 times as much as Earth and it circles a sunlike star in the constellation Draco. The mega-Earth is rocky and …

RT @NASAhistory: Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens born #OTD 1629. He discovered Saturn's moon, Titan. http://t.co/gGLHqfxVm4

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs. Different …

Being Texan

No Doubt - It's My Life

with one image he would make that beauty explode into me — but does it float

One-Way, Manned Mission To Mars Just Got Closer To Reality

Mars One announces deals with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to develop technology to colonize the Red Planet by 2025.<p>Yesterday, Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced the companies it hopes will build the technology necessary for the first private mission to Mars. Lockheed …

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Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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A month on, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, 10.1 worth the price?

The S Pen stylus is one of the most defining features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 smartphone and the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet (2014 Edition).<p>You'd probably like to know if it's actually useful in practical day-by-day applications or if it's merely a gimmick. Even if it is useful, are these …

Web Series to Watch: "Adult Wednesday Addams"

Just in time for Halloween, comedienne, writer, actress, and all-around super human Melissa Hunter has a real treat for fans of nostalgia and all …

Middle School

MythBusters on Twitter: "How could you say no to a face like this?! Buy tix to @donttrythis & @JamieNoTweet Tour here: http://t.co/EFR5IARQf8 http://t.co/W73xr2Pmo2"

Houston Chronicle on Twitter: "Photo from the home near Rice Village that is currently the site of an FBI search. http://t.co/6tu2NW4M7W http://t.co/rupzvaokFV"

In 2009, after five years of exploring Mars, NASA's Spirit rover hit an unexpected snag: a Red Planet sand trap. Now researchers are working on new software that they say could help prevent other interplanetary explorers, such as NASA's car-size Mars rover Curiosity, from running into similar quagmires. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/bhe3 This self-portrait, composed of more than 50 images taken by Curiosity's MAHLI camera on Feb. 3, 2013, shows the rover at the John Klein drill site.

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Claire Lennon Will Wait 8 Years To Retrieve Diamond Swallowed By Chicken

Chicks love diamonds.<p>Claire Lennon, a 38-year-old resident of Berkshire, Eng., will be waiting up to eight years to retrieve a $466 diamond earring swallowed by her pet chicken, Sarah.<p>Sarah -- who is a male, despite his name -- plucked the earring right off of Lennon's ear while he was sitting on …

FYI: What Would Happen If Every Element On The Periodic Table Came Into Contact Simultaneously?

There are two ways to go about testing this, neither of which are practical. One requires the energy of dozens of Large Hadron Colliders. The other could yield a cauldron-full of flaming plutonium. Both, however, would probably create carbon monoxide and a pile of rust and salts rather than a cool …

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

Last summer, we published a week-long series called "The Young Person's Guide to Making Music" in collaboration with our colleagues at the radio program <i>From The Top</i>. The idea was to provide guidance and suggestions for parents and kids just starting out in music, with ideas for everything from …

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Spot The Station

Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from several thousand worldwide locations. It is the third brightest object in the sky and easy …

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