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Science | The Guardian

Science<p>Collider will be far more sensitive to anomalies that could lead to entirely new theories of the universe<p>Research involving 62 species found mammals spent relatively less time being active during the day when humans were nearby<p>Removal of enhancer 13 DNA strands caused males to grow ovaries …

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Electric Vehicle Myths 6: Volume Lowers Costs

Subsidies for Cleantech goods like electric vehicles, as well as solar plants and windtowers, are enormous and have seen reversals in recent years, mostly in Europe. In part, subsidies (implicit in some cases through elevated contract prices for power) were set at exorbitant rates in places like …

Jay Leno spends time with Indian motorcycles new and old

Jay Leno has had plenty of cool cars roll through his garage lately (including the 2015 Ford Mustang and the Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer), but every once in a while, he checks out vehicles of the two-wheeled variety. Such is the case with this episode of <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i>, where the funnyman …

Barrett-Jackson 2014: Gene Simmons' 1956 Ford F-100 Snakebit custom truck sells for $450k [w/video]

We first saw Gene Simmons' 1956 Ford F100 custom truck, nicknamed Snakebit, at last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The truck was built with factory support from Ford, and it just went up for auction here at the 2014 Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, accompanied, as you'd expect, with a ton of …

Barrett-Jackson 2014: Ring Brothers 1964 Ford Fairlane 'Afterburner' brings in $247,500

The 1964 Ford Fairlane you see above is anything but stock. It originally debuted at the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, and it's one of the vehicles that helped cement Ring Brothers as a force in the custom car world. Underhood is a fuel-injected, 427-cubic-inch V8 engine from Roush that puts out a …

Nissan’s Crazy-Powerful New Engine Weighs Just 88 Pounds

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 01.27.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:59 pm. 2:59 pm<p>Anyone can build a small engine. Hell, …

Car gifts for nonenthusiasts

Any good American owns a car. But not every good American is also <i>into</i> cars. That’s OK. There are still plenty of great gifts out there for you to buy …

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Yamaha SR250 by Auto Fabrica

The SR400 has been around for a while as a popular custom donor bike, but we shouldn’t overlook its little 250cc brother, which is equally simple in construction and, as demonstrated by the UK’s new-kids-on-the-custom-block Auto Fabrica, it can make a cracking little custom street bike. This is …

Weekend Edition – How my life has been shaped by my family, and a series of unremarkable Chevrolets

My family shaped my life as an Auto Enthusiast, but not with British Sports Cars, or with Detroit Muscle Cars. It was shaped by a series of rather …

1958 BMW 507 Series II Roadster

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Design<br>• Luxury<br>• Vintage<p>The BMW 507 Roadster is a car that was built by BMW between 1956 and 1959, …

Voxan Wattman Motorcycle

While billed as the world's most-powerful all-electric bike, the Voxan Wattman Motorcycle ($TBA) may also just be the world's ugliest. Wrapped in a …