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World's Largest Toy Car Collection

In a small building in Beirut, Lebanon sits the largest collection of toy cars in the world—that's over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas. On a recent trip to the region, we stopped by and spoke with owner and collector Billy Karam. He walked us through his incredibly numerous possessions, and …

U.K. town to deploy driverless pods to replace busses

(Phys.org) —Milton Keynes, a town north of London, has announced that it will be deploying 100 driverless pods (officially known as ULTra PRT …

Apple’s U.S. Sapphire Glass Factory Might Open As Early As Next Month

Apple could open a sapphire glass manufacturing facility in Arizona as early as February, according to recently published correspondence between the company and state regulators.<p>Analyst Matt Margolis unearthed documents that mention the Mesa plant — described as “Project Cascade” — and note that it …

Apple is going to start mass producing sapphire, but it’s anyone’s guess why

The gumshoes at Apple-focused blog 9to5Mac dug deep into job listings and public documents to discover that Apple’s new manufacturing facility in Arizona will be producing sapphire, the hardest natural material after diamond. Based on some creative, perhaps even wishful, parsing of those documents, …

'Smart' Car Features Help Ease Conditions For Older Drivers

About ninety percent of older drivers currently experience at least one health condition that can affect safe driving, but only one in 10 has a vehicle with features that accommodates those conditions, according to the AAA.<p>Last week the group issued a list of “smart” features to help older drivers …

What London Would Have Looked Like On Friday Without Flood Defenses

As storm-ravaged communities across Britain assess the damage done by Storm Xaver, London appears to have narrowly escaped catastrophic flooding thanks to the city’s flood defense systems.<p>The surge caused the most severe flooding in decades at more than 1,400 properties and resulted in record sea …

Facebook Considers Adding a 'Sympathize' Button

For when you've seen something ... but can't 'like' it.<p>Perhaps what we need, what Facebook needs, what the world needs, is a Sympathize button. And, according to an engineer at the company, it’s something that the company has explored in the past.<p>Speaking yesterday at the company’s annual …

What It Was Really Like To Fly During The Golden Age Of Travel

What was it like to fly in the 1950s? Dangerous, smoky, boozy, boring, expensive, and racist. Still think you got it bad today?<p>When we think about the Golden Age of Flying–the glory years of Pan Am and the Concorde in the 1950s and 1960s, before flight became cheap with the rise of the jumbo jet–we …

Sanctri Helps us Memorialize Our Lost Loved Ones on Facebook

On November 21, Sanctri launched their public beta to help users answer the question of what happens to one’s online life after they pass away. …

Map Shows the NSA's Massive Worldwide Malware Operations

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new map details how many companies across the world have been infected by malware by the National …

250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Advertisement<p>Though this car may look like an actual Formula1 racer at first glance, taking a closer look reveals that there is something unreal …