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The Paint on This Mercedes Makes It a Roving Solar Panel

Daimler is in attack mode in China. The company has invested $140 million in a new research and development center there, the heart of which is an advanced design studio that will be taken over next year by Hubert Lee, who currently heads the studio in Carlsbad, California.<p>With this investment, the …

Cameras

Build This Paper Model of NASA's Next Spacecraft

NASA published plans for a scaled-down version of Orion, which will launch on its first real test mission on Dec. 4.<p><i>(Photo Credit: NASA)</i><p>The Orion spacecraft, NASA's long-awaited ship intended to take humans beyond Earth orbit, is nearing completion. Construction will be done within days, and the …

Explorers

What Happened to the Sunken City of Cuba?

Just over a decade ago, a team of explorers were working on an exploration and survey mission off the western coast of Cuba when their sonar …

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Homo sapiens were not always so special. In the ancient past, other human forms lived beside us. The Neanderthals in Eurasia. Small, hobbit-like humans in Indonesia. The mysterious Denisovans in the Ural mountains.<p>But our time alone may be nearing its end. Through the power of technology, humans …

New Galaxy Map Relocates The Milky Way To A Ginormous Supercluster Called Laniakea

Astronomers have long had a sense of where the Milky Way is in relation to other galaxies, but a new three-dimensional star map gives us a more nuanced look at our cosmic neighborhood.<p>Until now, the Milky Way was believed to be one galaxy in the 2,000 that make up what's known as the Virgo …

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Stefan Scepovic joins Celtic as only player in Scottish football to have cost a transfer fee during the window

Celtic unveil £2.2m Serbian striker they have signed from Sporting Lisbon. But only after move to Getafe fell through<p>Celtic on Tuesday night unveiled the only player in Scottish football to have cost a transfer fee during the most recent window when Serbian striker Stefan Scepovic appeared before …

Radamel Falcao's move to Manchester United is another big coup for Jorge Mendes the Portuguese superagent

Former nightclub owner is the serial lottery winner as he oversees the sale of five high-profile clients for combined fees of £228m<p>They may have signed the world’s most coveted superstars but the great beneficiary of the 2014 transfer window was not <b>Manchester United</b>, <b>Real Madrid</b> or <b>Barcelona</b>.<p>For that …

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …