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‘Naked’ wedding dress baffles at Paris Couture Fashion Week

Every bride wants to be the centre of attention on their wedding day, right?<p>If a princess-poofy white dress isn’t your vibe, you might want to …

"Mordor Under the Sea" Images Would Terrify Even Sauron

The submarine volcanic wasteland exists off the coast of Australia.<p>We all know Mordor, the volcano-peppered wasteland where Sauron dwells in the <i>Lord</i> …

Earth Science

Animal agriculture is choking the ​Earth and making us sick. We must act now

If we want the US’s majestic national parks, clean air and water for future generations we must press leaders to address food’s environmental impact<p>Our collective minds are stuck on this idea that talking about food’s environmental impact risks taking something very intimate away from us. In fact …

Agriculture

ScienceAlert Deal: 4 Essential Coding Languages You Should Know in 2018

Which is the best for you?<p>Coding is becoming a more and more essential and valued skill in a range of industries. Even if it isn't the core of your …

Programming

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted<p>We are living on a plastic planet. What does it mean for our health?<p>Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, …

Pollution

Google Earth Timelapse lets you see climate change clearer than ever

Want to see climate change happening before your very eyes? Just take a look at the updated imagery on Google Earth Timelapse.<p>Google first launched Earth Timelapse in 2013, covering a span of imagery since 1984 to 2012. The company has now updated the tool with images up to 2016, and older imagery …

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Compensation

North Korea made a Facebook clone and it was immediately hacked

A website registered in North Korea appeared on the Internet Friday. It was a social network that looked almost exactly like Facebook: a blue and …

On the track with Toyota’s crazy Camaro-killing R-Tuned minivan

This family hauler, tuned by Toyota Technical Center in collaboration with championship-winning performance shop DG-Spec accomplished a super fast …

VW promises world's first mass market electric car

In the wake of its emissions cheating scandal last year, Volkswagen has been working hard to distance itself from the diesel market. To further that …

Automotive Industry

Bentley plans to take on Tesla with a luxury electric car

Drive.com first reported Frech's remarks, which were made at the launch of the Bentayga SUV in Palm Springs last week. Bentley plans on borrowing most of the hardware, batteries, and electric motors from the Porsche Mission E (often referred to as the Tesla Killer). Both Porsche and Bentley are …

Tesla

Tesla Model 3 may cost as little as $25,000, if it arrives in time

It's Electric!!<p>Tesla makes some of the coolest cars on the market, but for many people the $70,000 Model S is too expensive to justify buying. …

Electric Vehicles

These Adorably Rugged Russian Trucks Will Drive On and Over Anything

They may be small but these buggers can tackle a lot.<p>If you're driving around off-road in the Russian wilderness, you are going to come across all sorts of snow, ice, mud, dirt, logs, you name it. So if you're taking your all terrain vehicle to Siberia, it better be able to tackle <i>all</i> terrains. And …

You Can Now Stream Torrents In Your Web Browser

Torrents-Time lets you watch torrent files without downloading them<p>There are a multitude of ways to consume video content online. Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go and more have offered more ways than ever to binge shows and movies over the internet in legal fashion. For those looking to watch shows online …

Software

Nikon Files Patent for an Interchangeable Sensor Camera

The big camera companies get criticized fairly often for failing to innovate, but Nikon at least has been giving us a lot to write about recently in …

The NSA Reportedly Bugged The UN’s New York Headquarters

As tensions mount between the United States and other countries over the NSA’s once-secret spying programs, German news magazine Der Spiegel reported earlier today that the NSA has been spying on the goings-on at the United Nations’ New York headquarters for nearly a year.<p>Der Spiegel cites a …

Watch One Martian Moon Eat Another [Video]

The Mars rover Curiosity captures images of a rare moon-on-moon eclipse.<p>The larger of Mars's two moons, the lumpy-shaped Phobos, is teensy, with a diameter less than one percent the size of our own moon's. Here, you can watch it eclipse the planet's even tinier moon, Deimos, as seen from NASA's …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

Grilling a sausage may be the best use for a Lambo yet

The flames shooting out the back of an Aventador put even the chromiest of Webers to shame.<p>The mechanical joy of an engine comes from its purity: It doesn't have to take pictures, check email, or julienne fries. All it has to do is make the car move. But the monstrous 6.5-liter V12 in the …

Supercars

Saab plant reopens, production to resume by year's end?

Saab is gearing up to start production of the 9-3 again in September, two years after the last exampled rolled off the assembly line at the company's Trollhättan factory, <i>Aftonbladet</i> reports. Saab's new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS), a Chinese-Japanese consortium created solely …

Garage Banned: Three Racing Ideas So Good, They Were Outlawed

When it comes to motorsports, if you’re not innovating, you’re not winning. Or, to liberally paraphrase NASCAR’s finest rule-bender, the late Smokey Yunick, to compete is to cheat. But when new ideas are too bleeding-edge, they often get banned. Here are a few of our favorites.<p><b>Active …

Motorsport

$1000 Pair of 1963 and 1964 Buick Riviera Basketcases

This Buick Riviera coupes were running when parked 20 years ago and were since overtaken by blackberry bushes. The ’64 is said to be complete while …

Motor Authority

Suzi Gage: Can drinking too much coffee kill you?

A new study reports that excessive coffee – four cups a day – is harmful, but only to those under 55. How likely is this?<p>Lots of headlines last week warned young people (those under 55) that drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week – four cups a day – may lead to an increased risk of all cause …