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This car has no gears and pumps out only water from its exhaust

A British startup has unveiled a working prototype of a zero-emission car that runs on hydrogen and is about to hit Europe’s roads.<p>The super-simple Rasa design created by Riversimple has only 18 moving parts and can run for 300 miles on just over 50 ounces of hydrogen.<p>The potential gasoline killer …

Apple boss Tim Cook clashes with US government over encryption

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has challenged the US government to adopt a policy of “no backdoors” in its approach to the encryption technology used by his company and other technology firms.<p>Cook made his comments at a recent meeting between US administration officials and technology companies …


The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

The best of London's Wearable Tech Show 2014 - in pictures

Myriad wearable gizmos were showing off at the Wearable Tech Show in London’s Olympia this week. Here are the best, from smartwatch concepts to smart jackets you can buy right now

Sony World Photography Awards 2014 youth and open winners – in pictures

From muddy smiles to mini ponies and a rodeo in France, here are the winners of the youth and open categories in the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Digital Ads: How Facebook, Google, And Twitter Target Us

<i>Guest author Kelly Cooper currently serves as marketing manager at ShopIgniter.</i><p>The promise of digital media in online advertising is the ability to reach the right people with the right message at the right time. Facebook, Google, and Twitter are all jockeying for the hearts and minds of customers …

Wisma Putra issues advisory for southern Thailand travel - Nation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry has advised Malaysians to avoid travelling to areas where a series of bomb explosions have occurred in southern …

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

Festival lights around the world

From Hogmanay in Scotland to Nepal’s Balachaturdashi, light plays a starring role in holidays across the globe, brightening skies, spirits – and travel itineraries – alike.

Classic Stars on the Slopes (Photos)

On Holiday<p>John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin, Rita Hayworth, and a whole flock of Kennedy's are just some of the classic celebrities who have clicked into …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…