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Audi Says Synthetic 'E-Fuel' From Microorganisms Is Better Than Gas Or Diesel

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels starting to get more attention as car companies work to reduce emissions. But Audi is exploring another option that you may not have heard much about yet: e-fuels.<p>The German automaker, which aims to develop synthetically engineered e-fuels as …

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Sleeping Rosetta spacecraft wakes up for historic comet rendezvous and landing

A European probe awoke from a deep sleep Monday to gear up for an unprecedented comet rendezvous and landing this year that will cap a 10-year voyage across the solar system.<p>After two and a half years in hibernation, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft emerged from its slumber while …

Space

Obama: Marijuana Is Not 'More Dangerous Than Alcohol'

<i>The New Yorker</i> has just dropped an extensive profile of President Obama by David Remnick, who wrote a major book on the president published in 2011.<p>It's nuanced and touches on issues like gay marriage and Israel and Palestine. But Obama also drops this bombshell about marijuana: "I don't think it …

Ivee Sleek is a voice assistant that controls your connected home via WiFi

By this point, most of us are accustomed to being able to talk to our laptops and phones to get them to do what we want (some of the time, at least). Now, Ivee Sleek is here to give you the same control over all those WiFi-equipped lightbulbs, thermostats and door locks we've been seeing lately. …

How Tesla batteries are powering an energy revolution

Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.<p>They’ve started appearing in a small number of California homes to store electricity generated by rooftop solar panels, and beginning today SolarCity, the Silicon Valley solar …

Securing The Cloud: How To Avoid A Greek Tragedy

In early 2014, Oracle will release “Cloud Odyssey: A Hero’s Quest” – a sci-fi movie about the heroic journey of an ordinary man embracing the cloud. While the movie is set in the future, the name of the movie alludes to Homer’s epic tale, “The Odyssey,” which chronicles the journey of Odysseus, …

Barack Obama: Nelson Mandela was a symbol for justice, equality and dignity

Like many people around the world, I came to know of Nelson Mandela from a distance, when he was imprisoned on Robben Island. To so many of us, he was more than just a man – he was a symbol of the struggle for justice, equality, and dignity in South Africa and around the globe. His sacrifice was so …

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

A few months before he died, 83-year-old Spyros Sathi, widely regarded as the greatest Christian mystic of modern times, agreed to sit down and talk …

Spirituality

Making Things People Want

The problems people encounter in their lives rarely change from generation to generation. The products they hire to solve these problems change all …

Dating

Things Every Guy Must Have In His Apartment

<i>Sometimes you need a break from becoming a Better Man. This article is part of our new Recess series, in which we take things a little less seriously (OK, maybe a lot less seriously).</i><p>Every year, in early January, the technorati of the world convene in Las Vegas, Nev. to unveil the great tech …

CES

Barloworld Logistics chief says shift to rail could offset Gauteng’s e-toll costs

Gauteng

Taxi Drivers See Some Crazy Shit

No matter how thick your skin is, you can only assume that driving a cab in any city is tough. We decided to meet with cab drivers to try and get their side of things and find out some of the crazy shit they've had to put up with over the years.<p>If you live in a major metropolitan area where jumping …

Traits Of A Real Man

April 12, 2015<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>There have been many changes in the roles of the sexes over the past 60 years. As a result, the expectation of men and the standard we are held to has morphed a little. But one thing is for sure: There are certain traits that define masculinity that most men and women would …

Masculinity

Tesla Success Fueled by U.S. Innovation Policy?

I truly love cars, and, having turned 40 recently, I went on a year-long search for the perfect car to celebrate with. I had given up for a while until I came across the amazing Tesla Model S. Tesla Motors represents everything I appreciate in life – innovation, technology, and even tax policy.<p>In …

Apple taken to court over unwanted iOS 7 install download

A California man is taking Apple to court over what he says were "unwanted" downloads of iOS 7 onto his family's gadgets.<p>Mark Menacher, a resident of Poway, Calif., filed a small-claims complaint against Apple's CEO Tim Cook in the Superior Court of California in San Diego on Thursday, asking for …

Tim Cook

UN inquiry finds more civilians killed by US drone strikes than reported

Investigation says at least 400 non-combatants killed in Pakistan by drone strikes and demands US comes clean over casualty figures<p>A United Nations investigation has found that American drone strikes have killed at least 400 civilians in Pakistan, far more than the US has ever acknowledged.<p>Ben …

Apple can read your iMessages, security firm says

In June, Apple said that communication over iMessage is protected by "end-to-end encryption," and so secure that even the company itself "cannot decrypt that data." But on Thursday, security researchers disputed that claim.<p>At the Hack in the Box conference in Kuala Lumpur, Quarkslab -- a …

Kuala Lumpur

Virgin Expat? Sir Richard Branson Leaves UK

Dear Phil Mickelson, this is not about taxes. With a Virgin-based fortune estimated at £2.9 billion and still climbing toward Virgin space, Sir Richard can do what he wants. And now he says he is settling down for good on pristine Necker Island, which he bought decades ago. The billionaire is quick …

How to Follow Your Intuition

Intuition is "knowing" something without being able to explain how you came to that conclusion rationally.[1] It's that mysterious "gut feeling" or …

Self-help

Look out Google: Disconnect says its no-track search tool is taking off

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Disconnect, a startup co-founded by a former Google(s goog) engineer, is fast becoming a darling of privacy advocates — and a …

World's Fastest Computer Will Operate Like a Human Brain

A large group of scientists and researchers is working to develop the fastest computer known to man that would operate much like the human brain.<p>The …

Appearance

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

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Tesla is optimistically going ahead with taking orders in China

On Wednesday (Aug. 21), Tesla Motors officially started taking orders in mainland China. It announced the milestone on the new must-have for any company doing business there—a Sina Weibo account.<p>Tesla has been riding a high since it announced earlier this year it had taken over 300 orders for its …

Tesla

Sony reveals blue 250GB PS3 for $250, exclusive to GameStop

Sony is hoping that by now you either don't already own a PlayStation 3, or <i>direly</i> need a game console to match your primary colored living room decor before November 15th. To that end, the tech giant is releasing the previously Japan-only "azurite blue" PS3 Superslim exclusively to GameStop. The …