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The Silk Way Rally is entering its final stages, having rolled through Russia and Kazakhstan. Sebastien Loeb is still leading the way in his Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi, but the pack hasn't given up the fight yet. Bryce Menzies secured the first stage win for Team Mini X Raid overnight, inching closer to the second-placed Peugeot 3008 in the process. Here are some of the best pictures from the middl
Smartwatches may not have found the immediate success that manufacturers were hoping for, and that might be due in part to the smaller screen making some functions, like entering text, more fiddly than they'd be on a phone. Now a team from Stony Brook University has developed a rotational keyboard that allows users to pick letters from a ring around the screen, like an old rotary phone...Cont
The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence (SETI) focuses mainly on looking for radio signals from civilizations elsewhere in the galaxy, but the SETI Institute is taking a new approach – and it involves lasers. Seeking funding via a crowdfunding campaign, the Institute wants to build a series of specialized camera observatories to constantly scan the entire sky in search for transient lase
Scientists have long struggled with finding effective ways to fight back against viral infections. An international investigation led by a team from RMIT in Melbourne has uncovered a previously undiscovered biological process that suppresses the body's natural antiviral response. This research could lead to entirely new treatment strategies for some of the world's most widespread viruses, inc
The new Hyundai i30 hasn't been around for long, but engineers in Seoul have frantically been working to expand the range. Along with the first N Performance model, the i30 has been turned into a slick, four-door Fastback, designed to mimic more expensive four-door coupes from Audi and BMW. ..Continue Reading Hyundai takes a knife to the roof to create slick i30 Fastback Category: AutomotiveT
Some car manufacturers use motor shows to launch their cars, and some favour intimate events full of influencers and celebrities who can drum up some #hype. Jaguar decided to take a different approach for the E-Pace, which was launched – literally – with the world's longest barrel roll for a production vehicle...Continue Reading Video: Jaguar barrel rolls the E-Pace into the Guinness Book of
There's a new Phantom on the way, and Rolls-Royce has big plans for the launch. Phantoms owned by movie stars, military generals and land-speed record holders will be rolled out for an exhibition celebrating the car's illustrious history in London – and the latest addition is a big one. If the paintwork didn't give it away, this Phantom V belonged to John Lennon. ..Continue Reading Rolls-Royc
Having established its high performance N sub-brand in 2015, and followed up with some impressive concept cars, Hyundai has unveiled the first production vehicle to be released under the N banner. With the i30 N, the Korean automaker says it wants to bring ""exhilarating driving pleasure" to the masses, and judging by the specs it isn't kidding...Continue Reading Hyundai heats up its i30 hatc
One of the smallest off-road camping trailers we've seen of late is also the one with the biggest attitude. Oregon Trail'R coats its tiny Do-Drop Alpha off-road teardrop with bed liner and ruggedizes the chassis for added grit in the rough stuff. Besides making the trailer tougher all around, these changes bring a nasty-mean look. ..Continue Reading Tiny off-road teardrop proves itself the al
Ravens have something of a famous memory, having shown an ability to recall the faces of their captors and others who have wronged them in the past. But can they turn their mind to the future? New research suggests that indeed they can, finding that these brainy birds' ability to plan ahead is on par with only humans and great apes. ..Continue Reading Forward-thinking ravens plan for the futu is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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