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Autonomous vehicles are getting much better at sensing their surroundings, but even they still need to be able to directly see a hazard to react to it. Now, a Stanford team is developing a laser-based system that may allow driverless cars to see around blind corners, and come to a stop before a child runs out or another car speeds by...Continue Reading Laser system may let autonomous vehicles
British firm Heatherwick Studio has unveiled plans for a new residential project in Manhattan, New York City. Consisting of two buildings situated either side of the High Line, their most distinctive feature is their unusual bulging glazing, which brings to mind the firm's recently-completed Zeitz MOCAA. ..Continue Reading Heatherwick Studio plans pair of bulging residential buildings for N
What's got a 1,500 horsepower Hellcat motor, twin high speed tank tracks, a racing harness and 16 inches of suspension travel? The utterly bonkers Ripsaw EV3-F1, a luxury sports tank that wheelies, drifts and flies through the air like a 7,700 pound two-stroke dirt bike. You'd have to see it to believe it...Continue Reading Ripsaw EV3-F1 crowned "the most obnoxious vehicle ever made," and we'
Vintage Electric offers a few emission-free ways to get around California, and for its latest retro-inspired ride it has enlisted one the Golden State's most iconic figures. Big wave surfer Jeff Clark is best known for spending 15 years paddling into the Mavericks break alone before it became world famous, but for his latest ride he is taking a much drier (and safer) approach. The Jeff Clark
As concept cars go, the Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion has all of the futuristic wow points in place. It's all-electric. It's autonomous. It's got artificial intelligence. It recognizes passengers through biometrics. And it was just unveiled in Geneva...Continue Reading Volkswagen details futuristic I.D. Vizzion Concept autonomous sedan in GenevaCategory: AutomotiveTags: Concept Cars
Fat may be a villain of our time, but it's not fair to paint it all with the same brush. There are actually several types of the stuff – white fat, which stores excess energy, and brown fat, which the body readily burns to keep warm. Now, researchers at the Salk Institute have identified the protein that allows brown fat to expend energy, opening up a new potential avenue for treating obesity
MB&F is noted for thinking outside the box in regard to things horological, and that shows as the Swiss Brand unveils its latest timepiece. Designed and built in collaboration with Finnish watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva, the MB&F MoonMachine 2 is not only the company's latest take on its Horological Machine collection, but is also the first wristwatch to incorporate a projected moonphase display
We've seen a fair number of wooden bicycles recently, along with plenty of electric motorcycles. Well, now it's time to meet the Rocsie. It's a Spanish-built cafe racer-style electric motorbike, with a laminated bent-wood frame...Continue Reading Retro electric motorcycle has a heart of beechCategory: MotorcyclesTags: Electric Motorcycles Indiegogo WoodenRelated Articles
Like other automakers around the globe, Kia is getting serious about electrification. In the coming years, the Korean automaker will build on its current collection to offer more than a dozen different electrified vehicles. A first look at what that electrified future might look like, the Niro EV concept is a fully electric crossover with a few other tricks up its sleeve...Continue Reading Ki
Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a new stem-cell-based treatment for strokes. When tested in animal models, the technique was found to reduce brain damage and help the brain heal itself faster, and the results have been promising enough that human clinical trials may follow as soon as next year...Continue Reading Stem cells help patch up brain damage in stroke victimsCa 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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