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Wed, Aug 27, 2014 3:20 AM
A study suggests some toxic substances may irritate skin and organs.
The ultra-efficient XL1 is on the market but only in Europe (for $146,000). But a 4-seat XL2 could come here, at a much lower price. Should Elio be worried?
t's the 50th anniversary of the Mustang, and it's surprisingly hard to sort out the claims and counter-claims. A bunch of folks say they deserve first-car bragging rights.
Lightweight, inexpensive battery packs are making electric propulsion practical, for everything from yachts and launches to pontoon boats. (Planes, too, but that's another story.)
The oft-mocked 'personal transporters' have been legal in the country for less than 2 months and, already, a man has been arrested for Segwaying while hammered.
Free remote courses are helping universities recruit gifted students from underserved communities around the globe.
Rubber bullets, tear gas and sound cannons may be nonlethal but they can still cause physical harm.
Lechal's smart footbeds promise to directly interact with Google Maps via your smartphone, buzzing on the left or right depending on which way you should go.
Google designs its own bite-proof super material to stave off shark-induced Internet pandemonium.
Simultaneously burn calories, cut back on your utility bills and do the laundry with a conceptual washing machine-treadmill hybrid dubbed Wheel.
The robots could eventually be used to explore or form tools that humans can use.
No one looks forward to spending hours and hours in a cramped airplane seat, but there are ways to make those lengthy flights more comfortable.
Texting teens get the bad rap, but most people are guilty of taking their eyes off the road for a variety of reasons.
The ancient mummification yarns were coated in tree resin and aromatic plant extracts that had powerful antibacterial properties.
Life is all about bumps in the road, but here's why bumps in the sky aren't a big deal either.
And you don't want to make a little girl cry, do you?
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.