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Thu, Jul 31, 2014 2:24 PM
And by scary, we mean awesome. Besides, you can check out these terrifying coasters from the safety of your computer screen.
Portland, Ore., is ground zero, but working bicycles are catching on everywhere for people who want to leave their car in the garage.
The latex paint microparticles rearrange themselves according to the pattern of light they're exposed to, but only when in a liquid.
The mix of electrical and gene therapy that has proven useful in alleviating deafness could also be used to treat other conditions like Parkinson's and depression.
Understanding the core differences between chromosomes, and which traits from them survive, may help scientists develop better medical treatments of diseases.
South Korean researchers unveil technology that harnesses electric power from the mechanical motion of water, be it rain cascading down a window or swirling toilet water.
Just pour some graphite powder into a kitchen blender, add detergent and hit 'mix.' (But please don't try this at home.)
World Wildlife Fund teams up with Google to create an app that allows field researchers to study threatened animal species. Rhinos in Nepal are the first creatures to be studied.
Ancient remains show little genetic variation across the Neanderthals, suggesting that populations of the species were small and isolated.
How much money and energy do you spend each year powering the gadgets in your home? This infographic breaks it down for you.
The Horseless eCarriage may look like a Brass Era car, but under the skin it's a modern battery electric. The car's future is caught up in a bitter battle (with celebrities!) over the welfare of the horses.
In a departure from the city's wealth of historic attractions, a new open-to-the-public exhibition offers an exciting, LEGO-y glimpse into the future of green building.
These female inventors got busy at the drawing board and transformed the way we live at home, at work and many places in between.
Performance SUVs held the stage — you'd think gas didn't cost more than $3 a gallon — but the EVs were there if you looked.
The more we hooked we get on gadgets, the more often obsolete technology ends up in landfills.
The new system was better at tracking and predicting influenza outbreaks than Google Flu Trends, but it still can't identify the actual motives someone looked up the flu in the first place.
New York Times contributor blogs about cars and other interesting ways of getting around.