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Cities Cause Hurricanes to Dump Extra Rain on Them

Cities Cause Hurricanes to Dump Extra Rain on Them

It wasn’t a whodunnit. Last year’s unprecedented rainfall and flooding in Houston were the proximate result of Hurricane Harvey, a massive storm born northeast of Venezuela and reborn in the Gulf of Mexico, where it rapidly intensified, made landfall over Houston, and then stayed—parked, as […]

Construction Workers Toil Away in San Francisco’s Toxic Air

Construction Workers Toil Away in San Francisco’s Toxic Air

From where Trina Hill is stationed at the corner of 16th and Illinois streets, she can see the future of San Francisco rising all around her. This is the Mission Bay neighborhood, the new hotbed for science, tech, and medicine. Warriors Stadium is right across […]

How California Needs to Adapt to Survive Future Fires

How California Needs to Adapt to Survive Future Fires

Editor’s note: This is a developing story about California’s Camp Fire. It will be updated as more information becomes available. On November 8, an unimaginably fierce firestorm broke out in Northern California. Fed by dry vegetation, and fanned by northeasterly winds pouring off the Sierra […]

*The Expanse* Gets Artificial Gravity Right in This Neat Trick

*The Expanse* Gets Artificial Gravity Right in This Neat Trick

As a fan of science fiction and science, I have to say that The Expanse has a bunch of great science. It’s not just the science in the show. The characters also seem to demonstrate an understanding of physics. One scene from the first season […]

New Jaguar Land Rover tech lets cars ‘talk’ to traffic lights

New Jaguar Land Rover tech lets cars ‘talk’ to traffic lights

A new system from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will enable cars to ‘talk’ to traffic lights, gathering information that lets them to inform their drivers of the right speed to travel at to hit a series of green lights.  The “vehicle-to-infrastructure” or V2X system is […]

New Maserati Levante V6 petrol 2018 review

New Maserati Levante V6 petrol 2018 review

When Maserati unleashed the Ghibli-based Levante SUV in 2016, its global sales pretty much doubled overnight, and at that point it was fair to say that Maserati, the brand, was well and truly back in business. Two and a half years down the line the […]

New Ford Focus Vignale 2018 review

New Ford Focus Vignale 2018 review

Ford’s resurrected Vignale brand has been around since 2015. It now spans almost the entire model range, from the Fiesta supermini to the flagship Edge SUV. But until now, the chrome-covered Focus has been conspicuous in its absence; Ford buyers in search of a posh […]

New 2019 Toyota Corolla Saloon joins hatch and estate

New 2019 Toyota Corolla Saloon joins hatch and estate

This is the new Toyota Corolla Saloon. The four-door version of the 12th-generation Corolla will join the already-revealed hatchback and estate to form a three-strong family when UK sales begin in the first quarter of 2019. The saloon’s debut will mark the first time that a […]

Amazon has reduced these Philips 4K LED TVs for one day only

Amazon has reduced these Philips 4K LED TVs for one day only

If you’re looking to buy a new TV in the near future, you’ve probably been planning to wait until Black Friday on November 23, when most of the big brands and retailers will be offering discounts across their ranges.  While the Black Friday and Cyber […]

Realme 2, Realme C1 Receiving Update With November Android Security Patch

Realme 2, Realme C1 Receiving Update With November Android Security Patch

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Realme Mobiles Realme 2 will get the ColorOS 5.2 update in the end of December 2018 Realme on Thursday announced the release of the latest firmware update for its Realme 2 and Realme C1 smartphones in India. The new update brings ColorOS […]