Mission to hunt aliens on Mars reveals landing site where extraterrestrial life most likely to be found

12 Nov by admin

electric motorcycling is on a charge

Full on-board charging takes 3 ¾ hours at 1800W and gives a minimum operating range of 100 miles, while an ingenious component mounting plate/heat sink arrangement permits technological upgrades to take place in situ. Though it might be argued that all this offers limited usability for an outlay of £40,000, the eV-Twin is engineered to […]
12 Nov by admin

Can You Stave Off A Cold With Willpower Alone?

cwick (Chadwick Matlin, deputy editor): :sniffle: Maggie, Anna and Christie, I’ve gathered you all to discuss the kind of question that could change EVERYTHING (and one well-timed for flu season): When I know it’s really important for me not to be sick for a day or two (say, if there’s an election coming), can I […]
12 Nov by admin

Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable

LONDON, (Reuters) – After years of nursing a sometimes dusty cylinder of metal in a vault outside Paris as the global reference for modern mass, scientists are updating the definition of the kilogram. FILE PHOTO: A trader weighs gold nuggets at an illegal mine-pit in Walungu territory of South-Kivu province near Bukavu, Democratic Republic of […]
12 Nov by admin

NAAA boosts effort to recruit more technicians for auto auction industry

Bailey: Assumes leadership post A shortage of technicians is not just an issue facing dealers. Auction services, too, say good tech help is often hard to find. To that end, the National Auto Auction Association is contracting with CARS Recon Inc. to help member auctions recruit and hire technicians. At an auction’s request, CARS Recon […]
12 Nov by admin

Briton dies from rabies after trip to Morocco | Science

A Briton has died after contracting rabies while visiting Morocco, public health officials have said. The UK resident was infected with the disease after being bitten by a cat, Public Health England (PHE) said on Monday. PHE did not release any further details but reassured the public there was no wider risk. It said health […]
12 Nov by admin

2020 Toyota Corolla to bow Nov. 15

With the debut next week of its 2020 Corolla, Toyota will emphasize the global nature of its compact sedan. The 2020 Toyota Corolla will bow at the Guangzhou auto show in China on Thursday, and it’ll make a simultaneous appearance at a private media event in California. The first time the U.S. public will see […]
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Max Verstappen ordered to do ‘public service’ after clash with Esteban Ocon

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his 10th win of the season as he takes the Brazilian GP ahead of Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen. Lewis Hamilton savors the moment after clinching his fifth F1 world title with fourth place behind Max Verstappen in the Mexican Grand Prix. Race winner Kimi Raikkonen is flanked by second-placed Max Verstappen […]
12 Nov by admin

Sam Lipsyte on the Double Meaning of “Character”

In “Show Recent Some Love,” your story in this week’s issue, a man named Isaac works at an advertising company whose chief, after being outed as a sexual predator, has stepped down. The chief was also, for a while, Isaac’s stepfather. Inevitably, this story will be classed as a kind of #MeToo story. What made […]
12 Nov by admin

Export scams and schemes create enforcement morass

On August, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers visited two freight forwarders near Los Angeles. They were accompanied by Lou Koven, a special agent with the National Insurance Crime Bureau, and Terrill Bealey, an investigator with the California Highway Patrol’s Foreign Export and Recovery Team. They were looking for new vehicles that intelligence indicated were […]