Japan Company To Give Maglev Tech To U.S. For Free

April 15, 2014
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Japan Company To Give Maglev Tech To U.S. For Free

The Japanese rail operator JR Tokai said it would not charge the US to license its proprietary “maglev” technology, which allows trains to hover about 4 inches (10 centimeters) above tracks and travel at speeds of 310 mph (500 kph), according to Nikkei. It is hoping the US will use its train for a proposed high-speed rail line between Washington D.C. and Baltimore.

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Rio: 2014 World Cup Countdown

April 2, 2014
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Rio: 2014 World Cup Countdown

Rio de Janeiro is a magnificent city for travelers looking for a well-rounded experience of Brazil. Rio is more than a popular backdrop for movies. It’s home to iconic soccer players like Pelé

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Sibui Nazarenko, Blair Lee and Gabi Zieba

March 24, 2014
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Russian Sibui Nazarenko with Next Milan

Sibui Nazarenko worked in Europe since 2012 with Next Milan, Blair Lee from Elite joined One Management earlier this year

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Light and Bright 2014

March 24, 2014
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Light and Bright 2014

These are perfect light and bright looks for spring and summer, the Sam and Lavi S/S 2104 collection.

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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Time And Fuel

March 19, 2014
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Audi Traffic Light Recognition Could Save Time And Fuel

Soon, cars may pay more attention to their surroundings than drivers. People prefer to immediately notice when a traffic light…

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UK’s new 12-sided £1 said to be the world’s most secure coin

March 19, 2014
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UK’s new 12-sided £1 said to be the world’s most secure coin

The UK is planning to introduce a new 12-sided £1 coin that it says will be the hardest in the…

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Daily escapes: Sancerre, Kauai & Valencia

March 11, 2014
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Circuitous medieval streets, half-timbered houses, quaint storefronts, butterscotch-hued buildings, and turreted rooftops that gleam like copper pennies

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Cuiabá: 2014 World Cup Countdown

March 11, 2014
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Cuiabá: 2014 World Cup Countdown

Cuiabá is a host city not to be overlooked by visitors when traveling to Brazil for the World Cup. In…

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Newborn Turtles’ Mysterious “Unknown Years” Finally Revealed

March 9, 2014
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Newborn Turtles’ Mysterious “Unknown Years” Finally Revealed

After tiny loggerhead turtles hatch from eggs buried on Florida beaches, they scramble frantically out to sea. Once in the…

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Chloé : s/s 14 campaign

March 7, 2014
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Chloé : s/s 14 campaign

French fashion house Chloé has chosen French singer Lou Doillon and German supermodel Julia Stegner to represent its Spring/Summer 2014…

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Katie Shillingford Styled Gareth Pugh’s Fall 2014 Collection

March 6, 2014
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Katie Shillingford Styled Gareth Pugh’s Fall 2014 Collection

Katie Shillingford collaborated with her longtime friend Gareth Pugh (the pair met when they were both studying at Central Saint…

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First Mass-Produced Hydrogen Car

March 6, 2014
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When it comes to alternate energy sources, most automakers think simply—battery power or bust. That’s what makes the Hyundai Tucson…

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New York Fashion Week: Fall/Winter 2014.2015

March 5, 2014
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Considering the extreme wintry weather show-goers had to endure, designers were sympathetic to their plight and offered up a subtle,…

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Dresses the Modern Woman

March 4, 2014
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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Dresses the Modern Woman

The Scene: The show’s backdrop was not a plain white wall but a massive female face with flippy chin-length hair,…

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A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

March 3, 2014
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A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig

While traveling, only eat fruit that you peel yourself since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling…

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WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Curiosity as Ansel Adams

March 3, 2014
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WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Curiosity as Ansel Adams

This landscape scene photographed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover shows rows of rocks in the foreground and Mount Sharp on…

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4.4-Billion-Year-Old Crystal Is Earth’s Oldest Fragment

February 25, 2014
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4.4-Billion-Year-Old Crystal Is Earth’s Oldest Fragment

Using two dating techniques, scientists have confirmed that a tiny zircon, a mineral from Australia’s Jack Hills region, is indeed…

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5 Secretly Healthy Chocolate Desserts

February 19, 2014
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5 Secretly Healthy Chocolate Desserts

Two words: Portion control. This cheesecake recipe has all the good stuff — ricotta, cream cheese, butter — but it’s…

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Dessert of the Month: Mango-Coconut Rounds

February 19, 2014
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Dessert of the Month: Mango-Coconut Rounds

Which to love more about these sweets: the tropical flavor of the dried mango and coconut — or the ease…

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Life is a beautiful

February 14, 2014
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Life is a beautiful

It was such an honor to be in Paris with Lacoste for the launch of their Life is a Beautiful…

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Clever Robots Act Like Termites to Form Problem-Solving Colony

February 14, 2014
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Clever Robots Act Like Termites to Form Problem-Solving Colony

Inspired by termites, a team of scientists at Harvard University has created a herd of robots that can build structures…

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Feature

Andreea Diaconu x Gilles Bensimon: Vogue Paris

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The French edition of Vogue magazine, Vogue Paris, is a fashion magazine that has been published since 1920. The French edition of Vogue was first issued on June 15, 1920. More information about French Vogue in the 1920s is available in Mary E. Davis’s book…

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