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KICKSTARTING THE NEW ATOMIC AGE?

17 Oct 2014 - Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works claims it's had a breakthrough in creating a Compact Fusion Reactor the size of a semi-trailer but capable of safely powering 80,000 homes, while LENR receives its own boost in the form of a 32 day-long test.

VIDEO   ZONE

Volkswagen brings together Star Trek actors William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, along with young Trekkie, to introduce its new e-Golf electric car and XL1 super-efficient hybrid in this new television commercial and follow-up documentary short.

GUEST   COMMENTARIES
Bill Moore

Bill Moore

ME, MY E-BIKE AND MY GOPRO CAMERA

I've been intrigued by the video being shot with the tiny GoPro camera and then I saw the remarkable HD footage shot from the beak of a pelican at InterBike 2014 last month. So I bought one via an eBay auction with the aim of building an electric bicycle tour business. Here's the result of the first shoot.

Steve Stollman

Steve Stollman

IN PURSUIT OF THE PERFECT ALL-WEATHER LEV

Bicycles are great, but they have their shortcomings, especially as the weather turns wet and cold. What's need to make them viable year-round are creative solutions that meld form and function into the perfect Light Electric Vehicle.

URBAN     MOBILITY

How the Motor Car Saved the City

Eric Morris essay chronicles how the invention of the automobile in the late 1890s spared the world's growing cities from drowning in a tsunami of horse manure and urine.