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2WD, 4WD or AWD: Which Is Best for You? - Autotrader. If you're looking for a new car, you've probably run across a simple fact: Some cars are 2-wheel drive, while others are 4- or all-wheel drive. So what's the difference? Should you get 4WD just to be safe? Can you use 2-wheel drive in the snow? We've explained the basics of each system, and pointed out the optimal usage for each one. 4-Wheel Drive and All-wheel Drive All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive are easily confused. So which is better? If you live in an area with occasional snow and rain, all-wheel drive is probably the right choice.

But if you live in an area with muddy roads or heavy snow, you'll probably want to go with 4-wheel drive. But what if you live in a warmer climate? 2-Wheel Drive Two-wheel drive cars use one of two setups: front- or rear-wheel drive. Can you drive in the snow without all- or 4-wheel drive? As for the difference between front- and rear-wheel drive, many drivers probably wouldn't notice a thing. Don't Forget. Electric car startups fueled by Chinese money aim to catch Tesla - Times of India. MENLO PARK, California: A few miles from Tesla Motors Inc's Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of vehicles designed and built in the United States with major backing from Chinese investors.

Atieva plans to put a premium electric sedan on the road in 2018, followed by a pair of luxury crossovers in 2020-2021, company executives told Reuters in an exclusive interview. The company is racing not just against Tesla, but also against three China-based startups that are using Silicon Valley technologists. Two of those startups are funded by the same Chinese internet billionaire backing Atieva. All three have opened technical facilities in Silicon Valley in the past year. Only one of those companies, Faraday Future, has said it also plans to build its electric vehicles in the United States. Unlike those companies, Atieva was started in California. "Secret sauce" Crowded field: Manufacturing plans:

Bots will gradually invade every aspect of our lives and transform the way we use mobile devices. By Beerud Sheth Imagine being able to buy a book, order food, book a taxi, get news and do much more from right within your favourite messaging app. Or using any other internet service while using the messaging app. If that sounds inconceivable, it is already happening. There is a major tech revolution going on right now. Slowly, but surely, mobile apps are being replaced by a new type of software program: chatbots . To understand the what, why and how of chatbots, let's take a quick detour through the history of personal computing. In the mid-1980s, we primarily used computers through desktop operating systems and client applications. The bot phenomenon has accelerated dramatically in the last few weeks because popular messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger , Line , WeChat , Telegram , Skype , Slack and many others recently added new features to enable businesses to connect with consumers.

Also Read: How a bunch of Indian startups has taken an early lead in chatbots. How to be a google power user | Cool Infographic Images. Mayday, Mayday - Tesla's battery just killed fossil and nuclear power. As wind and solar power get cheaper all the time, and now battery costs are collapsing into the bargain, nuclear power represents a very slow, expensive and completely inflexible solution to a 'problem' that no longer exists.

Tesla Energy's new mains power battery has just transformed the energy market - giving a huge boost to small scale renewable energy and killing off both fossil fuelled and nuclear power in the process. The announcement of its two domestic-scale lithium batteries, rated at 7kWh and 10kWh of energy storage was widely trailed. But what no one expected was the price - which came in at a half to a quarter of market expectations: "Tesla's selling price to installers is $3,500 for 10kWh and $3,000 for 7kWh. (Price excludes inverter and installation.) Deliveries begin in late Summer. " And according to energy analyst Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds Energy Education, that equates to a life-cycle cost of about $0,02 per kWh stored and released, or a little over 1p in UK money.

"Self-filling" biking bottle pulls water out of thin air. Biking cross-country through rough terrain may mean that access to fresh, drinkable water may be limited. But what if there was a device that could "pull" moisture from the air and transform it into drinking water? That's the idea behind Austrian designer Kristof Retezár's Fontus, a "self-filling" water bottle that can make water out of thin air. The solar-powered bike accessory uses a Peltier Element to generate water. It's essentially a cooler with two chambers that facilitates condensation, and takes in air as the bike moves, which is then slowed and cooled down by barriers that allows it to condense and form water, which is channelled and collected in the bottle. © Kristof Retezár According to The Huffington Post, the gadget can produce 0.5 liters of water in an hour, and works best when temperatures are around 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit) and humidity is around 50 percent.

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Choose your favorite. Here's The Box That Can Turn a Puny Laptop Into a Graphical Powerhouse. Govt. Approves Revolutionary Driverless Metrino Pods To Link Delhi-Manesar. If the future sounds something like this, then the future is right here! Government has approved setting up a network of driverless vehicles, linking Manesar in Gurgaon with New Delhi. Developed by the Metrino Personal Rapid Transit from Auckland, New Zealand, this new way of public transport has been described as a quantum leap in transportation solution. Termed as ‘Metrino’, these are small pods, which can carry upto 5 passengers at a time, and are fully automatic, driverless and travel independently suspended over an overhead network which is usually 5 – 10 meters above ground.

Thus, when a passenger or a group of passengers wish to visit a particular place within this network, all these need to do is hop into one Metrino, specify the destination via voice command or panel and let the pod do the rest. Passengers can also change the destination mid-way, if required. Metrino can travel at a maximum speed of 70 km/hr. Here is a video that will give you an idea of how Metrino pods work. Shut Up and Take My Money - The Coolest Gadgets and Novelty Items on the Internet. How To Become A Google Power User. Ahhhhh the secrets of search.

These simple shortcuts can help you step up your Google game tremendously. I Learned almost every one of these hacks during college. I’ve written hundreds of pages of reports and have used google to research thousands of different things. Utilizing these tools create a much easier way to navigate the web. One of my favorite tricks for finding topical titles is to use the ‘intitle’ option.

This search operator enables you to search for general words in the article and at the same time searching for a specific word in the title. As a marketing student during college I ended up researching a lot about local businesses. Finally, the asterisk. After a quick stint in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tim moved to Austin, Texas at the ripe age of one.

What is NFC & how does it work? Happy birthday, Hubble! 25 stunning photos from the iconic space telescope. What better way to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s quarter-century in orbit than with cosmic fireworks? On Thursday, one day before the 25th anniversary of Hubble’s launch, NASA released an image taken by the space telescope showing a brilliant breeding ground for stars. This stellar nursery is 20,000 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Carina. Here’s a photographic look back through some of the most spectacular images from the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25 years in space. Whirlpool Galaxy and companion: The graceful, winding arms of the majestic spiral galaxy M51 (NGC 5194) appear like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space.

Orion Nebula: This dramatic image offers a peek inside a cavern of roiling dust and gas where thousands of stars are forming. Butterfly Nebula, NGC 6302: What resemble dainty butterfly wings are actually roiling cauldrons of gas heated to more than 36,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Arp 273: Galaxies collide! 21 Pictures That Will Make You Question Your Existence. 21 Pictures That Will Make You Question Your... 21 Pictures That Will Make You Question Your Existence Life Inspirational rozin.abbas for Science Rules As humans, we ascribe a lot of self-importance because we only know about ourselves. Attributes such as humility and sincerity are starting to lose their prominence because we suddenly feel privileged.

Sometimes we forget how small we really are in the grand scheme of things. First, we have to start off with you: This is what you look like from an altitude of 30,000 feet: via flickr / benjy What you look like from 100,000 feet: via Wikipedia Felix Baumgartner jumping out a capsule from the stratosphere, 127,852 feet from earth. via Gen Beta Feeling kind of small? Via Iz I Smile This is how small we are compared to the Sun. via Diply Facebook Really small, right? Via Compu-smart via GIFrific What Did You Think? Rozin.abbas For Science Rules I like to eat. More posts by rozin.abbas Verified Join Diply Today Connect with a social network Sign In to Diply. - Microsoft is Changing The Way We Design ! Animagraffs.

Microsoft's Vision Of Future Technology In 5-10 Years. Hedy Lamarr. During her film career, Lamarr co-invented the technology for spread spectrum and frequency hopping communications with composer George Antheil.[3] This new technology became important to America's military during World War II because it was used in controlling torpedoes. Those inventions have more recently been incorporated into Wi-Fi, CDMA and Bluetooth technology,[4][5][6] and led to her being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014.[3][7] §Early life[edit] Lamarr was born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler in 1914 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, the only child of Gertrud "Trude" Kiesler (née Lichtwitz; 3 February 1894 – 27 February 1977) and Emil Kiesler (27 December 1880 – 14 February 1935).

§Film career[edit] §Europe[edit] Friedrich Mandl, her first husband, objected to what he felt was exploitation of his wife and "the expression on her face" during the simulated orgasm. Lamarr wrote that Mussolini and Hitler had attended lavish parties hosted at the Mandl home. §Hollywood[edit] Infographic-get-more-out-of-google. Www.socialpositives. We need speed on everything. Need more speed on vehicles, more speed on internet and computers. A Supercomputers means the fastest type of computer that is typically used for scientific and engineering applications where we need to handle very large databases and computation. Supercomputers were introduced in the 1960’s by Seymour Cray. China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer is the fastest in the world dealing 33.86 quadrillion floating point operations per second.

Supercomputers are very expensive. For know more about Supercomputers have a look at the graphic below, shows you the world’s top 10 fastest supercomputers ever created. Here’s why you need to stop turning your computer off at night. A new study has quantified the risk of death associated with an array of legal and illegal drugs to find that alcohol was the deadliest of them all, followed by heroin and cocaine. Marijuana, on the other hand, was associated with the lowest risk of death. The study even suggests that we’ve been overestimating how dangerous it is, which means it’s even safer than we thought. The study, led by food chemist and toxicologist Dirk W. Lachenmeier, from the Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Laboratory of Karlsruhe in Germany, figured out the mortality risk associated with a range of substances by comparing each of their lethal doses with the typical amount used.

They refer to this ratio as the ‘margin of exposure' (MOE), which can be used to measure how likely a user is, on average, to unwittingly overdose on their drug of choice. "Our MOE results confirm previous drug rankings based on other approaches. Sources: The Washington Post, The Verge. China Developing Traffic-Straddling Bus That Drives Over Cars. We’re all for creative public transportation, but this scheme from Shenzhen Hashi Future Parking Equipment Co. may go a little too far. The so-called Straddling Bus looks kind of like an above-ground subway — except for the part where regular cars go under the subway cars. The system, unveiled at the Beijing International High-tech Expo in May, consists of a 4 to 4.5 meter-high subway car with passenger boarding on the upper level and a hollow shell on the lower level for vehicles to pass through.

Shenzhen Hashi spouts off some impressive statistics for the system: capacity for 1200 to 1400 passengers, reduction in traffic jams by 20% to 30%, and cheap building costs (10% of the cost of a traditional subway). But we have to wonder about the safety of this thing. Chinese residents won’t have a choice — Beijing’s Mentougou District is already planning a pilot project for the system. Via Engadget. Fuel-Efficient Supersonic Biplane Promises to be the Successor to the Concorde. Beginning in 1976, the Concorde – the world’s first supersonic passenger jet – ferried travelers across the Atlantic in just over three hours.

But there were several challenges associated with the Concorde: The sonic boom it created was a drag, and because only 20 of them were ever produced, they were financial losers. Now, an engineer at MIT has come up with a design concept for a supersonic biplane that would solve all of the problems that plagued the Concorde while boosting fuel efficiency. Photo © Steve Fitzgerald Qiqi Wang, an assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT, along with colleagues from MIT and Stanford, has shown through computer modeling that a biplane (an airplane with two sets of fixed wings instead of just one) produces less drag, and as a result could be much more fuel efficient and less noisy than the Concorde. Why is the sonic boom such a big deal? + MIT News. 89-Year-Old Man Develops Bladeless Bird-Friendly Wind Turbine! The ultimate master list of revenue models used by Internet companies.

Why do mirrors flip things horizontally (but not vertically)? Apple hiring automative technology and design experts: Sources. Apple's secret lab working on electric car. This Huge Urban Zipper Machine Can Reverse Traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge. Siakap Keli - World's Simplest Electric Train. Solar system with 5 Earth-sized planets dicovered. Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived. Scientists have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it. This pen lets you draw every single colour in the world. How to increase lifespan of Laptops. A PLANE HAS BEEN IN SPACE FOR 650 DAYS, AND NO ONE KNOWS WHY. Porsche Trivia, History, and Facts - Things You Didn't Know About Porsche. 2014 Lamborghini Veneno Roadster. How to cut glass. 13 Hacks to Improve Your Google Search.

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