October 24 – November 1: Vehicles of the Week

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This picture taken on October 29, 2014 shows 48 years old carpenter Liu Fulong (L) driving a wooden car made by himself on a street in Shenyang, northeast China’s Liaoning province. Liu Fulong, who stopped his education after primary school, spent more than 3 months on this wooden electric car that could travel at full speed 30 km per hour when fully charged, local media reported. (Photo by AFP Photo) Continue reading »

October 18-25: The Week in Arts, Fashion and Festivals, Part 3

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People stand near an inflated Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman floating on a lake at the Century Park in Shanghai October 23, 2014. (Photo by Aly Song/Reuters)
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October 18-25: The Week in Arts, Fashion and Festivals, Part 2

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A Nihang or a Sikh warrior, yawns while wearing a turban during a religious procession to mark the Bandi Chhorh Divas in the northern Indian city of Amritsar October 24, 2014. Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhorh Divas a day after Diwali to mark the return of the Sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji, who was freed from imprisonment from the fort of Gwalior by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in October 1619. (Photo by Munish Sharma/Reuters)
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October 18-25: The Week in Arts, Fashion and Festivals, Part 1

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Performers dressed Ultraman characters attend the opening red carpet event of the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), in Tokyo, Japan, October 23, 2014. The TIFF will show a variety of film screenings until 31 October. (Photo by Christopher Jue/EPA)
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October 11-18: The Week in Arts, Fashion and Festivals, Part 2

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Two cosplayer pose at the “Frankfurter Buchmesse” on October 12, 2014 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Cosplay is a contraction of the words “costume” and “play” together. Cosplayer live their hobby with animated films, comics and mangas and role playing. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
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October 11-18: The Week in Arts, Fashion and Festivals, Part 1

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Models walk the runway at the New Gen II show during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul SS15 at Antrepo 3 on October 16, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for IMG)
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Rare October Storm Dumps 15 Inches of Snow on East Coast

Rare October Storm Dumps 15 Inches of Snow on East Coast

Snow hangs on rose petals as snowfall begins in Nyack, New York, October 29, 2011. A rare October snowstorm bore down on the heavily populated Northeast on Saturday, with some areas bracing for up to a foot of snow and major power outages. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: England Basks in its Hottest October Day on Record

Photo of the Day: England Basks in its Hottest October Day on Record

Crowds of sun seekers fill the beach on October 1 in Brighton, England. The U.K.’s national weather service the Met Office says Saturday’s temperature reached 85.8 F (29.9 C) at Gravesend in southeast England. That is the highest October temperature since records began a century ago, beating the previous high of 84.9 F (29.4 C) reached on Oct. 4, 1985. (Peter MacDiarmid / Getty Images / AP)

Google Will Introduce Aptera 2e Electric Car in October

Google Will Introduce Aptera 2e Electric Car in October
Even last summer, became aware of Google’s intention to engage in the production of automobiles and invest 5.5 million dollars in the development of new electric cars. This amount was divided between the two companies – Aptera Motors and ActaCell.

Aptera Motors, together with Google is developing a two-seat car, which is equipped with a hybrid or electric motor. A car will be able to accelerate to 140 km/h, «hundreds» reach approximately 10 seconds. Max distance – 160 km. And less than 1 liter of fuel per 100 km. Aptera 2e arrive at the California market in October this year and the cost will be approximately $ 30 thousand dollars. Continue reading »