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March 15, 2015 9:19 AM Dominant team turns race into procession

Nico Rosberg, who flashed by the chequered flag in second place, was only 1.3 seconds behind the winner, his teammate Lewis Hamilton. The pair of them, riding in those silver Mercedes, looked like princes returning their horses to the stable. More than a third of a lap behind Rosberg was Sebastian Vettel in his Ferrari, shadowed by Filipe Massa's Williams 6

March 14, 2015 11:24 AM Engineers made flexible chameleon like skin that can change colour

EUROPE: Engineers have created an incredibly thin, chameleon-like material that can change colour – on demand – by simply applying a minute amount of force. The material paves the way for an entirely new class of display technologies, colour-shifting camouflage, and sensors that can detect otherwise imperceptible defects in buildings, bridges, and aircraft 35

March 13, 2015 9:56 PM Change your skin color anytime you want using the Chameleon-like synthetic skin

A few days ago, a group of scientists unlocked the secret to chameleon’s ability to quickly change their skin color from green to yellow to red. And now, a different group was able to invite a chameleon-like synthetic skin that will allow anyone to change their skin color as preferred. The team produced an amazingly thin material that resembles the chameleon’s 36

March 13, 2015 6:28 PM Apple MacBook Parody Video Features Old Footage of Giggling Spanish Comedian

A Spanish comedian with a laugh so infectious it can bring tears to the eyes of his audience has become an unlikely meme as he tells the story of how Apple's new MacBook was created. A video called "Apple Engineer Talks About the New 2015 MacBook" has racked up more than two million views since it was posted on Wednesday. In the video, a man identified 49

March 12, 2015 5:00 AM Govt faced with shortages of project consultants

Responding to the committee of supply speech delivered by the Minister of Infrastructure Science and Technology (MIST), Nonofo Molefhi, the Shoshong MP, Phillip Makgalemele said there was lack of extensive consultation in the ministry because government infrastructure did not accommodate the latest architectural developments. “We need to increase the consultation 10

March 11, 2015 4:29 PM How do chameleons change color? (+video)

The chameleon's uncanny ability to change color has long mystified people, but now the lizard's secret is out: Chameleons can rapidly change color by adjusting a layer of special cells nestled within their skin, a new study finds. Unlike other animals that change color, such as the squid and octopus, chameleons do not modify their hues by accumulating 42

March 10, 2015 11:39 PM Apple's Tim Cook cites record sales and "unbelievable" year

Apple CEO Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting, one day after he announced details about the new smartwatch Apple plans to start selling next month. A year ago, some investors were voicing frustration over Apple's lagging stock and activist Carl Icahn was pressing Cook to return more cash to shareholders 9

March 10, 2015 3:39 PM Solar plane on first sea leg of epic round-the-world bid

MUSCAT: Solar Impulse 2 headed to India Tuesday on the first sea crossing of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun. Pilot Bertrand Piccard kept the aircraft close to the Pakistani coast on the 1,465 kilometer (910 mile) journey over the Arabian Sea to Ahmedabad from the Omani capital Muscat. The sea legs pose the greatest 26

March 10, 2015 2:27 PM Solar plane on first sea leg

Muscat - Solar Impulse 2 headed to India on Tuesday on the first sea crossing of its epic bid to become the first plane to fly around the world powered solely by the sun. Pilot Bertrand Piccard kept the aircraft close to the Pakistani coast on the 1 465km journey over the Arabian Sea to Ahmedabad from the Omani capital Muscat. The sea legs pose the greatest 27

March 10, 2015 4:59 AM Solar Plane Starts Second Leg of Epic Round-the-World Bid

Muscat: Solar Impulse 2 took off today from Oman, launching the second leg of its epic bid to become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world, in a test of its pilots' endurance. The aircraft took off from Muscat at 6.35 am, local time, for what is expected to be a 16-hour, 1,465 kilometre journey over the Arabian Sea to Ahmedabad in India 40