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GM wants to ditch the manual controls from its test cars in 2019
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Enlarge / Notice anything wrong with this picture? It’s a little disconcerting to see the interior of a Bolt EV without the driver controls. (credit: General Motors) General Motors is getting ready to ditch the driver for good—at least in its newest R&D vehicles. In 2019, Cruise—the self-driving startup acquired a couple of years ago […]

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The Most Insane Claims From the Climate Conspiracy Manual Just Sent to Thousands of Teachers
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The Heartland Institute, America’s leading peddler of climate change denialism, is back with a new installment in its ongoing misinformation campaign. According to InsideClimate, the Koch brothers-backed think tank recently mailed a second edition of its report on the “unsettled” science of global warming to thousands… Read more…

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Boffins decipher manual for 2,000-year-old Ancient Greek computer
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Antikythera Mechanism inscriptions suggest eclipse, weather prediction and… RTFM Scientists have examined hitherto-obscure inscriptions on the Antikythera Mechanism, a first century BC apparatus comprised of interlocking gears, and now believe the device could predict eclipses and the motion of the planets.…

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2016 Aston Martin V12 Vanage S Manual Release Date, Price and Specs – Roadshow
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After far too long, Aston Martin has seen the light and thrown a manual gearbox in the V12 Vantage S. The result is pretty spectacular…once you get used to it.

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Stick it to The Man: Cars that still offer a manual transmission in 2016 – Roadshow
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Some you might be familiar with, some you might not, but no matter what folks are telling you, it’s still possible to find a stick shift in nearly every segment.

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Leica's M-D is a digital camera for manual purists
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You may be able to live without WiFi on your camera, but would you be willing to ditch JPEG capture, autofocus and any kind of electronic screen? Oh, and pay $6,000 for the privilege, plus thousands more for a lens? If not, you don't fit into Leica's…

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Hyundai’s augmented reality manual: A simple but extremely good idea
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A rather effusive Jonathan gets a demo of Hyundai’s augmented reality owner’s manual. Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn (video link) LAS VEGAS—If you kept a look out for it, you could find a few examples of augmented reality on display at CES this year. There were concept cars with AR heads-up displays (JVC Kenwood and […]

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Grim-faced cosmonaut in ISS manual docking nail-biter
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Yuri Malenchenko’s serious demeanour expained European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake, NASA ‘naut Tim Kopra and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko safely boarded the International Space Station yesterday following a tense manual docking of their Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft with the orbiting outpost.…

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LG V10 Becomes The First Smartphone To Sport A Manual Video Mode
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After month’s of rumours, the LG V10 has finally gone official. While the smartphone pulls of a Samsung-like trick by including a Second Screen for additional functions during usage, the V10 also happens to be the world’s first smartphone to be able to record UHD video with the power of a manual mode. What this […]

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