Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

Nov 27, 2014

Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi’s commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked. Joshua Apte has ...

Nov 20, 2014

Man charged over New York subway death

A 34-year-old man has been arrested and charged with second degree murder for allegedly pushing a man to his death under a New York subway train, police said Wednesday. The incident took place in the Bronx, where the victim, Wai Kuen Kwok, was waiting ...

Nov 14, 2014

Gambia to build first vehicle bridge over nation's longest river

Gambia on Thursday announced its first-ever bridge across the river taking up most of its territory, in a multimillion-dollar project to ease the arduous journey across the country. The West African nation of about 1.8 million people is a thin finger of land flanking ...

Nov 13, 2014

Honda starts jet engine output as it pushes into aviation business

Honda Motor Co. began manufacturing engines Wednesday for its HondaJet small aircraft at a subsidiary in Burlington, North Carolina, and expects certification by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in the first quarter of next year. The HF120 turbofan engine, developed jointly with U.S. electric ...

Drone sightings up dramatically in America

Nov 13, 2014

Drone sightings up dramatically in America

The U.S. government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials say. Just two years ago, such reports were still unusual. Many ...

Nov 4, 2014

Workers find last missing Concordia victim while dismantling ship

The body of an Indian waiter who was the last missing victim of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has been found by crews dismantling the vessel, authorities said Monday. The body was discovered by workers clearing debris from the ship in a passenger’s ...

More electric-car drivers trading gas for free solar power

Nov 1, 2014

More electric-car drivers trading gas for free solar power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid vehicle. The ...