Ford has developed a concept model that runs primarily on solar power, which could bring the world one step closer to having a vehicle for everyday driving that is not dependent on traditional energy sources.
The C-MAX Solar Energi Concept is a collaboration between Ford, SunPower Corp. and the Georgia Institute of Technology. The concept car is expected to be unveiled next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Lightning strikes killed fewer people in the U.S. last year than in any other year on record, officials said Thursday. Just 23 people died as a direct result from lightning strikes in 2013, according to figures from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This is in contrast with 1943, the deadliest year for lightning strikes in the U.S. when 432 people were struck and killed.
High levels of good HDL cholesterol and low levels of the bad LDL kind are not just helpful for your heart, they're better for your brain as well, a new study finds. In fact, the wrong levels of the two types of cholesterol are associated with more of the protein deposits in the brain associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease. That's according to the first study to look at the relationship between specific cholesterol levels and brain amyloid deposits in living humans, not just autopsy patients. It's published Monday in the journal JAMA Neurology.
Rail cars from a mile-long train carrying crude oil have burst into flames as they derailed after a collision in North Dakota. A plume of thick black smoke could be seen many miles away and explosions were heard. The incident occurred about a mile outside the town of Casselton. The number of crude oil carloads transported by U.S. rail lines jumped from almost 11,000 in 2009 to a projected 400,000 in 2013.
(CNN) -- The man suspected of robbing banks and killing a police officer was convicted of threatening President Barack Obama in 2010, the Secret Service said Sunday.
A nationwide manhunt for the suspected bank robber -- identified as 40-year-old Mario Edward Garnett by Phoenix police -- ended when a Phoenix police detective shot and killed a man after a new bank robbery on Saturday.
Secret Service spokesman Max Milien said that Garnett is the same individual arrested in 2010 in Oklahoma City for threatening the President.
Court records show Garnett pleaded guilty to those threats, was sentenced to eight months in federal prison and ordered to get mental health care upon his release.
He was not allowed to own a gun.