Akshay Verma

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A Brief History of the Submarine

From retrofitted rowboats to amphibious drones, we delve deep into the history of the sub.<p>From retrofitted rowboats to amphibious drones, we delve deep into the history of the sub.

How It Works: Automatic Windshield Wipers

Automakers have spend years trying to perfect wipers that know when to turn themselves on, and how fast to flail back and forth.<p><b>Nowadays automatic wiper blades</b> can be found in plenty of new cars, including the Buick Encore, which the GM brand is happy to tout in the video below. But wipers that …

Godzilla Director on His New King of Monsters

In Legendary's new Godzilla trailer we get a good look at everyone's favorite irradiated lizard. In part two of our interview with Godzilla director Gareth Edwards, we talk about the new King of Monsters—his size, his look, and his significance.<p>Your past work in visual effects and directing …

8 New Ways to Search for Even More Planets

Now that the productive Kepler telescope is down for the count, astronomers are dreaming up new techniques and missions to help them find even more planets around alien stars.<p>Now that the productive Kepler telescope is down for the count, astronomers are dreaming up new techniques and missions to …

Apple iWatch tipped to launch in a few months' time

Through all the months and months of rumors there hasn't been a single official utterance about the Apple iWatch, but word is it's still on the …