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Here’s what Christmas looked like on the International Space Station

Spare a thought for those who were away from their loved ones this Christmas.<p>And there can’t have been many who felt further away than the crew …

The Insane True Story Of How "Titanic" Got Made

James Cameron’s epic “$190 million chick flick” spawned “Leomania” and presented us with a new kind of wish fulfillment.<p><b>The first time I saw</b> <i>Titanic,</i> my father left the theater in the middle of the movie to get a haircut. I didn’t notice he was gone. I wasn’t conscious of any reality but <i>Titanic,</i> …

9 money mistakes to avoid in your 40s

Your 20s were all about setting up your financial foundation and establishing good habits. Your 30s were about life changes like getting married, having kids, and building your career.<p>In your 40s, everything is amplified even more. You've got growing kids and aging parents — and what you <i>don't</i> have …

Retirement

Nissan unveils its Star Wars vehicles

Nissan brought Star Wars to the Los Angeles Auto Show. As part of a deal to promote "Star Wars: The Last Jedi,:" the vehicles included a Nissan Titan custom truck Chris Carlson, AP<p>Jeremy Tucker, a Nissan vice president,, stands beside Star Wars storm troopersand a Star Wars themed model built on …

LA Auto Show

Lockheed Martin's Iron Man-style exoskeleton could soon help soldiers carry heavy equipment over rough terrain

The device works on Dermoskeleton technology, which uses advanced sensors to reduce the amount of stress on the knees and lower back.<p>Lockheed …

Robotics

High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again

“When I went to grab something, I could feel myself grabbing it. When I thought about moving this or that finger, it would move almost right away,” …

Dogs

Supersonic flights could return soon

Since the Concorde flew for the final time in 2003, there have been hints that supersonic air travel could return to the commercial airline industry.<p>Now, it appears that may be happening soon, according to The Market Mogul, which reported that the aircraft production company Boom Supersonic has …

Aerospace

Prince William And Prince Harry To Appear In ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ As Stormtroopers

Fans of the royal family might be pleased to know that Prince William and Prince Harry will be making a surprise cameo in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi,</i> it …

Science Fiction

Tesla Semi Photo Gallery

Tesla

Nissan Leaf

The 150-mile question<p><b>We Like:</b> Attractive design, superb semi-autonomous driving option, killer pricing<p><b>We Don’t Like:</b> Borderline range improvement, CHAdeMO fast-charging plug<p>Although electric vehicle historians will inevitably point to GM’s EV1 as the dawn of the modern electric car, its real …

Nissan Leaf

Tesla pickup truck looks like a mini Tesla semi with a giant bed

During last week's presentation of the new Tesla semi, company CEO Elon Musk introduced an unexpected addition to the Tesla lineup while segueing from the semi to the Roadster: a Tesla pickup truck. This was the second-biggest surprise of the evening, after the Roadster reveal, but with much more …

Tesla Semi

Where to Sit on a Plane for Less Turbulence, According to a Pilot

Experiencing turbulence when flying can be a major nuisance and — if we're being honest — a little scary. If you often find yourself bothered by …

Watch how a rogue drone caused major disruption at a busy airport

This past July a rogue drone was spotted in airspace close to Gatwick, one of the U.K.’s busiest airports. Its appearance forced the temporary …

Aviation

Check Out NASA’s New Instrument that will Look for Life on Enceladus

Ever since the <i>Cassini</i> mission entered the Saturn system and began studying its moons, Enceladus has become a major source of interest. Once the probe …

Astronomy

'StarCraft 2' goes free-to-play after 7 years

<i>StarCraft 2</i> is going to be free to play starting this month, Blizzard revealed at BlizzCon today.<p>Specifically, <i>StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty</i> will be …

The Predator gets an electrifying motion poster

<i>Predator</i> fans browsing the franchise’s official mobile app on Friday might have come across a special surprise: the first poster for <i>The Predator</i>, …

Here's everything you need to know about the F-22 Raptor

The F-22A Raptor is a fifth-generation fighter incorporating fourth-generation stealth technology, radical maneuvering capabilities, the ability to fly at supersonic speed without afterburners and unprecedented pilot situational awareness, making it the most dominant and advanced air superiority …

Aerospace

Everything we know about the mysterious SR-72 — Lockheed Martin's successor to the fastest plane ever

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.<p>The SR-71 was capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound, and the SR-72 is intended to have even more impressive specs. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><i>The SR-72 is the</i> …

Aerospace

NASA satellite spots cause of unprecedented spike in atmospheric CO2

Since the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations have been steadily increasing, but 2015 and 2016 …

Boeing helped finance bailout of Monarch Airlines

Boeing helped finance the £165m bailout of Monarch Airlines last year in a bid to keep the struggling British carrier flying.<p>The owners of Monarch, …

Koenigsegg demolishes Bugatti's brand-new 0-400kph-0 record

5.52 seconds faster! Watch the video.<p>Last month, we told you how a Bugatti Chiron, driven by Juan Pablo Montoya, set a new record for accelerating from 0 to 400 kph (248 mph) and then braking back to 0, all done in 41.96 seconds. Well, that record didn't stand for long — it was just annihilated by …

Say so long to the P-2 Neptune, fire-fighting juggernaut

MISSOULA, Mont. -- Another chapter in aviation history came to an end this past weekend as Neptune Aviation retired the last of their P-2 Neptune firefighting air tankers.<p>“Today is an ending of an era,” said Neptune Aviation chief operating officer Dan Snyder, “and we’re sending them out in …

'Unbreakable' Sequel 'Glass' Is Now Filming: See M. Night Shyamalan's First Set Photo

M. Night Shyamalan‏ has back-to-school jitters on the set of "Glass," a film "seventeen years in the making."<p><b>Spoilers ahead: Stop reading if you aren't up-to-date on Shyamalan's most recent film.</b><p>The director tweeted to fans he was "nervous and excited" to get started on the film, which is both a …

The 'Avatar' Sequels "Will Be the Most Expensive Movies of All Time," According to Fox

Toward the end of <b>Robert Redford</b>‘s <i>Quiz Show</i>, <b>Martin Scorsese</b> shows up to play a powerful executive who snorts at the very real allegations of …

Movies

Coming To America ‘is set to get a sequel’ 30 years after the original

<b>After almost 30 years, Coming To America is going to be receiving its sequel.</b><p>The 1988 hit movie starring Eddie Murphy is poised for a follow up with …

Celebrity Gossip

Honda introduces ‘Riding Assist-e’ self-balancing electric motorcycle

At the upcoming 45th Tokyo Motorshow (October 27 to November 5), Honda will introduce their new ‘Riding Assist-e’ self-balancing motorcycle. As the name suggests this motorbike is aimed at motorcyclists who are just starting out and are still getting used to riding on two wheels. To make it easier …

Volunteer Pilots Swoop Into Puerto Rico With Supplies and Leave With Survivors

They came from as far away as Connecticut at a moment’s notice, landing at an airport without radar, and taking off with women and children.<p>Paul …

The iconic Boeing 747 is being retired in retro style

In celebration of United Airlines retiring the Boeing 747 from its fleet, its final flight will have a 1970s-themed menu and a retro-uniformed crew.<p>The Boeing 747 was launched in 1968, and United made its first commercial 747 flight in July 1970 with a trip from San Francisco to Honolulu. This …

First Southwest 737 MAX Breaks Down With CEO On Board

Southwest Airlines has officially made history as the first US carrier to operate a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The low-cost carrier that’s known for …

Flying
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