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Valve's annual Steam Halloween Sale is live

Just two weeks removed from Valve’s stealth-themed Steam sale, the company has gone live with its next promotion. The Steam Halloween Sale offers …

Welcome To the Ghost Town That Virgin Galactic Built

Spaceport America was supposed to be the bustling home for private space. But right now, it's little more than a movie set.<p>Five years from now, this hunk of remote ground will be the place for shuttling tourists to suborbital space, launching small satellites, and serving as a hub for all things …

US Air Force's new stealth bomber: What you need to know

There’s a new stealth bomber joining the U.S. Air Force and it will be one incredible aircraft. In war, this strike aircraft can fly deep into hostile areas – undetected – where it can unleash serious munitions against an enemy.<p>The Air Force announced Tuesday that it chose Northrop Grumman to build …

Here's why NASA won't work with China to explore space

<b>Note: Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen or read "The Martian."</b><p>In the "The Martian," a hit sci-fi novel and recent blockbuster movie, there's a moment where NASA launches a rocket full of supplies to Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars.<p>Unfortunately for Watney, the rocket blows up and NASA …

Space Exploration

Lockheed Martin's autonomous firefighting helicopter is nearly ready for deployment

Every year, catastrophic wildfires tear through millions of acres of land across the United States, wreaking havoc not only on the communities within …

Saudi-Born Naval Engineer Gets 11 Years For Plot to Sink Aircraft Carrier

WASHINGTON — Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 36, of Yorktown, Virginia, was sentenced today to 132 months in prison for attempted espionage relating to his …

Progress: Robots no longer have to fall over like drunk humans

Robots seem to be getting more advanced every day. They can run on their own in the forest, find their way around your house as they clean it, and even build IKEA furniture (sort of). But one thing they’re still terrible at is staying upright.<p>They fall down stairs:<p>They roll off their feet:<p>And at …

Robotics

Your first look at Elite: Dangerous' rover, Mass Effect's Mako in first-person

Frontier Development's founder David Braben went to his personal YouTube channel to unveil <i>Elite: Dangerous'</i> newest vehicle, the Scarab Surface Recon Vehicle (SRV). Part of the spacefaring simulation's upcoming Horizons expansion, it looks like an absolute blast to drive.<p>The Horizons expansion, …

Mass Effect

My initial impressions of the Surface Book | On MSFT

During my time on the demo floor at the Microsoft Windows 10 event, I managed to get my hands on the Surface Book for a short while, and get a feel …

Why the video game industry is on the edge its first major strike

The video game industry could be about to face its first major labor action.<p>Members of SAG-AFTRA voted almost unanimously to authorize a strike …

I'm a Star Wars fan, but won't be watching The Force Awakens

I’ve still got my action figures and have spent evenings debating the history of the Old Republic, but let’s face it: the franchise’s rough-hewn magic is long gone<p>You’d have to be living in an ice cave on the planet Hoth to have avoided news of The Force Awakens, the Star Wars sequel set for …

Windowless Planes Offer Passengers Spectacular Panoramic Views

An international design agency has come up with an intriguing and innovative new aviation concept that has won them a prestigious award – windowless …

27 People Reveal The Most Ridiculously Crazy Things They’ve Said At Their Job Interviews

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/LU3gdW<p>I really can’t believe people got hired by saying these things, just like Adam Sandler going …

If dogs got high