Eric Vidal Marcos

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$1.6 Million Hennessey Venom F5 Debuts With More Than 1,600 HP

Supercar aims for 300-plus mph<p>After months of teasers, the Hennessey Venom F5 has been fully revealed at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Company founder John Hennessey set out to build the fastest road car on Earth, and his latest supercar just might have the specs to pull that off.<p>The Venom F5 is …

Hate doing the laundry? This robot washes, dries, irons and folds your clothes

And it could go into production as early as NEXT YEAR!<p>Thanks to Panasonic, it might not be too long before your overflowing wash basket receives its …

DeLorean's next car is a flying one

Paul DeLorean isn't as famous as Larry Page, Airbus or Uber, but he's competing with all three in the race to build a flying car. DeLorean does have a famous name, however, and is the nephew of <i>the</i> John DeLorean, maker of the eponymous sports car made famous by <i>Back to the Future</i>. In a profile at …

Flying Car

SpaceX is planning to do something really cool today

<b>UPDATE: Aug. 14, 2017, 1:36 p.m. EDT</b> The launch and landing of the Falcon 9 rocket was successful. Read our post and watch the video of the …

Space Travel

Do you Want to be Programmer? A Brief Overview of Some Key Essentials

With today’s economy being such as it is, and there being a heavy influence of technology in every aspect of the modern organization, the ability to …

The trucking industry has to embrace electric propulsion fast or face obsolescence

While electric cars have been part of the car industry since its very beginning, they are only now starting to truly transform the industry and they are expected to dominate it over the next few decades.<p>Things are likely to move much quicker in the trucking industry now that EVs have matured and if …

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage!<p><i>Note: This story was updated on December 1.</i><p>Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on an ambitious commitment, and the state of South Australia is now home to the world’s biggest battery. The battery installation is connected to a wind farm (that's …

Energy

7 best new fonts of 2017

Like any design element, we all have our favourite fonts to fall back on. But you don’t want your work to get stale. So it’s good once in a while to …

Here are all the cars eligible for 2018 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year

Everything you need to know about Tesla Model 3, which is starting production

We’re gonna rock down to Electric Avenue, and the stakes couldn’t be any higher<p>Today’s the day for Tesla. The automaker says it expects to complete production of “SN1” (or “Serial Number one”) of the Model 3, its first electric car for the masses. But the Model 3 isn’t just any car. Everything for …

New paper suggests that the hotly contested physics thesis, which involves the existence of six ‘extra dimensions’, may be settled by cutting-edge laser detectors<p>String theory makes the grand promise of weaving together all of physics into a single sublime framework. The only downside is that …

Physics

MIT Scientist Asserts That We Will Have Fusion Energy by 2030

Fusion on the Horizon<p>In the continuous pursuit of a truly renewable and clean energy source, nothing compares to nuclear fusion. Although scientists …

Facebook's internet-beaming drone has completed its second test flight and didn't crash

Facebook has completed its second test flight for its solar-powered, internet-beaming drone called Aquila, the company announced on Thursday.<p>The flight was conducted on May 22 in Yuma, Arizona and lasted for one hour and 46 minutes. Facebook said that the drone "landed perfectly on our prepared …

Lightyear unveils solar-powered car with a 500-mile driving range

A little-known Dutch startup called Lightyear just unveiled plans for a solar-powered electric car with a 500-mile driving range. The Lightyear One …

These Scientists Have a Plan To Cheat Death. Will It Work?

Nothing is as certain as death. Yet humans have come up with ways to push it further and further. The heart stops beating? Do CPR. The lungs fail? Use a mechanical ventilator. These techniques have saved the lives of millions. There is a point of no return, however: when the brain dies.<p>One company, …

Medicine

Scientists Foresee the Milky Way’s Death in Orbiting Black Holes

Galactic collision is imminent.<p>The Milky Way is on a collision course with the Andromeda galaxy, and when the two colossal entities meet, they’ll …

Universe

We only have 3 years left to turn the corner on global warming

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal <i>Nature</i> by …

Climate

Bug-zapping laser will only kill bad insects

There are good insects, and then there are bad bugs. And the folks at Seattle-based Intellectual Ventures Lab (IVL) have been working on a device that will only kill pests and leave the others unharmed. It's called the Photonic Fence, and has been in development as early as 2009, but according to a</i> …

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

US funds tech giants' efforts to build next-gen supercomputers

The US government is giving six companies a total of $258 million in hopes that they can build an exascale supercomputer before China, Japan or anyone else does. A post on the Exascale Computing Project website has revealed that the Department of Energy has awarded AMD, Cray, Hewlett-Packard …

Nextgen

Scientists Watch DNA Copy And Paste Itself For The First Time

Scientists have watched DNA being copied up-close for the first time, and they say their new window into the replication of genetic material shows it …

Faraday Future will climb Pikes Peak with its FF 91 electric car

Faraday Future announced this morning that its FF 91 electric car will be participating in the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.<p>The electric automaker will run the FF 91 in the exhibition class with a "beta-level development vehicle." That means we're talking close-to-production components, …

James Martin

Watch Kitty Hawk’s early test pilots learn to love the flying motorbike

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is a sort of a flying car except it’s not a car at all – it’s much more like a flying ATV, which is probably more legitimately all-terrain than most. Linguistics aside, it’s a very cool piece of tech that’s backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, and it’s already in the …

Will This Pair of Mercedes Benz 300SLs Set a Sale Record?

This August, at their flagship auction in Pebble Beach, California, exclusive automotive auction house Gooding & Company will offer a pair of …

Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft has mostly left the Surface Pro line untouched since late 2015, but the company is finally giving it a long overdue refresh today. Announced at an event in Shanghai earlier, the new machine -- now simply dubbed Surface Pro -- packs Intel's 7th-gen Core processors (Kaby Lake; m3, i5 and i7 …

Surface Pro

This Is What Humans Could Look Like in 1,000 Years

<b>We never stopped evolving.</b><p>Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years? Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have …

So, Why Does the Earth Exist?

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Earth and all that comes with it, but why does the planet exist? That’s a question scientists have been trying to get …

Elon Musk gives us a glimpse of Tesla's electric semi truck

Elon Musk made a few revelations about some his newer projects this week, including the electric semi-truck Tesla has been working on since 2016. The automaker promised to unveil the big rig this September, but the Tesla-slash-SpaceX chief has given us a shadowy first look during his TED talk on …

Tesla

Tesla Semi: analyst warns truck makers not to laugh, Tesla’s electric truck is going to be disruptive

The idea of an all-electric class 8 truck is being met with a lot of skepticism in the trucking industry. With the current status of electric passenger cars barely breaking the 300-mile range, they have difficulties envisioning a truck capable of towing tens of thousands of pounds of cargo and …

Audi unveils new e-tron Sportback with ~300 miles of range, production starts in 2019

After teasing the vehicle yesterday, Audi has officially unveiled its new electric vehicle concept, the e-tron Sportback, at the Auto Shanghai 2017 today.<p>As we expected, the German automaker confirmed that the vehicle will serve as the basis for its second all-electric vehicle to go to production …

Crystal Pearl White BMW i8 With ADV.1 Wheels And Vorsteiner Carbon Fiber Aero

The Vorsteiner VR-E aerodynamics program adorns this Crystal Pearl White BMW i8 with a series of carbon fiber to enhance its already futuristic …

BMW