Jake J.K

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first person view of a spacewalk, shot by an action cam

There's literally nothing cooler than outer space. And getting to see a first-person view of a spacewalk, shot by an action camera, is both …

Space Exploration

Volvo Says That They Will Stop Making Diesel Engines, Thanks to Tesla

Diesel’s Death Knell<p>Electric vehicles (EVs) are rapidly becoming a juggernaut in the future of personal vehicles. Tesla is leading the charge in …

Will This 'Impossible' Motor Take People to Other Planets?

When NASA one day sends humans to Mars, the journey could take six to nine months each way. But there's a highly-experimental device being developed that could help get us there in less than half that time — if it really works.<p>A small lab at NASA is creating a motor to propel ships through space …

Space Travel

Scientists Found a Low-Cost Way to Produce the World's Cleanest Energy Source

Splitting H2O<p>Physicists at the University of Houston have discovered a low-cost, efficient, and easily available catalyst that can split water into …

Clean Energy

Microsoft's new Surface Pro just leaked, but it's not a 'Pro 5'

Microsoft’s next Surface event is happening on Monday, where it’s rumored to be announcing an update to its Surface Pro line. But a fresh batch of leaks is giving us an early look at the new Surface Pro.<p>The leaks come courtesy of ever-reliable leaker Evan Blass on VentureBeat. Notice that there’s …

In August 2017, America Will See Its First Total Solar Eclipse Since 1979

Start making travel plans, because you're not going to want to miss this one.<p>It's already being called the Great American Eclipse, and it's coming on August 21, 2017. For the first time in 38 years, the shadow of a total solar eclipse will cross the lower 48 of the United States.<p>If you have seen a …

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Artificial Intelligence

Physicists Have Discovered a Gigantic Magnetic Bridge Spanning Galaxies

Magnets, Magnets Everywhere<p>If Magneto was capable of surviving in space, he’d probably be the most powerful mutant in comic book history. That’s …

New research says exoplanet could support life

Proxima B, an Earth-sized planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star, could support life, astronomers report in a new study.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> Since …

Universe

Scientists Have Discovered a 'Puffy' Exoplanet With The Density of Styrofoam

The Universe just keeps on getting stranger.<p>Astronomers have found a giant exoplanet larger than Jupiter, but with extremely low mass - a composition …

Universe

Watch SpaceX push the Falcon 9 rocket to its limits (updated)

SpaceX launches are seldom boring, but its next mission will be notable precisely for what <i>isn't</i> happening. Elon Musk's outfit is poised to launch the Inmarsat-5 F4 broadband satellite on May 15th at 7:20PM ET, and the payload is both so heavy (13,448lbs) and going into such a high orbit (22,000 …

Strangest Things! The Musical – Harmless Fun for Die-Hard Fans Only | Times Square Chronicles

Strangest Things! The Musical – Harmless Fun for Die-Hard Fans Only<p>Molly LeCaptain Photo by Ashley Pettit<p>I will begin this review by revealing a …

Supercool Dad is back to reenact Overwatch’s emotes with an electric weedwhacker

I wish my dad loved me this much<p>Awwww, jeah, the Swiffer and the retractable dog leashes are back, ladies and gentlemen, as Nick Luciano's Dad (TM) films another video where he imitates a popular multiplayer game's taunts and emotes.<p>This time, Nick's pops is doing <i>Overwatch</i>'s emotes, which means an …

Street Fighter

Marriott turns to prefabricated rooms for quicker hotel construction

To speed hotel construction,<p>Marriott Internationalis increasingly using prefabricated rooms that can be stacked like shoe boxes with a crane.<p>The Maryland-based hotel company — the world's largest lodging business — plans to sign deals for 50 hotel construction projects in 2017 that will use …

It’s been 12 years since the infamous charge of Leeroy Jenkins

“Wanna feel old?” is what websites always ask when they’re about to feed you a slab of internet nostalgia, but we’re serious this time: want to feel …

World of Warcraft

Billions of Dollars Are Being Spent to Perfect the Engineering of Life

Synthetic Biology<p>Synthetic biology, the application of principles of engineering to biology, allows scientists to design, reimagine, and fabricate …

Biotechnology
Astronomy

Elon Musk: Tesla's Solar Roofs Will Be Cheaper Than Regular Roofs & Have "Infinity Warranty"

A Notable Announcement<p>Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin May 10th, 2017 for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In another …

Clean Energy

A History of Space Travel, An Art Print Mapping Over 400 Crewed Space Missions From 1961 to Present

<i>A History of Space Travel</i> is an art print by Pop Chart Lab that “maps over 400 crewed space missions from 1961 to present.” It includes spacesuits, …

Space Exploration

Scientist says there are over 100 planets in our solar system

Most of us grew up learning that there are nine planets in our solar system. Back in 2006 that all changed, when Pluto was demoted from being labeled …

NASA May Have Found Alien Life in Our Own Solar System

NASA recently announced there could be alien life in our own solar system. Their space craft Cassini recently gathered data on Enceladus, one of …

Astronomy

Container Ship Converted to Superyacht

The nautical version of building a home out of shipping containers<p>For the nouveau riche, nothing is worse than that sinking feeling when you realize …

Container Ship

5 Great Science Fiction Movies to Watch Instead of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

James Gunn's new comic space opera will be there next weekend, too. Here are some alternatives that deserve more attention.<p>There’s no question that …

NASA’s Saturn spacecraft just delivered photos so stunning you’ll think they’re fake

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues to delivery some truly jaw-dropping photographs from Saturn, and its most recent “Grand Finale” dive between the …

This salamander species is solar-powered

Few animals are capable of photosynthesis, and until recently it was thought to be an impossible task among vertebrates. However, the yellow spotted …

Biology

SpaceX Successfully Lands & Recovers the Falcon 9 After Secret, Classified Launch

SpaceX has hit another milestone today with the launch of its first big national security payload for the National Reconnaissance Office.<p>Image …

Space Travel

"Glowing Mushroom" Discovery Could Revolutionize Biology

Magic Mushrooms<p>Mushrooms are our favorite fungi. From savory dishes to surprising video game power-ups — we can’t seem to get enough of the little …

Meet the 400-pound robots that will soon patrol parking lots, offices, and malls

Chances are you haven’t heard of Knightscope, a security startup founded way back in 2013. But it won’t be long before you come face to face with one …

San Francisco

Watch: The U.S. Army's New "Iron Man" Military Suit Will Make You Jealous

Watch: The U.S. Army’s New “Iron Man” Military Suit Will Make You Jealous<p>In 2018, Iron Man will be…joining the US Military?

Military

An Autonomous Drone Will Explore the Martian Landscape

NASA Langley Research Center is developing drones that can fly in the thin atmosphere of Mars. Drones like these will be aboard future Rover …

Drones