John D Harrison

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The Leonid Meteor Shower Is Just Around the Corner

The best reason to get up before dawn.<p>The annual Leonid meteor shower will occur this week, peaking between midnight and dawn on November 18 (Wednesday), though you should be able to see meteors before dawn on November 17 (Tuesday) as well. Meteor showers occur when the Earth passes through the …

Six People Found Murdered at Texas Campsite, in Pond

An East Texas man has been charged with murder in connection with six bodies found at a campsite and in a pond, officials said Monday.<p>William Hudson, 33, was charged with one count of murder after sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Sunday morning after a report of a shooting approximately 100 miles …

NFL Domestic Violence History

Long before the NFL faced questions about Ray Rice, there was the case of Dan "Big Daddy" Wilkinson. In 1995, the Cincinnati Bengals' 325-pound …

Rosetta comet landing on course despite wake-up glitch

On Wednesday the European Space Agency will attempt a risky landing on a comet, and it seems the Philae lander wanted to catch a few extra winks of sleep before its big day.<p>Overnight, the commands were sent to wake up Philae but the robotic lander began using a backup computer rather than the main …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Razor Crazy Cart - Will It Commute?

Which Electric Car Is Fastest?

A handy breakdown for speed freaks<p>Debate still rages on the best way to sell electric cars.<p>Should automakers be boasting of their environmental credentials? Or should they talk in a language people understand--money--and highlight the economic benefits? Maybe it's all about silence and …

Electric Vehicles

1955 Ferrari 750 Monza

A 1955 Ferrari 750 Monza owned by Fred Astair sold at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance last year.

Watch a Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Pull Serious Dyno Numbers

Dynamometer! Roll it around in your mouth. Dynamo-meter. <i>Dy-nuh-mom-et-er</i>. Dyno, bro! Now add a Camaro Z/28. No, we’re not talking about the one with the 302—it’s the one with the slash in the alphanumeric and the LS7 V-8, one of the last monster engines to suck air without the assistance of forced …

Noteworthy this Week: Expanding Beyond the Digital World

Posted by Taylor Pipes on 16 May 2014<p>The way in which you work is rapidly changing.<p>Evernote is working hard to give digital life to the tangible …

Fund This: Kittyo lets you feed, talk to, and play with your cat while away from home

The Kittyo stays in one spot and can be anchored with a shelf unit if you need a bit of extra stability. Though there is a bell you can sound to call …

Eric Prydz Announces Epic 3.0 Show, Madison Square Garden Performance

Nearly a decade after "Call on Me" became one of the biggest hits of EDM's previous crossover moment, the man behind it, Eric Prydz, will be bringing …

Life, Death, And Autonomous Vehicles

There’s a steadily increasing drumbeat of articles and Tweets about the ethics of autonomous vehicles: if an autonomous vehicle is going to crash, should it kill the passenger in the left seat or the right seat? (I won’t say “driver’s seat,” though these sorts of articles usually do; there isn’t a …

Saleen goes from muscle cars to electric cars with modified Tesla Model S

It’s finally happened.<p>It was only a matter of time before the automotive aftermarket turned its attention to electric cars, and one of the biggest …