MATTHEW PRICE

22 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | @MATTHEWPRIC6vib | Keep up with MATTHEW PRICE on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “MATTHEW PRICE”

Lamborghini and MIT Are Building a Self-Healing Electric Sports Car

The next super sports car is being built as we speak, not in a manufacturing plant, but in a lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Apple AI chief reveals more progress on self-driving car tech

After remaining tight-lipped for years, Apple is now more than eager to share how much progress it's making on self-driving car technology. AI research director Ruslan Salakhutdinov made a presentation this week that revealed more of what the company's autonomous driving team has been up to. Some …

Swedish company is using algae shells to increase solar efficiency

<b>The Swedish Algae Factory are farming a certain time of algae called diatoms which can be used to increase the efficiency of solar panels.</b><p>The …

Honda just unveiled a motorcycle that’s sorta powered by wind

Honda is experimenting with wind energy to power motorcycle information amenities. At the recent EICMA in Milan, the Honda CB4 Interceptor concept …

New pathways, better biofuels

The mass manufacture of biofuels could hold the key to greener, more environmentally sound energy, transportation and product options. Scientists …

The F-35 could intercept a North Korean missile launch — but it could bring an all-out war

The F-35, the most expensive weapons system in history that boosters say can do just about anything in aerial combat, could have a new mission: shooting down intercontinental ballistic missiles.<p>Ballistic missiles, like the kind North Korea has been perfecting with the goal of being able to reach …

Military

Artificial life just moved a step closer to reality

Scientists say semisynthetic microbes could bring more effective medications.<p><i>In brief: After a scientist added X and Y nucleotide bases to E. coli bacteria's natural genetic alphabet, the DNA generated new proteins. This is the first time an organism has made proteins using anything other than the</i> …

E.coli

Instead of water, military drones helping fight Southern California fires with data

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — Firefighters have been working nonstop to put out multiple wildfires ravaging land and homes from the hills to the beaches of …

Sysco Preorders 50 Tesla Semis, Adding to a Growing Wave

The massive food wholesaler Sysco says it has preordered 50 Tesla Semis, the electric freight truck announced by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in November. The …

Tesla

Artificial organs: We're entering an era where transplants are obsolete

No More Heart Transplants<p>Around the world, lists of patients in need of an organ transplant are often longer than the lists of those willing (and …

Drone Video Shows Off Singapore's Stunning Architectural Sights

Diverse, green and dynamic, in this video Singapore is shown through a new kind of lens, one that exists above the city, pans down it, rolls over it …

Rare White Giraffes Cause a Stir in Kenya

A villager in Kenya was herding animals one day recently when he came upon a head-turning sight. A ghostly creature with a mighty long neck was grazing off in the distance.<p>Upon closer inspection, the vision was revealed to be a female reticulated giraffe — tall, majestic and preternaturally white — …

Wildlife

A company that builds underground bunkers to withstand nuclear war has made millions during Trump's presidency — take a look

Suppliers selling to doomsday preppers are making a fortune off fears that the world is coming to an end.<p>Rising S Company sells underground doomsday bunkers at every price point. The Texas-based manufacturer says its business has soared over 500% since the election of President Trump, with about …

Pictures of the Week 9.14.17

Boston Red Sox

Classic Goes Electric With The E-Type Zero

On the night of July 25th, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar in his hands. That …

Best Driver's Car Winners

Read about every winner we've ever crowned<p>It’s been a decade since we first handed out this award. Truth be told, for two years we called it “Best Handling Car” but then decided to switch it to Best Driver’s Car, or BDC, back in 2009. Why the switch? Well, some cars handle great but aren’t so fun …

How a photographer snapped this tragic photo of a seahorse lugging a Q-tip

“I spend a lot of time underwater all over the world, and I see trash and debris and human waste all over the place.”<p>When nature photographer Justin Hofman was out snorkeling off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumbawa last year, he didn’t know he was going to stumble upon what could be the …

5 potential contenders for Amazon's next headquarters

98db76ce-c4c3-485f-925f-40b488c84df8<p>5 potential contenders for Amazon's next …

Gina Haspel

The U-2 spy plane is so hard to fly pilots have to perform a 'controlled crash' just to land it

The U-2 spy plane is an engineering marvel, but it can't land on its own. This is the complicated process pilots have to go through to bring the plane down safely.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

How drones are playing a larger role in hurricane relief efforts

Hurricane season is taking its toll on the southern U.S. and the commercial drone industry is becoming a major player in disaster relief efforts.<p>In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma, the FAA issued permits to commercial drone operators to assist in a number of different functions …

Drones