Matt Kucway

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America is more fragile than you think: A former Marine Corps officer on why voters must defeat Donald Trump

When I came back from Iraq the second time, I had trouble driving. My tours as a Marine had shown me how easily metal could tear through flesh. Now I was acutely aware that life is precarious. I was amazed that people could be blasé while driving 80 mph. Could they not see that a small mistake …

Political Science

Tesla just made a big move to take on Uber

But buried in that news dump was a single sentence about Tesla's intention to take on Uber.<p>Last week, Musk said cars currently in production — which include the Model S, Model X, and future Model 3 — will be built with new hardware to allow them to be fully driverless, pending further software …

Here's Why Automakers Are Making the Surprising Switch to Bigger Engines

Tougher European car emissions tests being introduced in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal are about to bring surprising consequences: bigger …

With a touch of sunlight, this tiny device kills 99.999 percent of bacteria

Water is our most precious resource. We may take this for granted, in developed regions but some 2.8 billion people around the world are affected by …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

EStream Portable Water Power Generator (video)

Enomad has created a very unique way of generating power from water sources while you are out and about, away from the gird and exploring nature. The …

Solar roads: France to lay 600 miles of electricity-producing road - TomoNews

LG Chem Will Build An Electric Car Battery Factory In Poland

The South Korean company is planning to build a new EV battery plant in Poland, in order to meet the increasing demand from European manufacturers. <br>A …

Electric Vehicles

One of Ten: 1972 FMC XR311 Military Recon Prototype

This 1972 FMC XR311 military recon vehicle (chassis XR311T3) is one of ten purchased by the US Army and tested by the 2nd Armored Division in 1972 …

The £1BILLION harbour: Incredible sight of some of the world’s most expensive megayachts at anchor off the Sardinian shore in ultimate display of big boys' toys

• <b>The plethora of staggeringly expensive yachts are being moored in the Sardinian bay of Porto Cervo</b>• <b><br>The al-Mirqab yacht reportedly owned by former</b> …

EXCLUSIVE: Billionaire Elon Musk endured psychological torture from his father, told his first wife she was fired and then married the 22-year-old VIRGIN he met at a London club telling her he 'wanted to show her his rocket'

• <b>South African-born Elon Musk had a brutal upbringing, a new book reveals</b>• <b><br>Schoolmates didn't like the young know-it-all and he was kicked, shoved down</b> …

How About A Boat House? No Land, No Taxes

• Home<br>• ><br>• On The Water<br>• ><br>• How About A Boat House? No Land, No Taxes<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: On The Water<p>What kinds of advantages do you think of when …

The Fish Call: The Future of Fishing

Editor's Rating<p>4.8?<p>Discovered on 2015-08-08<p>The world’s first throwable, floating, electronic fish attractor that helps you catch more fish! The Fish …

Crowd Funding

Coast Guard intercepts submarine packed with cocaine

The US Coast Guard intercepted a makeshift submarine boat off the coast of Central America — seizing a mountainous $181 million worth of cocaine in …

The world's fastest charging electric bus powers up in 10 seconds flat

The world’s fastest-charging electric bus, which takes as little as 10 seconds to completely recharge, is now in service in the coastal city of …

Power to the people: The lethal tangle of electrical wires in Old Delhi, India - Telegraph

The Admiral X-Force 145 Yacht Will Sail For Over $1 Billion

Two pools, two movie theaters, two helipads, a garage and much more is packed under the roof of the Admiral X Force 145. This is not some …

Obama releases his most ambitious climate policy yet — the Clean Power Plan

On Monday afternoon, President Obama released the final version of his most ambitious climate policy to date — an EPA program to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's power plants. The final version of the Clean Power Plan turns out to be slightly stronger than the draft proposal released …

Fossil Fuels

Police In Georgia May Be Getting Flying Saucer Drones To Hunt Criminals

Definitely just here to help<p>In the near future, residents in Georgia’s Macon-Bibb county may expect to see flying saucers. These aren’t extraterrestrial machines heralding an alien invasion. Reassuringly, they are instead simply police drones, disk-shaped multicopters that the police and rescue …

23 Gadgets All Lazy People Need In Their Kitchen

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New kitchen gadget turns all your food into edible beads

You may soon be able to turn all your meals into beads that look like caviar — or at least, Dippin' Dots.<p>The "Imperial Spherificator," a kitchen …

This $16 portable battery is the best mix of size, power, and price on the market

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's also available in other colors. Amazon When looking for a portable smartphone battery pack, it's important to know when and how …

Anti-aircraft war gun to be fired again after 100 years

A rare anti-aircraft gun last used in the First World War to repel a German Zeppelin raid over the White Cliffs of Dover is to fire again after 100 …

Take a Supercharged 500HP BMW Engine, Strap it Onto a Quad, and You Have the Beastly Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12

• Submit to:<br>• Del.icio.us<br>• Digg<br>• Slashdot<p>This entry was posted on 07/31/2015 03:30am and is filed under Auto, Gadgets, Motorcycle, Picdump .<br>You can leave a …

China makes world’s fastest electric charging buses, takes 10 seconds to fully charge battery

China has built the world’s fastest charging electric buses, with a battery that takes barely 10 seconds to be fully charged. The electric buses, …

Liquid Solar Technology Could Be Next Gen of Renewable Energy

Look out solar panels, there’s a new “first of its kind” solar technology in town!<p>Its makers said it’s engineered to outperform rooftop panels by …

Ingenious SunPort plug lets you use solar energy even if you don’t have solar panels

If you want to use clean solar energy in your home, your only option is to get some solar panels installed — right?<p>Wrong.<p>Contrary to what you might …

FreeWire Goes After Diesel Generator Market With Mobile Batteries

They are the noisiest, most annoying things about shooting a film on location.<p>No, not the actors. The diesel generators.<p>FreeWire, a startup out of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, has created a set of portable lithium ion battery packs that effectively replace diesel generators as a source of …

Solar-powered 'treehouse' has 360-degree views, Wi-Fi and beer

The ultimate off-the-grid pad is here and don't worry, it has Wi-Fi, beer and plenty of options for mood lighting.<p>Jono Williams, a plastics engineer …