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That Time An X-15 Rocket Plane Entered Hypersonic Spin At Mach 5 And Broke Apart Killing USAF Test Pilot.

U.S. Air Force test pilot Maj. Michael J. Adams was killed during X-15 Flight 191 on Nov. 15, 1967. The North American X-15 was a hypersonic …

Aviation

Woman Fired For Flipping Off Donald Trump's Motorcade

A photo of Juli Briskman giving the middle finger to the president went viral. Her employer was not pleased.<p>WASHINGTON ― You may have seen this photo of President Donald Trump’s motorcade winding down a wooded road last week as a woman on a bicycle pedaled by ― giving the middle finger to Trump.<p>The …

Donald Trump

$38 case doubles your Galaxy S8 battery life

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is easily one of the best smartphones you can buy right now. The design is incredible, the camera is among the best you’ll find, …

Amazon’s new $70 Fire TV does 4K and HDR, but Alexa still sells it

Amid a slew of Echo-related announcements last month, news of Amazon’s revamped Fire TV may have gotten a little lost. But the upgraded $70 rival to devices like the Roku, Chromecast and Apple TV, has the potential to be a top seller for Amazon, given its competitive price point for a 4K streamer, …

Smart TV

A black man is charged in racist graffiti incidents that shook Mich. campus, drew national attention

By Fred Barbash<p>, Editor, Morning Mix<p>Susan Svrluga<p>, Reporter<p>Last fall and in the spring, the otherwise quiet campus of Eastern Michigan University was hit by three ugly incidents of vandalism targeting blacks.<p>The first came in September, when “KKK” was sprayed in red, white and blue paint on the …

Black Students

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

The 15 Most Important Helicopters of All Time

Airplanes rules the skies, but helicopters tackle the most versatile, and often, most dangerous tasks.<p>For thousands of years, humanity envied a bird's ability to get aloft right on the spot. Even when we figured out how to make heavier-than-air machines fly, we couldn't fly freely in any direction …

Elon Musk And Bill Gates Are Really Worried About Your Job

There’s a rising chorus of concern among tech leaders in the United States about how quickly robots will take away human jobs.Stephen Hawking has …

Universal Basic Income

Watch an Ambush of Tigers Rip a Drone Out of the Sky and Then Eat It

A group of tigers is called an “ambush” for a reason. When these massive cats get together and decide to catch some prey, they’re simply vicious. A …

A Drone Butterfly Army Takes Flight

Festo's eMotionButterflies use infrared cameras to fly like real bugs.<p>A swarm of remote-controlled butterflies could very well be the drone army of the future, if German industrial control and automation company, Festo, has anything to say about it. Revealed yesterday, eMotionButterflies are …

Watch a record-setting 1,000 drones take to the sky in China to celebrate the lantern festival

A Chinese city orchestrated a dazzling 1,000-drone performance to mark the end of the Lunar New Year.<p>Traditionally, Chinese people celebrate the end of the new year, which takes place on the 15th day of the first lunar month (in 2017, that’s Feb. 11 on the Gregorian calendar), with a lantern …

People keep crashing drones into Seattle’s Space Needle

On Dec. 31, a drone pilot thought it would be nice to film Seattle’s most iconic structure, the Space Needle. The video started off well—beautiful, sweeping shots, taken during a stereotypically grey Seattle day—but then the drone takes a sudden turn, careening into its target at full tilt.<p>A group …

Drones

Watch a human-carrying drone lift a snowboarder off a mountain

Brought to you by Samsung™<p>YouTuber (and CNN employee) Casey Neistat may have retired from daily vlogging, but he hasn’t quit making videos. His latest holiday video goes bigger than ever, with a giant, custom-made drone that’s capable of lifting and flying around an adult human being (in this case, …

Thanks NASA! We've never needed livestreaming space views like we do today

If you need a little diversion from your post-election news hangover, NASA has you covered.<p>The space agency is currently streaming live views from …

This Vampire Cat Totally Slays At Being Adorable

The kitty’s Instagram feed does not suck.<p>If your follow cats on social media, here’s some new blood.<p>Meet Monkey, a feline with fangs who has stolen Instagram’s heart.<p>The 6-year-old cat has over 24,000 followers on the photo-sharing site, and a single picture of him can receive anywhere between …

GoPro hitched a ride on a rocket and the video is incredible

Today, GoPro released some pretty incredible footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,405 feet at speeds as high as Mach 5.5. Check out the <i>very real</i> footage below.<p>The launch in the video took place from Spaceport America in New Mexico on November 6, 2015, with a 20-foot tall …

Dildo-drone will fly out of your crotch and into your heart

Drones: they deliver weapons, Amazon packages, and now — enormous orgasms.<p>A new drone by a mysterious company called Dildo Everything gives dildos …

Jeff Bezos and his Blue Origin company might have the key to making space tourism a reality

Over the weekend, Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, launched a reusable rocket booster for the third time, carrying a space capsule to the height of 103 kilometers above the earth. The view is impressive.<p>And with the third successful launch and landing under his belt, …

Space Travel

A Lifelike Robot Agrees to Destroy Humans During an Interview at SXSW

Sophia, a lifelike robot developed by Hanson Robotics, agreed to destroy humans during an interview at SXSW with CNBC. Sophia’s creator Dr. David …

Batman The Cat Had A Rough Start Of His Life But Now Lives A Happy Life

Like many other cats Batman was left on the street. He used to be ill and weak, doctors told, that he will not live, but he appeared to be strong …

​Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones

Complete with a digital copy of the person's brain.<p>In 2003, the wife of a 55-year-old Vietnamese carpenter named Le Van died. Heartbroken, he dug up her grave, cast her body in clay and slept next to "her" for five years.<p>The story is unsettling, but there's also something universal about his …

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Cats

Think you know everything there is to know about cats? The following 10 facts are likely to surprise even the biggest cat fans.<p>1. Cats Only Meow at …

Hardly A Purr-Fect Price - 5 Most Expensive Cat Breeds In The World

What are the most expensive cat breeds in the world? You might be surprised by the answers. We already covered the most expensive dog in the world (we'll get to the individual dog breeds later). But we were curious as to what kind of loot the affluent were shelling out for their very own royal puss …

Cats

How real is that Atlas robot video?

Video footage of Boston Dynamics’ new Atlas robot has left Twitter in awe of our new robot overlords; but how much of these videos should we take at face value?<p>Boston Dynamics are a pretty cool company. The robots they produce are world leading and they’ve made enormous strides – sorry - in robot …

The Drone Racing League just shared a video of its first race — and it looks intense

The very first professional drone racing league posted its first race video — and it was quite the nail-biter.<p>The DRL was announced in January as a futuristic new sport bringing together the top pilots in the world for a series of races and eventual World Championship. The first race took place in …

Drones

Sondors THIN Lightweight Electric Bike Boasts 350W Motor, 100% Aluminum Frame and More

Following Sondors original ebike, the startup unveiled their latest lightweight electric bike – THIN. With its charming design, 350W motor, 100% …

Cat S60 Rugged Smartphone Has A Thermal Camera

Cat has announced its latest rugged smartphone, the Cat S60 and this new model comes with a thermal camera.<p>The Cat S60 features a 4.7 inch display …

22 Moments Every Cat Owner Has Experienced

Is it a cat or is it an unwanted alarm clock?

CIA Pilot ‘SWEARS ON OATH’: Planes Did Not Bring Towers Down On 9/11

<b>BUT WE SEEN THE PLANES THOUGH!!!?</b><p>UNDER OATH!! Now knowing first the family and friends of the dead from this fateful day have this Global site …