Sean Johnson

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See The Smartphone That Can Bend, Not Break

It’s called “ReFlex,” and it’s built to bend and vibrate, giving users a better sense of a third dimension on their phones as they read, get …

Real life Galaxy S7 photo leak shows a Micro USB port, no USB Type-C in sight

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 launch event is now just a few days away and we’re now at the point where there’s little we think we don’t know about the next flagships from Sammy. Perhaps the one thing that has confused us is what I/O technology it’ll be equipped with. Amazingly, it’s easily the most …

Kuberg Free Rider Electric Bike

Lightweight, rugged and exceptionally powerful – this fast, fun bike is perfect for both beginners and experienced riders, teens and …

Kuberg Free Rider Electric Bike Designed for Various Terrains

With its tough and rugged design, the Kuberg Free Rider eke rein bike allows you to enjoy riding on various terrains. Like its wild look? Let’s keep …

Sustainable boat builder RAND launches new electric motorboat

<b>The Danish boat manufacturer has launched a new, sustainably-built electric motorboat for use in coastal cruising and on lakes and canals.</b> A Danish …

The Yamaha PES2 Electric Motorcycle Is Much More Than A Concept

Home » Cars & Bikes » The Yamaha PES2 Electric Motorcycle Is Much More Than A Concept<p>Harley-Davidson has got itself some competition, as Yamaha is …

Yamaha PES2 Electric Sportbike Concept Unveiled At Tokyo Motor Show + Video

Today at the Tokyo Motor Show Yamaha premiered this, the PES2, an electric sportbike concept incorporating technologies Yamaha says could be “the …

QUICK LOOK: Yamaha’s Electric Concepts

<b>Yamaha</b> says these two electric concepts, the PES2 and PED2, revealed recently at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show, are designed to have “an operational feel …

Motorcycles

First test ride of an electric Energica Ego 45

Energica is an Italian manufacturer of electric motorcycles. Its factory is in Modena, just down the road from where Ferrari builds its cars. The …

Playing With LEGO Pays Off For Science

LEGO blocks have long been touted as toys that do good.<p>Studies show that IQ aside, children who are skilled LEGO builders in preschool are better at …

Forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 Benchmarks Leak

Samsung is gearing up to release its next big flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress tradeshow next month. But as is usual with flagship product releases in this info-overloaded age, a few tidbits of intel have leaked out ahead of the official reveal.<p>The latest …

How a 29-year-old basketball player landed a star role as the new Chewbacca in 'Star Wars'

In the midst of finding lesser-known actors to play the new leads of the "Star Wars" saga, like Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, the casting department of "The Force Awakens" also had to try to find a double for one of the franchise's best-known roles: Chewbacca.<p>Actor Peter Mayhew, the 71-year-old, …

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to Resurrect Past Smartphone Features

Get ready for a blast from the past.<p>Samsung’s (ssnlf) soon to be launched Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones—its regular and curved-screen models, …

Samsung's next flagship smartphone will reportedly solve 2 major headaches

As we approach the rumoured launch date of Samsung's next flagship smartphones, we're hearing increasing reports and rumours about what the phones contain.<p>The latest leaks come via Evan Blass, a veteran phone leaker at VentureBeat, and they suggest Samsung is trying to solve two major problems …

Samsung's Galaxy A9 has a 6-inch display and a huge battery

Though flagship smartphones have apparently stopped growing, most of them having 5 to 5.5-inch screens, there's still a market for larger devices, …

Phones

Tesla is about to prove all its biggest critics wrong

There was no lack of skepticism among Tesla watchers about Musk's goal. Tesla has a history of missing deadlines and revising estimates.<p>But this time, it actually is different.<p>We shouldn't be surprised. Prior to Musk's tweet, all the news coming out of Tesla about the Model X indicated that the …

The 10 best electric vehicles for every buyer

Are you in the market for an electric vehicle, but need help knowing which will fulfill your specific needs? We've rounded up our 10 favorite …

Electric Vehicles

No, Tesla doesn't lose $4,000 every time they sell a Model S

1/3<p>Tesla-Model-S-losing-money-1<p>The Tesla Gigafactory, where Tesla plans to roll out enough batteries per year to power 500,000 cars, is currently …

How Do Motorcycles Lean So Far Without Tipping Over?

Riding a motorcycle is just like riding a bike except it's much faster—oh, and you don't have to pedal. In both cases, the two wheeled vehicle can …

Physics

Here's everything we know about Tesla's grid battery business

Which new Tesla product has $1 billion-worth, and 100,000 in orders? No it’s not Tesla’s soon-to-be shipped electric SUV, the Model X, but it’s …

Image of Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ keyboard cover leaks

The Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5 will soon be upon us and thus it’s a given that leaks are going to be heating up. We’ve seen an abundance …

Airbus Patented A Hypersonic Rocket-Powered Jetliner

For space marines and everyday intercontinental commuters<p>Crossing the Atlantic used to take months, but a new patent for Airbus for a hypersonic jet airliner wants to reduce that time to under five hours. Granted in the middle of last month, the patent --“Ultra Rapid Air Vehicle and Related Method …

'107 feet of fire-breathing titanium': A US Air Force major describes flying the fastest plane in history

The answer was the SR-71.<p>The Lockheed Martin SR-71, or the "Blackbird" as it is commonly known, flew at the upper 1% of earth's atmosphere at altitudes of 80,000 feet and speeds of over 2,000 mph— much faster and higher than any plane before it.<p>And every inch of the aircraft was meticulously …

Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

Samsung will discount Galaxy S6 phones after launch sales disappoint

Samsung's earlier prediction for the second quarter of 2015 was spot on: the company has failed to hit its goals when it comes to the sales of its flagship devices. Its operating profits fell four percent to 6.9 trillion won ($5.9 billion), and the mobile division's, in particular, slid to 2.76 …

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Ride along in the fastest accelerating EV in the world

Last month’s Formula E race weekend featured one special surprise: a live demo of the Formula Student Grimsel. The EV, which was built by students of …

Lightning LS-218 electric motorcycle

How much does a race winning, ultra high performance electric motorcycle cost? If it’s a Lightning LS-218 electric motorcycle, the answer is: …

We aren't giving Tesla enough credit for how incredible the Model S is

Insane Mode was truly insane. Here was a four-door luxury car that could do 0-to-60 in a staggering 3.1 seconds. That's supercar velocity.<p>But Ludicrous Mode cranks the Model S up to 11. Yes, it truly does. Through some complicated electrical engineering and the addition of a 90kWh battery option, …

The Non-Nerd’s Guide To ‘Ant-Man’

This week, Marvel rolls out what might be its most unusual movie yet: <i>Ant-Man</i>, the story of Paul Rudd getting really tiny and punching people. But the casual viewer who didn’t grow up reading this stuff might be wondering just who these people are and why they matter to the larger Marvel universe. …

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