Steven Gaffney

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This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Physics

The Ataribox will cost $250-$300 and be as powerful as a mid-range PC

If you thought Atari’s new console, the Ataribox, would exist simply to rehash old classics, you can put those worries to rest. An interview with venturebeat revealed the company plans to position it as a legitimate gaming console, though perhaps one less powerful than the Xbox One and</i> …

1979 Porsche 911SC Coupe

This 1979 Porsche 911SC Coupe has been with the seller since 2014 and is equipped with a 3.0L flat-six and a 915 5-speed manual. Originally sold in …

Classic Cars

'Cuphead': Why 1930s Animation Continues to Grip Contemporary Culture

<i>Cuphead</i>’s hand-drawn 1930s-style graphics stole the show when it was first revealed back in 2014 at E3. In its minute-long trailer, noodle-limbed …

This Origami-bot Is a Lightweight Take on a Robot Arm

Say hello to Twister. That’s Twisted Tower Robot, to those of you who demand full names—a title that does a rather better job of describing the form …

Robotics

Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper' at 50: How Paul McCartney's Travels Inspired the Title Track

"How about if we become an alter-ego band?" McCartney would recall asking the group following French road trip and Kenyan safari in late 1966<p><i>The</i> …

Paul McCartney

Here's Where to Buy Nintendo's SNES Classic When it Launches

If early sales are any indication, the upcoming reboot of Nintendo’s 1990s-era gaming console will be just as difficult to find as its …

Retrogaming