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Unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket explodes on liftoff (video)

The Orbital Sciences Antares rocket attempted to take off this evening at the Wallops Flight Facility (yesterday's attempt was scrubbed due to a boat that wandered into a restricted area), but it exploded just six seconds after launching. In a tweet Orbital Sciences confirmed a "vehicle anomaly", …

Submarine Sports Car

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Space will go fully commercial with 2015 launch from Bigelow, SpaceX

The International Space Station will continue its home improvement project next year, this time by adding a large, inflatable workroom from Bigelow Aerospace.<p>The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM, will head to low-Earth orbit (LEO) in 2015 aboard the Dragon, a rocket built and operated by …

Why Suborbital Spaceflight Is So Difficult, and Dangerous

Ten years ago this Saturday, Scaled Composites won the $10 million Ansari X PRIZE by flying SpaceShipOne out of the atmosphere twice within a week. So why haven't commercial suborbital flights taken off yet?<p><i>Editor's Note: Today, October 31, 2014, a Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Mojave</i> …

Average Bugatti owner has 84 cars, 3 jets, 1 yacht

Between Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti, the Volkswagen Group has no lack of prestige marques under its umbrella. And while some of these marques may produce models that compete against each other, each seems to be profitable enough in its own right to justify its existence. But …

Hypercars

Uzi Tactical Pen

When we hear the phrase "tactical pen", our minds naturally drift to action movie scenes of some hapless baddie being offed with a well-placed Bic to …

Special Forces

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Tesla's upcoming 'D' looks like a souped-up Model S sedan

Elon Musk left a lot of people wondering what, exactly, Tesla's upcoming "D" will be. Is it a brand new car? A self-driving vehicle? As it turns out, it may be something much more familiar-looking. <i>Tesla Motors Club</i> forum member Adelman has posted a photo of what looks like an unannounced Model S …

Not quite Google Glass: a week with Epson's awkward smart glasses

I had the full attention of Engadget's San Francisco office as I unpacked Epson's latest augmented reality headset, the Moverio BT-200. The glasses make for one heavy, awkward wearable: Coke-bottle thick lenses with inlaid transparent displays hovering in front of each eye. My coworkers and I …

Marriott fined $600,000 for jamming guest hotspots

Marriott will cough up $600,000 in penalties after being caught blocking mobile hotspots so that guests would have to pay for its own WiFi services, …

California police can use drones without warrants

Drones are a growing part of society, which is still trying to figure out how they should — and shouldn’t — be used. Among this debate is under what …

Surveillance

Bridgestone brings updated airless tires to Paris Auto Show

Japanese tire giant Bridgestone is showing off a revamped model of their prototype Air Free tire at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. First unveiled in 2011, …

Prototypes

Blackout Buddy H2O runs on water to provide emergency lighting

It's the big paradox of emergency-use flashlights ... by the time you eventually need to use them, their batteries have died. Eton's new Blackout …

Chromium

India and the US to team up for Mars exploration and Earth-observing missions

Last month, the US MAVEN space probe and the Indian MOM orbiter arrived at the planet Mars within days of one another. As part of a welcome to India …

Arduino adds affordable 3D printing to its open source hardware model

Arduino may be known for revolutionizing open source hardware platforms, but this week enters the 3D printer market with the small and (relatively) …

Arduino

Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

Using specially synthesized crystalline materials, scientists from the University of Southern Denmark have created a substance that is able to absorb …