Zackery Gilberg

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Tesla signs deal to supply 200 Model S/X vehicles with ‘fully self-driving-capability’ to Dubai’s taxi company

Dubai, through the Dubai Future Foundation, has been making a push for autonomous driving technology since last year. They announced a goal to convert 25% of the city’s traffic to autonomous driving by 2030 and even unveiled a concept for an autonomous Tesla taxi.<p>They now plan to make that concept …

I've been visiting Russia for nearly 30 years. I've never seen Russians prouder than under Putin.

One evening in October 2015, my Russian friend Valera and I went to the movies in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk. There was a multiplex not far from his apartment, and with a dozen movies to choose from, we decided to see <i>The Martian</i>.<p>As we walked out of the movie, I asked how he liked it. To my …

An Amazing Split View of the Milky Way as If Photographed from Beneath a Frigid German River | Colossal

<p>Last October, photographer Johannes Holzer braved the winter cold to setup a series of long-exposure shots along the the Isar, a river in Southern …

Tesla Just Unveiled The World's Largest Battery Storage Plant in California

Tesla (tsla) on Monday cut the ribbon on a massive battery storage facility in the California desert—the biggest of its kind on earth. It joins …

China’s first aerial cycleway opens to bikers

Stretching nearly five miles long, the elevated bike and pedestrian path just began a month-long trial run<p>Around the globe, cities are entering a new golden age of bicycle infrastructure, building protected bike lanes, bike hotels, and even “cycle superhighways.” The city of Xiamen in southeast …

What Does Putin Want? Amid Trump Presidency, Russian Military And Political Interests Around The World

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has expressed his desire to normalize relations with Europe and the U.S.<p>"Following the difficult relations we …

Elon Musk wants to dig a tunnel to ease L.A. traffic. We have a lot of questions

Elon Muskis apparently turning his focus from the heavens to the Earth, proposing on Twitter that he plans to dig a tunnel that could reduce Los Angeles traffic.<p>The often outspoken Chief Executive of<p>SpaceXand Tesla Motors Inc. last month told his 6 million Twitter followers: “Traffic is driving me …

Elon Musk

Majority of 230 protesters arrested on Inauguration Day will face 10 years in prison and $25k fine as US attorney says they will be charged with felony rioting

• <b>230 people have been arrested and six police officers injured in the D.C.</b><b>protests against President Trump</b>• <b><br>Many any of those arrested will reportedly</b> …

Lucid electric 'executive sedan': 100-kwh battery, 1,000-hp motor

From small startups to major established automakers, many companies have Tesla Motors in their sights.<p>But Lucid Motors—the California-based startup …

Electric Vehicles

Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish

Sweden is so good at recycling that, for several years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1 …

Extensive British Spying Throughout Africa Revealed in Le Monde

Top-secret British surveillance operations targeted the director of the World Trade Organization, several multinational corporations, a top French …

Surveillance

The Pentagon Has Confirmed That Russia Has a Submarine Nuke Delivery Drone

Here's why that is very bad news.<p>The Pentagon has confirmed that a new Russian nuclear delivery drone is real. The undersea drone, which carries an enormous nuclear warhead to destroy coastal cities and military bases, was tested late last month. The test was leaked by unnamed sources to <i>The</i> …

War

Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

Can this Korean development outside of Seoul be the standard for how we build new cities in the future?<p>There aren’t any garbage trucks in Songdo, South Korea. Instead, trash is sucked through pneumatic pipes to a central sorting facility–in seconds–where it’s either recycled or turned into energy. …

Sustainability

Scientists Create Asgardia, the First Ever Nation in Space, and You Can Join

If you had enough of the often-depressing world events and the seemingly unresolvable conflicts they engender, you might want to head for space and …

You Won't Believe Who Elon Musk Looks Like Right Now (and What He Plans to Do)

He may need to join The Avengers soon. First, he is going to take us to Mars for $200,000 each.<p>The song <i>Iron Man</i> by Black Sabbath was not playing when Elon Musk spoke at a space conference recently, but it should have been. He looks so much like Tony Stark from the Iron Man movies, right down to the …

Here’s Where Animals Will Mass Migrate As The Planet Changes

Check out that frog and bird party that’s going to hit Ecuador in 2116.<p>As climate change heats our world up, it will have devastating effects on the American landscape. But one of the biggest changes may go unnoticed by most humans, as thousands of species are prodded by warming temperatures and …

Obama creates the largest protected place on the planet, in Hawaii

President Obama on Friday created the largest ecologically protected area on the planet when he expanded a national marine monument in his native Hawaii to encompass more than half a million square miles.<p>The president more than quadrupled the size of the Papahanaumokuakea (pronounced …

Conservation

Elon Musk to Open His Tesla Gigafactory Years Ahead of Schedule

With his eye on putting more Teslas in garages worldwide, the serial entrepreneur has doubled the number of people working on building the giant battery factory.<p>Elon Musk's monstrous battery factory--which he's calling the "Gigafactory" because of its massive scale--might be here sooner than you …

Popular Science's Spaceship Design Contest Winners!

Congratulations<p>This past April, we put out a call for your ambitious spaceship designs. The only real rules were that we wanted to see an image, and that "the ideas must meet a certain threshold of seriousness, relying on technology that is available today or seen as feasible in the next decade." …

Ex-Google engineers have spent 2 years secretly trying to solve 'the hardest problem in banking'

London-based Thought Machine has been working on its VaultOS platform behind closed doors for two years, with over 50 engineers dedicated to the project.<p>The project is one of the first bottom-up attempts to built a modern computer system for banks, which can be used out of the box by any bank and …

FinTech

Neutrinos Could Be The Reason Why Antimatter Hasn't Blown Up The Universe

Thanks, neutrinos!<p>Researchers studying the behaviour of electrically neutral particles called neutrinos might have finally found a solution to a …

Hong Kong

New Pacific undersea cable can beam 60 terabits of a data per second

There's a lot of water between the continental U.S. and Japan, which makes sending data back and forth a little bit difficult.<p>In an effort to boost …

Tesla driver dies in first fatal crash while using autopilot mode

The autopilot sensors on the Model S failed to distinguish a white tractor-trailer crossing the highway against a bright sky<p>The first known death caused by a self-driving car was disclosed by Tesla Motors on Thursday, a development that is sure to cause consumers to second-guess the trust they put …

Mars Has a Kind of Dune We've Never Seen Before

It's not even possible for this to form on Earth.<p>The red deserts of Mars have revealed a surprise: an altogether new type of sand dune.<p>Today a team of scientists led by Mathieu Lapotre, a planetary geologist at Caltech, announced a new type of geological formation in the Martian sands. Lapotre's …

Mars Rover

7 Science Fiction Creations About to Change the World

How energy shields, cloaking shields, and machines that think are becoming reality.<p>Science fiction books, TV shows, and movies have long challenged …

Science Fiction
Surveillance

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

CNN

Lillium: The Private VTOL Plane Of A Quieter Future

The Jetsons? No, they're our loud neighbors. We're the Ducted Fandersens.<p>The European Space Agency is incubating a new kind of aircraft. Revealed today, the glossy, white, egg-like form of the craft resembles nothing so much as an airplane designed by Apple. The planned two-seater will be …

Space program's greatest gift to humanity: Stink-free underwear you can wear for a week

Danish company OrganicsBasics claims its upcoming spacesuit-inspired SilverTech underwear are the world's most comfortable and technologically advanced odorless underwear.<p>Granted, you could wear any pair of underwear for a week. But things could get pretty gross if you did.<p>But Danish company …