Aleah Hartman

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Will This Helicopter Truck Fly?

It could be the future of military rescue.<p>It's a lot easier to "leave no man behind" when the rescue crew is robotic. Advanced Tactics, an El Segundo-based firm, plans to test a remotely operated, transforming, flying, driving evacuation vehicle early this year. It's not quite a drone, but it's not …

Aviation

Unknown Force Kicks Stars Out of Milky Way. Really.

If you could see it from the outside, the Milky Way would look like a majestic spiral of stars and glowing gas, rotating on its axis once every 200 …

Hubble and Spitzer telescopes look deep into space to study early universe

Nasa collects images of the 'cosmic dawn' of universe to understand how galaxies formed after Big Bang<p>Two venerable space telescopes, the Hubble and the Spitzer, have teamed up to study the very early universe, and here's what they see at the cosmic dawn: a wild and woolly party, with brilliant …

3.2L-Swapped: Porsche 914 6-Cylinder Conversion

This Porsche 914 has been built into an impressive 914/6 GT clone by the marque specialists at Fordahl Motorsports. The seller claims over $70k in …

Blaze destroys ancient Tibetan town dubbed 'Shangri-La'

Inferno rips through 1,300-year-old Tibetan community, which had been pin-pointed as the location of the mythical Shangri-La in James Hilton's novel The Lost Horizon<p>A ten-hour inferno has destroyed the ancient Tibetan town which, according to the Chinese government, was the earthly incarnation of …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

Walt Disney Company

No Reserve 2.7L-Swapped 1975 Porsche 914

This 1975 Porsche 914 has a serious 2.7L 6-cylinder swap and a 901 transmission. It looks black, but is actually dark blue, and we like the 5-lig …

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

Space

5 things you need to know about the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Your road-legal C7.R is ready.<p>Forget the ZR1. When GM's engineers put the first 2015 Z06 mule on the Milford RoadCourse, the car promptly set a new lap record. More insane? It did it using engine and suspension calibrations that were nothing but good guesses by engineers. Tadge Juechter, chief …

Sports Cars

People Who Were Pretty in High School Make More Money Because Life Isn’t Fair

A new research paper confirms that everything that your mother told you growing up is a lie because the pretty people always win.<p>According to the …

Most Distant Supernova May Shed Light on Dark Energy

UDS10Wil is ten billion light-years from Earth.<p><b>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spied a supernova ten billion light-years from Earth—the most distant stellar explosion of its kind ever detected, a new study says. (See "Biggest Star Explosion Seen; Was Rare, 'Clean' Death.")</b><p>The faint, near-infrared …

Clever Treehouse Bicycle Zips Passengers 30 Feet Up

The faster you pedal, the faster you will zip up, up, and away on Ethan Schlussler's human-powered elevator. In only one week, Schlussler eliminated the need for a regular old ladder and replaced it with this environmentally friendly pulley system that transports him 30 feet up to the entrance of …

Treehouses

ZEISS’ New 55mm f/1.4 Otus Reaches New Heights in Optical Performance and Price

ZEISS announced that it was working on a new line of ultra-high-quality lenses last year. These lenses were being designed from the ground up to …

Instagram and Anxiety of the Photographer – Part I

Over a half a billion Apple iOS and Android systems have been sold, which means that there are now an unprecedented number of cameras in the world. …

Samsung’s New Camera Module Promises Steadier & Brighter Shots for Smartphones

Samsung seems to be hard at work making sure that smartphone camera quality continues to improve in leaps and bounds. In addition to debuting ISOCELL …

World’s First ‘Instagram Hotel’ Gives a Free Night’s Stay to Anyone with 10K+ Followers

If you’re an Instagram junkie who can’t go a day or even an hour without posting something to the massive photo network, and you’re planning on going …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Taking the Camera for a Night on the Town

Who says you can’t drive AND take photos at the same time? These two clever photographers came up with the idea of setting a camera up on a tripod in …

21 Majestic Photos of Lions

The mighty lion. It is ferocious, majestic, and powerful. It’s the king of the jungle for a good reason. Despite the high intimidation factor …

Woman is Pictured in Exotic Destinations Wearing Her Wedding Gown

One woman’s exasperation is another one’s charm. Such would be the case with Jennifer Salvage. While other typical females would lament the absence …

124-Powered 1967 Fiat Dino Coupe

This Fiat Dino coupe has had its V6 swapped out for a twin-cam 4-cylinder out of a Fiat 124. We’ve only seen one other white example in the last few …

34k-Mile 1972 Porsche 914

This 1972 Porsche 914 is said to be an all original, two owner, rust free, unmodified example with 34k miles from new. It’s said to be leak free and …

Naked Miley sets record with 'Wrecking Ball' video - TODAY.com

Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" music video is destroying records as thoroughly as the wrecking ball in the video destroyed the walls of its set. The video, which premiered Monday, received 19 million views on the VEVO music-video website in just one day, almost doubling the previous record held by …

Pop Music

Making Cute Bento Boxes for School Lunch, the Lunch Box Awesome Way

A Q&A with Heather Sitarzewski (LunchBoxAwesome.com) about making cute cartoon-character bento boxes for her son's school lunch—how and why she does it<p>After visiting her son's school cafeteria and seeing what he was being served, <b>Heather Sitarzewski</b> decided to take matters into her own kitchen. But …

Food

One-Pot Wonders: Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Kale

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Spaghetti alla carbonara is already one of the simplest dishes around. Made with nothing but cured pork, spaghetti, eggs, cheese, and a ton of black pepper, its beauty lies in nailing the technique so that you end up with a smooth, creamy sauce, as …

7 Japanese Dishes You Need to Know

27 Amazingly Easy One-Bowl Desserts

When baking can be this simple, why would you ever mess with multiple bowls?

Dessert

6 Great Spots in Europe to Visit During Shoulder Season

Imagine... traveling to Europe when the crowds are thin, the weather is pleasant, and the costs are slashed. Don't think it exists? It does. Europe's shoulder seasons -- that beautiful time of year when the temperatures begin their climb upwards or slow descent down, the water is that perfect …

European Travel

Ring Clock : Futuristic, Eco-Friendly, and Playful Ring that Displays The Time

<b>Ring Clock</b> is precious project of Gusztav Szikszai that took 2 years from the initial design picture to prototype. The first this project was posted …