Andy Campbell

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Reaction Time for Stopping Your Motorcycle

You’re riding along minding your own business when suddenly you’re facing the bumper of a left-turning SUV. Every cell commands you to get the …

Should You Avoid A High-Mileage Bike?

"How many miles does it have?" That is the one question I get more than any other when a customer comes shopping for a used bike. The answer is the …

These Scientists Predicted Earth's Future Long Before The World Had A Clue

The Paris climate summit may go down in history as the singular moment nations decided to tackle the threat of anthropogenic climate change. But few …

Isis: In a borderless world, the days when we could fight foreign wars and be safe at home may be long gone

Early in 2014, Isis released one of its first videos. Largely unseen in Europe, it had neither the slick, cutting-edge professionalism of its later …

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We're Pumped Up About Visiting Pluto After Seeing This NASA Video

In July, New Horizons crosses the next great frontier in our solar system<p>Mankind is about to visit one of the strangest places in our solar system. Out beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is home to hordes of cold, lumpy worlds—some of which are large enough to have their own moons, but none of which …

Science of war 1: how to spot enemy guns using ancient geometry

At the beginning of World War 1 neither side had effective methods that could pinpoint the location of enemy artillery. Dr Karl explains the maths of …

Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …

Relive the Wonder of GM's Jet-Powered Firebird I in this 1954 Concept Video

The turbine-powered car of tomorrow.<p>When we say "Firebird," you probably think of the Pontiac pony car that first hit the scene in 1967. But more than a decade before that, GM's original Firebird was a jet-powered concept car that looked like it escaped from a Lockheed Martin lab.<p><b>READ MORE: GM's</b> …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Can Your Startup Get Just Corporate Enough to Yield Sustainable Growth While Maintaining Your Agile Culture

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>I've noticed in talking to some startup companies that as you grow, the agile culture of, "think fast, act fast," must be integrated with an anchor of sustainability.<p>It can be a bit of a mind-bend and even feel like operating in two worlds, especially in the beginning. The …

Research: Middle Managers Have an Outsized Impact on Innovation

Just the mention of “middle managers” is enough to make people’s eyes roll back. But these supposedly boring cogs of the corporation, these objects of derision in Dilbertland, can have a profound impact on innovation and performance. Companies need to pay attention to them and reward their special …