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Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Smaller Rocket Engines - ExtremeTech

By on February 9, 2018 at 8:43 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The successful launch of SpaceX’s …

Space Travel

It May Look Stupid, But This Wacky Drone Is Wickedly Smart

Mechanically, it's the simplest drone you could ever hope to design.<p>Every moving part a machine has is just another thing that can (and will) eventually fail. So what do you do if you want to maximize longevity and durability? Cut down on those as much as possible, to the absolute minimum, if you …

Drones

Two New Camp Stoves from Snow Peak

Spending time outside is always made a little better with a few comforts from home. A hot meal and a fresh cup of coffee at the base of a climb or deep in the wilderness is a welcomed luxury. Japanese outdoor brand Snow Peak has two new compact and thoughtfully designed camp stoves for a reliable, …

Japan's Record-Breaking Maglev Train

Japan’s magnetic levitation (or maglev) train has broken the world speed record—again. The high-speed rail uses electrically charged magnets to hover the train over the tracks, reducing friction and allowing for increased speeds. Its most recent test run hit a record-breaking speed of 603km/h …

High-speed Rail

Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Built "Time Machine"

Ali Razeqi says his time machine uses "complex algorithms" to see the future.<p><b>It's not quite Back to the Future, but a young Iranian inventor claims to have built a time machine that can predict a person's future with startling accuracy.</b><p><b>Ali Razeqi, who is 27 and the "managing director of Iran's</b> …

Here's your first sneak peek of the 2015 Subaru WRX STI. Does it look enough like the NY auto show WRX Concept? More details here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/40kc

Star Trek Into Darkness Official Trailer #3 (2013) - JJ Abrams Movie HD

Peel-and-stick solar cells for battery-powered products of the future

It may be possible soon to charge cell phones, change the tint on windows, or power small toys with peel-and-stick versions of solar cells.<p>A …

This 2015 Subaru WRX may be a mule cobbled together for testing purposes or the real deal—if it’s the latter, we’re very sad pandas. Full story: http://cardrive.co/6037XK6D

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

Subtract one V-6, add a supercharged four-cylinder and an electric motor.<p>When Nissan first outlined its next-generation, in-house hybrid system nearly two years ago, it promised that the setup would arrive sometime in 2013 to supplant a V-6 in a new hybrid vehicle. We had predicted that the company …

Infiniti’s three-row crossover first got a name change from JX to QX60, now it’s going to offer a supercharged hybrid drivetrain. Full info here: http://cardrive.co/6038naXi

#WorldDebut: #Subaru #WRX concept! Find a ton more pictures on www.motortrend.com.

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10 top gadgets from Iain M Banks' Culture universe

It's hard to know what to do when a literary idol announces their imminent demise.<p>This week, with typical deadpannery, writer Iain Banks broke the …

Boeing 787 completes battery testing, ready for re-evaluation by FAA

Boeing's Dreamliner finally appears ready for the FAA to give it another shot. After being grounded in January the 787 has undergone numerous tweaks and refinements to improve the safety and reliability of the aircraft. The final test before submitting to the federal regulatory body for commercial …

Apple device sales projected to shut out Windows for the first time

Apple has always had a leg-up in the "cool factor" over Microsoft, but its devices may also finally outsell Windows hardware in 2013, according to a …