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Crazy-Efficient Rotary Engine Lands Million-Dollar DARPA Contract

The LiquidPiston motor could be used in killer UAVs—and lawn mowers<p>We love when a tiny company does big things.<p>LiquidPiston, Inc., of Bloomfield, CT, recently signed an agreement with the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, to use the hyper-efficient rotary engine …

DARPA

DIY 7,500 Lumens 100W LED Flashlight That Only Costs About $10 To Build

Ready for the latest installment of a DIY lighting project? Assuming you have a couple 18V Nickel Cadmium power tool batteries laying around, as I …

Olight Mini Intimidator Flashlight

From 200 to 600, from 600 to 1200, and from 1200 to 2800 lumens over the 4 modes of Olight's SR Mini Intimidator compact flashlight. At just 5" long …

Rolling Cooler with Fold-Out Table & Chairs

So I've hung out with this lady I met on the Internet 3 times now. Like, the same lady all 3 times. She has her own condo and speaks French and can …

iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit Bundle

Does everyone ask you to fix their computers just because you wear glasses and T-Shirts that say things like, "There are 10 types of people in the …

Orbit1 Electroplater - Coat Anything in Metal

The Midas Touch: now available for as little as $2 per gram. 3D printing is still cool and all, but in technology years it's getting to be an old …

The Last Oil Filter You’ll Ever Have To Buy

The Hubb Lifetime Oil Filter solves a problem as old as automobiles themselves, and it’ll save you money, too.<p>Strapped to the bottom of your car like a colostomy bag full of dinosaur goo, oil filters are disgusting. Worse? They’re biohazards. Because they’re disposable, Americans go through …

The 'living concrete' that can heal itself

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's the world's most popular building material, and ever since the Romans built the pantheon from it some 2,000 years ago, we've been trying to find ways to make concrete more durable.<p>No matter how carefully it is mixed or reinforced, all concrete eventually cracks, and under some …

Concrete

10 Epic Engines From Detroit's Golden Age

Here's our list of the top 10 engines—and names—from an era when the engineering inside was worthy of the hyperbole plastered on the outside.<p>Here's our list of the top 10 engines—and names—from an era when the engineering inside was worthy of the hyperbole plastered on the outside.

Engines

The 10 Most Unusual Engines of All Time

Freedom is just another word for "you did what with your crankshaft?"<p>Freedom is just another word for "you did what with your crankshaft?" <i>From: Car and Driver</i>

Engines

2016 Bugatti Chiron to have 288 MPH top speed

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron, the 2016 Bugatti Chiron, isn’t yet upon us, but some of its specifications are, at least if sources that have …

Sports Cars

You Still Shouldn't Believe in the emDrive

It's a cool idea, but the headlines are getting out of hand... again<p>Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof. Which is why you should still be suspicious of the "emDrive," a theoretical propulsion system that supposedly could propel objects to near-relativistic speeds, despite this week's …

Space Travel

'Our purity is above 99%' – the Chinese labs churning out legal highs for the west

At the Chemsun Global pharmaceutical laboratory in an industrial park in Shanghai, the smell of fumes is so intense it leaves a bitter, chemical …

How to Charge Your Phone in 5 Minutes With Supercapacitor Under 12$ !!!

Smartphone Macro Lens<p>Power Bank Inside a USB Cable<p>Open Source Turtle Robot (OSTR)<p>Large Motors Class<p>How much % can it charge your phone?<p>i still do …

Super Sadness: Selfie Stick With Fake Arm Attached

The Selfie Arm is the brainchild of artists Aric Snee and Justin Crowe. When used to take a selfie, it appears as if somebody else took the picture, …

The Cave Paintings of Tassili n’Ajjer: Proof of Ancient Astronauts?

The Cave Paintings of Tassili n’Ajjer depict mysterious creatures with helmets gloves and strange suits<p>According to many researchers and the ancient …

Porsche working on variable-compression engine

While the fashion in high-tech automotive developments might lean towards hybrids and electric vehicles at the moment, there’s still plenty of scope …

Audi just created diesel fuel from air and water

The company's pilot plant, which is operated by German startup Sunfire in Dresden, produced its first batches of the "e-diesel" this month. German …

SABRE engine concept passes US Air Force feasibilty test

The feasibility study conducted as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the AFRL’s Aerospace Systems Directorate …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible Automatic

A folding top and an automatic can't dilute the Z06.<p>“Convertible” and “automatic” are two words that can suck the joy out of a sports car the way fat-free and sugar-free can ruin a dessert. But that’s not quite the case with the Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The Z06 convertible proves that there doesn’t …

DIY Sun-Blaster | Build Your Own 1000w Equivalent LED Flashlight

It’s Sunday, which means you are probably either recovering from a wedding and editing photos or you’re making your way over to Home Depot to finish …

These Tiny Capsules Suck Up CO2

They might look more like candy, but these micro-capsules are rather more special than that. Their shiny shell allows CO2 to pass straight …

Sodium

Crashed 30 Years Ago: 1980 BMW M1

This 1980 BMW M1 is said to have been crashed some time before 1985 and has been in storage ever since. No other info is offered, but as one of 453 …

Supercars

In pictures: The 42nd Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2015

For the five million or so motorcyclists that roam Japan, the Tokyo Motorcycle Show is very much a see and be seen event. These riders were also a …

Survival of the fastest: Ultima Evolution leaves other supercars for dead

Gone as they may be, the GTR and and the Can-Am are not forgotten, with the Evolution featuring the same Le Mans Group C-inspired body-shape as its …

Le Mans

Hyundai Veloster RM15 concept races to Seoul [w/video]

If there's one thing we love – and trust us, when it comes to cars, there are many – it's mid-engined hatchbacks, from the Renaultsport Clio V6 to the VW Golf GTI W12-650 concept. Or this latest RM15 concept from Hyundai.<p>Shorthand for Racing Midship 2015, this one-off picks up where the Veloster RM …

This 1:3 scale running Porsche engine is incredible

We've seen plenty of miniature V8s, but this is this tiny flat-six is truly exceptional. Watch it run and rev on a stand.<p>Last week we showed you a tiny Ford Flathead V8 running tiny replica Ardun OHV heads. That was impressive, and it sounded great. Not everyone is into the tiny old-school hot rod …

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Plane Propeller Slices Into Ford Fusion During Emergency Highway Landing

Somehow, nobody was hurt<p>A small aircraft making an emergency landing on the highway probably wasn't what the driver of this Ford Fusion expected to see in her rear-view mirror on Tuesday. Fortunately, the gills that the plane's propeller sliced into the side of her car were about the worst of the …