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After Crimea, Sweden Flirts With Joining NATO

Officials worry that the Swedish military is woefully unprepared for a Russian attack.<p>It's a good time to have friends in Eastern Europe.<p>Leaders in the region, who have reacted to Russia's occupation of Crimea by expressing fears that they could be next, are now taking solace in their alliances. …

Help Search for Flight MH370 on Satellite Images

Satellite firm DigitalGlobe is putting its Tomnod crowdsourcing platform to work in an effort to track down the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Volunteers are assigned a collection of satellite images to pore through and pin any possible clues or wreckage.<p>MH370 went missing late last …

Crush All 93 Vipers We Gave You (VIN #4 Included), Chrysler Tells Schools: Video

Though it might be hard to believe, Chrysler has ordered 93 original Dodge Vipers that were donated to schools and community colleges around the …

Watch Live as an Asteroid Slices Between the Earth and Moon

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 03.05.14.<p>Time of Publication: 3:15 pm. 3:15 pm<p><b>Update 3:30 p.m.</b> Slooh captured a time-lapse …

Nasa release images to coincide with Gravity Oscar win

After the film Gravity picked up a handful of Oscars, including for best cinematography and best visual effects, Nasa releases images of the real thing

The 10 Weirdest Motorsports On the Planet

You won't believe the things people do in the name of competition.<p>Swamp Buggy Racing<p>Swamp buggies are some of the most bizarre purpose-built racers you'll find anywhere, so it makes sense that the sport was invented in Florida. Big V8s power these swamp things around a waterlogged oval pockmarked …

Le Mans
Political Science

Man Creates Transport App That Measures Time In Pints Of Beer

"You have three-and-a-half drinks until the last tram home."<p>Which is the information that we all really want to know.<p>Cheers!

Ukraine puts forces on full combat alert

Ukraine has put its armed forces on full combat alert and warned Moscow that military intervention will lead to war after the upper house of Russia's parliament gave President Vladimir Putin the authority to invade.<p>After a more than three-hour meeting with security and defence chiefs, Oleksander …

Invisible Standoff Continues as Russia Bloodlessly Extends Control in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While many of us in the U.S. spent last night watching a star-studded selfie break Twitter, Russia …

Astronaut's Near-Drowning Could Have Been Avoided

NASA will admit on Wednesday that Luca Parmitano's spacesuit leaked on two space walks in July, after details on the initial incident were not …

Ferrari F1 F2002 V10 PURE Exhaust Sound!

This Robot Gives High-Beaming Drivers A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

Don't actually build it. Bad idea. But, you know, it exists.<p>It happens. You're on the road, at night, maybe you're in the left lane, and a driver screeches up behind you, tailgating, high-beams flashing, to coax you into the other lane. What if you could get sweet, bright revenge?<p>Well, here is your …

Robotics

Hennessey Venom GT breaks on through to the other side

Earlier today, we told you about John Hennessey and his team taking their Venom GT supercar out to a NASA runway to give it the ole' Texas try.<p>The …

Sports Cars

20 Awesome Graphically Designed Clocks

411<p>SHARES<p>When browsing Dribbble you can practically find designs for anything, such as icons made to look like food and gorgeous music …

The Dual Rotating Aperture Watch

April 25, 2013 30<p>This is the watch that displays the time using two rotating open windows. The hour and minute appear within separate rotating …

Watch This Ways

My watch is mine, and if you try peeking into it, you probably won’t be able to read the time. However if I wear the Followatch, you will be able to …

Watch A Robot 3-D Print With Metal

Autodesk teamed up with designer Joris Laarman to create the system.<p>Metal, despite being one of the most ubiquitous building materials, isn't something we see in 3-D printing too often. (Seriously: we've got pizza before small-scale, consumer steel printing.) But software company Autodesk, working …

Alfa V6 gives a lesson on why velocity stacks sound awesome

An Italian car that raced in Germany sounds fantastic.<p>There are countless accessories out there in the aftermarket world that may make your vehicle look cooler but not necessarily function any better—LED shift knob, anyone? Here's something even better-looking that also adds more than just chintzy …

Alfa Romeo

Mercedes-Benz Pioneers 360 Degree Videos

Follow Antony<p>Motorsport camera footage is getting pretty good these days. Footage is clearer and more stable than ever, and so many cameras can be …

What Is Burning Man?

As an aging, quasi-hippie with a suspicious view of humans as a species, I’ve always viewed Burning Man through a very skeptical lens. Despite this, …

Drug lets blind eyes 'see light'

<b>A drug can restore the ability of the eye to sense light after blindness, animal studies show.</b><p>Reacting to light is the job of the rods and cones in the retina, but these can be destroyed by disease.<p>A study, in the journal Neuron, showed a chemical could give "support-duty cells" in the eye the …

University College London

The Dirt Bike by British Customs

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Scrambler<br>• Triumph<p>British Customs is a leading international supplier of Triumph-specific parts, …

Bugatti 100P airplane reconstructed, will fly again after public debut

Bugatti has been building some of the fastest vehicles in the world since 1909, but its brief history with airplane racing is less well known to many fans. It started in the '30s when founder Ettore Bugatti believed he could build a plane to win the Deutsch de la Merthe Cup Race. He worked on a …

Step 5: RallyCross: Not Your Typical Racing Story [Episode 5] - /MY LIFE as a RALLYIST

Suspended telescope from 'GoldenEye' needs repair after earthquake damages cable

As if it didn't appear perilous enough already, the Arecibo Observatory's telescope — famously known as the setting to <i>GoldenEye</i>'s final fight — is now hanging by one fewer sturdy support after an earthquake last month seriously damaged one of its cables. According to <i>Universe Today</i>, the iconic …