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Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11

July 20 marks the 47th anniversary of the moon landing, so what better way to celebrate than with an <i>Apollo 11</i>-themed poster? Inspired by a trip to …

Comic Books

This Diesel Mercedes G-Wagen Is the One You Really Want

The G350d Professional is kind of perfect.<p>The Mercedes-Benz G-wagen has come a long way from the utilitarian vehicle it was at its inception 37 years ago, but in some markets that's less true, as the brand has continued to offer barely changed version of the original, W461, model. They were dubbed …

Mind-blowing facts about India that most Indian probably don't know

India is among the most mysterious nations on the planet. Its rich mythology, large size, and numerous social eccentricities make it fertile ground …

India

Instead of Using Batteries, This Computer Draws Energy From the Air

Some computers are already small enough to fit into our pockets, and researchers at the University of Washington Sensor Lab found a way to make them …

Ogle This 3D-Printed Outfit At Your Own Risk

Behnaz Farahi's 'Caress of the Gaze' knows exactly where your eyes are.<p>If always knowing when somebody was staring at you was a super power, Behnaz Farahi's new project, <i>Caress of the Gaze</i> would qualify as a bona fide super suit. The architect and interaction designer married a camera, a facial …

How One Designer Took His First Product All The Way To Bed, Bath, & Beyond

Apparently, the hours between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. can be extremely productive.<p>As the former Executive Creative Director of CNN, Andy Bergmann has designed websites, data visualizations, and even one cult hit iPhone game. But he’d never created a physical product before the SpoonStar. It’s a …

Things That Need Better Design: Tools Carried by Firefighters

If you're an entrepreneurial designer looking for a market with a lot of gaps, this is it<p>The Natick Soldier Systems Center is the U.S. Army's R&D …

This Crazy-Strong Supermaterial Floats on Water

A new magnesium-foam composite can withstand high temperatures and intense pressures—all while staying light as a sponge<p>A new composite that blends titanium and foam has the durability of magnesium with the weight of a sponge. It can withstand forces of 25,000 pounds per square inch, and has a …

Hackers deface Tesla's website and Twitter accounts

It's all too common to see ne'er-do-wells compromising a website or a social network account, but Tesla just got hit with a triple whammy. At least one group has hijacked not just the electric car maker's website and its Twitter account, but also founder Elon Musk's account. Both social services …

Lightning-fast Tesla Model S tops Auto Club's best Green Cars ranking

Expect to spend some green if you want to purchase the vehicles at the top of the best Green Cars list AAA published Monday.<p>Six of the top 10 cars tested by the Automobile Club of Southern California's Automotive Research Center cost about $50,000 or more and two are in the $100,000 range.<p>Tesla …

Electric Vehicles

Photoshop Trick Using the BW Adjustment Layer To Brilliantly Alter Color

One of the most frustrating aspects of Photoshop is that its abilities are so far reaching, that to master it (if it’s possible to do such a thing), …

Tutorials

Google Nearly Bought Tesla in 2013

Elon Musk wanted $6 billion for his floundering company, a new biography of the Tesla CEO claims.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Google nearly bought Tesla for $6B in 2013

In a shocking revelation from an upcoming book, Tesla's Elon Musk and Google's Larry Page came to a verbal agreement two years ago. For better or worse, the deal fell through.<p>If you visited Tesla Motors' Fremont, Calif., factory in 2013, you'd have seen a pretty dismal place.<p>Much of the massive …

Tesla

Tesla Model S Body Kit: Definitely Different, Range-Robbing Too?

Body kits--add-on components and replacements for a car's front and rear fascias and door sills--are often a good way for owners to make their …

Leather-Core Plywood!

Laminating a layer of leather between the veneers literally opens up interesting possibilities<p>The "living hinge" you see molded into clamshell …

Photoshop Tips: How To Carry Out ‘Cinematic Color Grading’ On Your Photos

<b>At the start</b> of this year, you might have watched this fascinating short on a movie before and after it has gone through post-processing.<p><b>Now you can</b> …

Tutorials

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 …

Tesla delivered 10,030 cars last quarter, their most ever

Tesla is reporting a record quarter to start 2015. According to the company, they delivered 10,030 cars in Q1 2015 alone, their best ever. The …

Musk claims Tesla was 'misled' about demand for cars in China

Earlier this month, we reported about Tesla cutting jobs in China after sales failed to meet expectations. Now, we're learning that there might be more to it than just over optimistic forecasting. According to <i>Business Insider,</i> Tesla founder, Elon Musk, claimed the company had been "misled" by …

Industrial Designer Explains Production Methods Shown in Apple Watch Manufacturing Videos

Greg Koenig's play-by-play reveals the company's profound mastery of manufacturing<p>When your average consumer watches any of Apple's "how it's made" …

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) CEO Responds to a Tweet and Makes SpaceX Images Public

Although advertisements on the web pages may degrade your experience, our business certainly depends on them and we can only keep providing you …

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

How Tesla Made Zero Emissions the Sexiest Thing on Earth

Source: Tesla<p><i>I didn’t really think Tesla would be successful … but I thought that we’d at least address the false perception that electric cars had</i> …

Tesla Model S over-the-air update tackles range anxiety

Tesla has released the latest over-the-air update for its Model S, which includes a number of navigation upgrades designed to cut down on range …

This factory robot is small, precise and human-friendly

Picture a typical factory robot in your head and you'll probably see a cold, unsympathetic arm performing relatively simple tasks. You may want to shake that image soon, though. Rethink Robotics has taken the wraps off of Sawyer, a smaller sibling to its earlier Baxter model that's built for …

Everything Musk said yesterday about self-driving cars

At a tech conference, Elon Musk said human driving could be outlawed with the rise of self-driving cars. Here's the full interview.<p>Yesterday, Tesla Motors CEO and general future-tech proponent Elon Musk said some surprising things about the future of self-driving cars—namely, that human drivers …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model S ‘Range Anxiety’ Will End With A Software Update

Elon Musk has teased something big coming from Tesla this week – an end to ‘range anxiety.’ The Model S (and every other electric vehicle), Tesla’s current flagship, has been known to inspire so-called range anxiety, wherein a driver spends a lot of time worrying about when they’ll next be able to …

Tesla

Contrasting Innovation Narratives From Apple And Lockheed Martin

During the same period in which Apple introduced a smart watch into an existing market, Lockheed Martin revealed plans for a portable fusion reactor that produces all-but free energy, tested a missile more self-aware than a household pet, and demonstrated a death ray that would put Buck Rogers to …

Political Activism