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This AR Twitter app is a disturbing glimpse into the future

Some experts predict AR glasses will replace smartphones in the next decade. But what would that mean for social media, where people spend more than …

Augmented Reality

America's first private high-speed train could take 3M cars off the roads

America isn’t known for high-speed rail travel. But a new express train project taking off in Florida could shake up that perception. Brightline, …

Trains

This is what a $350,000 house in San Francisco looks like

It is a worn-down, decomposing wooden shack that was built in 1906, and the interior is unlivable in its current condition. The San Francisco house …

Iconic B-52 Bomber Epitomizes Air Power -- And The Way Weapons Ought To Be Bought

The U.S. Air Force is meeting with industry this month to discuss options for upgrading engines on its B-52 bombers. So here’s an interesting piece of aerospace trivia that should be worth at least $600 on <i>Jeopardy.</i> When is the last time a military service decided to buy new engines for a combat …

Aerospace

Bill Gates and Other Billionaires Say This 1 Habit is the Secret to Their Success

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and other billionaires read far more books than the average person. Here's why.<p>Bill Gates is at it again. He's indulging in one of his favorite habits: reading. Gates recently wrote a blog post titled, "5 amazing books I read this year." The post is in addition to …

Success

New approach to electric-car battery cooling: immerse cells in coolant

Regardless of how your vehicle is powered—whether it be an internal-combustion engine or a battery pack powering an electric motor—most powertrains …

Batteries

Scientists Are Using Eye-Tracking To Discover How We See Design

Using biometrics, two architectural researchers think they can help architects and planners design better cities.<p>Architects know best, as they often claim. With conviction, they’re <i>sure</i> certain details will make a space more hospitable, more beautiful, more preferable, and more enjoyable. There’s …

Copenhagen

Germany celebrates new Berlin-Munich high speed train line

A quarter of a century in the making, the new line cuts the travel time between two of Germany's biggest cities to just four hours. The project was …

Germany

2020 Porsche 911 (spy photo) Photo Gallery

Porsche

Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works

European delivery presents a rare win-win proposition that lets buyers pick up their new car directly from the factory, often saving enough in the process to fund a European vacation. The details vary from one manufacturer to another, but the basics are the same: You order the car from your local …

South Carolina

The F-35 could intercept a North Korean missile launch — but it could bring an all-out war

• <b>Preliminary tests and defense insiders indicate that the F-35 could use air-to-air missiles to intercept ballistic missiles like the ones being tested by North Korea.</b>• <b><br>The US's current missile defenses don't really work, and air-to-air intercept appears much more promising.</b>• <b><br>The Pentagon seems</b> …

North Korea

Tent House

Designed by Sparks Architects, the unique "Tent House" is a stunning home with a retractable roof, located in the beautiful rainforest canopies of …

Turtlebacker Trailer

The Turtlebacker flatbed camping trailer not only lets you sleep well, but also play hard. This is the perfect trailer for the camper with all the …

Off-roading

1990 Mercedes-Benz 250GD

Among our favorite SUV´s there is always a place for the G-Class. Up for auction, is this unique Mercedes-Benz 250GD, it origins from 1990 and …

Trucks

This One-Pan Tuna Mac Is the Easy Dinner You Need This Week

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, you're going to be cooking up a storm and washing a ton of dishes over the next few days. While it might be …

Dinner

Recipe: Lemony Tortellini Spinach Soup

Lemony Tortellini Spinach Soup<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 medium onion, diced <br>2 medium stalks celery, cut into 1/4-inch-thick pieces <br>2 …

Recipes

Recipe: Weeknight Rotisserie Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

Weeknight Rotisserie Chicken and Gnocchi Soup<p>Serves 6 to 8<p>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>1 large onion, diced <br>4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into …

Recipes

10 Absolutely Delicious Ways to Cook with Mushrooms

When it comes to adding vegetables to dinner, there are two camps: the ones I pick in an effort to feel like I'm doing something good for myself (aka …

Cooking

This Commercial-Grade Blender Is Currently on Sale and So Much Cheaper than the Vitamix

Nothing justifies a big splurge on a pricey item you've had your eye on like a Cyber Monday sale. But even at a steep discount, some Cyber Monday …

Cyber Monday

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook until the fat has rendered and the bacon is golden and crispy. Remove the pan from …

Beef

Make This One-Pot Chicken Ranch Pasta ASAP

If you're craving cheesy, carby goodness, you've come to the right place. This easy rotini with chicken cooks up in one pot <i>and</i> it's served with …

Cooking

10 Peanut Butter Cookies to Make This Holiday Season

If your goal this holiday season is to bake up a batch of cookies guaranteed to impress and delight, look no further than that jar of peanut butter …

Dessert

15 One-Skillet Dinners for When You Don't Want to Cook

I find that winter makes me more lazy than I'd like to be, thanks to the combination of it getting dark at 5 p.m. and the bitter cold temperatures. …

Cooking

Recipe: Sweet and Tangy Slow Cooker Brisket

Sweet & Tangy Slow Cooker Brisket<p>Serves 6 to 8<p>2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil <br>2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced <br>1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste …

Recipes

Elon Musk's Latest Big Idea is Both Absurd and Emotionally Uplifting

This is no moonshot. It's bigger than that.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>The world makes no sense.<p>How many CEOs are willing to admit that?<p>Rather than, say, just line their own pockets in preparation for a very dull, …

Elon Musk

This ex-trucker has some questions about the Tesla Semi

First, let's talk about that central seating position.<p>Resurrecting a dormant childhood dream, I spent almost nine months of this year as an over-the-road truck driver – six months in a Freightliner Cascadia pulling a refrigerated trailer, then nearly three months in a Kenworth T680 pulling a …

Campers

The Most Important Rule in UX Design that Everyone Breaks

The Most Important Rule in Product Design, and Possibly Life Management<p>There is one principle of organization that every human should adhere to, …

UX Design

The secret to how Tesla gets its cars to look so good

• <b>Designer Franz von Holzhausen had an impressive resume before joining Tesla.</b>• <b><br>But the combination of his frustration with the traditional auto industry and Elon Musk's distinctive ideas about how to solve problems has taken his work to a new level.</b>• <b><br>He's followed an unlikely path to becoming the most</b> …

explicit

Elon Musk's Mars dream hinges on a giant new rocket

Last night, Elon Musk dumped more futuristic space tech ideas at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) than we've had possibly over the past decade. That includes a new spaceship, Mars and Moon missions, and even using rockets for high-speed trips here on Earth. "The future is vastly more …

SpaceX

Former GM Exec Envisions A Grim Future Of Self-Driving Cars

Bob Lutz pulls no punches about the fate of his own industry.<p>Eat your heart out, <i>New York Times Magazine</i>: the best design fiction about self-driving cars circulating the internet this week didn’t come from your issue dedicated to that topic. It came from <i>Automotive News</i>, a trade publication that …

Transportation