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Watch This Futuristic Vat Of Water Paint A Cat

Who says cats and water don't mix?<p>Dunking a statue into a bucket of paint usually won't give you anything other than a monochromatic result. But dunk a statue into this vat of water coated with a layer of painted film, and the results are pretty incredible.<p>The video above and the accompanying paper …

Watch the government 3D-print a Shelby Cobra replica

Carbon fiber-reinforced plastic printing uses highly energy-efficient manufacturing techniques created at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.<p>I'm not sure how this flew under our radar, but at this year's Detroit Auto Show, back in January, the Department of Energy showed off an electric vehicle they'd …

Has NASA Really Created A Warp Drive?

<b>Note: This recent news has not been officially confirmed or peer-reviewed.</b><p>Forget blowing bubbles, NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles …

Mid-engine Stingray is a '63 Vette from an alternate universe

Corvette innovator Zora Arkus-Duntov always wanted a mid-engine Vette. This custom split-window Stingray is Zora's dream, realized.<p>Zora Arkus-Duntov, the GM engineer who helped usher the Corvette from its early beginnings as a lackluster lifestyle roadster to an American performance legend, always …

Sports Cars

Lexus LFA & Porsche 918 Spyder Face Off With Expected Results: Video

The <i>Top Gear</i> boys don't exactly need their track at the moment. Still, it's a space that could be put to good use, and that's exactly what happens …

Supercars

3D-printed material can carry 160,000 times its own weight

Researchers from MIT and Lawrence Livermore have created a new class of materials with the same density as aerogels (aka frozen smoke) but 10,000 times stiffer. Called micro-architected metamaterials, they can withstand 160,000 times their own weight, making them ideal for load-bearing, …

Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

REDMOND, Wash. -- In the bowels of Building 92, hidden underneath the company's public visitor center in a secret series of labs, Microsoft let a few people try out what may be the most ambitious Windows device ever made: a holographic headset that aims to rival the most advanced virtual reality …

Augmented Reality

2015 Ford Mustang GT Roush Supercharger Detailed

Ford Racing and Roush Performance have co-developed a new supercharger kit for the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. The new supercharger kit is said to produce more than 600 hp, and was previewed by the 2015 Ford Mustang King Cobra concept shown at the 2014 SEMA Show this week. The supercharger is also the …

World's Greatest Drag Race 4!

The Moore's Law of 3D Printing... Yes it Does Exist, And Could Have Staggering Implications

For those who follow technology, there isn’t a single concept which embodies the incredible progress we have made over the last several decades, than …

NASA ‘Flying Saucer’ Aerobrakes From Supersonic Speed| Video

MatterFab Launches To Make Metal 3D Printing Affordable

When most people think of 3D printing, they usually think of the plastic trinkets that come out of Makerbot machines. But increasingly, there’s interest in being able to 3D print items out of metal, which allows for more heavy-duty industrial applications of the technology.<p>Metal 3D printers exist …

MatterFab Launches To Make Metal 3D Printing Affordable

When most people think of 3D printing, they usually think of the plastic trinkets that come out of Makerbot machines. But increasingly, there’s interest in being able to 3D print items out of metal, which allows for more heavy-duty industrial applications of the technology.<p>Metal 3D printers exist …

Ynvisible's Printoo, Paper

In the future almost everything will be connected to the internet in some way or another, collecting data, and functioning off of commands received …

Built By You: Google-Owned Waze's Biggest Asset is Community

Navigation app Waze hit the headlines over the past week for the $1.15 billion that Google paid to acquire it last year – not to mention hints that the company might not have <i>quite</i> been ready to become a small cog in a big machine.<p>Now several months down the line from the closure of that deal, TNW …

StoreDot smartphone battery 'charges in 30 seconds'

A smartphone battery has been developed that can charge up almost as quickly as you can say 'nanotechnology'<p>An Israeli start-up has unveiled a battery that can be charged in less than 30 seconds.<p>StoreDot demonstrated their pioneering progress at Microsoft's Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv by fully …

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept with transparent hood technology

Gravitational waves explained with a towel and an apple

Walmart built a turbine-hybrid semi

Flipper meets Optimus Prime.<p>Having fully pillaged its workforce for every last nickel and dime, Walmart is turning to its truck fleet to reduce overhead. The company teamed up withPeterbilt, Great Dane Trailers, and Capstone Turbine to build the WAVE Concept. The name stands for the Walmart …

A New Tool That Makes Your 3D Prints Smooth as Silk

Hang your head in shame. The surface finish on that part your 3D printer coughed out over two to five hours could be used to remove the coarse back …

Filaflex promotional video Recreus 3d Printing

Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

The Audi Ur-Quattro never stops sounding awesome

No matter how old this noise is, it never truly gets old.<p>Audi's famed Sport Quattro is one of the stars —perhaps <i>the</i> star—of 1980s rallying, and the sounds of the turbocharged straight-five are part of the car's identity.<p>Every pop, throttle jab, and overrun cackle is particularly delicious to hear, …

AVIO AERO and Additive Manufacturing

Top 10 Personal 3D Printers of 2013 by Christopher Barnatt

Last week Christopher Barnatt from ExplainingTheFuture.com shared his list of Top 10 Consumer Grade 3D Printers of the year 2013. Christopher has not …

Micro laser sintering technology to 3D print tiny metal parts

Creating small, yet precise, 3D prints isn’t new, researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have even done so on the nanoscale, but those …

Project CARS may be the Mona Lisa of racing games [w/video]

In the world of console racing games, <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> is the prettiest title money can buy. If these screenshots are to be believed, though, it's only a matter of time before there's a new claim to that throne. These images are from <i>Project CARS</i>, a crowd-funded racing title set to arrive on the …