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Watch This Autonomous Drone Eat Fuel In The Sky

The X-47B flying Dorito checks mid-air refueling off its bucket list<p>We are so far in the future of aircraft that a stealthy autonomous flying wing simply existing is just sort of a given. The U.S. Navy’s X-47B is a test platform, designed to see just what modern autonomy and design can do. In the …

In Focus

<b>Electric vehicle projects receive fine tuning under<br>Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism</b><p>Bonn, Germany, 16 April 2015 – Projects that encourage …

Reptile will return in Mortal Kombat X

Another Mortal Kombat fighter who's been around since (almost) the beginning, Reptile, will make an appearance in <i>Mortal Kombat X</i>. A new gameplay trailer from NetherRealm Studios shows how Reptile will play in the latest Mortal Kombat, with some familiar tongue, acid spit and invisibility …

Mortal Kombat

How viable is nuclear fusion as an energy source? - podcast

At Iter in the south of France, seven international partners have pooled their financial and scientific resources to build the biggest fusion reactor in history. Their aim is to resolve critical scientific and technical issues, and take fusion to the point where industrial applications can be …

Energy

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

Climate change could impact the poor much more than previously thought

It’s widely accepted that climate change will have bigger negative impacts on poorer countries than wealthy ones. However, a new economic modeling study finds that the economic impacts on these poorer countries could be much larger than previous estimates.<p>As a result, they suggest that we should be …

Climate Change

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

Why Orion Capsule's Test Flight Is a 'Big (Freakin') Deal' for NASA

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is the last person you'd expect to drop the F-bomb in public, but when it comes to next month's test flight of the space agency's Orion deep-space capsule, he's willing to come perilously close.<p>"That's a big deal," Bolden told a luncheon audience last week at the …

Space Exploration

Solar latecomer France builds Europe's largest plant | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - France has made up some lost ground against its neighbors with the start to construction of what will be Europe’s biggest photovoltaic solar power plant.<p>Solar power capacity has grown slowly in France compared to Germany, Spain or Italy. It had 5,095 MW of photovoltaic capacity in …

Melancholic Drawings by Daehyun Kim

Surreal melancholic drawings by Korean artist, Daehyun Kim.<p>Back in 2012, I already featured some of Daehyun Kim’s surreal black and white …

Discussion Board Digest: If I Knew Then What I Know Now - Hard-Earned Advice for Students

<i>For our September 2014 Back-to-School Special, we're going back to the basics and delving deep into the Core77 forums to answer common student</i> …

Bend Ribbon Type Family

The Bend ribbon type family by Juri Zaech.<p>Juri Zaech has designed the <b>Bend</b> typefaces in 2014. It’s a contemporary ribbon type family that consists of …

TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen

Handheld projectors are nothing new, but TouchPico from TouchJet offers a new twist that could be useful: the ability to turn any flat surface into …

Smartphone sensor generates crowdsourced pollution maps

Fine dust pollution triggers all manner of health problems, but accurately tracking its concentration across cities and regions takes considerable …

Raspberry Pi B+ marks first major upgrade to microcomputer

Gallery: Raspberry Pi B+ marks first major upgrade to microcomputer<p>Gallery: Raspberry Pi B+ marks first major upgrade to microcomputer<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>The …

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …