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Architecture Design: Nettleton 198 House by SAOTA

Modern architecture for your inspiration.<p>The luxury Nettleton 198 house in Clifton, Cape Town (South Africa) designed by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl …

Architecture

5 Sky Events This Week: Comet Brightens, Mercury Meets Venus

Starstruck<p>As a new year dawns, watch a comet burn and the stars turn.<p>Happy New Year! As a bright comet blazes across the sky, familiar friends from mythology parade for sky-watchers this week, making stately strides among the stars.<p><b>Gemini's arc.</b> As darkness falls on Monday, January 5, look for the …

Astronomy

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

Ferrari Presents Another LaFerrari Customer, Painter Cornelia Hagmann

I’m sure many of you have wondered who are the people that have bought all 499 LaFerraris even before the official reveal of the hypercar.<p>Well, …

Ferrari F50 Barca: The floating wooden Ferrari dominating the canals of Venice

As impressive as it is to cruise through an Italian city in a Ferrari, doing so in Venice takes things to the next level. Meet Livio De Marchi, a man …

A loving look at the Ferrari Testarossa, the quintessential 80s icon

DRIVE looks back on the 80s poster car<p>John Pogson is a Ferrari fan. The same could be said for just about any car enthusiast, but John takes it to a level most of us can only dream of: He's one of the most trusted independent Ferrari mechanics in the UK, and occasionally races priceless F40s on the …

Ferrari

Man recycles a Lamborghini V12, uses it to make a motorcycle

A friend of Georgia resident Chuck Beck owned a Lamborghini that died in a fire, leaving only its engine. This friend offered that engine to Beck, and Beck not only accepted, he gave it a second life that rivals Bucky Barnes morphing into The Winter Soldier for outlandish second acts. And that's …

Watch: Lamborghini Diablo Crash Caught Live in Tokyo

Leaving a car meet at Tokyo’s Daikoku Parking Area, this LamborghiniDiablo driver puts on a little door-waving show for some car spotters on theside …

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SpaceX To Test Reusable Rocket With Daring Drone Ship Landing Today

SpaceX is starting this year with a major step in one of its most ambitious projects, which could fundamentally change the economics of space-flight – the reusable rocket that lands on its legs.<p>There are just a few reusable spacecraft in circulation at the moment, of which the SpaceX Dragon is one, …

Space Travel

SpaceX Gets Set for Unprecedented Rocket Landing: Follow Along Online

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, the SpaceX commercial rocket company will try to bring a rocket back for a soft landing after sending its payload toward orbit — and you can keep track of the effort online.<p>The attempt will come in the minutes after SpaceX's scheduled launch of a two-stage …

Space Exploration

Defining Life I: What are Astrobiologists Looking For?

How can astrobiologists find extraterrestrial life? In everyday life, we usually don’t have any problem telling that a dog or a rosebush is a living …

Strange ‘Coffin’ found on Mars, but likely not Dracula’s

The many photos taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover have so far revealed Mars to be devoid of signs of intelligent extraterrestrial activity. A …

NASA Developing Inflatable Heat Shield To Land Spacecraft On Mars

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Devising a way to one day land astronauts on Mars is a complex problem and NASA scientists think something as simple as a child’s …

Space Exploration

This Is the First Image Ever Obtained from Mercury Orbit

You are witnessing an historial moment: This is the first image ever obtained from Mercury's orbit. It was taken by NASA's Messenger, the first …

Wolf Moon marks the start of a year of stargazing

January is the best month to stare into the night sky, say astronomers, as tonight sees first full moon after winter solstice<p>At 5.15pm tonight, for the only time this year, the Wolf Moon rises.<p>The first full moon following the winter solstice, the so-called Wolf Moon is well-entrenched in folklore …

Hello Pluto! NASA's Visit to the Mystery World Begins

It’s not exactly top secret, but it is too little known: this month, a small, robot spacecraft—built, launched and guided by a team of over 2,500 …

Astronomy

GAO Upholds NASA Funding for SpaceX and Boeing Space Vans

NASA acted properly in awarding $6.8 billion to the Boeing Co. and SpaceX for a new generation of commercial space vans to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the Government Accountability Office ruled Monday. The GAO rejected a challenge to last September's award that was …

Space Exploration

Orbital Objects

Learn more about satellites, space junk, and other objects floating in orbits.<p>The skies above Earth are teeming with more than 8,000 manmade objects, large and small. The U.S. Space Surveillance Network uses radar to track more than 13,000 such items that are larger than four inches (ten …

NASA to Send Messenger on a Final Trip So Close to Mercury It Could Melt

Over a decade ago, NASA shot Messenger into space, and in 2011, it became the first probe to orbit around Mercury, sending back our first closeups of …

Graphic Art: Historical Fragments by Chad Hagen

Historical Fragments.<p>A graphic art series of digital photo manipulations by Chad Hagen. Chad Hagen is an art director and graphic designer based in …