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Factory time lapse

Watching a Boeing airplane being built inside one of our factories is always an impressive sight. But seeing one assembled from start to finish is …

10 Reasons Engineers Make Good Partners

Ahh engineers. They are a breed of their own. Some of the smartest people out there, combined with a personality that can be confusing at first, if …

Challenges Of The Final Frontier

Grant Imahara Contributor<p>Grant Imahara is a collaborator and spokesperson for Mouser Electronics. In addition to his roles on Mythbusters and Battlebots, he is the inventor behind many robotic characters, including the Star Wars prequel-era R2-D2, Craig Ferguson's robot sidekick Geoff Peterson on …

Science Fiction

Ford is bringing back the beloved 4x4 SUV. Here<p>We can't wait for this truck.<p>For the first time, Porsche's all-electric sedan is out testing in public. Here's what we know about it<p>A new version of everyone's favorite off-roader is upon us. Here's what we know about it.<p>A new "King of the Hill" …

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NASA tests nonstick aircraft wing coatings that let bug juice slide

Who knew that keeping bug guts off airplanes could be a mission for NASA?<p>It turns out that insect "residue" splattering on the wings of big aircraft as they take off is a real problem looking for a serious solution.<p>"They are really small," conceded Christopher Wohl, senior research materials …

2015 McLaren 650S Spider Tested: Catch Me If You Can

Can Waze, the world's most popular cop-spotting app, enable a McLaren to streak across Florida undetected? We head to Alligator Alley to find out.<p>From the June 2015 issue<p>Waze, if you’ve not heard of it, is the greatest driving app ever devised. Scratch that—it’s the greatest invention of the 21st …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>North KoreaU.S. Has Plan to Dismantle North Korea's Nuclear Program in a Year, John Bolton Says<p>John McCain'I’m Never Going to Forgive …

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Exploring Japan’s subtropical Ogasawara Islands

Pristine beaches, star-studded night skies, searing sunsets and whales splashing in tropical waters are not the usual things to expect on a trip to Japan. But venture about 1000km south of downtown Tokyo and that’s exactly what you’ll find.<p>The recently designated World Heritage Ogasawara …

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What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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Best of Eyewitness - wildlife

Nature at its best