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A Hudson Valley Home's Renovation Is Guided by its Best Midcentury Feature

High on the east bank of New York's Hudson River, a special midcentury home receives a stunning renovation inspired by the strength of its initial design.<p>Originally designed by Roberta Thrun, one of the first women to graduate with a degree in architecture from Columbia University (and also the …

Architecture

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet

A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.<p>Some believe one reason for the consensus that human activity has caused climate change is that scientists are in cahoots with each other. But Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, author …

Clean Technology

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The Fastest and Slowest Swings on the PGA Tour

The fastest and slowest swingers of the golf club in 2015 were separated by nearly 25 miles per hour on average.<p>And since every mile per hour of clubhead speed adds a couple of yards, it isn't surprising that the fastest swingers outdrive the slowest ones by almost 40 yards on average.<p>We'll look at …

Golf

Scott Kelly Landing On Earth Will Give You Astronaut Goals

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly made a safe return to Earth after spending a record-setting 340 days in space. He seemed entirely unfazed by the whole experience.

Space Science

Tesla Introduces New 19" 'Slipstream' Wheel

Reddit Email Comments<p>Tesla quietly updated their Model S configuration page sometime Friday night with the addition of new 19″ ‘Slipstream’ wheels. …

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Saleen's Souped-Up Tesla Model S Sounds Like a Low-Flying Jet

If you're still getting used to the idea of tuned electric cars, allow us to help warm you to the concept. Recently, Saleen Automotive announced it is juicing Tesla's Model S EV to create the FourSixteen sport sedan. Although Saleen's charged-up Tesla doesn't get a power boost, it does get a new …

The Last Summer 'Supermoon' Of 2014 Is Also A Harvest Moon

Skywatchers, you're in for a treat. Tonight's "supermoon" is a pretty special one.<p>When the moon turns full on Monday, Sept. 8 at 9:38 p.m. EDT, it not only will become the last supermoon of the summer, but also this year's Harvest Moon -- which is a full moon that occurs closest to the autumnal …

Tesla Model S flaws: Open letter in Palo Alto Daily gets Elon Musk's attention.

Elon Musk is a busy man. Between running Tesla and SpaceX, chances are he doesn’t get to inbox zero very often.<p>Will Oremus is <b>Slate</b>’s senior …

Like Steve Jobs, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is not too busy to send personal replies to customers

How does a car-company CEO get to be a rock star?<p>It helps, of course, if your company makes a five-passenger luxury sedan that outdrags a Porsche 911, uses half the energy of a Prius, and has the highest crash-safety rating ever recorded.<p>But Elon Musk has done something else to separate himself …

That's a wrap: Tesla impresses on a San Diego to Whistler trip

I drove through Vancouver on Aug. 25, with a strange sense of déjà vu. This is where I worked as a Porsche-VW mechanic, buried deep in the world of internal combustion – I spent my days rebuilding engines, tracing down vacuum leaks, and adjusting carburetors that wandered in and out of tune like …

Apple announces special event for September 9th: ‘Wish we could say more’

Apple has just sent out press invites for its latest event, via The Loop, where the company is expected to announce the iPhone 6. The event is scheduled for 10 AM Pacific Time on September 9th. Atypically, Apple is holding the event at a new venue, the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in …

iPhone 6 will reportedly feature NFC and Apple's own mobile payments platform

Apple has long resisted adding NFC to the iPhone, but it appears the company will finally be embracing the technology as part of a huge push into mobile payments planned to coincide with the launch of iPhone 6. <i>Wired</i> reports that Apple's next smartphone(s) will feature an all-new mobile payments …

Apple Would Address New Market with 12.9-Inch iPad For Businesses

Investors are eager to shake off last week's drubbing. Meanwhile, is Facebook for old people?<p>Feb 12, 2018 8:02 AM EST<p>U.S. stock futures point to …

More photos of the structure Apple is building at the Flint Center ahead of iPhone event

In addition to officially announcing its special event to be held on September 9th where two new iPhones and the long rumored wearable device is expected to debut, Apple has begun to build some sort of structure at the Flint Center for Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, as noted in our …

Samsung’s New Gear S Smartwatch Features A Curved Screen And 3G Connectivity

Samsung officially takes the cake when it comes to launching smartwatches: It just announced the Samsung Gear S, its billionth smartwatch device launching this year. The Gear S has a few hallmarks that set it apart from the crowd, however, including a curved Super AMOLED display, which has a 2-inch …

The Marines' Self-Flying Chopper Survives a Three-Year Tour

Back in 2010, the Navy decided it could use a self-flying helicopter, to take over dangerous missions delivering cargo to Marine Corps stations in …