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Elon Musk’s LA transport tunnel proposal takes step forward

LOS ANGELES — A committee of the Los Angeles City Council has approved an environmental review exemption for a tunnel that Elon Musk wants to dig to …

Elon Musk

Acceleration Video Shows the Insane 5,000-Horsepower Devel Sixteen Hypercar Is Real

And pretty dang quick, for what it's worth.<p>YouTube | Devel Sixteen<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Sports Cars

1964 Lincoln Continental Convertible

Soon to hit the auction block, this spectacular 1964 Lincoln Continental Convertible is one special classic that will have collectors drooling. …

Lincoln Continental

Moto Rocker

Forget the rocking horse, is your kid a two-wheel enthusiast? German industrial designer Felix Monza has developed this super cool Moto Rocker, a …

Motorcycles

Boring Company LA tunnel moves for exemption as Elon Musk brings a Tesla in the first tunnel

Elon Musk’s Boring Company is facing a lot of red tapes for its plan to build a network of tunnels under Los Angeles, but the Board of Building and Safety Commissioners has now signed off on the proof of concept while they seek an exemption from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Latest Venture Aims to Put an End to Traffic

Musk's latest venture is the Boring Company which aims to end traffic by building a massive tunnel system under big cities. Cars would descend on "skates" and zip along at speeds of 130 mph.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk invests another $100M into his ‘flamethrower’ startup

Billionaire Elon Musk has invested more than $100 million of his own money in a new round of funding for his tunnel startup, the Boring Company, according to a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing.<p>The startup, which launched in 2017 after Musk became frustrated with traffic congestion in …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk Just Invested a Staggering Sum of Money Into The Boring Company

Elon Musk is dedicated to digging. The tech entrepreneur is so committed to his newest venture, tunnel-building firm The Boring Company, that he’s …

Elon Musk

The World’s First Floating Space Hotel Is Coming

Slated to open in 2021, Aurora Station is now taking reservations.<p>Ever since <i>Apollo 14</i> astronaut Alan Shepard sent a golf ball soaring through outer …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk's next SpaceX rocket could blast off 100 times

The CEO envisions colonizing Mars atop reusable rockets. So far he's never used the same Falcon 9 booster more than twice, but that's about to change.<p>Believe it or not, all the SpaceX rockets you've seen making those impressive landings the past few years are something like the beta version of the …

Space Travel

First in-flight firing of Virgin Galactic spaceplane engine

Built by Virgin Galactic subsidiary, The Spaceship Company, VSS Unity's first rocket-powered, supersonic flight began today at 8:02 am PDT as the …

Aviation

Volt Car-Charging Drone

The advent of electric cars means you no longer need an enormous underground tank of fossil fuels to fill your car. You just need a battery, as the …

A new company plans to launch huge, inflatable spacecraft into orbit — and sell reservations to countries and tourists

Robert Bigelow, who made his billions from the hotel chain Budget Suites of America, has officially launched a new spaceflight company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO).<p>Bigelow, age 72, founded Bigelow Aerospace in 1999. That company develops space hardware and built an inflatable room, called …

Space Exploration

"Ultramassive" black holes may be the biggest ever found – and they're growing fast

Since they're basically invisible, it can be hard to pin down just how big a black hole is. They can range anywhere from a few times the mass of the …

Elon Musk’s Boring Company gets preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

A 29-minute trip from D.C. to New York may seem too good to be true. And it very well may be. But that isn’t stopping Elon Musk from pushing forward with plans to build a Hyperloop along the eastern corridor.<p>And while it’s a very small, very vague step forward, Musk’s Boring Company has received a …

Elon Musk

D.C. has given Elon Musk a permit to do a little digging for the Hyperloop

It's not much now, just a parking lot with a discarded gin bottle and an old exterminator receipt.<p>But the slice of pavement near the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives building in the District of Columbia could be the gritty precursor to a tunnel network that could propel pods …

Everything you need to know about the SpaceX BFR project

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket managed a successful takeoff in early 2018, orbiting the Earth with a Tesla car inside and completing its …

Elon Musk

This people-moving drone has completed more than 1,000 test flights

The flying taxi could soon be spotted in Dubai and Las Vegas.<p>Most drones are small, and carry nothing except cameras. But Ehang Corp, a major Chinese drone maker, has been busy testing its Ehang 184 flying taxis, a drone designed to transport people. It's now completed more 1,000 test flights with …

DJI Mavic Air

Smaller than the Mavic Pro and more capable than the Spark, the DJI Mavic Air is an ideal choice for beginners and mobile enthusiasts alike. It folds …

Eiffel Tower Diamond Light

Paris is known as the City of Lights. Every night, for the first five minutes of every hour, one light — created by 20,000 bulbs — shines brighter …

DroneGun

While drones are still fun and harmless to many, others see them as a privacy threat. The DroneGun Tactical was made to help keep the increasing …

Asteroid expected to pass near earth early on Saturday, says NASA

The NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey discovered it on February 4.<p>An asteroid will pass Earth on Friday at 2.30 pm PST (4 am Indian Standard Time on …

SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018

Tuesday’s Falcon Heavy launch made history, not only becoming the highest-capacity rocket platform since the Saturn V but accomplishing the first double autonomous booster landing. And that’s just the start of what could prove to be an epic year for SpaceX — if Elon Musk’s ambitious timeline isn’t …

Space Travel

Asteroid flying by Earth will be closer than the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another asteroid is headed our way — the second this week — but there’s no need to worry.<p>The newly discovered space rock will …

Elon Musk's "Starman" Just Surprised Us Again With Where It's Headed

Since the Falcon Heavy delivered its unusual payload Tuesday, we’ve been wondering where Elon Musk’s Falcon and “Starman” have been going.<p>Turns out, …

Elon Musk

How the Boring Company Could Be Used at Tesla

A day after Elon Musk proved that his Falcon Heavy is in fact the world’s most powerful operational rocket, the tech mogul has another mountain to …

Tesla

Dream Chaser cleared to visit space station in 2020

Commercial traffic at the International Space Station (ISS) is set to get more congested with news that the Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has been …

Curiosity Takes Panorama at Martian Scenic Overlook

(via NASA - JPL) Curiosity Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada gives a descriptive tour of the Mars rover's view in Gale Crater.

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket heading towards asteroid belt after overshooting Mars' orbit

Elon Musk's super-rocket has taken flight and overshot Mars' orbit, going further out into the solar system than originally planned.<p>His cherry-red Tesla, carrying a dummy and blasting Bowie's Life on Mars, was supposed to take a path around the Sun which would take it out into Mars' orbit.<p>It …

Elon Musk’s Tesla overshot Mars’ orbit, but it won’t reach the asteroid belt as claimed

Musk’s original tweet about the orbit was mistaken<p>Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster, which launched on top of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy on Tuesday, is going farther out into the Solar System than originally planned. The car was supposed to be put on a path around the Sun that would take the vehicle out to the …

Tesla