Russ Kolisnyk

41 Added | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @rkolisnyk | Keep up with Russ Kolisnyk on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Russ Kolisnyk”

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

LG's G Watch R is the most expensive Android Wear watch yet

Round-faced smartwatch launches in South Korea on October 14th<p>LG's round-faced G Watch R smartwatch was only announced back in August, but it's coming out next week — if you live in South Korea. LG yesterday confirmed the new Android Wear device will be launching in its home country on October …

Brilliantly realistic CG head bridges the uncanny valley

Australian artist Chris Jones is constructing a hyper-realistic human body in CG animation, piece by painstaking piece.<p>When you watch a CG animated human, there's always something that's not quite right; the texture of the skin, for instance; or, one that's always noticeable, the way the lips move …

Animation

Now you can play the Google Jumping Dinosaur game when you're unable to connect

Google has added an endless runner game into Chrome Canary, in which you attempt to survive as a cute T-Rex dinosaur by jumping over cacti. The game is only accessible when the browser detects you’re offline, on the ‘Unable to connect to the Internet’ error page. It’s completely hidden unless you …

This Is the World's Smallest Functional V-12 Engine

You'd never guess it judging by the collection of tiny, intricate works of kinetic art on display in his workshop, but José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, a.k.a. "Patelo," claims to be a "very impatient person." A retired naval mechanic, Patelo continues to create after his contemporaries have ditched …

9 People of Costco

I hate Walmart. Even just seeing the People of Walmart site makes me want to stick cat claws in my eyes and bathe in Benedryl cream. The place just smells of tornado flattened trailer parks and untreated STD's. So, when I need to save a buck or five, I go to Costco because it's a lot less nasty. …

Shopping

Bangkok Train juicer

What if the sun disappeared?

We wouldn’t know the sun was gone for eight-and-a-half minutes. Then Earth would head off in a straight line, into eternal night.<p>If the sun …

The First Ever Ford Mustang Customer Shares Her Story

Here are 89 Life Hacks That Will Make Your New Year So Much Better

As you go into the New Year, remember that things can be better than previous years. Maybe you'll get a raise, date someone new or even adopt an …

Tattoodo

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

Painting

Here it is in all its glory. This is the new 2015 Ford Mustang GT. Is this everything you hoped for? More photos --> http://bit.ly/18k4d3C

Maybe you prefer the view of the new 2015 Ford Mustang from the rear? More photos --> http://bit.ly/18k4d3C

What do you see? 2015 Ford Mustang leaked --> http://bit.ly/18k4d3C

All-New 2015 Ford Mustang First Look! - The Downshift Ep. 71

This Is It: The 2015 Ford Mustang

Redesigned for the first time in a decade, the Mustang looks leaner and meaner for its sixth generation. This pony car is ready to tackle the curves.<p><b>For nearly 50 years, the Ford Mustang has</b> stood for accessible and affordable American speed. Numerous challengers have come and gone through those …

More photos of the new 2015 Ford Mustang have been leaked. What say you? Leaked photos --> http://bit.ly/18k4d3C

The 2015 Ford Mustang wants to conquer the world

But can it conquer its competition?<p>"The Mustang is the essence of Ford on a good day." So says Ford global marketing vice president Jim Farley, who's in charge of the sixth-generationMustang. Whether he means this or it's a case of accidental honesty, he's exactly right. The Mustang is Ford, for …

Sports Cars

2015 Ford Mustang goes global at 50

Nearly 50 years of production and 9 million cars sold have led Ford back to some of its core design principles with the 2015 Mustang. Yet there is no doubt that the sixth generation of the iconic American pony car is, like its predecessors, responsive to the times.<p>The Mustang’s instant popularity …

Sports Cars

2015 Ford Mustang Debuts! This Time It's Definitely the Real Thing

Turbo four, independent rear, and shrinkage confirmed.<p>Okay, we admit it: When we leaked the new 2015 Ford Mustang, we didn’t know everything. Some of the details still needed work. We got the shape of the hood scoops wrong. We weren’t sure what the headlight innards looked like. (Who would have …

Sports Cars

This Water Droplet Maze Is Mesmerizing

Watch it in action. Plus: learn something about the Leidenfrost effect.<p>Have you heard of the Leidenfrost effect? If not, it's about to be your favorite effect. If yes, same.<p>The basic idea is, when a liquid comes in contact with something really hot--about twice as hot as the liquid's boiling point, …

Vertu launches £4,000 Constellation smartphone

Luxury British mobile phone manufacturer Vertu has launched its Constellation smartphone, featuring a 4.3-inch sapphire crystal display and grade 5 titanium casing.<p>As well the sapphire crystal display, which is resistant to scratching from anything other than diamond, and grade 5 titanium casing, …

Bang & Olufsen promises 'second-to-none' experience from new wireless speaker technology

Wireless speakers still aren't usually the first choice of those primarily concerned with sound quality, but high-end manufacturer Bang & Olufsen is setting out to change that perception with its latest offering. Announced at the CEDIA conference this week, the company's new wireless speaker …

DARPA Spends $10 Million To Make BigDog Stronger And Stealthier

America's favorite shambling robo-donkey is about to become even more alarming.<p>BigDog is a cinderblock-hurling robot that shambles like a something out of Lovecraftian horror. DARPA and Boston Dynamics are developing the four-legged robot to go anywhere troops can go on foot, while carrying up to …

Stanford's new linear accelerator is just three millimeters long

Stanford researchers unveiled a new kind of linear accelerator in <i>Nature</i> today, both smaller and more powerful than its enormous predecessors. Instead of using microwaves like traditional accelerators, the new accelerator works by accelerating electrons to near light-speed through conventional …

A look at the 1966 Mustang Mach 1 Concept

It's the Mach 1 that previewed the Mach 1.<p>As Ford works its way toward the introduction of the new 2015 Mustang, it has again dipped into its bottomless well of archives to keep the conversation going. We recently covered a group of Mustang ideas that never came to fruition. The latest rig getting …

Sports Cars