Chad Sexton

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Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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Sun's activity triggers lightning strikes

Activity on the sun significantly increases the rate of lightning strikes on Earth, say researchers, making it feasible to predict when lightning strikes will become more frequent.<p>They discovered that when streams of high-speed solar particles strike the Earth's atmosphere, the average number of …

Jupiter's giant red spot shrinking, Hubble images show

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - Jupiter’s most distinctive feature – a giant red spot bigger than Earth – is shrinking, images from the Hubble Space Telescope released on Thursday showed.<p>Jupiter's Great Red Spot is pictured in this handout photograph taken by NASA's Voyager 1 in 1979. …

Kim Jong Un to Star in a Video Game

Yes, there is a unicorn, and it's weaponized.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un is the star of Moneyhorse Games' upcoming title, …

Google Glass Beta No Longer Exclusive. Do You Care, and What's Your Attitude Towards Design Research?

If Google Glass is anything to judge by, when it comes to physical product, Apple and Google have pretty opposite development methods. Apple waits …

Google buys Word Lens maker to boost Translate

Google has purchased Quest Visual and its well-received translation app Word Lens for an undisclosed sum, the company said Friday. The Quest Visual team will join Google Translate, according to a post on WordLens.com.<p>"By joining Google, we can incorporate Quest Visual's technology into Google …

Apple and Google's Motorola Mobility settle long-running patent lawsuit

After years of duking it out in courts around the world, Apple and Google's Motorola Mobility group settled their long-running lawsuit today. In a filing, which was first spotted by Reuters, the two companies said they planned to dismiss all lawsuits against one another. However the pair did not …

Turkey mine disaster: police use riot tactics at protests about mine safety

Turkish police used teargas, plastic bullets and water cannon to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who gathered on Friday at the scene of the country's worst industrial accident to protest the country's dismal work safety record, and the prime minister's apparently offhand attitude towards victims …

Iran nuclear talks run into snags

Talks between Iran and six world powers hit a major snag Friday over the future size of a nuclear program that Tehran says it needs to expand to fuel atomic reactors, but which the U.S. fears could be used to make nuclear weapons.<p>The disagreement had been looming in the background since talks began …