The U.S. Army has just awarded a $6.75 billion contract to Oshkosh Defense to build 17,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the Army and Marine Corps. The U.S. Army and Marine Corps have made their final
Book Talk The author—who lives under police protection—talks about drug barons, money laundering, and grisly murders. The annual trade in illegal drugs is worth $352 billion. At the heart of it is cocaine.
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models. Nestled in a historic mining area in Washington, a modern, energy-efficient house blends modern
When people used to use wood stoves or fireplaces as their main source of heat, they would close off other parts of the house, so the heat wouldn't stay put. That doesn't work with today's heating systems.
The dead shall shine again Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs
All you need is a Raspberry Pi and a dream Have you ever been stuck in traffic and pulled up next to some maniac singing along with the radio to an audience of no one, index fingers drumming out a spastic
CMOS and CCD, explained Sadly, your parents were lying to you when they said cameras work by having little elves draw pictures inside. But while we know that's not true, explaining the way digital cameras
Zack, Kelly, Slater, and Jessie look ... exactly the same? Last night, Jimmy Fallon made magic happen: He reunited the cast (or most of the cast—where are you, Lisa Turtle?!) of Saved by the Bell. Actually,
In 2012, we saw the promise of a Wi-Fi connected home monitoring system in Doorbot. The promise fell short and left a few unhappy first generation adopters. However, the company rebranded and today the
It could be the future of military rescue. It's a lot easier to "leave no man behind" when the rescue crew is robotic. Advanced Tactics, an El Segundo-based firm, plans to test a remotely operated, transforming,
Criminals may have stolen information from 40 million credit and debit cards used at Target. A possible weakness? The magnetic stripe on credit cards — which fraudsters can pull credit card numbers and