Rep. John Culberson, an outspoken supporter of Europa exploration, will assume leadership of an influential congressional committee that funds NASA.
Toyota’s North American performance arm Scion has unveiled the Corolla-based iM concept at the Los Angeles auto show. The Scion iM concept offers a thinly veiled look at a new sporty hatchback based on Toyota’s top-selling small car that will debut in production form at April’s New York auto show. The iM gets a more [...]
The data for October has just been added to the NOAA GISS instrument record, which runs from 1880 to the present. October was the warmest on record, just beating out 2005. Overall, it is looking increasingly likely that 2014 will tie or beat the record for warmest year in the instrumental record, in terms of…
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Appearing in the December issue of the journal Icarus, this beautiful geologic map of big ol' asteroid/minor-planet Vesta was created by a team led by planetary scientist David Williams, from data collected by NASA's Dawn spacecraft during its 15-month orbit of the oblong object between 2011 and 2012. Read more...
I think the most fun concept I saw at the LA Auto Show this year might be this one, the Toyota I-Road. It's another one in the very design-school trend of making little 'personal mobility pods' and crap like that, but this time it's less of a bubble made of hovering unobtanium and more a plausible little trike. Read more...
Ford’s not shy about singling out key rivals in its bid for increased market share over the coming year, with much of that attention focused on market leader Toyota. The brand has lately been offering $200 to shoppers that buy a Toyota...Show More Summary
Usually in football when your recent form is two draws and two losses, questions start to be asked of the manager in question. But with the current US National Team, surprisingly that’s not the case. In a sport that is … Continue reading ? USMNT Must Avoid A Letdown After Their Promising World Cup is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Tim Howard, who turned in one of the greatest goalkeeping performances in World Cup history last summer, was named U.S. Soccer's Male Athlete of the Year on Thursday.
Is there some rule that all cutting-edge, ultra-efficient or emissions-free vehicles need to look, uh, weird? No? Then would anyone care to explain the Toyota Mirai, a vehicle that for all it's hugely, wildly promising technology, will...Show More Summary
What do you get when you have three rows of seats, cargo carrying ability, 28 mpg city/combined and all-wheel-drive? It’s the newly redesigned 2014 Toyota Highlander with the fuel-efficient Hybrid powertrain. Highlander is completely...Show More Summary
This year's LA Auto Show has been kind of a strange one. There have been a few good debuts, but also a ton of stuff we've seen online and at other auto shows, and not many surprises overall. But there's a very nice surprise waiting in the Toyota section of the floor: this gorgeous white 1967 Toyota 2000GT. Read more...
Tim Howard was easily the best player on the United States' World Cup team. Now he has the title to prove it. The USMNT goalie was named the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year on Thursday, an honor that felt little more than a...Show More Summary
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A little over a year ago I did a review of the XVIDA Boomerang, an iPad stand/mount project that graduated from Kickstarter and went into full production. Now the company that spawned the Boomerang has an entire family of accessories, all of which...
Microsoft Cortana, the Windows phone virtual assistant that uses a Bing Predicts algorithm to predict every NFL game, is now predicting which teams will make the NFL playoffs. The algorithm has a 65.2% record picking games this season, which is roughly the same record that Las Vegas betting favorites have. Show More Summary
We’ve seen how NASA recreates the vacuum of space right here on Earth, but what about the gravity of space? What about the forces of inertia? When large objects move and behave so differently, how to you train for a mission so you know what to expect when you get there? Like this. More »
The goalkeeper rode his incredible World Cup to the highest honor in American soccer. Tim Howard has been named U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year. The goalkeeper also won the award in 2008, making him just the fifth player to be named Men's Athlete of the Year twice. U.S. Show More Summary
Up for a little star spotting? Rental listings site Rentenna has updated their map of celebrity homes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Additions from last year's list include Leonardo DiCaprio's new health-centric condo and Lady Gaga's move from LES to Central Park South. READ MORE »
While we wait for Amazon to figure out how to drone-deliver our next order of energy drinks or iPhone cases, NASA has been busy coming up with a way to make sure when a quadcopter crash-lands somewhere there will no … Read more ›