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Emirates unveils Mercedes-inspired Boeing 777 private suites

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Emirates Airline has taken the wraps off the multi-million dollar upgrade of its Boeing 777 fleet, which takes its interior design cues from the Mercedes-Benz S-Class motor cars. Boasting fully enclosed private suites in First class,...Show More Summary

The Tesla Semi electric truck exceeds the hype

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The much-awaited reveal of the Tesla Semi electric truck took place in Hawthorne, California, in typical Elon Musk style. Speculation prior to the presentation was substantially exceeded with its claimed range well beyond the 300 miles...Show More Summary

Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer blurs the lines between indoors and out

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Teardrop trailers are a nice compromise for those that want to spend a lot of time outdoors but prefer a little extra nighttime comfort while there. Simple, spartan interiors keep you motivated to get outside and stay there the whole day and tailgate galleys force you to cook under the sky. Show More Summary

SureFly octocopter to make first manned flight in January

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It was back in June that we first heard about Workhorse's SureFly, a carbon fiber-bodied octocopter designed to carry two people. Well, if everything works out, it will be making its first manned flight on Jan. 8th in Las Vegas, ahead...Show More Summary

Invasive clams tracked by their DNA

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The sooner that you know an invasive species is present in your local environment, the better the chances that you can control it before it becomes unmanageable. It was with this in mind that researchers from the University of Illinois...Show More Summary

NASA's breathtaking photographs of Antarctica's new giant iceberg

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In July one of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke off Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf. The massive 6,000 km² (2,300 mi²) chunk of ice represented ten percent of the total ice shelf. As part of NASA's annual IceBridge polar iceShow More Summary

The geoengineering debate: Can imitating volcanic eruptions combat climate change?

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Over recent years, the once controversial idea of combatting climate change through geoenginnering has slowly been gaining popularity, with some scientists suggesting it could be an important tactic in fixing our global warming problems. Show More Summary

Rubbee is back in the back, with a new add-on electric bike motor

16 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It was in 2013 that we first heard about the Rubbee, a device featuring a motorized roller that could be added to any bicycle to turn it into an e-bike. A new-and-improved version followed the next year, and now the even-newer-and-more-improved Rubbee X has just hit Kickstarter. Show More Summary

New Atlas' 2017 Gift Guide: Headphones / Earphones

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

When Apple released its wireless AirPods in late 2016 it sounded like a clarion call across the audio world. Headphone jacks are out, wireless is the future. And 2017 gave us an assortment of great new wireless, and wired, headphones...Show More Summary

Latest Atlas robot shows its gymnastic chops by nailing a backflip

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A robot that can walk is one thing, but how about one that can do backflips? Today, Boston Dynamics released a video of its latest Atlas humanoid robot that can not only hop, jump and spin, but also do a complete backflip before sticking the landing like a gymnast. Show More Summary

James Webb Space Telescope assigned its first 13 targets

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope hasn't even reached the launch pad and it's already getting its first job orders. The internationally-developed, multi-billion-dollar instrument, which is scheduled to lift off atop an Ariane 5 rocket...Show More Summary

Teenage Engineering reshapes smart speaker design

17 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Sweden's Teenage Engineering is perhaps best known for its bare-bones pocket synthesizers, but it also makes wireless speakers. The company has announced a collaboration with Chinese web services giant Baidu and its recently-acquired AI voice assistant developers Raven Tech. Show More Summary

Airlander 10 to start flying higher, faster and farther

Airlander 10, the world's largest aircraft, performed its sixth test flight early this Friday morning. What made the occasion special was the fact that it was the first in a second phase of test flights, that will see the aircraft going...Show More Summary

Groover e-scooter pops its handlebars for easy charging

Electric kick scooters are 10 for a penny these days, with everything from fat-tired rollers to odd-looking tubular creations making eyes at your wallet. Even big names like Peugeot and BMW have muscled into the party. Austria's Groover has something a little different on offer though, a kick scooter that has its battery cells in the steering column. Show More Summary

Pyramid-shaped glazed roof lets home owners enjoy 360 degree views

It may not hold a candle to its forbears in Egypt, but the Pyramid House, by VOID Architecture, does boast some additions that even the most powerful pharaoh couldn't dream of. The home is topped by a glazed conservatory that offersShow More Summary

Tesla reveals insanely fast next gen Roadster

At at Tesla launch event last night, a surprise popped out of its upcoming electric semi-truck as Elon Musk announced the resurrection of the car that started it all – the Tesla Roadster. Based on prototype performance, the next generation...Show More Summary

Continental’s new head-up display moves a step closer to providing an augmented view ahead

Ford's Lincoln division is the first automotive manufacturer to put Continental's new Digital Mirror Device head-up display (HUD) technology into production. By projecting symbolic representations of objects ahead of the vehicle, itShow More Summary

Review: Continental's surprising Road Attack 3 sports-touring tires

Just about anyone who's been riding for a few years gets a strong sense of what they like and what they don't, and I have to admit, I've never really considered Continental hoops as an option. That's not all my fault – Continental has never enjoyed huge marketing support in Australia, where I live. Show More Summary

The Turtlebacker flatbed camping trailer plays hard, sleeps well

Back in 2014, we looked at a particularly rugged, new off-road trailer from market newcomer Turtleback. In the three and a half years since, Turtleback's lineup has grown from a single trailer to a range of trailers built for everything from extended intercontinental expeditions to weekend adventures. Show More Summary

Genetic kill switches keep engineered microbes from going AWOL

Bacteria can be great little workhorses, engineered to make better batteries, clean up waste plastics, combat cancer and even produce oxygen for the first human settlers on Mars. The problem is, we don't really know what the crafty critters...Show More Summary

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