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What it’s like to fly in the 77-year-old Breitling DC-3 as it circles the globe

June 24, 2017 - 11:59 am in News

The Breitling DC-3 plane is setting a new world record to become the oldest plane to fly around the world. (Photo courtesy of Breitling)The Breitling DC-3 airplane is on track to make history as the oldest plane to fly around the world — and after taking…

SpaceX Makes History… Y’know, Again

May 20, 2017 - 12:06 pm in News

Last night, SpaceX did something that, until now, no one has ever done — put a reused rocket into orbit and then land it vertically. This is SpaceX’s…

Mercedes-Benz Protects Your Hearing During a Car Crash Using Pink Noise

December 1, 2016 - 2:26 pm in News

Car makers have developed a myriad of technologies to keep you safe in the event of a collision. Airbags, seat belt pre-tensioning, and other features…

You Can Take Photos of Space With a Raspberry Pi

November 21, 2016 - 2:12 pm in News

There are all sorts of cool things going on in the sky (and especially this month), so don’t fret if you missed that supermoon. In fact, you can get a close-up look at […] Source: Science - Geek.com

There may only be 3 North American cities cool enough to host the 2088 Olympics

August 21, 2016 - 10:05 pm in News, Science

The Olympics are planned a few years out to give the host city time to make plans and build the required facilities. However, a new analysis of climate change published in the prestigious […] Source: Science - Geek.com

How to Stress Test the Hard Drives in Your PC or Server

August 16, 2016 - 5:28 pm in News

Which of your hard drives is the fastest, and is it really as fast as the manufacturer promised? Whether you have a desktop PC or a server, Microsoft’s free Diskspd utility will stress test and benchmark your hard drives.   Click Here to Continue Reading…

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Cardboardizer lets you create modular robots in minutes

July 10, 2016 - 5:27 pm in News

What’s that you say? Your brain is full of amazing robotic creatures, but you just can’t turn them into real things fast enough? Sounds like you need Cardboardizer. Cardboardizer is a slick new piece of CAD software that’s being developed by the C Design…

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Peachy Printer Kickstarter funds embezzled and used to build a house

July 9, 2016 - 2:09 pm in News

3D printing was a hot emerging market in 2013, but all the printers were so expensive. Enter the Peachy Printer, a $100 3D printer that was funded on Kickstarter to the tune of $651,091 (Canadian) in late 2013. Here we are two-and-a-half years later, and cofounder…

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Romanian cave sealed for 5.5 million years is full of strange creatures

July 6, 2016 - 1:17 pm in News

As humans were evolving in the plains of Africa, a different kind of evolution was taking place in Romania. The insectoid residents of Movile Cave were cut off from the outside world more than five million years ago, and that made for a very unusual ecosystem…

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Some great TV shows just got canned

July 2, 2016 - 1:04 pm in News

If you’ve been following social media over the last 24 hours, there’s a chance you heard about your favorite show getting cancelled. Maybe it was ABC’s Agent Carter or Castle, or you really dug Nashville. The annual Upfront Week is coming up —…