Monthly Archives: August 2016

Your Next Pickup Truck Will Be A Car

At the dawn of the new millennium Chevrolet had an epiphany: “People love pickups but don’t really use them.” So it lopped off the back of an SUV and created the Avalanche; a vehicle with trucky pretenses but Suburban practicality. … Continue reading

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The Power Egg is unlike any drone you’ve ever flown before

Normally, when you think “quadcopter”, you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have to look that way. In fact, one drone company from China is taking a radically different approach … Continue reading

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World’s longest aircraft takes its first flight

That aircraft you see above may look more than a little odd, but it just made history… and it might be the future of flight. Hybrid Air Vehicles has successfully flown the Airlander 10, a long-endurance airplane/airship hybrid billed as … Continue reading

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Smart Tactile Paving – Traffic lights for smartphone addicts

Using smartphones while walking on crowded city streets is not a good idea. All of us know it, but still risk using our phones while crossing streets. Games like Pokemon Go have increased the risk quotient even more in the … Continue reading

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9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought experiments with downright disturbing implications. See them all by following the link here: 9 Philosophical Thought … Continue reading

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Deep Space Industries plans to land on an asteroid by 2020

This week, asteroid mining company Deep Space Industries announced detailed plans to launch the first private mission to an asteroid by 2020. The California-based company plans to build a successor to its Prospector-X test craft called Prospector–1, which will land … Continue reading

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Many recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately

There are a recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately. In all honesty there is no 100% solution to keep from being hacked. However, here are just a few things to keep in mind. It’s like having a car alarm. It won’t keep … Continue reading

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A Women’s Guide To Changing A Tire

Hazard lights are not only for your safety, but they’re really cute whenever they’re flashing, and can draw attention to you. Brittany Hornick and Rachael Acosta poke fun at female stereotypes in this sarcastic video which does ultimately show how … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Tips And Tricks 2016: How to enable hidden dark theme | BGR

Somewhere deep inside Apple’s iOS 10 beta software there’s a special “dark mode” feature just waiting to come out. Sadly, users don’t have access to it just yet — in fact no one does unless you’re a developer and you know … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Free upgrade still available for limited time | BGR

On July 29th, Microsoft stopped offering free Windows 10 upgrades. At least, that was the plan, but as several publications discovered, Microsoft introduced a “free upgrade offer extension” shortly after the deadline had passed, giving customers who use assistive technologies … Continue reading

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