Daily Archives: November 24, 2017

NASA’s New Titanium Airless Tires Are Nearly Indestructible

Stretch a Slinky toy too far, and eventually the metal coil will be warped so much it won’t be able to return to its original spring shape. That’s a problem also faced by the metal spring tires designed to roll … Continue reading

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What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data—And How to Delete It

Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come along in years. And they’re genuinely useful to have around, whether it’s to settle a bet … Continue reading

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Tesla Should Consider Building This Car Powered By a Giant Mouse Trap

GIF On its quest to free the world from the burden of fossil fuels, Tesla has unfortunately hit some speed bumps with the production of its Model 3. So instead of relying on batteries and electricity for power, perhaps the … Continue reading

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Uber hit with 2 lawsuits over gigantic 2016 data breach

reader comments 10 In the 48 hours since the explosive revelations that Uber sustained a massive data breach in 2016, two separate proposed class-action lawsuits have been filed in different federal courts across California. The cases allege substantial negligence on … Continue reading

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Tesla announces truck prices lower than experts predicted

Tesla reader comments 0 Steve Levine, an Axios journalist who wrote a whole book about battery technologies, wrote a few days ago that “experts estimate that the Semi could be $300,000.” MIT Technology Review speculated that the Semi would cost even … Continue reading

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Shot for Shot: Movie Scenes That Inspired “Stranger Things” Season 2

Shot for Shot: Movie Scenes That Inspired “Stranger Things” Season 2 VIDEO “Stranger Things” Season 2 is filled with retro movie references, including parallels to ‘Stand By Me,’ ‘Aliens,’ ‘Indiana Jones,’ ‘Gremlins,’ ‘Star … Continue reading

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