Category: SCI/TECH

Mar 27, 2016

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

Picture of the Day: Happy Easter from Space

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly celebrates his first holiday back on Earth after his #YearInSpace with a photo of a bunny rabbit plush toy on the ISS

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Mar 24, 2016

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Picture of the Day: Jupiter’s Moon Io Casts a Shadow as It Transits Jupiter

Did you know Io’s shadow sails across the face of Jupiter at 38,000 mph (17 kilometers per second)!

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Mar 24, 2016

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The Doomsday Seed Vault Near the North Pole With Over 850,000 Seed Varieties

The global initiative is a ‘backup to the backups’. In case of global catastrophe, go here

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Mar 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Nicknamed ‘Bullwinkle’, the steel base alone is 1,352 ft tall and is regarded as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century

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Mar 17, 2016

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten

When you step in your heel hits a sensor and the system will auto tighten. Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen.

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Mar 17, 2016

This Guy Used a Maserati Engine to Build a 470 HP Motorcycle

This Guy Used a Maserati Engine to Build a 470 HP Motorcycle

Ludovic Lazareth is a mad man and I love him for it

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Mar 14, 2016

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

Picture of the Day: Reinventing the Wheel

At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled a concept tire dubbed the Eagle-360. The spherical, 3-D printed tire is aimed at the long-term future when autonomous driving is expected to be more mainstream, allowing for what they call ‘ultimate manoeuvrability’

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