The Voxan Wattman is the World''s Most Powerful Electric Motorcycle
The new Voxan Wattman is the world''s most powerful electric motorcycle - and it may just be the greenest adrenaline rush on the road. The bike can reach 60 mph in only 3.4 seconds, it''s capable of hitting over 100 mph. The superbike''s 12.8kWh battery pack can re-charge in about half an hour, and ...
Navy Doubles Down on Carrier-Launched ''Blackjack'' Drone
After more tests completed last month, the Navy and Marines decided that the RQ-21A Blackjack drone is worth the gamble. They''re putting money on the program that could provide them with a dedicated multi-intelligence drone in a matter of months.????
Merriam-Webster''s Word of the Year Is Science!
The honor is based on increased interest as measured by the number of people looking up a word over time.
Google''s Next Big Project Is Robots, From The Man That Brought ou Android
Not one to let Amazon get all the robots-are-our-future attention, Google''s revealed that its already got plenty of projects underway, and they''re headed up by Andy Rubin. Yep, the man who made the company''s Android operating system arguably the biggest smartphone OS in the world.
US Football Fans ''Caused Earthquake''
A celebration by football fans in the US city of Seattle grew so loud on Monday evening it registered as a minor earthquake, a research group says.
Male Pill Keeps Sperm ''In Storage''
The prospect of a "male pill" that would let men enjoy a full sex life with no chance of getting a woman pregnant has moved a step closer.
Amazon Testing Drones For Deliveries
Amazon, the world''s largest online retailer, is testing unmanned drones to deliver goods to customers, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos says.
Amazon Testing ''Octocopter'' Package-Delivery Drones
Amazon is testing a delivery service that uses drones to deliver packages within 30 minutes of an order being placed. Dubbed Amazon PrimeAir, the service uses 8-propeller drones about the size of a remote-controlled airplane to transport shoe-box-size plastic bins from fulfillment centers to custome...
India''s First Mars Probe ''MOM'' Blasts Free of Earth Joining MAVEN in Race to Red Planet
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - India''s first ever Mars probe ''MOM'' successfully fired its main engine today (Dec. 1), blasting the craft free of the Earth''s sphere of influence forever to begin her nearly yearlong momentous voyage to the Red Planet. Indian space engineers initiated the 440 Newton liquid f...
''Friend of science'' Kavli Dies At 86
Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, dies aged 86.
A Giant Arch To Seal Chernobyl''s Sarcophagus
Work began in recent days to remove, bit by bit, the giant chimney protruding from the Chernobyl nuclear power station. It''s one small part of a mammoth engineering project, now nearing completion, designed to slash the risk of another major release of radioactivity.
The World''s Biggest Jet Engine Is Brawnier Than Alan Shepard''s Rocket
The Wright Flyer took off in 1903 powered by a measly 12 horsepower straight-four. Little did Orville and Wilbur know that just 110 years later, their pokey engines would eventually lead to a power plant with more horsepower than The Titanic and Shepard''s Mercury-Redstone 3-combined.
The Strangest Supposed "Fish" Yet?
I''m sure that several years ago a bunch of out of work "oceanographers" like the people here got board and started faking various "fish" that only they ever saw in the wild and only they ever photographed and that lived in the "deep" ocean where nobody could verify their existence. I assume this wa...
Big Boost for China''s Moon Lander
Things are going well for China''s first lunar landing. The Chang''e-3 spacecraft and its rover are being processed at the launch site. So is the rocket to be used in this mission. With all preparations apparently nominal, we can probably expect liftoff in early December.
America''s Largest Carbon Fiber Ship Is a Seafaring Speed Demon
The answer to designing ships that are both fast and stable has traditionally been to make the vessels as narrow as possible (to reduce drag) and sit them lower in the water (to reduce the buffeting effects of plowing through waves). But US Navy''s M80 Stiletto is not your typical ship.
Cosmic Bang Is ''Brightest Yet''
A huge cosmic explosion, detected earlier this year, is confirmed as the brightest ever seen.
Scientists Claim World''s Oldest Creature
What doesn''t kill you makes you older. In the case of the Ming clam, however, it stopped aging when scientists at Bangor University in Wales decided to see just how old it really was.
Chicago to Lose Its Tallest Building Title
A skyscraper expert explains how the new One World Trade Center will earn the title of tallest U.S. building.
Elon Musk Named ''Most Influential Man'' of 2013
For decades, cologne makers have marketed their wares by using the term "musk" to indicate manliness, so it''s only fitting that the man who topped Askmen.com''s annual Most Influential Man list has that very name. Indeed, Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk has managed to snare that title, beating the 48 ...
11 Insane Inventions You Didn''t Know Existed
Science fiction books, novels and television have, for years, invented technology for the purposes of plot. But fact is almost always stranger than fiction. Many of the devices you might recognize from your favorite sci-fi stories are already a reality. Take a look.