Pulled behind motorcycles (and cars) this high quality camping model sold retail for $3500 in 1988. The cargo model was about $800.
In reviews of Gran Turismo 5, the long-anticipated PS3 version of the ultra-realistic driving sim, critics pointed out the difficulty of distinguishing screen grabs from the game with actual photos of real-life cars.
Domino's Pizza has racked up another innovation in the fine art of delivering pizza fresh, hot and fast. Now the corporate marketing tactic of fast delivery is easier to achieve than ever thanks to a new iPhone app the ubiquitous pizzeria company ha
Edison's strange "psycho-phone" is a curious device with an even curiouser history. Said to be the culmination of the inventor's research into the other world--or life after death--the device allegedly gave the user access to the dead. Supposedl
Autism disorders affect one in 110 children in the U.S.--or perhaps more--but the method of diagnosing the condition, which is characterized by difficulties socializing and communicating, among other behavioral and emotional problems.
The holidays may be driving console sales, but so is the military. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has strung together 1,760 PlayStation 3 gaming systems calling itthe fastest interactive computer system in the entire DoD
Scientists are reporting early success at transforming one kind of specialized cell into another, a feat of biological alchemy that doctors may someday perform inside a patient's body to restore health.
As Nissan and GM prepare to ship flagship electric vehicles, Toyota is taking another road.
People everywhere are consuming more and more wireless bandwidth to manage a wider variety of tasks. Evidence shows that the mobile phone is becoming indispensable to us.
A new handheld ultrasound device could be the first that can connect directly to cell-phone and Wi-Fi networks.
Future cars may eat their own exhaust, converting heat from their emissions into electricity. The conversion can improve fuel economy by reducing an engine’s workload.
In which one writer defends the (fantastic) Kindle from the assaults of another
Adding a face shield to the standard-issue helmet worn by U.S. troops could help protect soldiers from traumatic brain injury, the signature wound of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Unlike the better-known Roomba, which cleans at random, bouncing off furniture and redirecting itself, the Neato XV-11 vacuums strategically.
The most futuristic device you can have in your living room...hacked
After a week with Apple's new diminutive portables, here's everything you need to know
It’s one of the most enjoyable parts of my job: the moment in mid-October when a binder is dropped on my desk containing each page of our December Best of What’s New issue slotted sequentially into place.
This robot bowler, cheekily named EARL, is capable of laying down the exact same, utterly perfect shot every time. Yet it still lost to professional human bowler Chris Barnes. How did this happen?
Protein tougher than metal could be used to print out body armor
Video of the event, which sawhe christening of the facility’s nearly two-mile long runway and as well as a flyover and landing by the Virgin space vehicle duo, surfaced Saturday we can join on Sir Richard Branson’s fun.
We've been using the HTC Surround, one of the first class of phones to launch running Microsoft's fully revamped mobile OS. Is it good enough to forgive years of Windows Mobile misery?
The ‘DARPA hoodie,’ a strangely-designed patchwork garment accented with the occasional red zipper, is made of 12 interlocking pieces of rip-resistant nylon that sew perfectly together into a hoodie with zero waste.
You know those lizards that spray blood from their eyes as a defense mechanism? This Dutch McDonald's is pretty much like that, only replace "blood" with "synthetic DNA visible under ultraviolet light."
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The rocket-propelled vehicle would explore planets more efficiently than wheeled rovers.
An electronic brain devised by US Internet titan Google has driven cars nearly a quarter of a million kilometers in California, on a quest for the next great revolution in the auto industry.
Hydrophobic materials have all kinds of practical applications, from creating surfaces that never have to be cleaned to making supertankers and container ships glide more efficiently through the water.
For years solar companies have wanted to make lightweight, flexible panels that are cheap to ship and easy to install (by unrolling them over large areas). But they've been held up by a lack of good and affordable glass substitutes.
Less than two weeks after Sikorsky's X2 dual-rotor helicopter smashed the rotorcraft speed record, going 250 knots, European group Eurocopter announced a revolutionary high-speed winged helicopter.
For an hour and a half or so earlier this month, 30 teachers from Ohio middle schools weighed nothing at all. The same went for me; for TV personality "Science Bob" Pflugfelder; and for 2,016 optic-orange ping-pong balls.