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Lasers Disrupt 12 Flights In A Single Night Over New Jersey

07/16/2015, Lasers are wonderful tools used for a variety of purposes, but at the same time it is a potentially dangerous tool especially in the wrong hands. There have been instances in which people think it’s funny to shine lasers into the eyes of drivers and...

Lumos Bike Helmet Comes With Built-In Indicators

07/14/2015, Riding a bike at night can be dangerous which is why cyclists are usually encouraged to wear reflective clothing and to have lights on their bikes to tell other drivers that they are there. This works great to a certain extent, but when it comes to...

Land Rover Recalls SUVs Due To Software Glitch

07/13/2015, Roll back the decades in the motor industry, and you would not think of software glitches being a big deal. In fact, there was no room for software glitches back in the 1970s or 1980s, as the most digital thing that you had in cars would most probably be...

Nuclear Explosions And Lasers Could Power Future Boeing Engines

07/12/2015, Could air travel ever be green? Sure it’s possible to take a solar powered plane from Japan all the way to Hawaii but you can’t do that on scale, it’s not possible with a massive airliner carrying hundreds of people and cargo. There...

Solar Impulse 2 Grounded Due To Battery Damage

07/12/2015, The solar powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 has been grounded following its record-breaking flight from Japan to Hawaii last week in which the aircraft flew non-stop for 117 hours and 52 minutes on nothing but solar energy. During this leg of the...

Local Motors Show Off Transformable 3D-Printed Car

07/08/2015, 3D printing seems to have taken on new heights, where bigger and better options are now available. Well, there was a 3D printed toy tank that we talked about a couple of days ago, and here we are with Local Motors that has unveiled the 3D-printed electric...

All United Flights Grounded After System Failure

07/08/2015, If you are supposed to be flying on United today you might want to make alternate arrangements, because it doesn’t look like United will be able to operate any flights soon. It’s nothing sinister, the airline has suffered a massive system-wide...

Uber Eying On Tesla’s Initial Fleet Of Self-Driving Cars

07/08/2015, Uber is much more thrilled about the self-driving than the normal public. As we all know, Uber’s business model involves drivers using their own cars to provide services to people, for Uber these drivers account for a major chunk of profit sharing. So,...

Honda Electric Motorcycle Could Arrive By 2017

07/08/2015, Honda has plans to develop and bring to market an electric motorcycle by the year 2017, and this goal is mentioned in the company’s annual sustainability report under its mid-term environmental initiatives. Japan and China are cited as target...

Uber May Soon Guide You Towards The Best Pickup Points

07/08/2015, Uber has transformed into a truly global company in a short span of time primarily because its service appeals to people, they can hail a car by using an app on their smartphone and not have to worry about dealing with change or tips. Picking up fares...

Virgin America’s In-Flight Wi-Fi Is Fast Enough To Stream Netflix

07/08/2015, The Internet has become an integral part of our lives and now we are so hooked to out that we want it everywhere, even when we are in a flight. With time internet connectivity has also improved with leaps and bounds, the service is now available at places...

Google Self-Driving Cars Now Being Tested In Austin, Texas

07/07/2015, Google started working on self-driving cars a long time back and as more and more traditional car makers decide they want a piece of the pie too, the Mountain View company keeps its head down and continues with its work. Google has been testing its...

Self-Driving Robot Taxis Might Be Global Warming Solution

07/06/2015, Self-driving cars happen to be an idea that has yet to take off fully for the very simple reason that it has not been fully tested out just yet – after all, there are still niggling issues to work out, such as close calls on the road. Well, if it...

Waze Launches RideWith Carpooling Service

07/06/2015, For those who are unfamiliar, Waze is a navigational service that was bought over by Google and exists as a standalone app as opposed to being integrated with Google Maps, something which we’re sure many thought Google would do. That being said, the...