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Here's How Ludicrously Fast A Space Probe Is

Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of sound. So how does a deep-space probe like New Horizons, which recently flew past Pluto, compare? Thanks to this animation, you can see it’s very,… » 8/28/15 9:12am 51 minutes ago

IndyCar Motorcade Across Golden Gate Bridge Honors Fallen Driver Justin Wilson

As the drivers of IndyCar prepare for their season-closing race at Sonoma Raceway, they likely do so with heavy hearts following the crash that claimed the life of Justin Wilson. So to honor him, they drove his car and their own across San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge ahead of this race weekend. … » 8/28/15 8:45am Today 8:45am

A Cyclist's Track Stand Befuddled One of Google's Self-Driving Cars

It’s usually easy for our human brains to predict how any given car, pedestrian, or cyclist is going to act, but computers must be programmed to “understand” all of our varying behaviors on the road. The latest thing perplexing Google’s self-driving cars (and thereby entertaining us)? A simple track stand, according… » 8/27/15 10:17pm Yesterday 10:17pm

Historic Photo Shows 3rd, 4th and 5th Generation Combat Jets In Formation

Our good friend and flying photog Frank Crebas was out in the Majove Desert at Edwards Air Force Base this week to take some shots of the F-35’s testing. In the end he ended up with something even more exciting — three consecutive generations of tactical combat jets in formation.… » 8/27/15 8:50pm Yesterday 8:50pm

Columbia Sportswear CEO Sends American Heroes' Moms To Paris On Private Jet

Last week, three Americans foiled an attempted terrorist attack on a train in France. On Monday, they were awarded the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest civilian honor, with their families in attendance thanks to Columbia Sportwear CEO Tim Boyle.
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American Drones Are Killing ISIS Hackers Now

ISIS talks a big talk when it comes to hacking, and United States forces just showed they’re not going to put up with it. The Obama administration just announced that a drone strike has killed the organization’s top cyber-terrorist, Junaid Hussain. At least one American leader says the rest of the ISIS hackers should… » 8/27/15 6:03pm Yesterday 6:03pm

Where Ya Ass Was at When This Lady Danced to Future During a Car Chase?

In Los Angeles last night, a suspected car thief stopped and exited her plunder in the middle of a high-speed pursuit with police to dance to a few bars of Future’s “Where Ya At,” then returned to the car. Officers swarmed the vehicle and arrested her moments later, ABC 7 reports. » 8/27/15 4:46pm Yesterday 4:46pm