Why Motherships Are Making A Big Comeback For Sending Things Into Space

Most of the time, we think of space-faring rockets as being launched from the ground. As demand for satellite launch services rapidly increases year-over-year, interest in air launching rockets is returning to a growing market of lighter-weight payloads. And those might want a mothership. »10/06/15 4:59pm36 minutes ago

Moscow TV Forecasts Great Weather For Bombing Syria

Rossiya-24, a Russian state television station, reports the news and weather like any other TV station. But unlike most other demented news and weather shows, weatherperson Yekaterina Grigorova has added the forecast for bombing conditions over Syria to her weather report. Sunny with a chance of cluster bombs over… »10/06/15 3:58pmToday 3:58pm

All the rockets that have carried humans to space in history

Here are all the incredible rockets and space vehicles that have carried humans to space. From Gagarin to Armstrong and every space explorer in between and after, each one of those brave heroes relied on Soyuz rockets and Saturn Vs and other types of rocket to launch them into the void embrace of space. »10/06/15 3:41pmToday 3:41pm

Nissan Makes A Modern Scion xB, Then Covers It In Thick, Creamy Tech-Speak Millennial Bullshit

Nissan’s latest concept car for the Tokyo Motor Show appears to be a quite nice and rational update of a car they didn’t make, which was then slathered in some of the most potent, weapons-grade marketing horse-, bull-, and batshit we’ve seen in a good while. Seriously, get a vomit bag ready and keep it close. »10/06/15 3:20pmToday 3:20pm

Diamond's Hybrid Electric Quad Tiltrotor For Civilians Looks Pretty Amazing

Tiltrotors seem to be all the rage these days, with the first civilian example moving steadily closer to production. Even the White House is using them! And now, Austrian manufacturer Diamond Aircraft has announced plans to bring a hybrid electric tiltrotor to the civilian market, and they’re already teasing us with… »10/06/15 1:48pmToday 1:48pm

Today's Best Deals: Fancy Pants, Rechargeable Batteries, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/06/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

Should You Do The Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride?


The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is a Shriner’s parade in nicer clothes with less Illuminati. You get all dolled up in your Sunday’s best, roll to a spot, and then ride out in a giant pack doing the speed limit while not trying to get ass-packed by a poorly-tuned CB750 ridden by some clown trying to Snapchat his… »10/06/15 12:40pmToday 12:40pm

This Is The 2016 Yamaha R1S And You Should Buy It Instead Of The R1

In August, we found reference to a bike called the Yamaha R1S in Yamaha’s CARB filings for 2016. We wondered whether it was a new bike or just a different naming structure. Well, the Yamaha R1S was announced today, and we think it’s the liter bike you should buy. »10/06/15 12:02pmToday 12:02pm