The wooden laser-cut dinosaur skeleton is a staple of most museum and science center gift shops. But a company called UGEARS has turned those wooden puzzles into engineering marvels with more gears and moving parts than a Swiss watch.
Government funding for space travel ain’t what it used to be. Private organizations are our best hope for exploring beyond Earth’s increasingly noxious atmosphere, and to get your cash they’re turning to Indiegogo and Kickstarter to fund ambitious space missions. Unfortunately, most of the projects are bonkers messes…
Jay Leno, the world’s highest-profile “car guy,” included the Petersen Automotive Museum in his most recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. The show covered the museum’s rare 1948 Davis Divan and the quest to restore it via the Indiegogo crowdfunding website. To help reach The Petersen’s goal of raising $30,000, Jay…
Japanese automakers have been shoving all sorts of devices into vehicles, especially kei cars, for years now. We've seen many a wacky concept come out of design studios, and a surprising number of them have actually made it into production. Well, Nissan may have just taken it to a whole 'nother level with their new…
A buck-sixty, or a single British pound: that's how much Caterham Sports Limited was sold for back in September. For a fourth of the price of one of my morning quadruple lattes, you could have had the entire manufacturing arm of a Formula One team.
Per Autoweek, financially distressed Formula One team Caterham has been given approval to run their 2014 car for 2015. This can only end well...behind everyone else on the grid. Still, this all fits into the administrator's plan to keep Caterham racing in order to show potential investors a viable team.
Just after successfully crowdfunding their entry to the final Formula One race of the season at Abu Dhabi, Caterham quietly let its entire 230-member backroom staff go.
This doesn't bode well for their continued existence in 2015, that's for sure.
Despite being just over $780,000 short of their crowdfunding goal of $3.7 million, the Caterham Formula One team has announced today that they will be traveling to Abu Dhabi for the final race of the season anyway.
Sometimes, you just want to put the hammer down and see how brutally fast you can go. Say, 300 MPH kind of fast. For that reason, Pirelli World Challenge racer and race team co-owner Shea Holbrook is looking to hop over into a jet dragster, and that couldn't be more awesome.