How far are we from Terminator's killing robots? DARPA has the answer

Movies like the Terminator series have convinced us that robots are eventually going to kill us all. That’s still eventually going to happen but we’ve got a long way to go before we build a T-1000 or even an Arnold version, because as DARPA’s 2015 Robotics Challenge shows, even the best and smartest robots right now… » 6/08/15 6:45pm 6/08/15 6:45pm

San Andreas without the special effects looks even more ridiculous

You know what happens in a real earthquake? A pause. And then slight confusion. And then frantically trying to remember what elementary school taught you on where you should go. And then panic because you don’t remember. You know what happens when you film an earthquake disaster movie such as San Andreas? Comedy. » 5/30/15 4:26pm 5/30/15 4:26pm

Bad News For Rich Guys: Cost Of Carbon Fiber Quadruples

Hey Blake, you might want to hold off on your order for the new Lamborghini Murcielago Superveloce. Looks like Boeing and Airbus are snapping up all the super lightweight resin they can get their hands on. The price per pound for the good stuff has mushroomed from $5 to $20. There is a certain irony to this story. As… » 6/07/07 2:30pm 6/07/07 2:30pm