Here's Video Proof That Your Plane Won't Explode If It Gets Hit By Lightning

You’ve probably already read somewhere that no, nothing will happen to your plane if it gets struck by lightning. Planes get hit all the time, and nothing happens. Supposedly. But it never hurts to have video evidence of that fact. Here’s a look at the wrath of the heavens unleashing itself on a Delta flight. »8/20/15 10:53am8/20/15 10:53am


Ford's New Headlights Spot and Turn to Illuminate Hazards at Night

Self-driving smart cars might still be years away, but the technology that makes them so smart is already benefitting drivers. Ford is currently perfecting a headlight system that uses infra-red cameras to illuminate unexpected curves and hazards on the road ahead that might be invisible to drivers otherwise. »7/20/15 12:02pm7/20/15 12:02pm

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space! »4/23/15 1:28pm4/23/15 1:28pm

A Small Danish Suburb Is a Lab for the World's Smartest Streetlights

If you happen to drive through Albertslund, Denmark starting next month, you could become part of a massive experiment on the future of street lighting. The Copenhagen suburb is getting hundreds of smart lamps connected to all sorts of sensors. It makes sense this would happen in Albertlunds—a suburb already known for… »8/11/14 4:54pm8/11/14 4:54pm

People In This Pickup Truck Survived A Direct Hit From Lightning [VIDEO]

Al and Betty Perry were driving their late-model Chevrolet Silverado down Highway 14 in Alberta when a lightning strike turned their truck into a f*king rolling fireball. Airbags deployed, cabin filled with smoke, and both occupants thought they were doomed until a passing cop busted in and saved their butts. »6/06/14 1:15pm6/06/14 1:15pm

700HP Lightning GT Electric Sports Car Goes 200 Miles On 10 Minute Charge

With an electric motor at each wheel, the UK-built Lightning GT, unveiled yesterday at the British Motor Show, is said to produce a total of 700 HP. According to the company, the Lightning's nanotechnology battery pack will provide a 200-mile range on a ten-minute charge. Those are mighty big numbers to be throwing… »7/23/08 10:59am7/23/08 10:59am