These Beastly Disaster-Rescue Rigs Will Bring WiFi To The Apocalypse

Duracell Batteries has a fleet of disaster response vehicles called "Power Forward" that swoop in during mass power outages to bring people what they probably want more than anything; a chance to charge their phone and check Facebook. This storm season, new rigs trucks are joining the fleet to go even deeper. » 9/30/14 2:18pm 9/30/14 2:18pm

Watch This Heart-Stopping Rescue Of A Snowmobiler Buried By Avalanche

Here's the scene. A few snowmobilers out enjoying a weekend trip on the side of a mountain. One rider falls. Another rider drives above him and triggers an avalanche, quickly consuming the man. And then the rescue begins. Movie? No, real life — and it's one of the most heart-stopping videos I've ever seen. » 1/24/12 1:30pm 1/24/12 1:30pm

Flying Car, Sort of: First X-Hawk Could Be Ready By 2009

It sure is tough to find flying-car news these days. (C'mon, Moller, we are you shipping?) But the Seattle Times comes through with a profile on Rafi Yoeli, the Israeli conceptualist behind the X-Hawk urban rescue vehicle, which broached our radar range back in 2004. Apparently, Yoeli's gotten a basic prototype to… » 2/01/07 7:13am 2/01/07 7:13am