What would convince transit riders to pay attention to an oncoming train instead of Instagram? Apparently, a graphic depiction of certain dismemberment.
It wasn’t the sound that was so shocking. It was the air itself that hit me as I stood mere feet from the polycarbonate resin wall that separated people from the 220-pound remotely controlled battling robots inside the combat arena.
Ever since I set my bedroom carpet on fire while rewiring a cordless drill, my mom's frowned on the idea of me playing with power tools. Free from such motherly restrictions, dozens of competitors took part in the Silverline Power Tool Drag Race last weekend at the Haynes Motor Museum in England. Riderless belt…