The problem with stock car racing

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, (NASCAR) is one of the best known stock car racing franchises in the world, but is it really "stock" car racing? Not a single Sprint Cup race car (with the exception of the pace car) is an actual production vehicle. Sure, Toyota might say their current stock car is a… »1/11/15 12:01pm1/11/15 12:01pm

China Maybe Wants To Build An Underwater Train to America

Underwater travel is the next frontier of international transportation — if you are the kind of futurist who would believe a report made by a state-run Chinese news outlet. The Washington Post, citing this Bejing Times story, reports that the train of our nautical dreams is (maybe) happening: »5/10/14 5:14pm5/10/14 5:14pm

Gamer forgets he's in his room during 5-hour Virtual Reality session

Kotaku's Richard Eisenbeis says that "at times [he] literally forgot [he] was really sitting in my living room" while playing with the Oculus Rift—a new virtual reality gaming eyeglasses system—for five hours straight. He really means it. His description of the surreal experience is incredible. »8/02/13 11:09am8/02/13 11:09am