Aviation has come a long way since the intrepid Wright brothers made the first powered and sustained heavier-than-air flight in 1903. More than a century has passed since that fateful morning in Kitty Hawk, N.C., and since then, engineers have created planes that can fly higher and faster than Wilbur and Orville Wright likely ever imagined.
Here are 10 of the fastest military airplanes.
Continue reading Supersonic! The 10 Fastest Military Airplanes
The third act of Swan Lake is considered one of the most difficult in the balletic cannon, requiring a dancer to twirl around 32 consecutive times. How its accomplished is as much a feat of physics as it is athleticism.
Continue reading How Ballerinas Can Keep Spinning Forever
Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune cells. It’s a remarkable achievement that could have profound implications for the treatment of AIDS and other retroviruses.
Continue reading HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells
IT’S BEEN A hot minute since Acura launched a truesupercar. The last time we saw a salacious, ceiling-smashing, mortgage-busting two-seater from Honda’s upscale outfit, Ayrton Senna and McLaren were dominating Formula One.
Continue reading ACURA’S BELOVED NSX RETURNS AS THE BRAINIAC’S SUPERCAR
Cardiovascular disease can take many forms and numerous causes have been identified. Most of these have been associated with genetics and behavior. Yet there may be one other reason for heart troubles although it may seem highly unlikely.
Continue reading HOW MICROBES CONTRIBUTE TO HEART DISEASE
Nintendo’s home console the Wii U will cease production, according to Japanese paper Nikkei (by way of VentureBeat). The successor to the Wii has seen great titles like Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros 4 and level-creator Super Mario Maker, but not much success. But with Nintendo abandoning their flagship home console product in 2016, it’s almost safe to assume the company will bring their upcoming “NX” home console to market to replace it.
Continue reading NINTENDO COULD RELEASE THE NEW NX CONSOLE THIS YEAR
Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be fashioning some wooden works of art in the very near future.
Continue reading Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams