Disney is mining a different kind of nostalgia to fuel its shift toward streaming. The company has revealed plans for a Willow sequel series for Disney+ that should start production in 2021. While much of the plot is still a mystery, the show will take place “years” after the events of the movie and will mark the return of farmer-turned-hero Willow Ufgood. And yes, Warwick Davis will reprise his role.
Tesla’s recent Battery Day event saw CEO Elon Musk announce a “Plaid” variant of the Model S that’s every bit as fast as the second-generation Roadster. Continue reading 1,100 HP TESLA MODEL S PLAID SET TO BE WORLD’S QUICKEST PRODUCTION CAR
Because it’s the year 2020 and Mother Nature is a relentless, angry witch, the same August weekend that saw Fire Tornado Warnings in Northern California also brought record-setting heat in a place already noted for being intolerably hot, Death Valley National Park in California. Continue reading DEATH VALLEY HITS 130 DEGREES, THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED ON EARTH
The fastest and most powerful Lamborghini ever is going topless with the all-new Sian Roadster. And as with the Sian FKP 37‘s debut, all 19 examples were already sold out by the time it was announced this week. Continue reading THE SIAN ROADSTER IS LAMBORGHINI’S MOST POWERFUL TOPLESS SUPERCAR
Select Walmart parking lots around the US will soon be transformed into drive-in theaters, thanks to a partnership with the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The “safe, socially distanced drive-in events,” as Walmart describes them on its website, will run from August through October at 160 locations across the country.
Boeing’s troubled 737 Max is reportedly close to a key round of test flights. Reuters and BBC News sources understand Boeing and the FAA are due to start a three-day set of flight safety tests for the airliner on June 29th. The aircraft crew will run a string of “methodically scripted” scenarios meant to push the (hopefully fixed) MCAS anti-stall technology to its limits, according to Reuters. Continue reading Boeing poised to start crucial 737 Max flight safety tests tomorrow
From this point forward, NASA’s Washington DC headquarters will be known as the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters, named after the agency’s first Black female engineer. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the change today. Continue reading NASA names its DC headquarters after its first Black female engineer