The new Hobbit movie teaser trailer looks great

Behold the first trailer for the Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the last of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy films. It promises to be a great ending to the epic tale of Bilbo Baggins. I can't wait for that epic battle scene at the end. I remember having goosebumps the first time I read it. And the Smaug's… » 7/28/14 3:20pm Yesterday 3:20pm

This car is the closest thing you will ever feel to be Batman and Robin

This is the all-new Polaris Slingshot, a $20,000 173 HP three-wheel car obviously designed by Wayne Enterprises to realize the dreams of Batman and Robin wannabes across the planet. Seriously, this thing looks amazing, and apparently it's incredibly fun to drive. Check out the videos of it in action. » 7/28/14 11:24am Yesterday 11:24am

The Webb Space Telescope's sunshield is complete and it looks amazing

NASA has finished and stacked the Sunshield for the Webb Space Telescope and it's now getting ready to test it. Look at this huge thing. That's enough tinfoil to cover a roasted chicken— if the chicken was the size of Tyrannosaurus Rex. According to NASA, it provides the equivalent of a 1,000,000 Sun Protection Factor. » 7/25/14 6:11pm Friday 6:11pm

Missile launch looks like hilarious fail until you see what happens next

When I started to watch this video I thought "oh, that's funny, a failed missile launch." Obviously, it didn't fail at all. That's exactly how the nuclear-capable anti-submarine missile RPK-2 Viyuga is launched: Just throw it in the water and it will come alive to deliver its warhead up to 28 miles away. » 7/25/14 12:38am Friday 12:38am

What the far future of space mining could look like

When it's time to colonize space, we will need space miners to provide with the minerals and gases needed to build massive ships and refuel stations across the Solar System. There are serious companies already working on it—and concept designer Cuba Lee has imagined how this would look in moons, asteroids, and gas… » 7/24/14 1:13pm Thursday 1:13pm