In 1978, "Spirit of Australia" raced across the Tumut river, crushing previous world records and officially becoming the fastest boat in the world. Here's how it happened and what's next for pilot Ken Warby and his son, Dave.
Despite climbing to the top of a 200-foot wind turbine in Rhode Island for some solitude, a monk found his sunbathing session interrupted by a drone, which captured footage of him and his now not-so-secret happy place.
Boeing this week unveiled one of its latest military projects -- a drone-targeting laser cannon. Called the Compact Laser Weapon System, the weapon uses a focused laser beam to incinerate a UAV in just a few seconds.
The Pentagon announced FlexTech Alliance, a partnership that includes groups such as Apple, Harvard University, and many more in an attempt to make flexible wearable technology for soldiers, as well as develop high-tech printing technologies.
Scientists have developed a DNA blood test that can determine whether a breast cancer patient is at risk for relapse. The test can detect a recurrence several months before any other physical signs are evident.
Researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark have mapped out what the world would look like sans humanity, and the contrast between reality and possibility is stark indeed. In fact, most of the world would look like Africa.
Usain Bolt uses his legs to make a living, so he really doesn't want an out-of-control Segway crashing into them. But that's exactly what happened at the World Championships athletics event in Beijing Thursday night. And for a few seconds it didn't look good.
Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.