Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Ben Heck’s salvage wars

Finally it's time for the team to decide who is the ultimate master of salvage. Ben, Karen and Felix fight it out to discover just how thrifty they can be in recovering motors, sensors and controllers from hardware you can find at your local thrif…

Goodwood Breakfast Club: Soft Top Sunday Photodump

The first of this years Goodwood Breakfast clubs was the Soft Top Sunday theme. Thankfully we had lovely weather this morning which must have helped with the turnout and the drive down on quiet roads was rather enjoyable. Not many words from this point, just images.

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Scientists find a tailless comet from Earth’s early days

It's well-established that the many asteroids and comets in the Solar System are the result of its violent early history, but finding an untouched example from the inner system is difficult. However, an astronomy team has discovered just that — and…

Samsung app helps premature babies hear their mothers

For babies, the sound of their mother's voice isn't just comforting — it can be the key to healthy brain development. That's not easy to manage for premature babies stuck in incubators, though, and Samsung thinks smartphones might help out. Its Vo…

‘Call of Duty’ teaser hints at a bleak sci-fi world

The Call of Duty series has been embracing dark sci-fi settings in recent games, and that trend doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. Activision has posted a teaser for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare that gives you a hint as what's coming, a…

Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dog

Uber has made some effort to accommodate passengers with special needs, but it certainly hasn't been perfect: in 2014, the National Federation of the Blind's California branch sued Uber for denying rides to poor-sighted passengers with guide dogs and…