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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 03:05 PM EDT

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

How Would the East Coast Hyperloop Compare to World’s Largest Tunnels?

Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop from New York to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., would stretch over 250 miles. If built, how would that compare to the world’s largest tunnels?

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 11:51 AM EDT

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

What Drug-Dealing Darknet Sites Have in Common With eBay

AlphaBay, the now-shuttered online marketplace that authorities say traded in illegal drugs, firearms and counterfeit goods, wasn't all that different from any other e-commerce site, court documents show. Not...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Mom Bitten by Shark Gets High-Tech Prosthetic Arm

Tiffany Johnson lost her arm to a shark while on vacation in the Bahamas back in June. Only a month later and the mother of three keeps a positive attitude about the incident and continues to make progress with...

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 05:19 PM EDT

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

6,000 Pound Mars Rover Concept Vehicle Starts Tour

A Mars rover concept vehicle is on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The electric vehicle seats four and maxes out at 6 mph. The vehicle was commissioned by the Kennedy Space...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:50 PM EDT

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

Elon Musk Claims 'Verbal' OK for NY-Philly-DC Hyperloop

New York to Washington in 29 minutes? Elon Musk says it's possible and he has the government's approval to do it (though it's anyone's guess which government or how long it'd take to build). "Just received...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:52 PM EDT

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

Maryland Company Develops Paper-Thin Bulletproof Tape

A company in Maryland has come up with a "paper-thin" plastic tape that can make regular windows bulletproof. The company's CEO showed the product off on Monday as he literally stood behind his work.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:54 PM EDT

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

New iPhone Feature Would Help Users in Distress

A new feature from Apple would allow iPhone users to discreetly call emergency services with a fingerprint touch, with the goal of helping people in distress evade potential attackers. CNBC reports on the patent...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 12:46 PM EDT

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

World Emoji Day: A Huge Amount Is Shared Daily on Facebook

About 5 billion emojis are sent each day on Facebook Messenger, the social media giant said Monday, World Emoji Day. Many of those emojis might be kissing winky faces, the most popular one on Messenger in...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 04:59 PM EDT

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Watch: Fake Video of Obama Looks Exactly Like The Real Thing

Identifying “fake news” may have just gotten more difficult. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed an algorithm that can take an audio clip and convert it into an artificial video of...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 07:27 PM EDT

Tech Check: Fenway Park

Tech Check: Fenway Park

Fenway Park may the oldest Major League Baseball ballpark in the nation, but make no mistake: Its tech overhaul in recent years makes it one a  modern stadium, too.

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