Go-kart racing is something a lot of us enjoyed as a special treat when we were kids, isn't it? For a birthday day out for you or a friend - what a fun thing to do, huh? But where most of us probably haven't donned a helmet for some...
Elide Fire Balls. They're just awesome. Throwable fire extinguishers that cut the risk of injury to firefighters, they're real clever. The idea isn't a new one, the basic principle having existed for over a century, but the design? Brand new. And more effective than ever before. 'What's wrong with the...
How are massive bridges built? We've seen how handmade bridges in Peru are made recently... But what about giant industrial ones? Well, in China, they're made in a very specific and clever way indeed. By what's known as the 'Bridge Girder Erection Machine SLJ900' (no laughing at the back!) Made...
We're about to see the world's biggest remote control airplane. It's a total beast. It's a Boeing 747-400 and it's been tricked out and painted to look like one of Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic fleet. This thing really is a giant. It's got a wingspan of almost five metres...
The number of people that die in road traffic crashes across the world each year is shocking. RTCs account for a significant portion of deaths, especially in younger people. And many car manufacturers are committed to helping stamp out the problem. But none more so than Swedish car giant,...
If you thought that your next door neighbor's SUV was the biggest machine in the world, you're about to be in for a shock... We've got a collection of three of the planet's most enormous man-made machines that move (quite the tongue twister, that...). And, well, they are HUGE....
Flying cars. An unfathomable notion that only exists in science fiction? Or a potential reality? Well, Chinese tech company Ehang claim the latter. Their new prototype flying 'autonomous single-passenger drone' has just been unveiled and it could led to us all buzzing around the sky like George Jetson! We've seen...
Baffling images of what appears to be a cellphone from more than 800 years ago have surfaced online, confusing and getting historians, archaeologists and conspiracy theorists talking the world over. The odd-looking stone 'device' was apparently uncovered during an archaeological dig over at a place called Fuschl am See in Salzburg,...
John Steinbaugh is a former special forces medic with over twenty years of service in the US Army. As a medic, he's seen his fair share of horrific injuries and, despite huge advances in battlefield treatment since the days of the Vietnam War, one thing has always caused experienced...
Social media behemoth Facebook is finally set to introduce something users of the site have been asking for for years - a 'dislike' button. At the moment, people can click 'like' to show their support for a post or message from another user or page, but that's it. The new...
This is the Strand Craft SC 122 super yacht. The dream child of boat designer Eduard Gray, the Strand Craft SC 122 is unique in the world of super yachts as it is the first of its kind to be designed to compliment the looks of the supercar that...
A conversation between a journalist and a self-aware robot known as Android Dick (named after the science fiction writer Philip K. Dick) took a turn for the unsettling recently during a televised interview. The reporter was asking a few interesting questions when the conversation turned to how robots and humans...
If there's one new technology which has dominated 2015, it's undeniably the drone. It seems as if they're in the news almost every day now. In fact, it was only a short while ago that we reported on a story about a drone catching a man sleeping on a...
Cameras mounted on drones have allowed photographers and film makers to capture images that they have never previously thought possible. However, they can also be a pest, severely interfering with people's privacy. Drones have been used to spy on neighbors, amongst other things, and the law has not yet...
If I asked you to picture an average computer hacker, what would you say? Nerdy? Socially awkward? Locked in a bedsit with no windows, typing away at a ten year old desktop whilst stuffing himself with pizza and Doritos? Yeah, me too. I certainly wouldn't expect one to look like...