We love water toys with interesting propulsion systems, and the new MIG 675 cruiser will certainly fit the bill. It will reportedly produce its own fuel by using an onboard generator to harvest hydrogen directly from the seawater itself.
In response to civil unrest in August that threw the U.K. into chaos, police forces there plan to trial a laser weapon that would cast a ten-foot wall of light that briefly blinds those caught in its path at a distance of 1,600 feet.
A different kind of sustainable architecture has reached to remote Loita, Kenya, where a new computer learning center and library blending modern planning and traditional Masaai decoration is now standing. Incredibly, the stunning artwork decorating the building was created from bottle caps donated from around the world after appeals went out via social media.
We all expect concept cars to turn heads at Tokyo Motor Show 2011, but buzz bubbled over during the unveiling of Mitsubishi Electric's conceptual EMIRAI automotive interface. Projected to be deployable in about ten years, the key innovation is the curved, touch-screen rear projection display.
Sometimes a photo speaks more than a thousand words. This is one of them, but we'll give you the gist: a 328-foot-tall and wind turbine burst into flames as it tried to keep up with hurricane force winds in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
With so many new ways of disposing of cremated remains, space burials may seem old news. It could undergo a renaissance if legislators in the state of Virginia have their way. They are reportedly considering a bill that provides an income tax deduction for those who choose to go orbital.
The Japanese hobby of "Dekotora" or decorating trucks with blinding lights and themes has been dealt a blow as authorities have just declared them non-street legal. They cite the colorful, "light trucks" as a hazard to other drivers.
Earlier this week .XXX domain names finally went live after years of debate. Already 10,000 websites have registered with ICM, the agency offering the domains for sale.
Swiss-based humanitarian group The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was forced to deny rumors Thursday it was planning to hold gamers accountable for violent gameplay crimes under the rules of the Geneva Convention.
Antonio Stradivari's violins are considered the greatest ever made. Rare not only because just 650 out of 1,000 of his violins remain, but also because the tone they emit has never been replicated in other violins. New computer tomography has been used to harmlessly probe an existing Stradivarius to unlock its secrets and replicate it.