The armed forces are paying $440 million for inflatable satellite antennas that look like beach balls. First used in Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts, the antennas can withstand water, wind, and even bullets.
A new batch of Google Street View imagery shows how deeply the Fukushima nuclear disaster has impacted Japan, even years after the catastrophe.
An Australian billionaire is building a replica of the "unsinkable" Titanic, but this time, with enough lifeboats for all of its passengers.
There are around 5.5 million vending machine in Japan selling everything from soda to socks. The problem is when the power goes out this vast network of machines become useless. Now the worries are over as a company has come up with a vending machine that operates by hand cranking.
You've probably heard about the flooding in Thailand. You may not have heard about all the hard drive factories that are underwater and non-operational and will probably stay that way for at least the next six weeks. The next three months are looking really, really bad for hard drives — especially for anyone who's buyin'.
See that? That gigantic solar explosion just barely missed the Earth. You probably didn't need to head to your nearest bomb shelter (you do know where your nearest bomb shelter is, right?), but here's some of the effects that solar storms can have on our planet.
Why bother worrying about global warming, tsunamis, floods and rising sea levels when you could just ignore it all with a house on stilts? In fact, you can actually look forward to the ice caps melting, 'cause then you get a giant swimming pool of pure glacial meltwater installed for free in your backyard. Sweet!
The only way I'll ever get to move into one of these sweet little disaster houses is if my crappy apartment gets destroyed by some unstoppable force of nature. Luckily, I live in California, so it's only a matter of time.
This robot, designed by students at the JT Engineering College in Gujarat, India, is designed to detect earthquakes. It does this by connecting wirelessly to sensors embedded in the ground that are able to detect earthquakes about three hours before...
When Batman needs to get out of a skyscraper, he doesn't take the stairs or the elevator. No, he rappels down the building. And now you too can leave your next board meeting like a superhero. The Rescue Reel is...