Amazon has been talking about using drones to deliver packages for a couple of years, and today it debuted the drone in a commercial starring Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson explained how the company will get packages from their warehouses to your front yard. »
Matthew Callahan joined the US Marine Corps six years ago, where he now serves as a combat correspondent. Recently, he’s been working on a photography project called Galactic Warfighters, showing off the wars in Star Wars.
For this week’s installment of Sunday Matinee, let’s take a trip back to 1952 with Radar Men From The Moon, a twelve part serial movie starring George Wallace. »
Just because you don’t have a yard doesn’t mean you can’t grow your own food. Miracle-Gro’s Aerogarden 6 is a fully-integrated soil-free indoor garden that can grow herbs, vegetables, and salad greens up to five times faster than regular soil. Nothing beats cooking with food you grew yourself, and it never hurts to… »
We’ve just about reached the end of this build: the end is in sight! This week, we’re finishing up the body work, and will finally get it all ready for a proper test fit.
The massive Anker Astro E7 25,600mAh 3-Port External Battery Pack is down to its lowest price ever, if you hurry. Not everyone needs this much power, but it’s enough juice to keep the average smartphone running for a week or more. [Anker Astro E7 Ultra-High Capacity 26800mAh 3-Port 4A Compact Portable Charger, $40… »
In 2008, an archaeological team uncovered a clay jar buried on a Menominee reservation near Green Bay, Wisconsin. Inside, they found that it contained seeds. Now, a group of students have brought the plants back to life. »
While I personally think the 4K Amazon Fire TV is a better deal at the same price, if you prefer a Roku, the voice-controlled Roku 3 is down to $75 on Amazon, with a free HDMI cable tossed in. [Roku 3 With Voice Search and HDMI Cable, $75]
Welcome to this week’s Reading List, your Sunday guide to some of the most interesting science and technology stories on the internet this week. This week, we’ll examine a wartime deception, cyberattacks, swatting, and changes in the world around us. »
The modern piano evolved rapidly in the first 150 years after its invention, but it is now so good, acoustically, that it probably won’t change much more in the future. »
Top Gear (yes, the BBC version) presenter Chris Evans announced that the show will return to the network on May 8, but has not indicated who the co-presenters will be—if there are any. »
Shortly after Apollo 16 blasted off from Florida in 1972, the Saturn V Booster was used as an experiment in and of itself, to measure seismic activity within the moon. Now, the crash site has been found. »
Han, Leia, Luke! Practical effects! X-Wings and TIE Fighters! All that classic music! Empires and Rebels! A lot of the impetus of The Force Awakens’s marketing has been the emphasis on nostalgia for the three movies of the original trilogy. Now there are three new amazing retro posters to add to that nostalgia. »
In past centuries, birdsong experts tried to distinguish mockingbirds from thrashers by keeping their ears peeled. These days, they’re better served by eagle eyes. »