Lukla Endeavor Hands-On: An Aerogel Jacket That Doesn't Overheat

The first time I held a piece of aerogel was one of those reality-bending experiences that reorganizes the molecules of your brain a little. It was a block about the size of a Rubix Cube, it looked like a faint wisp of cloud, and it weighed nothing. Not literally nothing—but so little that my body could not perceive… » 4/06/15 3:10pm 4/06/15 3:10pm

Terrible Balance? This Kit Gives Your Harley Training Wheels

Those trike-style motorcycles like Bombardier's Can-Am Spyder are more stable and easier to ride than their two-wheeled siblings, but they don't suit every rider's tastes. So Norm Kokes has developed a kit that can turn your favorite two-wheeled motorcycle into a trike making it safer to ride—even for a novice. » 10/06/14 10:15am 10/06/14 10:15am

This Fantastic Timelapse Takes You on the Space Shuttle's Final Flight

It may be hard to believe, but it's already been a full two years since the Space Shuttle Program completed its final mission and put its magnificent fleet of ships into retirement. The last of these to settle into its final resting place was Endeavor, and professional launch photographer Scott Andrews caught it all… » 10/14/13 12:41pm 10/14/13 12:41pm

Who Gets the Space Shuttle Discovery When It Lands?

There's a custody war brewing between interested parties over NASA's space shuttle Discovery when it finally returns to Earth tomorrow for the final time. Houston's Johnson Space Center, New York City's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Seattle's History of Flight Museum, Florida's Kennedy Space Center, L.A.'s… » 3/09/11 12:00am 3/09/11 12:00am

Epson's Mac Mini Doppelganger Packs Core 2 Duo

Mac Mini rip offs are a dime a dozen, so it's rare when we find one that's a worthy contender and it's even rarer when we find one that's made by a printer company. Yet Epson's Endeavor ST100 manages to stand up to Apple's Mini and despite being bigger, can even teach it a thing or two. For starters, the ST100 packs… » 11/21/06 2:00pm 11/21/06 2:00pm