Airports Will Steal Summer's Heat to Thaw Frozen Winter Runways

The winter months are some of the busiest travel times of the year, but they're also the most likely time for an airplane to be delayed. The culprit? Icy runways. Wouldn't it be nice and efficient if we could take some of the excess summer heat, save it, and use it to thaw out airports in the winter? Some of the… » 5/18/12 6:40pm 5/18/12 6:40pm

Romulan Planet Drill Now In Testing Stages, For Real

If everything goes well, soon we will be able to reach the center of the Earth using 7200ºF flame jets that can go into any kind of material at 100 feet an hour. Wait, "if everything goes well"? » 6/15/09 4:40pm 6/15/09 4:40pm