Piano mysteriously washes ashore under NYC's Brooklyn Bridge

A baby grand piano has mysteriously appeared under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, right on the Manhattan side of the East River. Everyone in the city is speculating about its origin: Some people think it may be a viral marketing action, others think it may be an art project, but nobody really knows why or how it got… »6/07/14 4:48pm6/07/14 4:48pm

Lockheed's Space Fence Prototype Starts Tracking Space Junk With Advanced Radar

Orbital debris is a large and growing problem, and no one is quite sure how to deal with it - polar lasers, nets and other concepts are still merely ideas. But we should at least monitor all that space trash, to be certain where it is and whether it's heading for something we want to protect, like the ISS or a… »3/09/12 6:01am3/09/12 6:01am

Camouflaged CIA Speed Boat Looks Like Junk, Runs Like Jet

It looks like your typical junk, tooling around on coastal waterways in Southeast Asia in the late 1960s. Think of it in Apocalypse Now terms: It was basically a water taxi for personnel on highly classified missions. OK, so then say that classified mission is somehow compromised—here's what it looks like when it… »5/22/08 8:00pm5/22/08 8:00pm