Stunning Desert Canyon Flight Scares the Underpants Off Me

Click to view »8/29/08 3:45pm8/29/08 3:45pmOnce upon a time I wanted to be a fighter pilot, which is probably why I write about ever. My feeling then and now is that there's nothing that can match the thrill of flying one of the fastest, most expensive gadgets in the world almost at ground level through a desert canyon. Exactly like this french…

Jet Explodes in Midair, Leaves Us Scratching Our Heads

Click to viewEven while I knew what was going to happen when I saw this video, it shocked me when I saw it exploding the way it did, with no warning whatsoever. To be honest, I don't know if this Saudi fighter jet is a real fighter jet or not. It sounds like one, it looks like one, and it explodes like one, so it must… »8/01/08 1:00pm8/01/08 1:00pm

MirageVision's 47-inch HDTVs Are Water, Sleet and Snow-Proof

Mirage is really wanting to lock down that elusive "watch TV outside in the snow" customer base by improving on their previous non-HD TVs with these 42- and 47-inch 1080p sets. These MirageVisions can take temperatures from -25 to 145 degrees F, as well as withstand rain, sleet, snow and high humidity. The waterproof… »8/29/07 5:00pm8/29/07 5:00pm

Philips and Swarovski Launch Active Crystals Luxury Electronics in US

I always look at boring old USB drives and ask, "Why can't these be jewel-encrusted?" Ditto for my run-of-the-mill earbuds, which seem to lack some kind of large embedded crystal. Believe it or not, the Philips-Swarovski Active Crystals collection is due to arrive in the US this August, and we've got the exclusive… »6/12/07 4:00pm6/12/07 4:00pm