Supersonic Space Jump: Full Coverage

Total success. After many delays, Felix did it. He reached the highest altitude ever reached by any man in a balloon, more than 127,000 feet. He then jumped and fell faster than any man, breaking Mach 1 (it's unofficial for now, they have to confirm it). » 10/14/12 3:58am 10/14/12 3:58am

Stratos Double-Deck Airplane May Be the Future of Aviation

The Stratos is one of those commercial planes that actually makes me think "this is how the future will look like". Rather than just being the same old basic design that has been with us forever now, the Stratos has a large 237-foot wingspan and two massive engines mounted on the back, giving it a way more stylized… » 11/24/08 7:20pm 11/24/08 7:20pm

Hovland Stratos Amp: Sell Your House, Kids and Organs for Rock'n'Roll

To the un-rock'n'roll like me, the object above looks like a TV cabinet, or a disco oven - but, like I said, I've never had much of a fever for cowbell. This is the Stratos from Hovland, an amp that was 20 years in the making. And this is the price: $50,000. More on what it has and what it does (and doesn't) after the… » 3/14/07 7:10am 3/14/07 7:10am