People react to the final fight of Game of Thrones' latest episode

I just can't have enough of these videos of people watching Game of Thrones' twisted plot turns. Just look at their faces as they watch the final fight to decide the fate of Tyrion Lannister between The Red Viper and The Mountain—they go from tension to extreme tension to cheering to [Warning: Spoilers ahead!] » 6/04/14 2:28am 6/04/14 2:28am

How Big Is the ISS Compared to Science Fiction Spaceships?

We are so used to the International Space Station that we don't give its massive scale a second thought. I, for one, took it for granted until a newly-released NASA photograph reminded me that this thing is huge » 11/26/08 11:20am 11/26/08 11:20am. So huge that I fired up Photoshop and did an illustration comparing it to a Mk1, a Corellian corvette,…

Ex-MS Employee Has the World's Fastest Ethanol-Based Car

Karl Jacob, an ex-Microsoft employee, has the world's fastest ethanol-based car. He took his run-of-the-mill Dodge Viper and had it converted from a regular gas guzzling monster to an ethanol chugger. While Jacob didn't drive the car himself, a driver from Super Viper hit 218 mph in July, a top speed record for an… » 9/12/07 3:40pm 9/12/07 3:40pm