On July 21st, at approximately 6:00AM, the Space Shuttle Atlantis will land signaling the end of NASA's 30 year-long Space Shuttle Program. During its 30 year run, the world has seen the five shuttles
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The most amusing thing about the Fiat would have to be the attention it garners in an out-of-the-way place like northern Michigan. Older men shook their heads as the little yellow rocket passed them on
News from the septic tank appears to be all the rage as of late, and it seems as though NASA is also on board. This Friday, their innovative design to recycle human urine into a “sugary drink”
As gas prices continue to skyrocket, the importance of fuel-efficient vehicles can't be emphasized enough. Luckily, the Cambridge Design Partnership just unveiled a hypermiling concept car that can travel
Holy environmentalism Batman! Considering the Dark Knight has a personal fortune of $7 billion, you would think that Bruce Wayne would have made a greener version of the Batmobile a long time ago.
The Beer Can Surfboard, by San Diego artist Rich Morrison is one of the coolest upcycling project we have seen in a while. A functional surfboard coated in an epoxy resin and containing 72 beer cans --
Before the official opening of the Paris Air Show, Airbus parent company EADS revealed what it has in the works to be the successor to the Concorde jet: the Zero Emission Hypersonic Transportation plane,
What do you get when you combine a monocoque carbon fiber body with a single seat, a retractable glass roof, and electric racing tech? The Zeleritas electric racing concept from designer Willie Tay. This
A group of scientists, working on a mission called Project Icarus, are exploring the possibility of harvesting gas from Uranus to fuel a theoretical mission to another star. Helium-3 is the gas they are
In a symbolic way, Luzinterruptus wanted to protect and preserve the small timid plants that live in the cracks around the city. Their outrage at the lack of usable green space in the city center was
What if you could launch into space using a conventional runway and a hydrogen-powered engine with no booster rockets? That's the idea behind Reaction Engines' new green Skylon space plane concept. And
The Department of Energy just invested $737 million into the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada, which will generate energy well into the night by using molten salt as an energy storage medium.
At Virginia Motorsports Park last week, Larry “Spiderman” McBride took the Lawless EV Racing Rocket drag racing bike to a new world electric drag racing record of 7.246 seconds while reaching
Thanks to space travel and the European Space Agency, glass is now being produced more efficiently than ever before. Now you would be forgiven for thinking glass production was already quite green - you
BPG Motors just announced that their crazy transforming Uno 3 scooter is now available for pre-order! The high-powered electric di-cycle can be ridden on two or three wheels, and it's compact enough to
The Russian space agency announced that they are planning to build a nuclear powered rocket for missions to Mars. The chief of the Russian space agency, Anatoly Perminov, said the preliminary designs for
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite has returned detailed images of the world's varying gravitational signals that reveal a multi-colored 'Potato Earth'.
Biotech giant Monsanto is being preemeptively sued by a group of organic farmers who claim they are going to court to protect themselves from legal action by the corporation. The farmers claim that
In a futile attempt to save Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant from meltdown, workers have been feverishly pumping water into the reactors, but one radioactive core has overheated and melted. The
Last year we showcased the Karma 1, a plug-in hybrid that can go from zero to 60 in under six seconds, has a top speed of 120 mph, and offers an average fuel efficiency of 100 mpg. Designed by Henrik
The German government announced this week that it is accelerating plans to close its nuclear power plants, and Italy is following suit with a one year moratorium. The announcement comes in the wake of the
Libya has the largest reserves of oil in Africa -- and the ninth largest reserves in the world -- however in the wake of weeks of political upheaval and dissent the country's daily production of 1.6
Our dependency on oil may just have been given another blow. According to recently released cables from WikiLeaks, the U.S. believes that Saudi Arabia is overstating its oil reserves by more than 300
Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Race Car Porsche kicked off the Detroit Auto Show with a bang as they unveiled the pulse-pounding 918 RSR, a brand new powerhouse hybrid racer. The smoothly sculpted 767 horsepower
Porsche's new hybrid supercar takes design cues from classic racers like the 908 and the 917, fusing these classic profiles with cutting-edge hybrid technology. The vehicle's carbon fiber-reinforced
Space elevators are incredibly tall theoretical structures that stretch beyond the earth's atmosphere to transport satellites and shuttles into outer space without the cost and environmental impact of
Researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have discovered a new molecule that could help to make jet fuel up to 30 percent more efficient. The molecule is made up of just nitrogen and
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