- 2017-04-24 19:34:30Z
Forget about self-driving cars for a second and imagine yourself "driving" a flying car. It may happen as soon as this year, as at least one company is looking to deploy a commercial version of a mini helicopter that you'd be able to fly yourself. However, it'll be a few years until these flying cars will be allowed to merge with regular car traffic - if that will ever happen. Kitty Hawk, a company that's backed up by Google legend Larry Page, plans to launch the Flyer by the end of the year. You can already sign up for a three-year membership that costs $100 and will net you $2,000 off of the retail price. However, it's unclear at this time how much the Flyer itself will cost. For the...
Earlier today, President Trump took time out of his busy schedule to video-call the American astronauts aboard the International Space Station. In between comments on how great American technology is, Trump seems to have let slip his administration's Mars policy. According to the pool report of the conversation, it's kinda ambitious: POTUS asked about the timeline for placing humans on Mars, and said he would like to speed up the timeline to get that done "at worst, during my second term." "I have great respect for you folks, it's amazing what you do." POTUS said. To be clear: Trump wants, "at worst," to have humans on Mars by 2024. That's an improvement of...
North Korea attempted to launch a missile on Sunday near Sinpo, on its east coast, but it is believed to have failed, South Korea's military said. The attempted missile launch comes a day after the North held a military parade in its capital marking the birth anniversary of the state founder where what appeared to be new ballistic missiles were displayed. "The North attempted to launch an unidentified missile from near the Sinpo region this morning but it is suspected to have failed," the South's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.
The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite the weapon's destructive power. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb -- dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" -- was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting IS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. The bombing is expected to further erode IS's capabilities in Afghanistan and sends a warning to the much bigger Taliban group ahead of their annual spring offensive.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Dozens of police officers stormed a western Indiana high school Friday after a caller claimed he was inside with explosives and a rifle and would start shooting students if he didn't receive a ransom, police said.
A new report suggested the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 may feature a 3,200mAh battery.