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Rezvani has made a name for itself unleashing one powerful beast after another onto the streets. Now it's preparing to set a new beast free in the roadless wilds. Rezvani's first utility vehicle promises to be a rugged, off-road-centric body-on-frame 4x4 in the vein of the Jeep Wrangler or Land Rover Defender. It seems the company really should have saved the "Beast" name ... because this one looks like the definition of an angry, untamed animal ready to shred rock into rubble. .. Continue Reading Rezvani switches gears from track-ready sports cars to trail-ready utility vehicle Category: Automotive Tags: Rezvani SUV Related Articles: Rezvani reveals hardcore 700-hp Beast X roadster Pop 'n' slide doors cut open the belly of the Beast Rezvani Motors lets its updated Beast out of the cage ... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/KhiLfE9Xbwo/...
Having wasted the early 2000s building soft, wallowing luxury cars for retirees, a healthy injection of Tata cash has given Jaguar a new lease on life. Along with efficient family cars designed to steal sales from the Germans, the SVO team is flexing its muscle with cars like the XE SV Project 8. With just 300 examples to be built, the Project 8 is officially the most powerful production Jaguar in history. .. Continue Reading Jaguar XE SV Project 8 to get Goodwood off to a powerful start Category: Automotive Tags: Festival of Speed Goodwood Jaguar Supercharged Related Articles: Dodge Demon pricing reveals it's good bang for your buck GTS-R W1: A smoky salute to the classic Australian V8 Shelby lets loose a pair of supercharged Super Snakes ... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/XYv_hlxeBgY/...
Hey! I’m going to Denver Comic Con this weekend! I’ll be on panels and signing books! Here is my schedule! Panels: Laughter in the Face of Disaster (Friday 6/30 11AM Room 407), Military Scifi an Institution (Friday 6/30 3PM DCCP4 – Keystone City Room), Fight the Power! Fiction for Political Change (Friday 6/30 4:30PM Room […]...
The hot dog-shaped Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is undoubtedly one of the most well-known promotional vehicles of all time. There's also a Mini-based WienerMini, along with an even smaller unmanned WienerRover – who knew? Now, in order to promote its new line of wieners, the company is introducing the WienerDrone... Continue Reading Oscar Mayer takes hot dogs to the skies, with the WienerDrone Category: Drones Tags: Delivery drones Quadcopter Related Articles: Swiss Post testing delivery-by-drone Alibaba trials drone delivery service in China DHL launches delivery-by-drone pilot project in Germany Algorithm lets quadcopters keep flying on three or less propellers UPS seeks out Roomba-maker to help put delivery drones in the sky ... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/I8iSu54VbgU/...
Growing human skin in the laboratory has advanced to the point where it's used to create skin grafts for burn victims, but it hasn't been possible to do the same with non-mammals – until now. Scientists led by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have successfully reconstructed the skin of a green sea turtle as part of a study to learn more about a virus infection that threatens the endangered reptile species... Continue Reading Scientists create first-ever lab-grown reptile skin Category: Science Tags: Bioengineering Conservation Related Articles: Listening to cellular conversations to grow better livers in the lab Robotic prosthetic taps spinal nerve signals Eyeball transplanted onto tail lets blind tadpoles see again Using gelatin to bulk up "muscles-on-a-chip"... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/YmqC02Ax3yo/...
Trump Administration is calling this “Energy Week,” secretary Perry takes the podium....
“Watching the conflicts between our leaders, I am put to mind of the legend of the three brothers who all went to the same court wizard to get magic swords forged to allow them to seize the throne,” said Gollaon pouring himself another goblet of wine. “That’s no... [...]...
With its calcium carbonate structure, reef-forming coralline algae has an ecological function very similar to that of coral. And, as is the case with coral reefs in general, the algae is currently at risk due to global warming and ocean acidification. Led by Dr. Federica Ragazzola, scientists from Britain's University of Portsmouth are doing something about it – they're creating synthetic reefs in the Mediterranean Sea, made from artificial coralline algae... Continue Reading Preserving reef ecology by putting plastic in the ocean Category: Environment Tags: Coral Bleaching Ecology University of Portsmouth Related Articles: Hawaiian marine preserve hit by coral bleaching Great Barrier Reef bleaching even worse than first thought New underwater microscope provides ringside seat to coral turf ... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/DsA2lj6pdeU/...
The buildup of dust and grime on solar panels do their efficiencies no good, indeed we've seen some creative maintenance solutions such as using autonomous drones to brush them off. But what role does manmade pollution play in this, including the particles that hang in the air? A new study has found that this is taking a sizable chunk out of the world's solar energy production, with big investors such as India and China being hit the hardest. .. Continue Reading Pollution might be blocking 25% of potential solar power, study finds Category: Energy Tags: Duke University Pollution Solar Power Related Articles: Atmotube personal pollution monitor tracks air quality on the go Giant vacuum cleaner sucks up urban pollution Smog Free Bicycle would tackle China pollution with pedal power ... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/qev7P6TWP14/...
Voracious black holes can be distinguished from picky eaters....
We interrupt this Tuesday afternoon to bring this fresh stack of new books and ARCs that have arrived at the Scalzi Compound. What here is a book you would like in your possession? Tell us in the comments!...
When you're climbing a hill on a full-suspension mountain bike, you get considerably more pedalling efficiency if you lock out the rear suspension. A lot of riders don't bother, though, especially since they might forget and leave it locked afterwards. That's why the Killswitch was created. It works with the bike's existing dropper seatpost (assuming it's got one) to automatically lock out the shock, but only when climbing... Continue Reading Killswitch lets mountain bikers do two things at once Category: Bicycles Tags: Cycling Kickstarter Mountain Bikes Suspension Related Articles: Pinarello's electronic suspension knows when it shouldn't get involved NOAH bike showcases outside-of-the-box suspension Up to a second faster per corner? Motorcycle Innovation's futuristic fron... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/dLs4dDUm7Sw/...
China may be the world's biggest polluter, but the country is certainly taking commendable steps towards a cleaner energy future. The latest example is a trial conducted in the country's northwest, which saw the Qinghai Province run on 100 percent renewable energy for seven days straight... Continue Reading Chinese province runs on 100 percent renewables for a week Category: Energy Tags: China Climate Change Global Warming Renewable Energy Solar Power Related Articles: What we learned about Earth's climate in the hottest of years How a hotspot in the Earth's mantle fooled the scientists tracking Greenland's ice loss UN: Climate refugees and avoidable human tragedy on tap unless we go beyond Paris Agreement Renewables ris... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/XiPVbRe-iew/...
Why not finish off the month with a second map for the Tekumel undercity – a small section of old … Continue reading → [...]...
Stringed instruments bowed by a wheel cranked by hand have been around for centuries, and come in many shapes and sizes. Inspired by 16th century instruments, mechanical model maker UGears has created what it's calling the gem of its collection, a self assembly hurdy gurdy kit launched on Kickstarter that should appeal to wooden puzzle fans and musicians alike... Continue Reading UGears launches mechanical hurdy gurdy kit to build and play Category: Music Tags: DIY Instrument Kickstarter Self-Assembly Related Articles: Monophonic synth kit makes digital sound creation a snap Self-assembling polymer could help cram more circuits onto microchips Light-controlled self-assembling material knows when to fold 'em Self-propelled robotic cubes c... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/7l01bLeGP3M/...
Thank you to the wonderful people who volunteered to be a Dream Date at this year’s ENnie Awards!  Dream Dates go live on July 4th and run until July 14th. ENnies Dream Date for GenCon 50  Ennies Judge and new Business Manager! ENnies Dream Date for GenCon 50 Cubicle 7! ENnies Dream... [...]...
Chocolate company Cadbury’s, Danish shipping giant Maersk and Ukraine’s national bank are among those affected by a new global ransomware outbreak...
Urban house finches incorporate more fibres from cigarette butts into their nests if they have live ticks in them, suggesting the toxic chemicals in the butts may deter the parasites...
Yesterday I spent some quality time with the Blue Rose Character Creation rules. Today I want to move to the next section of this huge book and cover The World of Aldea section. Now when it comes to game-changing events I can make due with changes in power or in the way certain rules have been... [...]...
Leaks of a common chemical used in paints and for manufacturing are harming the ozone layer and could delay recovery of the ozone hole until 2095...
After a week of tests at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm, the Roll-Out Solar Array (ROSA) was safely jettisoned....
Thanks to rising temperatures, glaciers in Greenland are melting faster than scientists previously thought — and a new NASA video shows how researchers are tracking the feet per day of changes....
Women who live near noisy roads are more likely to take 6 to 12 months to get pregnant, even when factors like poverty and pollution are taken into account...
This time we’re taking on the rules for Combat in Star Trek Adventures. We’ve already discussed Action Order in our last article, so let’s get right to the rest of the rules! Zones In Star Trek Adventures, a combat environment is made up into several zones based on terrain... [...]...

Image of the Day

Jun27
Space.com
This long, faint cloud of interstellar gas and dust is the emission nebula NGC 1499. Because of its shape, astronomers nicknamed it the California Nebula....
Coal use is dying out and wind and solar energy are booming. This means the world is changing around you despite inaction by backward-looking politicians...
Traditionally, one must use fire or acid to finish off a regenerating monster.  But sometimes that doesn’t fit the theme of the monster.  Here are 12 other ideas: d12 Method 1 Cut out its still beating heart. 2 Cut off…Read more › [...]...
Deep-learning systems can struggle to handle more than one task, but a fresh approach by Google Brain could turn neural networks into jacks of all trades...
Memory and language: Two concepts that Desirinia Boskovich had in mind for her novella Never Now Always. And now, here she is, to remember to you, in words, why they were important to her story. DESIRINA BOSKOVICH: There are key moments and motifs in fiction that we latch onto as readers, and as writers. Symbolic […]...
Thanks to set-top boxes, dongles and so-called smart televisions, big screen entertainment for today's frequent traveler can be served up over the internet, rather than via cable or satellite. Looking for a way to offer smart TV functionality without having to buy into a closed smart TV system, Sweden's InnSpire has developed a teeny Android-powered set-top box that's essentially crammed into an Ethernet cable, which means that hotels can turn standard room TVs into smart TVs just by plugging them into the wall socket... Continue Reading Computer in a cable gives hotel TVs some smarts Category: Computers Tags: Android Cable Ethernet Hotel Internet TV Smart TV Related Articles: Cassia Hub extends Bluetooth range to 1,000 feet Clemson University flicks switch on innovative new light... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GizmagEmergingTechnologyMagazine/~3/x0AhPdlCw3s/...
What's the point of consciousness? Experiments suggest it evolved to help us learn and adapt more rapidly than we could without it...
Find out what happened today in space on June 27, 1997, when NASA's NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft flew by asteroid 253 Mathilde....
Offsetting social problems posed by financial overheating and tech disruption puts utopian ideas such as basic income centre stage, argue two new books...
Here are six suggestions for where to see the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, whether you're a science lover, wine connoisseur or music fan....
A new mobile app from San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum lets users dig into the science behind the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse....
A student team from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, took top honors last weekend at the 2017 Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico....
From the NASA Pathfinder mission in 1997 to the Curiosity rover, the space agency has had a constant presence on and around the Red Planet....
We know the dangers, we know how to mitigate them, and it won't even cost that much – but nobody in power seems to care...
NASA is hoping to execute a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be visible to millions of people along the U.S. East Coast tonight (June 18)....
Ancient astronomers interpreted solar eclipses as omens of disaster, while folktales around the world typically explained the celestial events as a conflict between the sun and a devouring celestial dragon, wolf or rat....
When this show started, we said it wouldn't just be Mayfair's DC Heroes RPG, that other systems would get covered. So the Lonely Hearts' Furn joins Siskoid to discuss the most recent DCU role-playing game, Green Ronin's DC Adventures, and the two DCAdv... [...]...
I came across this amazingly good article by Cecilia D'Anastasio on Kotaku titled Dungeons & Dragons Wouldn't Be What It Is Today Without These Women. It's well researched and tells about the contributions of women like Jean Wells, Penny Williams, ... [...]...

Starfleet Discovery Uniform Breakdown

Jun27
Star Trek: Sci Fi Blog
Traditionally, Star Treks bridge officers have been easy enough to seek out and identify because of their Gold, Blue, and Red uniforms but let's hear what Trekyard have to say. Live long and Prosper. ...
Drug pricing scandal slows first day of trial over alleged Ponzi-like scheme....
If Turks want to understand biology, they’ll have to wait for college....
We sacrificed strength for endurance after our split from other apes, but it turns out our muscles are only a third weaker than those of our ape cousins...
After years of delays and cost overruns, Southern Company’s plant may be a bust....
Law enforcement now going after doctors in bid to curb opioid epidemic....
A mock negotiation, complete with its own climate model, makes people want to act....
The first time I personally encountered Harry Potter was not long after the third book, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, came out. I was 30 and my daughter was an infant, so in neither case were these particular Scalzis the target demographic for the books, but by that time the buzz (and sales) […]...
Can't fly often enough? Elon Musk is a government swindler? Hardly....
iPhones spurred big changes in learning and practicing medicine—and there may be more....
Conversation between me and Krissy yesterday: Me: With all this bullshit around health care, and the possibility of pre-existing conditions and insurance caps coming back, we should probably look into supplemental insurance. Krissy: I got us supplemental insurance years ago. Me: You did? Krissy: Yes. I even have policies for very specific things. Me: Like […]...
I finally got out the tripod, and it makes a difference. This is one you’ll want to see the big version of....
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Gotta be honest, I had entirely forgotten I’d done this interview last year when I was in Iowa City for a book festival. But eventually it all came back to me. Also, it’s a pretty good interview. Enjoy....
Hey, did you know I’m currently writing a novel? I am! It’s called Head On, and it’s coming out in ten months. Also, it’s not done yet, and the deadline is real soon now. I need to make some real progress on it in the next few weeks or else my editor will give me […]...