Twitter paid subscription name, price, and premium features leak

We’ve known for some time now that Twitter plans to launch a paid subscription service that will give users access to premium features unavailable to free users. The company has given some indications about what these features may be, but has generally remained vague and many details remain unknown. That may have changed with a new leak. The information comes … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Waymo autonomous taxi freaks out in construction zone and blocks traffic

Autonomous vehicles have come a long way in the last several years, but every now and then, something pops up showing they have a way to go. A YouTuber called “JJRicks Studios” has been making videos of his rides using the Waymo autonomous taxi service in Chandler, Arizona, since it’s been available. Those who don’t live in areas served by … Continue reading … [Read more...]

James Webb Space Telescope launch may be delayed

A new report has been published that suggests the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed. The delay has nothing to do with the telescope itself, which is apparently 100 percent ready to go. However, an anomaly has been identified in the Ariane 5 launch vehicle that will push the telescope into orbit. Launch for the telescope … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Perseverance rover finally gets to work on the Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance rover has been on Mars for several months, and so far, it’s been busy but hasn’t gotten down to any of its real scientific work. The rover has been serving as a communications base station for the spectacularly successful Ingenuity Mars Helicopter and documenting test flights. NASA has let Perseverance conduct some basic scientific operations in its immediate … Continue reading … [Read more...]

Rocket Lab launch on Saturday morning ends in failure

One of the companies that is performing commercial space operations is Rocket Lab. Saturday morning, Rocket Lab launched its 20th mission using its Electron rocket and ran into a significant issue. Not long into the flight, the second stage engine failed shortly after ignition. The assumption is the second stage engine shutdown was due to an automated emergency shutdown process … Continue reading … [Read more...]

2021 Yenko/SC Silverado California Edition has 710 horsepower

Specialty Vehicle Engineering has been taking various cars and trucks and making them faster for a long time. Its latest offering is the 2021 Yenko/SC Silverado California Edition, which started life as your typical Chevrolet Silverado pickup. Once the guys at SVE are done with it, it’s much faster than it was originally. The California Edition truck can be built … Continue reading … [Read more...]