Self-Driving Vehicles May Usher in a New Era of Extreme Driving

We're on the verge of a new era, where self-driving cars promise to make road transportation safe, efficient and, well, kind of dull. But, for those who will still crave the open road, automated cars in cities might free up designers to create vehicles built explicitly to enjoy driving outside of populated areas. » 10/29/14 10:40am Yesterday 10:40am

Incredible Photographs of the Hungarian Internet Tax Protests

Thousands of people in Budapest, Hungary, protested an "internet tax" proposed by the country's right-wing ruling party Fidesz. The tax would force Hungarians to pay 150 forints ($0.60) per gigabyte of data traffic. In these photographs taken by Cink's Attila Nagy, you can see the massive protest firsthand. » 10/27/14 10:59am Monday 10:59am

What If You Awoke One Morning Transformed Into A Robot?

Acclaimed Japanese director Oriza Hirata is releasing a stage production of Kafka's surrealist classic The Metamorphosis. But in this production, our tortured protagonist does not wake to find himself transformed into a bug. Instead, he's an android. And remarkably, an actual robot gets to star in the show. » 10/09/14 7:20am 10/09/14 7:20am

This ​DARPA Video Puts You In The Cockpit Of Its Tank Of The Future

DARPA believes the future of tank warfare won't be heavily armored lumbering beasts, but fast-moving, agile vehicles, augmented by "intelligent systems" to avoid incoming threats. A newly released video shows how a head-up display would project an array of information directly into the field of view of the driver. » 10/08/14 8:40am 10/08/14 8:40am