GM researchers are working on technology that will use the Wi-Fi Direct peer-to-peer wireless connection standard to allow smartphones and other connected devices to communicate with cars. Wi-Fi Direct would be integrated with existing driver-assistance systems that use sensor-based object detection to identify pedestrians and others carrying smartphones equipped with a Wi-Fi Direct app that the automaker is also developing.
Felix Baumgartner takes another leap toward his goal of skydiving from 120,000 feet.
Cities across the globe have seen unprecedented growth in recent decades, but the true extent of the expansion of some urban centers can only be truly appreciated from above. Way above. In celebration of four decades of collection of irreplaceable data and incredible images, the Landsat satellite program team released these images of change in 11 cities and urban areas all over the world.
The 40-year archive of the Landsat satellite program is the most extensive, longest-running record of Earth observations from space. This incredibly valuable resource has yielded important discoveries, aided international efforts to better manage our environment and provided inspiration to both scientists and the public. To celebrate the anniversary of the mission, here are 10 of the most significant images from Landsat’s history.
The billowing radiance of the northern and southern lights is among the most beautiful sights known to humanity — and that’s when seen from the ground. In these videos captured through the International Space Station’s windows, 200 miles above Earth’s surface, the auroras borealis and australis dance across continents.
Need full screen web browsing via Internet Explorer 9, free of distractions? Force the Windows 7 Taskbar button to open Internet Explorer in full-screen / kiosk mode.
However, what if you use this feature often and want Internet Explorer to always open in full-screen mode, let’s say from the Windows 7 Taskbar? And what if you don’t feel comfortable modifying the Windows 7 Registry?…
The Dark Knight has always taken two things with him into battle against Gotham’s evildoers: his utility belt and a crippling, untreated familial trauma. And no matter what, he almost always responds to the Bat-Signal in some sort of awesome custom batride. Quick, reader: To the Batmobiles!
In a rare case of agreement between the two internet giants, Facebook has announced that it?s adopting the new protocol Google developed to speed the delivery of webpages across the net.
Each summer since 1970, tucked away in a beautiful French medieval town, the Recontes d?Arles exhibition has celebrated the life of photography. While it’s been a favorite stop on the photo festival circuit for editors and photographers in the past, this year’s exhibition was unrealized and, at best, disjointed.