There's no better way to beat the heat on your next beach vacation than to hold on for dear life while being blown around by the power of a jet engine.
An excellent animated explainer covering the first fighter jet, Nazi Germany's Me-262, the revered long-range fighter escort of the European theater, the P-51D Mustang, and some of their known engagements. Airplanes back then were generally beautiful things, especially for war machines. Just a few years later jets would be used to make some really ugly… READ THE REST
This is your wind speaking, please buckle your seatbelts and prepare for take-off. READ THE REST
These two videos show Randy St. Clair flying an R/C model mega-plane comprised of nine individual planes. It's really to see the odd, oscillating flight dynamics of this beast. Image: YouTube READ THE REST
Digital painting has truly become an art in itself. Even with artists like Andy Warhol creating digital art on a Commodore Amiga back in the mid-80s, digital painting has mostly been a kitschy bit of artistic fun, not stuff to be regarded as a true masterwork. But much has changed over the past decade. Technology… READ THE REST
While it never hurts when your company name becomes a verb, but there's a lot more to Google than a simple web search. Sure, Google's search engine is also the engine that powered the firm into its current position as one of the 10 most valuable companies in America, but the company has spent the… READ THE REST
While smartphones and other devices have reached world-class heights for capturing images and even video at up to stunning 4K quality, they still leave a lot to be desired in the audio department. That's because while companies have engaged in a two-decade arms race to constantly one-up each other for the biggest, best camera available,… READ THE REST