Elon Musk likes anime and says it's time to build a giant robot

Billionaire Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX fame has revealed another facet to his eccentric nature: he likes anime. Perhaps too much so, because he may be planning to build a giant anime robot. It began as an innocent tweet where Musk simply said he loves ‘Your Name’, a romantic fantasy drama anime with a […]

Honda investing $2.75 billion in GM Cruise to build self-driving car

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,GM,Honda,Emerging Technologies,Autonomous With Honda’s stake, it’s now a $ 14.6 billion project Continue reading Honda investing $ 2.75 billion in GM Cruise to build self-driving car Honda investing $ 2.75 billion in GM Cruise to build self-driving car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 08:35:00 […]

The math of why it’s so hard to build a spherical Death Star in space

Enlarge / Geometry puts some real design constraints on Darth Vader’s desire for a spherical Death Star. (credit: Ben Orlin) Opting to build the Death Star in the shape of a sphere may not have been classic Star Wars villain Darth Vader’s wisest move, according to math teacher Ben Orlin. He investigates this burning question, […]

OnePlus wants to build smart TVs, move into connected home space

Enlarge / OnePlus’ last phone, the OnePlus 6. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Here’s an unexpected news item that popped up over the weekend: OnePlus, the Android smartphone maker, wants to start making televisions. OnePlus CEO Pete Lau made an announcement on the company forums that a smart TV was on the way. “We are building a […]

A Dubai-based retailer is reportedly gearing up to build the world’s largest indoor ski resort in China

Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah China is building the world’s largest indoor ski resort in Shanghai. The one milion square-foot project will have three different ski slopes and offer 25 non-skiing activities  The Chinese government is encouraging its citizens to take up skiing and other winter sports ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.  Skiers in Shanghai, China, […]

2019 GMC Sierra 1500s Land in the Build & Price Playground; SLT Crew Cab Starts at $48,195

General Motors’ truck division decided to release its revamped 2019 Sierra 1500 line in dribs and drabs, starting at the high end. That goes for both vehicle arrival dates as well as information. While we’re pretty familiar with the top-of-the-line Denali by now, GMC is slowly pulling away the curtain, with the upper-middle-range SLT being […]

Build A Hectic Robotic Kitchen In Upcoming Puzzler Automachef

In this cute sci-fi puzzler, the messy hecticness of the kitchen is replaced with rhythmic hecticness of automation, as Automachef tasks you with constructing precise cuisine assembly lines. Automachef looks reminiscent of the assembly optimization of Factorio, a game that offered expansive alien worlds and resources for your manufacturing. Comparatively, Automachef‘s puzzles challenge you to […]

Build Ridiculous Machines And Fight For Air Superiority In ‘Airships: Conquer The Skies’

There is something incredibly satisfying about Airships: Conquer the Skies’ basic concept. Build giant floating Steampunk fortresses and then watch them take flight and shoot the hell out of each other. This mainly works because of the game’s core tenet: simplicity. Assembling an airship is easy. You choose from a generously long list of different […]