NVIDIA’s Turing-powered GPUs are the first ever built for ray tracing

Earlier this year NVIDIA announced a new set of “RTX” features that included support for advanced ray tracing features, upgrading a graphics technique that simulates the way light works in the real world. It’s expected to usher in a new generation of hyper-realistic graphics but there was one small problem: no one made any hardware […]

One man designed and built the ultimate bush plane

Bush airplanes are the SUVs of general aviation—small, piston-engined aircraft designed or adapted to carry a passenger or two, or to ferry light cargo in and out of remote areas with crude or non-existent runways. They’re in use everywhere from the Alaskan Tundra to the Australian Outback to the African bush. Traditionally the tool of […]

A drone enthusiast built an incredible giant LEGO helicopter — and it really flies

YouTube / Adam Woodworth Adam Woodworth is a fan of building faux-LEGO models that actually fly. His latest creation is a giant model of a LEGO helicopter, using foam rather than LEGO to allow it to fly. He also makes smaller flying models, like the classic podracers from Star Wars.   Adam Woodworth has a […]

Elon Musk built a “submarine” to rescue Thailand kids—here’s what it looks like

Scuba divers in Thailand have already rescued four of the 12 boys who have been stranded, along with their coach, in a flooded cave. And they are hoping to rescue the rest in the next couple of days. But in the meantime, Elon Musk has continued working on alternative strategies divers could use if conventional […]

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

Wikimedia Commons • Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues. • He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: The 9 coolest signatures of famous people throughout history See […]

Is This Dodge Caravan Pickup the Worst Custom Ever Built?

There aren’t too many vehicles that can really heat up the bile in your stomach like a botched custom. The Plymouth Prowler isn’t for everyone and the Mustang II is an acquired taste, but neither elicit the negative response of a customized El Camino donk riding on 27-inch wheels with a Dora the Explorer paint job. However, donk […]

Cannes 2018 ‘DISGUSTING’ serial killer movie The House That Jack Built sees ‘100 WALKOUTS’

The 62-year-old Danish director is known for controversy, but his latest movie really is sparking strong reactions. The House That Jack Built premiered at Cannes Film Festival last night where there were over 100 walkouts. The extremely graphic film sees Dillon play Jack, a serial killer, as he murders over a 12 year period, including […]

The first aircraft carrier China has built is now undergoing sea trials

REUTERS/Stringer China’s first domestically made aircraft carrier began sea trials on Sunday. The Type 001A carrier is testing its power system ahead of entering service later this year. The carrier is only China’s second after it retrofitted a ship bought from Ukraine in 1998. China’s first domestically made aircraft carrier began sea trials on Sunday. […]

Largest solar-powered boat ever built

This zero emission boat is powered completely by solar energy. PlanetSolar’s MS Tûranor has a little over 5,500 square feet of solar panels. The boat broke many Guinness World Records including fastest crossing of the Atlantic by solar power, and longest journey by a solar-powered boat to name a few. Learn more at planetsolar.ch Transcript: […]