The Brakes That Stop a 1,000 MPH Bloodhound SSC
Land speed record attempts require 2 passes, in opposite directions. So the vehicle has to be reusable.
Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment
Chicago has show some irregularities in the way they are reporting crime stats. That decrease may not be as dramatic as you think. http://www.chicagomag.com/Chic...
Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7
I see that they are using a discarding sabot to keep from welding the projectile to the rails.
Data Storage Pioneer Wins Millennium Technology Prize
I understand how it might be a viable substitute for ram, but I'm not sure if it's persistent like flash storage. Which would make it an abysmal substitute for hard drives.
The first line in the linked wikipedia page says its non-volatile, so it should be persistent.
Comcast Donates Heavily To Defeat Mayor Who Is Bringing Gigabit Fiber To Seattle
It's public tax payer money being spent to combat a private company. A company that made the investment in infrastructure and in hiring local people. There really needs to be competition. Maybe deregulation of the incumbant's fiber/coax needs to happen. When it happened to the telcos and all the CLECs popped up it didn't drive the ILECs out of business. It just doesn't seem "fair" to make the incumbant compete against the tax payers.