Bridgestone Says Airless Tires Are Coming Soon To Bicycles And Big Rigs

Bridgestone Says Airless Tires Are Coming Soon To Bicycles And Big Rigs

Japanese tire giant Bridgestone is hoping to beat Michelin’s so-called Tweel to the airless tire market with a new model launching soon for semi trucks, according to a report from Automotive News. Bridgestone’s airless tires use a web of recycled thermoplastic instead of pneumatic pressure to keep a vehicle rolling….

Rosario Dawson Will Headline Her Very Own Comic Book Show

Rosario Dawson Will Headline Her Very Own Comic Book Show

She’s voiced Wonder Woman and Batgirl, and appeared in Sin City, Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders. And yet, despite that incredible comic book resumé, Rosario Dawson has never lead her own comic book project. Until now.

Twitter Borked Its Own Platform Trying To Fix Its Nazi Ad-Targeting Problem

Twitter Borked Its Own Platform Trying To Fix Its Nazi Ad-Targeting Problem

Like most companies in the tech realm, Twitter is no stranger to weirdly hollow apologies. Some of the company’s greatest hits happened when it was grilled on offensive trending topics (whoops!), leaking account info to hackers (oopsie!), and failing to deal with the harassment-filled cesspool a lot of us know…

It’s So Cold In Florida, Iguanas Are Falling From The Sky

It’s So Cold In Florida, Iguanas Are Falling From The Sky

It’s cold in Florida, so you know what that means: falling iguanas. No, seriously. The U.S. National Weather Service’s Miami office issued a warning Tuesday that temperatures could dip into the 30s and 40s on Wednesday, leading to iguanas plummeting out of trees. And Twitter users confirmed Wednesday morning that…

Ring Hopes You’ve Forgotten About Its Security Issues

Ring Hopes You’ve Forgotten About Its Security Issues

Amazon’s Ring home security system has a reputation that precedes it. For months, we’ve been hearing tales from the U.S. of creepy hacks, police monitoring and an overall lack of security, all thanks to Ring. Now, Australia’s getting a chance to experience it for themselves, with the Ring Indoor Cam…

How Much Should Tech Pay?

How Much Should Tech Pay?

European regulators have spent the last few years trying to determine how much you’re worth in data”beyond your email, name, and location, that includes race, religion, opinions, and even promised to go out for scalps, but it’s still unclear how much the policy has delivered. Is $US126.5 ($185) million a…

When Star Trek: The Next Generation Was Bad, It Was Truly Horrendous

When Star Trek: The Next Generation Was Bad, It Was Truly Horrendous

There aren’t just a lot of candidates for the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, I would contend there are a lot of worst episodes, period. It’s amazing how much terrible content this show produced while simultaneously reviving the beloved franchise—there’s the racism of “Code of Honor,” the…

Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes After Embarrassing Officials In Brazil

Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes After Embarrassing Officials In Brazil

Journalist firebrand Glenn Greenwald has been charged with cybercrimes by federal prosecutors in Brazil, according to a new report from the New York Times. Greenwald recently helped expose corruption in the Brazilian government through a series of stories at the Intercept that included leaked messages highly embarrassing for senior government…

Cruise CTO Says Safety Reporting For Self-Driving Cars Is Broken

Cruise CTO Says Safety Reporting For Self-Driving Cars Is Broken

California requires all companies that test self-driving cars on public roads in the state to report miles driven and the number of “disengagements,” or times a human driver takes over control. Cruise co-founder and CTO Kyle Vogt believes this reporting method is a poor metric for comparing companies, and is…

Meet The Narwhal, The ‘Unicorn Of The Sea’

Meet The Narwhal, The ‘Unicorn Of The Sea’

Narwhals are often called the unicorns of the sea. The long tusk of the male narwhal sets these whales apart, but it’s not the only thing that makes Monodon monoceros among the most intriguing and mysterious marine mammals.

A Deaf Man Is Suing Pornhub For Not Having Enough Subtitles

A Deaf Man Is Suing Pornhub For Not Having Enough Subtitles

Some would argue that Pornhub (and its associated sites) has done quite a bit to improve the accessibility of its site, what with a new site for the visually impaired and close captioning on some videos for the deaf. But apparently that isn’t enough, because the company is being sued…

Here’s Why The Quad 4 Was One Of GM’s Most Important Engines Ever

Here’s Why The Quad 4 Was One Of GM’s Most Important Engines Ever

In the 1980s, General Motors was hurting badly. It was the Roger Smith era, during which the company’s U.S. market share would end up dropping from the mid 40 per cent range to the mid 30s. To help stop the bleeding, The General needed something to compete with the imports….

If Squids Ruled Earth, What Would Their Cars Be Like?

If Squids Ruled Earth, What Would Their Cars Be Like?

It’s a question a child might ask, but not a childish question. Sure, right now, we mammalian primates are calling all the shots here on Earth, but what if things had gone otherwise? We know that cephalopods like Squid and Octopi are really smart — what if they were the…