The Alfa Romeo SZ Has An Incredibly Confusing Trunk

The Alfa Romeo SZ Has An Incredibly Confusing Trunk

As you may know, one of my many idiotic automotive obsessions has to do with difficult or challenging trunks. I’ve even found them inspirational at times, the efforts expended to wrestle out a bit of usable storage volume even when every bit of geometry was seemingly confederated against the idea….

The World’s Biggest Diesel Engine Plant Is About To Go Electric

The World’s Biggest Diesel Engine Plant Is About To Go Electric

The days of Europe serving as the spawning habitat for so many great diesel cars are coming to a close. In another example of the tectonic shift underway in the auto industry, Stellantis will transition its plant in Tremery, France, from the production of diesel engines to electric powertrains.

Why I Implanted Computer Chips In My Hands

Why I Implanted Computer Chips In My Hands

I have computer chips in my hands. The tiny (two millimetre by 12 millimetre) glass ampules are nestled just under the skin on the back of each of my hands and were implanted by a local body piercer several years ago. The chip in my right hand is a near-field…

The U.S. Still Has a Big STI Problem

The U.S. Still Has a Big STI Problem

Sexually transmitted infections continue to be a major headache for Americans and their wallets, according to a new report released Tuesday by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. About one in five Americans in the U.S. were thought to carry an STI in 2018, while there were 26 million…

AMD’s Latest Mobile CPU Is Really Freaking Fast

AMD’s Latest Mobile CPU Is Really Freaking Fast

Just when I was starting to eye the new MacBook Pro for its incredibly fast processing speeds, AMD just pulled me back to the Windows side with its Ryzen 9 5980HS. Like its latest desktop processors, AMD took advantage of its Zen 3 architecture and brought the same impressive performance…

In Praise of The Expanse’s Camina Drummer

In Praise of The Expanse’s Camina Drummer

We first met Camina Drummer in The Expanse’s second season, when she was introduced as Fred Johnson’s (Chad L. Coleman) security chief on Tycho Station. Though the character appears in the books, her role in the series has been expanded over the years — and now, in the show’s outstanding…

Enigmatic Star System Has 5 Planets Locked in Perfect Harmony

Enigmatic Star System Has 5 Planets Locked in Perfect Harmony

A unique planetary system located 200 light-years from Earth hosts five exoplanets with orbits locked together in a repeating pattern, despite their very different sizes and densities. The discovery is challenging astronomers’ notions of the kinds of planetary systems that can exist and how they form.

Kate Mulgrew Teases Her Star Trek Future

Kate Mulgrew Teases Her Star Trek Future

Even more movies are facing delays into late 2021 (and out of it entirely). Colin Trevorrow teases the scale of Jurassic World: Dominion. The new Batwoman battles a familiar face. Plus, Neil Gaiman teases an important moment on the set of Sandman, and what’s to come in Black Lightning’s final…