Featured by Rob Verger
Electric garbage trucks are the quiet, clean titans of waste collection
Using a battery-powered garbage truck to collect trash in a city like New York is not a stinky idea.
Teslas keep hitting emergency vehicles, and now the government is investigating
The cars in 11 crashes were all in Autopilot or adaptive cruise control mode.
Folding kayaks give you a double workout—but they’re worth it
If you’re an explorer with a small apartment and a car with no roof rack, a kayak that folds up origami-style is an idea worth floating.
Bell wants to soup up tilt-rotor aircraft by adding jet engines
The newest concepts from Bell are machines that can take off and land like helicopters—and then zoom at jet-like speeds.
What it’s like to rescue someone at sea from a Coast Guard helicopter
Incidents tend to rise in the summer. We flew in a big MH-60T chopper and watched dramatic practice scenarios unfold first-hand.
What Biden’s big executive order means for the internet, air travel, and more
A sprawling executive order released on Friday tackles a slew of tech topics while focusing on competition and consumer choice.
Skyborg’s latest AI drone test is a preview of the future of air combat
The Air Force's experiment in June involved a big MQ-20 drone, and is part of a promising yet challenging military aviation program.
This Cadillac gets heavier the faster it goes—and that’s a good thing
It takes a wing, a spoiler, and more to keep the CT4-V Blackwing firmly pressed against the asphalt. Here's how it all works.
How rescue specialists search for survivors in collapsed buildings
In disasters like Miami, urban search and rescue experts employ resources such as cameras, microphones, and dogs as they work on the pile.
Wearable sensors may one day sniff out chemical weapons for soldiers
These small devices will alert troops about deadly compounds, be light enough to wear, and form a large, connected network.