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immediately on viewing, whether as the lucky driver or as a jealous onlooker, the BMW i8 roadster highlights a distinctive, forward-thinking aesthetic. The post sun, sea and a soft-top: designboom tests the BMW i8 roadster in maiorca appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Lockheed Martin's three F-35 Lightning II strike fighter variants have completed what the company called the most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history. On April 11 at US Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, Navy test aircraft CF-2 carrying external 2,000-lb (907-kg) GBU-31 Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and AIM-9X Sidewinder heat-seeking missiles completed the fi
Volkswagen has thrown a little more weight behind its move into the utility vehicle space, following up yesterday's reveal of the Atlas Cross Sport concept with a new pickup truck concept at the New York Auto Show. While based on the mid-sized production Atlas SUV from last year, the dual-cab, five-seat Tanoak concept has a few notable differences designed to help it withstand off-road advent
the ridesharing service began testing in the southwestern city back in february 2017, but has suspended its operations in the aftermath of the crash.The post uber suspends self-driving vehicle tests after autonomous car kills pedestrian appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Photographer Mathieu Stern has been featured in our news many times, largely due to his very interesting videos about vintage lenses he adapts to his Sony mirrorless cameras. One of his ongoing series is "3 Vintage Lenses," in which he photographs the same model with three different vintage lenses. It's amazing not only the variety of vintage lenses that there are available, but also the opti
with the presentation of the ‘concept 8 series‘, BMW offered a glimpse at the design of their new luxury segment sports car. the dynamic qualities of the BMW ‘8 series coupe’ are clearly manifesting themselves. a close-to-series prototype is undergoing intensive testing on a high-speed proving ground in aprilia, italy. the tests serve in particular […]The post BMW te
The US Navy has completed the latest in a series of sea trials to work out the bugs of recovering NASA's Orion space capsule after its end-of-mission splashdown. The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) completed Underway Recovery Test-6 (URT-6) on January 23, which involved the launch and recovery by special boat teams and Navy divers of a floating mock-up of th
whilst the 'temi' chair reinterprets a traditional grain harvesting tool, hiroyuki morita's 'cellastic' lounge chair enhances a mix of latex and nylon materials.The post hiroyuki morita tests elasticity of latex chair at IMM cologne 2018 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
With GPS it's harder than ever to get lost here on Earth, but deep space is a different story. Mind-boggling distances, three-dimensional travel and a lack of obvious landmarks all complicate spacecraft navigation. Pulsars have been proposed as a solution in the past, and now a NASA team has demonstrated the viability of the idea, with an experiment showing that a spacecraft can constantly an
Photographer Mathieu Stern, is known for his videos featuring old or otherwise odd lenses. His latest video is a special Christmas video featuring a trio of vintage lenses which all exhibit "crazy bokeh." It seems that "bokeh" is all the rage these days, with manufacturers and photographers alike all throwing around the latest optical buzz word. In the video below, Stern uses a Porst 50mm f/1.2 l is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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