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Crazy-fast human-powered vehicle sets new world speed record

AeroVelo's Eta shatters the record for human-powered vehicles with a run topping out at 85.71 mph, a full 2.5 mph faster than the previous record.

By September 18, 2015


Retro TVs find new life in space...as props in a music video (Tomorrow Daily 244)

Sending two old Sony TV sets up into space via weather balloon seems like a dangerous idea. The resulting images sure are pretty, though, so we've got to give credit to this music video's director for creating such a beautiful concept.

By September 21, 2015


Charge your gadgets with pee, Ep. 129

Got to go? Scientists have figured out how to recharge devices using human pee. A giant "Game of Thrones" dragon skull washes up on a U.K. beach. And we congratulate the AeroVelo human-powered helicopter for winning a high-flying honor.

By July 19, 2013


Crave Ep. 129: Charge your gadgets with pee

On this week's Crave, scientists recharge devices with pee power, air guitar gets a boost with LEDs, and a small Colorado town wants to issue "drone hunting" licenses. Yup.

By July 19, 2013


Human-powered helicopter finally takes Sikorsky Prize

For the first time since its introduction in 1980, the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for a human-powered helicopter flight has actually been awarded.

By July 11, 2013