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Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


Car Tech 101: The Atkinson Cycle engine explained

The Atkinson Cycle engine may be under your car's hood and you'd never know. Brian Cooley discusses the technology and why it's becoming a mainstay in late model, efficient cars.

By October 6, 2015


NASA tests the 'Ferrari of rocket engines' for mission to Mars

The RS-25 engine for NASA's new Space Launch System rocket makes current jet engines look like "a wind-up toy."

By August 13, 2015


Volkswagen pulls diesels from 2016 model year lineup

In response to the scandal over its diesel car emissions, Volkswagen withdraws its application to the EPA to certify its 2016 model year diesel vehicles in the US.

By October 7, 2015


Genetically engineered micropigs to be sold as pets

A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.

By September 29, 2015


Lego rolls out '80s-tastic Ferrari F40 with removable 'V-8 engine'

The latest in the Lego Creator series is a classic Ferrari from the days of Jordache jeans, perms and Cyndi Lauper's debut.

By June 25, 2015


#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


Industrial espionage, Nazis and air-cooled engines: The tale of Tatra

Tatra isn't as well known as the car that borrowed more than a little of its design: the VW Beetle. Find out exactly how these two cars came to look so alike.

September 10, 2015


Incoming! Chinese rocket engine punches hole in house

And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.

By August 31, 2015


Amazon reportedly laying off engineers after Fire phone flameout

"Dozens" of engineers have been dismissed in recent weeks from the secretive lab behind Amazon's consumer hardware, the Wall Street Journal reports.

By August 26, 2015