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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014


Making the world's most efficient locomotive (pictures)

In a giant factory in Fort Worth, Texas, General Electric builds locomotives that produce fewer emissions than any other in the world. On Road Trip 2014, CNET's Daniel Terdiman walked the (assembly) line.

9 Images By June 21, 2014


Nethercutt Museum and Collection: Classic cars, trains, and more (pictures)

The Nethercutt Museum and Collection in Los Angeles features over 250 American and European cars from the dawn of the automobile to modern times, along with a steam locomotive, Pullman car, mechanical musical instruments and more. Here's a photo tour.

50 Images By October 17, 2015


A tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection: From classic cars to self-playing orchestras

Hidden in plain sight in the northeast corner of the San Fernando valley in Los Angeles is an incredible collection of classic cars, a steam train, and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds. Here's a photo tour of the Nethercutt Museum and Collection.

By October 17, 2015


Rocket League's next DLC revealed, here's what it adds

Get the scoop on the PS4 and PC game's Revenge of the Battle-Cars expansion, which is inspired by its predecessor, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.

By September 17, 2015


We need this giant, real-life version of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots to happen (Tomorrow Daily 202)

U.S. company MegaBots, Inc. issued a challenge to Japanese-based Suidobashi Heavy Industries, hoping to pit its MegaBot Mk. II against Kurakatas in a no-holds barred battle to the death. ROBOT FIGHT!

By July 2, 2015


Verizon uses Morse code to mock Net neutrality ruling

Technically Incorrect: Verizon issues a press release suggesting that the FCC's decision to regulate the Internet as a utility is archaic and sends the world back to the Dark Ages -- of 1934.

By February 26, 2015


Cathedral of steam: Inside Albuquerque's abandoned locomotive shops

What do "The Avengers," "Transformers," and "Terminator Salvation" have in common? They all filmed at the abandoned steam locomotive repair shops in Albuquerque, N.M.

By April 4, 2013


Where steam locomotives meet sci-fi (pictures)

The abandoned Santa Fe Railroad steam engine repair facilities in downtown Albuquerque, N.M., have hosted many sci-fi movie shoots. Crave pays a visit.

13 Images By April 3, 2013


Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014