Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Unveil Something New April 30

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Unveil Something New April 30

Elon Musk certainly knows how to steal the thunder from his competitors. While other automakers are gearing up for big announcements at the New York Auto Show this week, the Tesla Motors chief just tweeted this: "Major new Tesla product line — not a car — will be unveiled at our Hawthorne Design Studio on Thurs 8pm, April 30"

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It hit 63 degrees in Antarctica on Tuesday

It hit 63 degrees in Antarctica on Tuesday

Antarctica may have experienced its warmest day ever recorded on Tuesday, with the temperature reading of 63.5°F, reports The Weather Underground. Tuesday's record high temperature follows another high reading of 63.3°F set just the day before. Until this week's heat wave, the highest-known recorded temperature on the continent was 62.6°F back in 1976.

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George Takei: Boycott Indiana

George Takei: Boycott Indiana

My husband Brad and I like to spend our holidays in the White Mountains of Arizona. There’s a small town called Show Low where we’ve passed many a merry Christmas. We’ve been regulars at the July 4th parades there, entertained friends and family over the years, and consider it our home away from home. But last year, it was very nearly going to be impossible for us to travel back to Arizona in good conscience.

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Common bacteria on verge of becoming antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Common bacteria on verge of becoming antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Antibiotic resistance is poised to spread globally among bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections in hospital settings, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study shows that two genes that confer resistance against a particularly strong class of antibiotics can be shared easily among a family of bacteria responsible for a significant portion of hospital-associated infections.

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GitHub suffers ‘largest DDoS’ attack in site’s history

GitHub suffers 'largest DDoS' attack in site's history

GitHub is suffering a DDoS attack deemed the largest in the website's history and believed to originate from China. The coding website is a popular repository for projects from game engines to security applications and web app frameworks, and is used by programmers and tech firms to develop and share tools. Since Thursday, the website has been under fire in a DDoS attack of a scale which has forced GitHub staff to rally and attempt to mitigate access problems.

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‘Google Maps’ for the body: A biomedical revolution

'Google Maps' for the body: A biomedical revolution

Scientists are using previously top-secret technology to zoom through the human body down to the level of a single cell. Scientists are also using cutting-edge microtome and MRI technology to examine how movement and weight bearing affects the movement of molecules within joints, exploring the relationship between blood, bone, lymphatics and muscle.

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Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

Take a private jet to your college tour, for $43,000

If you're one of the lucky few for whom college won't break the bank — or even make a dent — a private jet company is offering to whisk you to all the colleges you wish to visit in a ten-hour span, for $43,500. That's nearly $15,000 more than the cost of the average tuition and fees at private universities, and $21,200 more than those at in-state public colleges, according to a College Board report.

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