Untangling wired headphones is tricky in space, too
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Untangling wired headphones is tricky in space, too

If you’ve yet to ditch your wired headphones for a Bluetooth-enabled pair, you’ll probably be all too familiar with the frustrating process of untangling the multiple knots that mysteriously form whenever you put them away. The more you try to unscramble the wire, the trickier it seems to get. If you’re doing it on a Read more

Elon Musk takes Cybertruck for a spin ahead of important Tesla update
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Elon Musk takes Cybertruck for a spin ahead of important Tesla update

Tesla boss Elon Musk took the automaker’s electric Cybertruck pickup for a spin on Tuesday, according to a tweet by the man himself. “Been driving latest Cybertruck prototype around Giga Texas,” Musk wrote in the post, adding: “It’s awesome!” Been driving latest Cybertruck prototype around Giga Texas. It’s awesome! — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 26, Read more

NASA delays launch of its first space tourism mission to ISS
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NASA delays launch of its first space tourism mission to ISS

Three amateur astronauts itching to get to the International Space Station (ISS) will have to wait a little longer than expected after NASA shifted the mission’s targeted launch date from the end of February to the end of March. Texas-based Axiom Space — the organizer of what will be NASA’s first space tourism trip to Read more

Airbnb offering a year in Italy rent-free, and YOU can apply
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Airbnb offering a year in Italy rent-free, and YOU can apply

Airbnb is offering the unique chance for someone to live in a recently restored heritage home in Sicily, Italy — and the rent will cost absolutely nothing. If you’re lucky enough to get selected, you can stay at the gorgeous three-story property for up to a year — so long as you agree to manage Read more

Forget spacewalking, how about space running?
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Forget spacewalking, how about space running?

While a spacewalk on the International Space Station (ISS) requires climbing into an unwieldy spacesuit for a six-hour stint outside the orbital facility, a “space run” is a simple case of drifting effortlessly to the Node 3 module — also known as Tranquility — attaching a harness, stepping onto the T2 treadmill, and hitting the Read more

Elon Musk asked to help Tonga reconnect to the internet
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Elon Musk asked to help Tonga reconnect to the internet

A New Zealand lawmaker has asked SpaceX chief Elon Musk to help Tonga restore connectivity after Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption severed the only cable connecting it to the internet. In a letter sent earlier this week and shared on Twitter on Thursday, Dr Shane Reti asked Musk about the possibility of using SpaceX’s satellite-based Starlink Read more

Check out Airstream’s electric RV concepts for eco-friendly road trips
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Check out Airstream’s electric RV concepts for eco-friendly road trips

Airstream owner Thor Industries has hinted at future plans with two new concept electric RVs, both shown in the video below. The most notable of the two designs is the eStream trailer, which includes an electric powertrain with high-capacity lithium batteries that eases the strain on the vehicle towing it. Electric motors attached to each Read more

Astronaut’s photos show Tongan ash cloud in Earth’s atmosphere
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Astronaut’s photos show Tongan ash cloud in Earth’s atmosphere

Ash from the powerful volcanic eruption near Tonga last Saturday is clearly visible in a series of images taken by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Shared by NASA in a tweet on Wednesday, the ash is shown in the upper levels of Earth’s atmosphere and appears as a gray cloud over the Read more

Instagram tests subscriptions for creators to make cash
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Instagram tests subscriptions for creators to make cash

Would you be willing to pay a regular fee to for exclusive content from your favorite folk on Instagram? Instagram chief Adam Mosseri thinks you will, so the company has this week begun testing subscriptions. He explained the new system in a post on Twitter. 🎉 Subscriptions 🎉 Subscriptions allow creators to monetize and become Read more

Watch highlights of SpaceX’s spectacular Starlink night launch
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Watch highlights of SpaceX’s spectacular Starlink night launch

SpaceX has just launched another batch of Starlink internet satellites to space. A Falcon 9 rocket departed Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:02 p.m. ET on Tuesday night. Everything went according to plan, with the first-stage booster returning safely and the second stage deploying all 49 Starlink satellites to Read more