Meet The Mad Scientists Just Getting Started With 209 MPH Electric Corvettes

Most Corvettes are fast. That’s the whole point. But not all
Corvettes can do 209 mph while breaking records because they run purely on—get
this, and be ready to horrified if you’re a Corvette purist—electricity. That’s
what the Corvettes from Genovation Cars
do. And they come from a humble shop in Rockville, Maryland.

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Why SpaceX’s Next Rocket Launch Is a Really Big Deal

Since its inception, SpaceX has been working toward developing reusable rockets. From a fiscal standpoint, the move makes a tremendous amount of sense: Not having to pay tens of million dollars to build a new first stage booster every time you launch is cost-effective, and would make launches a hell of a lot easier as…

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http://gizmodo.com/why-spacexs-next-rocket-launch-is-a-really-big-deal-1793714450

Charge Your Phone, Cut Your Seatbelt, and Break a Window With This $21 Flashlight

A USB-rechargeable Cree LED flashlight for $21 would be a pretty good deal under any circumstances, but this one includes a seatbelt cutter, window hammer, and even a 10,400mAh USB battery charger. Plus, it includes IPX6 waterproofing, so you’ll still be able to use it if you drive your car into a lake (though in that…

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http://deals.kinja.com/charge-your-phone-cut-your-seatbelt-and-break-a-windo-1793714397