March 19, 2012

How It Works: Electric Blue, the 175mph Electric Car


Before Electric Blue sped across Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats at 175 miles an hour late last year, no one had made an official attempt to set a speed record for battery-powered racecars weighing less than 1,100 pounds. Other groups have been racing on the Salt Flats for years in electric cars with heavier batteries and larger motors. But Perry Carter, a professor of manufacturing engineering technology at Brigham Young University, wanted a car that could hit high speeds without so much weight. See how this record-breaking electric car works over here.




Star Trek: Voyager Actors Join Cast For Star Trek Online: Delta Rising Expansion – IGN

By Katie Williams Star Trek Online: Delta Rising, the free-to-play MMO’s newly announced second expansion, will feature some of the Star Trek series’ most well-known actors in its cast. Three actors will be reprisin...
by Geek Staff


A New Star Wars Universe Begins … Now – Mashable

This will be a day long remembered: a new dawn for Star Wars, in all its forms of media. Pay attention, people of Earth: that distant rumble you hear is the gears of the world’s most popular film franchise slowly cranking...
by Brian Montgomery