Teslas Brake for No Reason. It’s Not Autopilot’s Problem Only

Teslas Brake for No Reason.  It’s Not Autopilot’s Problem Only

An aerial view of Teslas parked at the company’s Fremont, CA facilityPhoto: justin sullivan (Getty Images) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a damning report on Tesla’s Level 2 driver assist systems, called Autopilot and Full Self-Driving. Over 750 Tesla owners have reported their vehicles have mysteriously stopped on roads for no … Read more

Russian Motor Spontaneously Explodes in Orbit, Creating Debris Cloud

Russian Motor Spontaneously Explodes in Orbit, Creating Debris Cloud

Space agencies are trying to figure out ways to mitigate the effects of space debris.Photo: Arne Dedert (PA) An old Russian motor that’s been aimlessly floating through space for more than a decade has finally met its demise in a sudden explosion, producing at least 16 shards of orbital debris that now threaten satellites and … Read more

What to Know About Crew-4, NASA’s Next Space Station Mission

What to Know About Crew-4, NASA’s Next Space Station Mission

Crew-4 member and ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is no stranger to the ISS.Photo: NASA SpaceX is preparing to launch NASA’s Crew-4 mission to the International Space Station, where the astronauts will spend the next six months running a diverse selection of scientific experiments in the microgravity environment. Crew-4 includes NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Robert Hines, … Read more

Avoid These Raw Oysters From Canada, FDA Says

Avoid These Raw Oysters From Canada, FDA Says

Photo: biggereye (Shutterstock) Fans of raw oysters: We’re afraid we have some bad news. You know that little voice in the back of your head that whispers “let’s hope eating this probably-still-alive sea creature that spent its life filtering dirty ocean water isn’t going to make me deathly ill” every time you slurp one down? … Read more

Heavy EVs Will Be Dangerous In Car Accidents: Study

Heavy EVs Will Be Dangerous In Car Accidents: Study

Picture: GMC With the push toward electric vehicles, many would-be negatives are almost being glossed over in the move to get consumers on board with buying them. One of the main drawbacks? Weight. Potentially putting thousands, if not millions, of four- and five-thousand-plus pound vehicles on the road could have serious consequences in car accidents. … Read more