Accidents

07.03.15
NASA dropped this Cessna 82 feet... for your safety
07.03.15

NASA dropped this Cessna 82 feet... for your safety

NASA filmed a plane crash with 40 cameras... for your safety, of course.

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06.29.15
Google Maps to include US highway railroad crossings (updated)
06.29.15

Google Maps to include US highway railroad crossings (updated)

US Railway crossing accidents are up sharply over last year, but the Federal Railway Administratio...

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05.26.15
Russia's deputy PM blames space failures on 'moral decay'
05.26.15

Russia's deputy PM blames space failures on 'moral decay'

Russia's Roscosmos space program doesn't have a lot of cash to waste after its budget was cut by 3...

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04.27.12
Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light
04.27.12

Panasonic details radar-based technology that can detect collisions in low light

Collision detection for cars? Yeah, scientists are on that. But whenever we read about concepts li...

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10.20.11
GM demos accident avoidance system with brains and long range
10.20.11

GM demos accident avoidance system with brains and long range

Collision avoidance systems aren't exactly exciting new news any more. But most of these systems,...

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09.29.11
Star Wars: The Old Republic accidentally taunts potential testers [Updated]
09.29.11

Star Wars: The Old Republic accidentally taunts potential testers [Updated]

What's the worst thing that can happen when you're waiting for a chance to play a highly anticipa...

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05.05.11
Continental readies stereo camera system for 'seeing' cars
05.05.11

Continental readies stereo camera system for 'seeing' cars

The idea of cars preventing accidents before they happen isn't novel, but at the end of the day, c...

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05.31.10
Utah woman sues Google after walking directions lead her to a highway
05.31.10

Utah woman sues Google after walking directions lead her to a highway

GPS directing motorists to do insane things like drive onto train tracks are nothing new -- we've...

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10.25.09
The Daily Grind: What death do you usually not talk about?
10.25.09

The Daily Grind: What death do you usually not talk about?

Characters die. It's not usually a permanent thing, but MMOs are kind of built on the premise that y...

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