The Massive Proving Ground Where Extraordinary New Trains Are Tested

General Electric’s development team just completed a year of field-testing for the new Evolution Series Tier 4 locomotive. Some of the tests took place at the Federal Railroad Administration’s high-altitude testing circuit near Pueblo, Colorado at an elevation of 5,000 feet. These photographs capture the train’s… » 4/16/15 8:00pm Thursday 8:00pm

This Siemens MRI Scanner Is a Beautiful Machine That Saves Lives

Siemens’ latest MRI machine (Ma­gne­tom Pris­ma Tim+Dot Sys­tem 3 Tes­la) is one of the most powerful, state of the art medical imaging devices in the marketplace. The first Magnetom Prisma 3-tesla MRI units was installed in the USA at the University of Minnesota a year ago. Now there are about 50 units in… » 4/14/15 8:00pm Tuesday 8:00pm

Nézzétek már, milyen aprócska ez a zsidó!

Este vettem észre, hogy nyílt egy kis kiállítás Európa legnagyobb és szerintem egyik legszebb – miszerint a Dohány utcai – zsinagógája előtt, és máris tudtam, hogy meg kell néznem nekem. Minimum azért, mert leleplezték a megnyitón Kolodko Mihály nevű földim Houdinijét is. » 4/14/15 9:22am Tuesday 9:22am

How an Apocalyptic Scifi Novel Imagined the Future 122 Years Ago

La Fin du Monde (The End of the World), is a 19th century science fiction novel about a comet colliding with the Earth, followed by several million years leading up to the gradual death of the planet. The book was written by French astronomer and author Camille Flammarion, first published in 1893, and adapted into… » 4/13/15 4:02pm Monday 4:02pm

Tokyo Has the Largest Underground Water Tank in the World

This enormous, cathedral-like building is the main water tank of the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel facility in Kasukabe City, 19 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, which is one of the most famous water infrastructure complex in the world, and also the world’s largest underground flood diversion… » 4/10/15 9:00pm 4/10/15 9:00pm