Get a Crash Course in Writing from 20 Journalists

I only remember one practical writing lesson from my three years as an English major: Whenever you can, put the best bits at the end of the sentence. Put the next-best bits at the beginning, and put the rest in the middle. This trick works in every kind of

Thorium Power Is the Safer Future of Nuclear Energy

A thorium fuel cycle, by contrast, can be immediately shut down by turning off the supply of neutrons. Shutting down the fuel cycle means preventing the breeding of Th-232 into U-233. This doesn’t stop the heating in the reactor immediately, but it stops

Junkyard Find: 1983 AMC Eagle SX/4 Sport

So much car-industry history wrapped up in the Eagle, which was a highly innovative machine made during the center gauge cluster with clock and vacuum meter. Automatic transmission, sporty steering wheel, air conditioning— this car is loaded!

Unfiltered air shortens air compressors’ life span

“Air compressors used in industries are, for the most part, well-proven, reliable direct ventilation of variable-speed drives (VSDs), which need to be consistently and continuously cooled, and are used on many compressors and other equipment such as

New Bill Seeks $5,000 Fine for Rolling Coal

Will Guzzardi from the Illinois General Assembly is proposing a new bill that would directly target coal rollers or other particulate emissions into the air and onto roadways and other vehicles while operating the vehicle.” Under the new law the

How Jeep Made The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Strong Enough To Survive 707 Horsepower

As hot post-supercharger air flows through the engine-mounted charge air cooler (seen below), heat gets transferred to the coolant in the tubes. An electric pump then sends that hot coolant to the low temperature radiator at the front of the Jeep

5 Things Google Needs to Do to Make The Pixel 2 Great

Image: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo One of the biggest knocks against the first Pixel most people couldn’t actually buy one. Google’s supply chain was in such shambles that even six months after its release, the wait time for Pixels was still months-long.

Intel Vets Challenge ‘Russia Hack’ Evidence

The Key Event July 5, 2016: In the early evening, Eastern Daylight Time, someone working in the EDT time zone with a computer directly connected to the DNC server or DNC Local Area Network, copied 1,976 MegaBytes of data in 87 seconds onto an external