Tourism in Thailand Goes on Despite Martial Law

Tourists take pictures of Thai soldiers guarding outside Thai police headquarters Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand.Image: Sakchai Lalit/Associated Press Tourism is so important to Thailand that the announcement…

Building Cars Out of Batteries Isn’t as Crazy as It Sounds

The high cost and limited range of electric vehicles can make them a tough sell, and their costliest and most limiting component are their batteries. But batteries also open up…

Celestial Scorpion Reigns in Night Sky

There’s a giant scorpion hovering overhead, but have no fear. This creepy crawler is actually the constellation Scorpius — all sparkle and no sting. In his book The Stars in…

NASA Allegedly Conducts More Successful Tests On “Impossible” EM Drive

One of the top engineers working on NASAs controversial EM Drive thruster at the Eagleworks Laboratory at the Johnson Space Center in Texas has spoken publicly about the current state…

Packing for Interstellar Space Voyage: What to Bring?

Contemplating the idea of a manned voyage to another star raises many confounding questions, including one that has been around since the days of the first travelers: What to pack?…

Your Safety Depends on Air Traffic Controllers Who Are Still Working Crazy Shifts

Air traffic controllers, from left, Kristen Karcz, Bob Francis and Ross Leshinsky work in the tower at Logan International Airport in Boston, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.Image: Michael Dwyer/Associated Press WASHINGTON…

Private Astronaut Taxi Development Entering Final Phase

Last week, NASA released a draft solicitation for the fourth and final development phase of its Commercial Crew Program — an initiative that has plans for a crewed space launch…

Carmakers Find Ways to Make Cheaper Hybrids

As automakers work to comply with fuel-economy standards, they’re increasingly turning to hybrids. Last week, for example, Toyota announced that it would make 21 hybrid models by 2015, up from…

Mashable Weekend Recap: 67 Stories You Might Have Missed

The fallout from Apple’s Maps debacle was among the top headlines this past weekend. Mashable brought you those stories, as well as other tech and social media news while you…

Top 20 Fashion Accounts to Follow on Pinterest

Top 20 Fashion Accounts to Follow on Pinterest 1. Lauren Santo Domingo Lauren Santo Domingo, a contributing editor at Vogue and co-founder of luxury retail startup Moda Operandi, is a…