Remembering Neil Peart, A Monster Drummer With A Poet’s Heart

When Canadian prog-rock innovators Rush were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013, it was both somewhat surprising and totally appropriate that drummer Neil Peart opened the trio’s acceptance speech. The musician and author, who passed away at the age of…

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

1) Can depleted Spurs cope with Liverpool? José Mourinho’s life in football can be measured out in vendettas. There are two clubs he reserves a special enmity for, and for much the same reason. Both Barcelona and Liverpool passed over his services, choosing instead to…

OxiCool: Pure water is refrigerant to help cool homes

An air conditioning system that offers zero emissions, cools the house with water and is powered by natural gas was getting attention this week at CES. Jenny McGrath, Digital Trends, wrote about the “giant reflective cube” on the show floor. From that cube, coolant is…

NASA’s Lucy mission confirms discovery of Eurybates satellite

NASA’s Lucy mission team is seeing double after discovering that Eurybates, the asteroid the spacecraft has targeted for flyby in 2027, has a small satellite. This “bonus” science exploration opportunity for the project was discovered using images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field…

From exoskeletons to education at CES

Exoskeletons to give wearers super-human strength and games to playfully teach children software skills for coding—such innovations were on display at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. Mechanical muscle A Guardian XO exoskeleton made in a collaboration between Sarcos Robotics and Delta Air Lines let…