Cloaking technique could protect ships from waves

Mechanical engineers say they've found a way of adapting invisibility cloaking techniques to protect oil rigs and ships from rough waves.

8.9-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD ships today

The WiFi version of Amazon's 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD is shipping today, with the LTE iteration slated to ship next week.

Russia eyes nuclear-powered spaceships

Russian space contractor RSC Energia has confirmed plans for the design of advanced space modules that will be powered by nuclear-based propulsion systems.