The modern internal combustion engine first came from Germany and now Germany wants to put a nail in its coffin. The Bundesrat has passed a resolution to ban the ICE beginning in 2030. Source: German Lawmakers Vote to Ban the Internal Combustion Engine
SpaceX has been teasing potential Mars plans for a while now, but the company just announced a launch date—and it’s soon. They plan to launch to the surface of Mars in 2018. Source: SpaceX Is Sending a Red Dragon Spacecraft to Mars in 2018 [UPDATE]
Having successfully launched and landed a few single rockets, SpaceX is now planning a simultaneous triple rocket landing. This is going to look cool. Source: SpaceX Will Attempt to Land Three Rockets at Once
Australian scientists in the midst of investigating a herpes outbreak among green sea turtles at the Great Barrier Reef say the blight—which causes abnormal growths on the skin, mouth, eyes, and internal organs—is likely due to pollution. Source: Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution
Water’s just plain old water, right? Not when you trap it inside a tiny channel, it seems, because then it behaves like no other solid, liquid or gas. Source: New State for Water Molecules Behaves Unlike Any Solid, Liquid or Gas
NYPD Caught Editing Wikipedia Articles on Police Brutality.