This map shows the longest sailable straight line on Earth, a 32,090.3-kilometer route from Pakistan to Russia. R. CHABUKSWAR ET AL.; ARXIV:1804.07389V1, 2018, ADAPTED BY J. YOU/SCIENCE If you want to go on the longest boat ride in the world, but you don’t have a rudder, what route would you take? Five […]

Ford and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are testing a Ford-designed method for self-driving vehicles to communicate their intent to pedestrians, human drivers and bicyclists in an effort to create a standard visual language people can easily understand. Here, the two white lights on top of the windshield of the Ford […]

A view of the Mount Agung volcano erupting in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. The volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali erupted for the second time in a week on Saturday, disrupting international flights even as authorities said the island remains safe. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati Indonesian […]