Scottish stunt mountain-biker Danny MacAskill used last week's solar eclipse to capture this excellent image, in which we see him performing a dangerous 1,000-feet-up jump high above the Isle of Skye in the Inner Hebrides. Read more >
Cars already have intelligent headlights that sweep left or right to improve visibility as you steer into a turn. But Vauxhall/Opel is developing next-generation lamp systems that scan your facial features 50 times a second to keep track of where you're looking – and automatically re-direct the lights in that direction. Read more >
Earth Unplugged has put together this great slow-motion video that shows how a chameleon's tongue, which is twice the length of its body and whips out at a force of 41 G, works to kill prey with deadly accuracy. See more >>
Soon, a simple Apple Watch won't be enough – you'll need a slew of accessories to go with it, too. How about one of these not entirely implausible trinkets for Tim Cook's upcoming clever timepiece from Joy of Tech?
This week, engineers working on the British Bloodhound Supersonic Car project installed its EJ200 jet engine into the chassis for the first time. Good news: it fits. Bad news: they now have to install kilometres of cabling into the small gaps that are left. [Bloodhound Project]
The Hubble telescope is best known for its incredible close-up images of the stars and planets, but some our favourites are its sweeping, beautifully broad shots. What you're seeing here is an edge-on view of spiral galaxy NGC 5023, which lies over 30 million light years away.
Your virtual keyboard has turned to the Dark Side... Time to enlist an imperial R2-Q5 keyboard droid to project its full QWERTY keyboard all over the many tables that kneel at the feet of your keyboardless mobile device. Read more >
You might have heard of SawStop, the tech that stops power tools from cutting you to pieces, but Bosch has gone one better: instead of destroying the tool when the safety mechanism engages, the REAXX table-saw keeps blade, machine and your fingers in one piece. Read more >