From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Lexus NX 300 Review: Why It’s a Best-Selling SUV

Comfort and luxury for four, great fuel economy with the hybrid, and a standard safety suite. Cargo capacity is limited and the driver may feel hemmed in.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Scientist Beam Message to Luyten’s Star, Hoping to Find Intelligent Life

Scientists and researchers beamed a signal to Luyten’s Star this week, reaching out to one of the closest of Earth’s nearby neighbors.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Boston Dynamics Robot Is Done Being Pushed Around, Learns to do a Backflip

We don’t know exactly what Boston Dynamics did to upgrade its robot. We hope that changes soon, because knowledge will be power when the robot apocalypse begins.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Tesla Brings Back the Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 Seconds, 620-Mile Range

Tesla surprises Semi event fans with the debut of the second-generation Roadster, billed as the quickest production car in the world.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Tesla Semi: 500-Mile Range, Cheaper Than Diesel, Quick to Charge

The Tesla Semi would be 20 percent cheaper than a diesel truck. In automated convoys, it would compete with rail. Some wonder if electric trucks aren’t better suited for urban delivery, while others wonder if 2019 is too optimistic a release date.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Space Nation Asgardia Launches Its First Satellite

If you’re getting tired of Earth with all its breathable air and gravity, there may soon be a home for you among the stars.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Astronomers Find Nearby Planet With Excellent Chance of Supporting Life

Astronomers have found a new exoplanet orbiting Ross 128 that looks like the closest thing we’ve found yet to a habitable, Earth-like planet.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: NASA Plans to Develop Mars Drone at Arctic Research Base

NASA has partnered with several private organizations and nonprofits to test some flying machines in the most Martian landscape on Earth: a desolate island in the Canadian Arctic.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Meet Mrs. Roboto: Nissan’s Automated Car Door Closer

At Nissan Technical Center in Michigan, Rosie the Robot (aka Mrs. Doorboto) does a lifetime of car-door testing in three days.
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