Watch This Dodge Viper Break the 250 MPH Barrier During a Record-Smashing Speed Run

The 1400-hp monster broke a nearly two-decades-old record.

BY BRYAN HOOD | ROBB REPORT

Dodge may have stopped manufacturing the Viper, but that hasn’t quelled enthusiasts passion for the last great American sports car. Need proof? Three years after production of the serpentine-like vehicle stopped, there are still plenty of folks out there pushing the car to its limits.… Continues

THE BEST UNDERWATER HOTELS—NO SNORKEL REQUIRED

These luxury hotels are worth the trip below sea level.

By HANNAH SELIGSON | DECOR

Being underwater doesn’t always have the best connotation unless, of course, you are talking about spaces inside five-star hotels. Guests may not want to come back up to sea level since underwater hotels rooms, suites, and lounges are now havens of design and opulence, from offering 24-carat gold soap to the opportunity to sleep in a turquoise-enclosed aquarium.… Continues

The Coronavirus Outbreak Could Derail Xi Jinping’s Dreams of a Chinese Century

by Charlie Campbell | Time

It took eight hours for a doctor to see Wu Chen’s mother after she arrived at the hospital. Eight days later, she was dead.

The doctor was “99% sure” she had contracted the mysterious pneumonia-like illness sweeping China’s central city of Wuhan, Wu says, but he didn’t have the testing kit to prove it.… Continues

Republican senator suggests ‘worse than Chernobyl’ coronavirus could’ve come from Chinese ‘superlaboratory’

by David Choi | Business Insider

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, with Republican Sen. Tom Cotton. 
Mark J. Terrill/AP
  • Republican Sen. Tom Cotton suggested that Chinese officials misled the public on the origins of the novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China, saying it may have originated in a “superlaboratory.”
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NASA clears Axiom Space to put commercial habitat on space station, with Boeing on the team

by Alan Boyle | GeekWire

Artwork shows the Axiom Segment connected to the International Space Station. (Axiom Space Illustration)

Houston-based Axiom Space has won NASA’s nod to attach a commercial habitation module to the International Space Station by as early as 2024.… Continues