Bike tires made from NASA’s bizarre shape-shifting metal are now available to buy

/ These airless Metl tires are made from nitinol, a shape-memory alloy that ‘stretches like rubber but is strong like titanium.’ Warning: Kickstarter. a:hover]:text-black [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-e9 dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray-63 [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-13 dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63″>A green prototype of the METL tire with the tread applied. You can see the coil of nitinol through the transparent tire.*:last-child>*:last-child]:mb-0″> A note on crowdfunding: Crowdfunding … Read more

Democratic rules panel meets in DC amid continuing primary calendar questions

CNN  —  The rule-making panel of the Democratic National Committee will meet Thursday in Washington, DC, with several questions about the party’s 2024 presidential nominating calendar still unresolved. The biggest question is the timing of the nominating contests in the longtime early-voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. Earlier this year, national Democrats shifted both … Read more

House Republicans wrestle with key decisions as they plot next steps on impeachment inquiry

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy unilaterally gave his conference the green light to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. Now the harder work begins. The pressure is on for House Republicans to use the spotlight McCarthy gave them to produce evidence of wrongdoing by Biden – which they have yet to prove … Read more

Fulton County election subversion case continues with Chesebro/Powell motion hearing Thursday

CNN  —  Fulton County Judge Scott McAfee, who is presiding over the Georgia 2020 election subversion case, is set to hold a hearing on Thursday to address a series of legal requests submitted by two of former President Donald Trump’s co-defendants ahead of their trial next month. McAfee, who has said he anticipates holding weekly … Read more

Google Pixel Tablet parts and repair guides now available from iFixit

/ The self-repair champions now sell genuine Pixel Tablet components, including batteries, screens, and speakers that customers can install themselves at home. a:hover]:text-black [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-e9 dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray-63 [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-13 dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63″>It’s now easier for Pixel Tablet owners to replace their device’s battery, screens, and other components.a:hover]:text-black [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-e9 dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray-63 [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-13 dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63″>iFixit also offers some components as a bundle … Read more