Bentley’s Futuristic EXP 100 GT Concept

The company imagines the future of mobility by building a car for 2035

A pinnacle of future-forward mobility and uncomprimised luxury, Bentley‘s EXP 100 GT concept celebrates the company’s 100th anniversary with an electric grand tourer that can be driven manually or autonomously. Inside, the vehicle provides passengers with countless physical and digital services, and ensconces them in a luxurious hand-crafted cocoon of sustainable and eco-conscious materials. “Innovation should be purposeful and intuitive, but never overcomplicated,” Stefan Sielaff (Bentley …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Arthouse films, glitter, CES, space, food and more in our internet round-up

Communicating From the Far Side of the Moon The far side of the moon (often mistakenly referred to as the “dark side” of the moon) never faces Earth due to the sphere’s elliptical orbit and synchronous rotation. For the first time, information—including a photograph—has been transmitted from the hemisphere by way of China’s National Space Administration’s Yutu-2 rover. While this might not seem like that big of …

Boeing’s MQ-25 Unmanned Tanker Drone Prototype

From Phantom Works—Boeing’s more-or-less secret design division—comes an entry for the US Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray unmanned tanker initiative, which tasked aviation companies with drone development. Boeing’s prototype is functional, though it hasn’t flown yet. There are planned engine test runs—on the ground—and deck handling demonstrations for early 2018. Boeing’s design does have some extraordinary stealth-enabling features, though it wasn’t not designed with that at the …