Kevin LeeContributor, TechHive

Kevin is a small-time tech hound, amateur photographer, and a general know-at-least-something of all things geeky hailing from New York.

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic in its first rocket-powered flight

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo completes historic first rocket-powered test flight, makes itself into history as the first commercial supersonic spacecraft.

Space coffee just got a whole lot better thanks to Rice University students

Rice University students develop a way for astronauts to make the perfect blend of coffee while in space.

IllumiRoom could turn your living room into a holodeck (without Picard, anyway)

Microsoft research develops a projector that makes your living room into a makeshift holodeck.

Get a peek inside NYC Resistor and see where the maker revolution started

GeekTech visits NYC Resistor, one of the oldest and most established geeky meeting places for hackers and makers.

Weather radar gets a major upgrade, can now distinguish rain from flying cows

The National Weather Service upgrades its radar system with one that can better track storms and better distinguish rain from tornados.

Voxiebox might finally make 3D tabletop gaming a reality

Voxiebox lets you play old arcade games in 3D, and it wants to make virtual tabletop gaming a reality.

Your next smartphone could have a projector, courtesy of Lumiode LED microdisplays

Lumiode microdisplays pack tiny LEDs into a small, bright, and super efficient display.

Wink to take a photo with Google Glass--maybe (and other stuff you missed)

Happy World Book Night! If someone thrusted a book upon you today, they were probably, most likely not crazy. But wait—before you get to reading all that free literature, here’s some news you might have missed.

Want to live on Mars forever? Apply now!

Mars One opens applications for a one-way trip to Mars with no possibility of return.

Mind-controlled tablets are real; no, you can't have one yet

Samsung adds mind-controlled app selection to a Galaxy Note 10.1 in an experiment with the University of Texas.

IBM 'overclocks' solar energy collector tech with supercomputer cooling

IBM improves solar energy tech with a new solar collector captures the power of 2,000 suns.

Tiny microbatteries could power devices for days, recharge in seconds

University of Illinois researchers develop a new microbattery that could be 2000 times more powerful—and may recharge 1000 times faster—than traditional batteries.

A new NASA-approved asteroid tracking system is on its way

A NASA-funded asteroid tracking sensor successfully passes a key test.

Read your RSS feeds as 'Star Wars' opening crawls (and other stuff you missed)

A fully modeled Enterprise-D in Minecraft, transparent brains, and more stuff you might have missed.

Have a dog laugh at you when you lose a ball in Duck Hunt Pinball

Pinball enthusiast hack a pinball machine into a controller that plays Duck Hunt.