Fox NewsCities around the world ring in New YearFox NewsFile-This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows marchers making their way down Boylston Street during a parade as part of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File) View original article

I sure do like this Motherboard team!For the last two months or so, Ive had a whole bunch of people ask me what Motherboards plans and goals are for next year. Its a question with a pretty simple answer: We want to do more of everythingmore reporting, more video, more scoops, more travel, more drones (weve got five but thats not enough)and do it better.Naturally, actually figuring out how that happens is the tough part, but we laid a good base for it this year. If I could…

Each year on December 31, more than one billion people around the world will watch the Waterford crystal ball make its descent upon Times Square in New York, ringing in the start of 2015. This year, take a minute to learn a bit about the geodesic dome before Ryan Seacrest starts his countdown. What better way to ring in a new year than with some knowledge? Talking animals serenade you with ‘Up on the Housetop’ for the holidays 31 holiday song facts that will impress all the other…

After years of anticipation, the United States Army has finally floated the first of two football field-sized blimps that will serve as a missile shield for Washington DC. The tethered, helium-filled aerostat is equipped with anti-missile and anti-drone radar to protect the capital from attacks. It also looks like a cartoon. Read more. View original article at Gizmodo

This month, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station needed a wrench. So NASA emailed him one, and he 3D printed it.It wasnt the first thing to be 3D printed in spacethat was a test part for the printer itselfbut the agency described it as the first object created to meet the needs of an astronaut and the first designed on Earth and then transmitted to space for manufacture. The wrench was designed by Made in Space, which built and operates the ISS printer.Commander Barry Wilmore with the 3D-printed…