Go read this Daily Beast story about Sergey Brin’s secret catastrophe relief team

[extreme Stefon voice]: This story has everything: A high-speed super-yacht, a secret disaster strike force, a Google co-founder, and strawberry ice cream. The Daily Beast’s Mark Harris has a wild story about Global Support and Development (GSD), a disaster charity founded by Sergey Brin that’s being run by his former bodyguards. The story opens detailing…

This $13,000 electrical surfboard appears like it floats in air above the water and can increase to 28 miles per hour– here’s how it works

Fliteboard. Fliteboard Fliteboard sells the Fliteboard efoil, a battery-powered hydro craft.It looks like a surfboard, but moves above the water without relying on waves.It can go nearly 30 miles per hour, depending on the customization options. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Australian company Fliteboard introduced its first e-surfboard in 2018. Founder David Trewern has…

Mysterious GPS signals reveal ghost ships sailing in wide circles off San Francisco coast

Shipping data appeared to show nine ships near San Francisco, but were in reality miles away: EPASo-called ‘phantom ships’ thought to be sailing in wide circles near San Francisco were actually thousands of miles away, according to expert analysis.Bjorn Bergman, who had been examining tracking data for commercial ships, spotted the strange patterns throughout 2019.“The…

Sailing: New Zealand government freezes public funding of America’s Cup

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government said on Thursday it would halt public funding for the body organising next year’s America’s Cup pending the outcome of an investigation into “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the…

Sailing: Team New Zealand blames inside job for America’s Cup claims

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Team New Zealand have blamed “informants” for spreading “highly defamatory and inaccurate” allegations about the body organising their America’s Cup defence, triggering government questions over “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: Sailing – America’s Cup finals – Hamilton, Bermuda – June 26, 2017 – Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America’s…