Technology

Artist Turns Amsterdam's Central Station into a Giant Rainbow with Liquid Crystal Technology

Liquid crystal optic technology is used for everything from slide projectors to nanotechnology to lasers to telescopes that are...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 11:08AM

Watch: How to Detect an Exoplanet with Your Own Digital Camera

"You don’t need a high-powered telescope to spot the signature of an alien world," writes amateur astronomer David Schneider to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 December 2014 - 12:21PM

Facebook Plots an AI that Will Tell You Not to Post Drunk Selfies

Almost everyone who has a Facebook has posted a picture that they've ultimately regretted. Out of the goodness of their hearts (I...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 - 11:46AM

Spray-On Solar Power Could Revolutionize the Way We Harness Energy

Environmentalists have long hoped that we could use solar energy to power everything from our houses to our iPads. Now, electrical...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 December 2014 - 11:30AM

Watch: Iron Man Robotic Exoskeletons Help Paraplegics Walk Again

In the 2008 Iron Man film, Tony Stark builds a robotic exoskeleton for the express purpose of weaponizing it and escaping from forced...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 5:07PM

Canada Needs Your Help to Send a Mini Robotic Beaver to Mars

Canada has the answer to the Mars rover we never knew we needed. Tech company Thoth Technology has started a crowdfunding campaign...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 December 2014 - 1:14PM

Stephen Hawking: AI Could Spell the End of the Human Race

Artificial intelligence alarmism is running rampant these days, between Elon Musk claiming that creating artificial intelligence is...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 - 4:39PM

Computer Program Beats Scientists at Indexing Experimental Data

In August, a supercomputer managed to predict scientific discoveries. Now, computers continue to threaten scientists with...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 December 2014 - 2:46PM

Artist Vibrates 48 Water Pools Using Her Emotions

Futuristic artist Lisa Park created an installation in which she can control the vibrational movements of water pools using her...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 11:46AM

Japanese Company Reveals Plans for Full-Blown Underwater City

Underwater cities that can house thousands of people is nothing more than science fiction today, but according to one ambitious...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 24 November 2014 - 3:48PM

Student Sends a Robot to School in His Place for a Week

A young boy from Long Island just got the award for most dedicated student of the year, as he sent a robot to his school rather than...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:57PM

Brian Cox and Gravity VFX Team to Recreate the Universe Using Augmented Reality Technology

Popular physicist Brian Cox will join forces with the visual effects team behind the dazzling 2013 film Gravity in order to create an...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:17PM

How Iron Man's Stark Arc Reactor Would Work in Real Life

Could Tony Stark's arc reactor exist in real life? Probably not, but Gizmodo's Ryan Carlyle made a valiant attempt to explain an...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 1:55PM

Can 'Magic' Shoes Make You Happier By Changing the Sound of Your Footsteps?

Can these new "magic" shoes make you happier simply by changing the "soundtrack" of your body? A British research team claims that...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 3:34PM

Turing Test Alternative Lovelace 2.0 Tests AI for Original Thought

The Turing test may soon be a thing of the past, as the newly standardized Lovelace 2.0 test, which will be officially proposed in...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 3:55PM

The Real Jurassic Park: Scientists Attempt to Clone a 40,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth

We haven't figured out a way to clone dinosaurs yet (and would we really want to?), but we may be able to clone another prehistoric...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 2:16PM

GPS Satellites Might Be Able to Detect Dark Matter

Dark matter has historically been one of the most elusive substances in the universe, but, according to new research, the key to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 4:14PM

Will Rosetta Be the First Robot to Win the Pulitzer Prize for Photojournalism?

Some AI programmers claim that robots will win the print journalism Pulitzer by 2016, but will the photojournalism category be won by...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 10:32AM

Elon Musk: Killer Robots Will Arrive Within Five Years

Elon Musk is at it again. In the last year, he's made a series of incendiary claims about artificial intelligence: that it is a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 17 November 2014 - 2:02PM

Science vs Music: Cymatics Artist Uses Science Experiments to Visualize Sounds

Experimental musician Nigel Stanford's latest music video was shot before the music was written. Why? Because he was inspired to make...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 12:24PM