Lockheed Martin Says Laser Weapons Are Ready for Use Today

Laser weapons like the phasers on Star Trek, as well as similar directed-energy weaponry, such as the Star Wars blaster guns, have...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 5:35PM

Microsoft Launches the Teenager AI Chatbot of Your Nightmares

Microsoft just launched an artificially intelligent chatbot this morning, and it's something like SmarterChild specifically tailored...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 - 1:08PM

Nike Has Developed the First Pair of Self-Tying Shoes

2015 is over, so scientists and inventors are now past the deadline for creating all of the futuristic technology that was predicted...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 18 March 2016 - 7:59PM

Scientists 3-D Print Cartilage Using "Ink" Made of Human Cells

Could 3-D printing be the answer to repairing injuries to the ears, knees, and noses? Scientists have devised a method for 3-D...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 - 5:46PM

Russia Is Building Nuclear Engines to Take Astronauts to Mars in Six Weeks

Russia has just announced plans to build a nuclear space engine that will be ready for the testing stage in 2018, with the goal of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 2:49PM

Google's DeepMind Just Beat the World Master at Go - Here's What That Means for the Future of AI

Google's DeepMind just challenged the world champion of the Chinese game Go to a series of five matches--and beat humanity four to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 - 11:16AM

This Infographic of Elon Musk's Life is Your Roadmap to Brilliance

There's no denying it, Elon Musk will likely be remembered as one of the great pioneers of modern technology. Seemingly on a mission...

Kieran Dickson
Sunday, 13 March 2016 - 11:47AM

Beginning This Year, You Can Be Buried in a Suit Full of Mushrooms That Will Eat Your Body When You Die

When a loved one passes, the last thing on the family’s mind is how the departed’s body is going to pollute the environment (and...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 7:51PM

Explore Hypatia, the World's First Virtual Reality City

Arizona tech company Timefire recently announced an ongoing project called Hypatia, the first entirely virtual city that will have...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 1:59PM

Ford Patents a Windshield Movie Screen for Driverless Cars

As a future with driverless cars draws closer and closer, Ford has just patented the first-ever entertainment system for driverless...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 10:31AM

Bionic Fingertip Allows Amputee to Feel Textures

Have scientists just created the real-life equivalent of Luke Skywalker's bionic hand (or at least his fingertip)? A new study,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 - 5:47PM

BMW Unveils Concept for a Self-Driving, Shape-Shifting Batmobile Rip-Off

BMW is celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, and in honor of that occasion, they unveiled a futuristic concept car that's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 - 5:24PM

Meet Nadine, the "Emotionally Intelligent" Robot That Looks Like a Cylon

Researchers in Singapore have unveiled an "emotionally intelligent" companion robot named Nadine, and she's so close to looking like a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 - 9:56AM

Watch: Why the Star Trek Transporter Is a "Suicide Box"

When you watch a Star Trek episode in which millions of people use teleportation to get to work every day, are you actually watching...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 07 March 2016 - 5:25PM

New Study Suggests That the Human Brain is Able to Handle Teleportation

New research by the University of California, Davis Center for Neuroscience suggests that the human brain is prepared for the concept...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 05 March 2016 - 4:53PM

Scientists Develop a "Death Star" Laser Weapon to Vaporize Killer Asteroids

The Death Star we all know has a tendency to destroy planets, but now scientists are attempting to create a Death Star weapon that...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 04 March 2016 - 2:32PM

Eco-Friendly "Vertical Village" Is a Futuristic Eden

Many futuristic dystopias feature self-sufficient communities in tall, imposing towers rife with social and economic inequality, such...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 1:50PM

Hypercities, Tooth Regeneration, and Electronic Paper: How Much Will the World Change by 2017?

Sci-fi dystopias that portray a nearly unrecognizable version of Earth always take place in the far future, but with the rate of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 11:35AM

Google's Autonomous Car Gets Into Its First Accident

Google's self-driving car may have spoiled its perfect record. The autonomous vehicle crashed into a bus earlier today, and while the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 5:25PM

Famous Scientists Get Special Powers in Awesome 8-Bit Style Animations

Scientists are already changing the world for the better, so they don't really need to be given superpowers to make them any cooler....

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 29 February 2016 - 4:55PM