Technology

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Build His Very Own Jarvis

Happy New Year, tech enthusiasts! As his New Year's resolution, mad scientist Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to create his very own...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 12:32PM

Caltech Scientist Grows Designer Snowflakes in a Lab

They say that no two snowflakes are alike, but why are they so unique? Caltech physicist Ken Libbrecht has spent much of his career...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 December 2015 - 12:24PM

Watch: Creepy, Headless Robotic Reindeer Pull Santa's Sleigh

Boston Dynamics wants to wish you a happy holidays, so they released this video of a bunch of uncanny valley robotic reindeer to haunt...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 2:07PM

Twitter Just Patented Tweet-Controlled Drones

Drones are quickly becoming a part of our everyday life, and everyone wants in on the action. Now, everyone will literally be able to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 2:47PM

Artificial Poets May Take Us One Step Closer to Computational Creativity

Could computers ever be truly creative? Sarah Harmon, a computer programmer at UC Santa Cruz, has made great strides in building an...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 19 December 2015 - 10:30AM

Star Wars Superfan Creates Amazing DIY Flamethrower Lightsaber

A handy Star Wars superfan makes an awesome mini flamethrower lightsaber.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 December 2015 - 5:15PM

The Air Force Is Looking for a Real-Life Star Trek Universal Translator

In the Star Trek universe, the officers on the Enterprise had access to a useful little gadget called the Universal Translator, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 December 2015 - 12:02PM

Computer Generated Celebrities Bring Us One Step Closer to Augmented Reality

In the sci-fi comedy Simone, a film director pulls a fast one on viewing audiences by filming a movie with an entirely virtual lead...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 - 9:50AM

NASA Roboticist Says BB-8 Isn't Designed as Well as R2-D2 or C-3PO

NASA roboticist Brett Kennedy claims that the physics of BB-8 "just doesn't work out," which is blasphemy. Luckily, he compares him to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 - 4:52PM

Geneticists Think We Need More Regulation to Prevent "Brave New World" Gene Editing

This week is the International Summit on Human Gene Editing, and geneticists are primarily discussing the wider ramifications of-...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 December 2015 - 2:44PM

World's Biggest Cloning Factory Claims to Have the Technology to Clone Human Beings

Boyalife Group, a cloning factory in China, is getting ready to attempt to revolutionize the meat industry by cloning one million cows...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 - 1:34PM

New Li-Fi Technology Is 100 Times Faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi, a super-fast, light-based alternative to Wi-Fi, has been developing in research labs for years, but has thus far been...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 2:53PM

Blue Origin's New Shepard Just Became the First Successful Reusable Rocket

Move over, SpaceX, because Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin just achieved the first successful landing of a reusable rocket. Yesterday, the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 12:51PM

Scientists Create Cyborg Roses that Can Change Color

Cyborgism is usually discussed in the context of combining technology with human biology, but a less frightening version has just been...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 1:56PM

Theranos's Quick and Easy Genetic Testing Seems Too Good to Be True Because It Probably Is

What is Theranos?Well, I can tell you what Theranos says they are.Their website states, “We define Theranos as: Detecting the onset...

Alexandra Grunberg
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 6:32PM

Hasbro Releases Eerily Lifelike Robotic Kitties for Seniors

With their new toy line for seniors, Hasbro proves itself determined to traverse the uncanny valley with these weird, almost realistic...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 4:12PM

Scientists Create a Real-Life Freeze Ray

Mr. Freeze is arriving on Gotham sometime next year, and as it turns out, a real-life Mr. Freeze could be making an appearance even...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 2:42PM

The Future of Facebook Is Straight Out of Science Fiction

If you already thought Facebook was a scary tech corporation bent on world domination, just wait until you hear what they have planned...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 8:41PM

Cybersecurity Expert Warns That AI Systems Can Become Malevolent

While big names in science and technology like Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk are telling us to head for the hills when it comes to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 November 2015 - 5:36PM

New Laser Could Heat Materials to Hotter than the Sun in a Fraction of a Second

Did we just get one step closer to the Death Star's superlaser? In a new study published today in Nature Communications, researchers...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 November 2015 - 2:57PM