Drone-Killing, Laser-Shooting Dune Buggy Looks Like Something From 'Mad Max'

Drone warfare is going to be an increasingly difficult challenge for militaries of the near future.Just as the advent of warplane...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:20PM

How Sci-Fi Movies Get Mutants (and Evolution) Wrong

  Recently, a large-scale genetics study examined DNA from 215,000 participants to determine how and where the human genome might be...

Dan Koboldt
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:16PM

The New 'Last Jedi' Trailer Inspired An Epic Porg Photoshop Battle On Reddit

We're still a couple months out from the highly anticipated release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but fan excitement reached an...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 11:26AM

9 Awe-Inspiring Pics From Astronaut Randy Bresnik's Instagram

The sense of awe experienced by astronauts viewing Earth from the black recesses of space is only now being investigated as a...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 9:16AM

Amazing Image Dump Shows 140 ILM Models For Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy

A long time ago (1977 - 1983) in a galaxy far, far away (somewhere on planet California), what you youngsters know as CGI had yet to...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 7:55AM

Scientists Find Ancient Seafloor on Mars Which Could Have Sustained Life

When popular culture examines what life might be like on Mars, one consistent theme comes up: big-headed, bug-eyed grey aliens...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 8:54PM

Steven Spielberg and Apple Will Reboot the '80s Anthology 'Amazing Stories'

There's good news and bad news: the bad news is that you're going to have to spring for a new streaming service soon....

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 7:36PM

VIDEO: How Crows Could Solve Litter Problems Across The World

Crows are exceptionally intelligent, social birds with a natural instinct towards scavenging. They are so intelligent, in fact, that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 5:31PM

YouTuber Creates Plasma Coil Bottle Launcher And Now We Want One

YouTuber NightHawkInLight has created an insanely cool-looking, propane-powered plastic soda bottle launcher, that, predictably, is...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 2:39PM

21st Century Problems: How NOT To Fall In Love With A Chatbot

If Ex Machina has taught us anything, except that Oscar Isaacs has some incredible dance moves in his arsenal of talents, it's that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:37AM

South Korea Developing 'Blackout Bombs' To Kill North Korea's Grids

When your neighbor to the north is a crazy person with his finger on the button (not you, Mexico), it's smart to be prepared with a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:34AM

Nvidia Has Built a Real-Life Virtual Reality Holodeck

As the ability to wander around artificial simulated worlds becomes easier thanks to developments in virtual reality technology, many...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 10:57AM

New 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Trailer is Strong With the Dark Side

Rey might be in more trouble than we thought.Released during the halftime of an excruciatingly long football game, Disney and...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:20PM

'The X-Files' Season 11 Trailer Promises Lots of Questions and Few Answers

New York Comic-Con brought sci-fi fans an awful lot of new treats, among which was a first look at the upcoming season of The X-Files,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 8:06PM

Scientists Have Built a Drone That Shoots 'Spider-Man' Style Webs

The problem of relying on a teenager who can do whatever a spider can to patrol and police New York is that eventually, if...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 6:58PM

Amazing Infographic Shows EVERY Empire Troop in 'Star Wars' Universe

You've gotta give it to the Star Wars franchise: the Galactic Empire knows how to design uniforms. From clean, white armor of the...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 3:04PM

Could DARPA's Brain Uploads Lead To 'Matrix' Military Training?

With all the movies and TV shows currently streaming online, who has time to learn a new language or some other cognitive skill...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 11:22AM

Facebook's Attempt To Build 'Starcraft II' AI Bot Fails Miserably

Here's a story that should put a smile on the face of anyone who has a soft spot for inspirational underdog sports movies.Facebook's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:41AM

Scientists Create Gummy Robot For Jobs that Require Being Eaten

Anyone hungry? Feel like taking a bite out of a piece of robotics history?Researchers at EPFL in Switzerland have created soft,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 10:11AM

NYCC 2017: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Cast and Showrunners Talk About the Science Behind the Show

Fittingly, New York Comic-Con's Star Trek Discovery panel was introduced and moderated by Dr. Mae Carol Jemison, the first black...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 8:31PM