Scientists Create Shape-Changing, Synthetic 'Octopus' Skin for Robots

Perhaps you've seen an absolutely terrifying ability that an octopus has, which involves squeezing their entire rubbery bodies...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:44PM

A House-Sized Asteroid Narrowly Passed By the Earth

Good news, everyone: human civilization wasn't destroyed by a giant asteroid yesterday.You may think that this is obviously a given,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:09PM

'Hyperloop One' Is Now 'Virgin Hyperloop One' After an Investment From Richard Branson

Building something from scratch isn't the only way to get your name on the building. You can also take the "rich alumnus" approach and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 1:38PM

New 'Stranger Things' Teaser Hints at Eleven's Mysterious Origins

Stranger Things is nearly back with new episodes after an agonizingly long wait, and as we enter the final countdown to the October 27...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 12:26PM

Rings Discovered on a Strange Dwarf Planet in Our Solar System

If it were possible for a planet to be inherently cute, then Haumea would fit the bill.Discovered in 2004, this tiny dwarf planet is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 8:48PM

'Star Wars' VR Experience Gets a Trailer as Tickets Go On Sale

One of the more interesting new additions to Disney's vast array of attractions at their many theme parks is the upcoming Secrets of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 7:52PM

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