High School Drama Club Stages Production of 'Alien'

A New Jersey's high school's stage production of Ridley Scott's 1979 classic Alien has people talking from coast to coast. WLNY...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 March 2019 - 10:42AM

Judgement Day is Coming: Scientists Develop Liquid Metal That Stretches Like T-1000 Terminator

Between DARPA's proposal for an AI that serves as a global threat watchdog and Boston Dynamics' creepy headless robots, the 21st...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 11:35AM

Developers Create Genderless Voice For AI, Citing Need to 'Break Down the Gender Binary'

Perhaps it's a sign of my advanced age, but I've never felt compelled to endow any of my technological gadgets with gendered pronouns,...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 1:58PM

Stranger Things 3 Trailer Goes Full '80s With an 'E.T.' Meets Fast Times at Lovecraft High Vibe

First things first: if you're gonna make a trailer for a series set in 1985, you could do worse than opening it with Mötley Crüe's...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 8:45AM

NVIDIA's New AI Turns Crappy Sketches Into Photorealistic Masterworks

No matter how much time some people spend lulled into quiet artistic contemplation by syndicated episodes of The Joy of Painting...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 9:39AM

No Surprises Here: Algorithm Proves to Be Better Than Humans in Detecting Fake News

One of sharpest truths you learn as you realize that arguing with people – either on the Internet or elsewhere – is a waste of...

Gart Williams
Monday, 18 March 2019 - 3:42PM

Real-Life X-Men? Harvard Scientists Are Unlocking DNA's Secrets of Whole-Body Regeneration

In 2017, Business Insider named the top ten highest-grossing superhero movie franchises in America. Sitting at the number two spot,...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:54AM

Scott Kelly Dissolving an Effervescent Tablet In Water Aboard the ISS is the Best of the Internet

Were it not for Reddit – and the tendency of its visitors to repost ancient video in search of sweet, sweet karma points – many of...

Gart Williams
Friday, 15 March 2019 - 3:09PM

Jurassic Spark: Scientists in Japan Revive 28,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Cells

Scientists in Osaka, Japan have succeeded in prodding cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth into showing signs of "limited...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:45AM

First Planet Candidate Detected by Kepler is Finally Acknowledged

Nearly 10 years after its discovery, planet Kepler-1658b has now been officially recognized as an actual plant. It’s all thanks to...

Allie Cooper
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:07AM

History Channel Greenlights New Non-Fiction Series Exposing America's Secret UFO Program

Press release:New York, NY – March 12, 2019 – In December of 2017, The New York Times published a stunning front-page exposé...

History Channel: Press Release
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 2:38PM

Sobering Video Shows What the World Would Look Like if Humans Suddenly Vanished

The final paragraph of Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Road, which imagines the world after a nuclear holocaust, is...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 11:29AM

Welcome Home: SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Safely Returns to Earth

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule returned to Earth this morning after completing its resupply mission to the International Space Station...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 08 March 2019 - 9:37AM

This AI Detects Shoplifters Before They Steal, But There's Something Even Creepier About It

VAAK, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software that can detect suspicious human body language in potential...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 07 March 2019 - 11:53AM

History Made As SpaceX Crew Dragon Successfully Docks at ISS

SpaceX launched its Crew Dragon spacecraft to successfully dock at the International Space Station on Sunday morning, ushering in a...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 - 1:14PM

Astronomers Detect Giant Cosmic Bubbles Emitting Shockwaves Through Galaxy

A team of astronomers using data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope discovered a pair of gigantic...

Gart Williams
Monday, 04 March 2019 - 12:29PM

Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Give Mice Infrared Sight: Human Super-Vision Could Be Next

In the 2000 science fiction film Pitch Black, an escaped prisoner who's received prison surgery that enables him to see in the dark...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 1:54PM

New Study Shows Dangers of Cremating the Radioactive Dead

Each year, millions of people are treated with radioactive compounds called radiopharmaceuticals for a variety of conditions and...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 10:11AM

Headlines Suggest That Chinese Gene-Edited Babies May Have Enhanced Intelligence... But Is That Actually True?

When Chinese scientist He Jiankui used CRISPR to delete the CCR5 gene in a pair of Chinese twins named Nana and Lulu in an effort to...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 25 February 2019 - 12:35PM

NASA-Funded Scientists Create Synthetic 8-Base 'Alien' DNA, Proving That Life Could Have Different Rules

A team of Florida-based researchers have created a strand of DNA that changes much of what we thought we knew about the limits of...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 22 February 2019 - 2:31PM