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

NYCC 2017: 'The Orville' Cast Talks About the Difficulties of the Show (and Previews Two Clips)

The Orville has been unequivocally panned by critics, but in the weeks after the premiere, a huge groundswell of fans have come to...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 7:28PM

Review: 'Blade Runner 2049' is a Brilliant and Tense Slow Burn

Clocking in at two hours and 43 minutes, Blade Runner 2049 is a long movie. But it never feels cluttered or too empty, and it moves...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 6:02PM

NYCC 2017: Sci-Fi Authors Explain Why We're Already Living in the Dystopian Sci-Fi Future

The topic of discussion in New York Comic-Con's "The End of the World and Questionable Futures" panel was, naturally, the apocalypse...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 5:38PM

NYCC 2017: Watch the Trailer for 'Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams' and a New Clip from 'Man in the High Castle'

Philip K. Dick is one of those science fiction writers that throws everything at the wall and sees what sticks. His stories range...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 4:31PM

US Navy is Developing Smart Prosthetic Limbs With Built-In Sensors

Considering how many commercial gadgets are capable of measuring your health nowadays, you would think prosthetic limbs would...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 October 2017 - 1:15PM

NYCC 2017: 'The Martian' Author Andy Weir Talks About His New Book, 'Artemis'

The webcomic XKCD brilliantly summed up Andy Weir's The Martian in the following way:  "Do you know the scene in Apollo 13 where...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 11:41AM

'Replicas' Trailer Shows Keanu Reeves Experimenting with Cloning

If Keanu Reeves could bring you back to life, but only by cloning you, would you let him? An upcoming sci-fi thriller plans to pose...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 11:10AM

NYCC 2017: Sci-Fi Authors Sketch Out Our Future With Robots and AI

  The first panel we hit this year was a collection of sci-fi authors talking about robots, robot rights, artificial intelligence,...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 07 October 2017 - 10:25AM

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Plans to Send Tourists into Space by Early 2019

Elon Musk and SpaceX had better watch out - another company is hot on their heels, and looking to make a big impact on the space...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 7:45PM

First 'Pacific Rim Uprising' Trailer Shows John Boyega and His Team of Giant Robots

First things first, a complaint: if your movie is called Pacific Rim Uprising, don't use a redundant tagline like "Rise Up." That...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 6:56PM

Google Has Finally Created a Real Life 'Star Trek' Universal Translator

While most people awaiting the arrival of "The Future" tend to focus on the jetpack or the hoverboard as an indicator that we're...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10:35AM

SpaceX Plans To Make Global Commutes Take Less Than An Hour

Elon Musk's SpaceX has just reimagined global commuting with a proposed use of their Interplanetary Transport System's planned Big...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10:13AM

NASA is Using a Real Asteroid to Test Earth's Asteroid Defense System

If there's one lesson that humanity has learned from the dinosaurs (except that feathers aren't as cool as scales), it's that we...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 October 2017 - 10:01AM

Concept Art Shows 'Star Wars' Podracers Made by Modern Car Companies

Despite its mostly-deserved reputation, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace did succeed by introducing the high-stakes sport of...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 05 October 2017 - 8:45PM