Elon Musk Has Raised at Least $27 Million to Experiment With Merging Brains With Computers

As anyone who can't function properly without their smartphone will tell you, humans are increasingly augmenting our brains with...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 - 10:48AM

Newly Revealed Traitor-Hunting Stormtroopers Will Chase Down Finn in 'The Last Jedi'

One of the most unique elements of the otherwise pretty unoriginal Star Wars Episode VII is the character of Finn, a Stormtrooper...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 30 August 2017 - 10:07AM

Official 'Blade Runner 2049' Short Film is a Prequel Set in 2036

Thus far, Blade Runner 2049 looks like a very pretty film, but not one that makes an awful lot of sense. Director Denis Villeneuve is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 9:08PM

Tech Seems to be Slowly Turning Humanity Into the Borg

In the Star Trek universe, the Borg is a group of alien cyborgs linked together via the collective hive mind, or "the Hive." They...

Chelsea Gohd
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 7:55PM

The Sun's Magnetic Field Destroyed a Solar Eruption on its Surface

From this far away, it's eay to look up at the sun and think of it as merely a big ball of static light, kind of like a lamp or a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 6:23PM

The Science of Sci-Fi: How Science Fiction Predicted the Future of Genetics

  Since the golden age of science fiction, many authors have predicted the future with surprising accuracy. Interstellar travel...

Dan Koboldt
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 1:03PM

Domino's and Ford Are Testing Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Cars

It's a sad day for teenage pizza delivery guys everywhere, but great news for those who hate waiting for pizza: Ford has teamed up...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 10:38AM

Nostalgic 'Stranger Things 2' Posters Provide a First Look at Season Two's Antagonist, Billy

As we all know, the primary reason that Stranger Things exists is to remind those of us who were born in the Eighties that we are now...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 - 10:05AM

Australia is Using AI Drones to Cut Down on Shark Attacks

Sharks get a bad rep for the most part - while we're all very afraid of these pointy-toothed beasts, in most of the world, it's very...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 28 August 2017 - 8:58PM

NASA's Venus Rover Concept Resembles a Clockwork Computer Tank

The problem with exploring the planet Venus is that the planet's environment is pretty horrific. Once upon a time, the planet was...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 28 August 2017 - 7:38PM

Amazon Has Created a New Artificial Intelligence to Design the Fashions of the Future

From Barbarella's daring ensembles to the mini-dresses and blazing gold communicators of the original Star Trek series to the sleek,...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 28 August 2017 - 11:50AM

'Star Wars' Rumor May Reveal Maz Kanata's Important Role in 'The Last Jedi'

Fan site Making Star Wars, which has been known in the past for breaking news stories months in advance (such as sharing a rumor about...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 28 August 2017 - 10:32AM

Meet Temi, the Tablet-Faced Robot Assistant Built for Video-Chats

The biggest problem with Skyping from your phone or tablet is that you constantly have to hold the device in order to make the best...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 28 August 2017 - 10:01AM

Pepper the Robot is Programmed to Perform Buddhist Funeral Rites

Last fall, it was exciting to watch Softbank's Pepper robot learn how to play with a ball-and-cup toy. And, well, Pepper's come quite...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 27 August 2017 - 1:40PM

Astronomers Capture a Detailed Image of the Distant Star Antares

For the most part, the only star that astronomers have gotten a detailed look at is our own Sun (even if they can't look directly at...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 5:06PM

'Black Mirror' Unveils its Season 4 Episodes in a New Teaser

It's been several months since we last got word on Black Mirror's fourth season. After season three showed the creepiest episodes yet...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 3:30PM

A Quadcopter Drone Could Soon be Exploring Saturn's Moon Titan

When we think of probes on the surfaces of alien worlds, our minds often conjure images of either the Mars Curiosity rover or that...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 12:24PM

The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Just Completed its 40th Successful Flight

Elon Musk must be very pleased with himself at the moment. His plans for commercial space flight are gaining steam, as his Falcon 9...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 7:40PM

Science Fiction Author Brian W. Aldiss Passes Away at 92

Award-winning science fiction author Brian W. Aldiss passed away on Saturday, August 19th, his family confirmed today via Twitter. ...

Carolyn Cox
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 6:55PM

Man Creates a Lifesize Lego Go-Kart Using a 3D Printer

Perhaps the most fun thing about the 3D printer technology that's gaining increasing steam is how we have yet to discover all the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 25 August 2017 - 6:22PM