Technology

U.S. Government Scientists Build Colossal Nuclear Fusion Plasma Gun Due to Launch in 2020

Now that we have your attention, the Plasma Liner Experiment (PLX) is nearing completion at the Los Alamos National Laboratory,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 21 October 2019 - 12:24PM

Hyperspace Drive? NASA Engineer Claims 'Helical Engine' Could Propel Spacecraft at 99% of the Speed of Light

Rockets as we know them leverage Newton's third law: for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. As propellent combusts...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 - 10:15AM

Scientists Reverse Human Biological Age With Drug Cocktail

Old age may be dignified, but aging is anything but. The steady onslaught of time and gravity spares no one. There is no escaping it....

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 09 September 2019 - 2:02PM

Now You Can Get a Flamethrower Drone Just in Time for the Holidays

Humanity's fascination with the creative and destructive forces of fire manifests itself in some pretty strange ways. From fire...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 22 August 2019 - 2:37PM

Why the Next Wave of Virtual Influencers Will be Indistinguishable from Real Humans

One of the most in-demand models on the planet today isn't even human—well, not physically human at least. She has released her own...

Andy Wood
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 11:03AM

Scientists Develop 'Terminator' Style Robotic Eye Lens Controllable by Users

"Man is something that shall be overcome," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra. "Man is a rope tied between beast and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 10:36AM

App Incentivizing Attention With 'Free' Movie Tickets Will Use Eye-Tracking to Force Users to Watch Ads

I'm not anti-technology: being anti-technology in an age as immersed in an ocean of rapidly evolving tech as this one would be about...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 1:45PM

How Corridor Digital Created a Viral Sensation

Corridor Digital began life in 2010 when a pair of aspiring filmmakers decided to jump headfirst into the world of YouTube. Nearly a...

Andrew Hayward
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 9:59AM

Future Food: This New Protein Powder Created From Air, Water, and Bacteria Could Feed Millions

If a post-scarcity society is ever realized, it will likely not involve the redistribution of wealth and a populace of leisured...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 15 July 2019 - 10:39AM

Robots Will Play a Valuable Role in Search and Rescue Missions in the Future

Guest post Robotics is advancing at a rapid pace, and robotic solutions that have primarily been used in the automotive industry are...

Richard van Hooijdonk
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 - 3:51AM

Westworld IRL: This Company Has Developed Robotic Heads for Sex Androids... and They're Just Beginning

With more people identifying as digisexuals and seeking companionship, connection, and emotional satisfaction solely or primarily...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 - 11:22AM

Black Mirror IRL: Five Scary Ways Billionaires are Investing in Immortality

Press release/guest articleWhile we all know that billionaires control a substantial amount of the world’s wealth – in fact,...

Press Release
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 11:01AM

Photo Wake-Up AI Brings Figures From Still Photos to Life

Watching the rapid evolution of AI and the related disciplines of alt-reality is one of the best things about working for Outer...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 17 June 2019 - 9:46AM

Deepfake Master Known Only as 'Ctrl Shift Face' Turns SNL's Bill Hader into Arnold Schwarzenegger

An incredibly compelling deepfake artist calling himself Ctrl Shift Face is getting attention from around the world for his incredible...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 2:40PM

Are These Glowing Green Nanoparticles The Key To Ending Aging? SpaceX Dragon Capsule Delivers New Experiment To ISS

The European Space Agency wants to harness nanoparticles to reverse human aging. The Nano Antioxidants Experiment will study how a...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 1:36PM

Scientists Develop Plastic That Can Be Recycled Repeatedly... But Does it Matter?

Here's a fun fact that your great-great-great-great grandchildren will be choking on, assuming humanity survives that long: the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 11:46AM

Engineers Develop Ingenious Method to Defeat AI Surveillance... With a Color Printout

You've may have noticed that Outer Places regards the implementation of AI-based surveillance – whether in the form of facial...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:24AM

YouTuber Turns Two Giant Water Bottles Into a Plasma Cannon... For Science

You may remember our coverage of the YouTube inventor who created a small, but compelling, propane-powered rifle that fired empty soda...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 9:03AM

Company With Creepy AI That Recognizes Emotions Aims to 'Understand All Things Human'

Affectiva, an American start-up company that successfully built an AI learning system that can recognize human emotions by analyzing...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 2:45PM

MIT and NASA Engineers Reveal Aircraft Wing That Changes Shape During Flight

A team of engineers from NASA and MIT have designed, built, and tested a new type of aircraft wing constructed from thousands of...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 04 April 2019 - 11:11AM