Technology

Volvo's Parent Company Wants Flying Cars to Be Commonplace by 2020

If you've been dreaming of a flying car since you were a child, have patience - there may not be long to wait before flying cars...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 8:32PM

The Secret to Colonizing Mars Is Old Technology

NASA has found the secret to the future of space exploration hiding in our past. Technology the government abandoned in 1972 may be...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 12:26PM

This Exoskeleton Could End Workplace Accidents

Exoskeleton technology has been advancing at a gratifyingly quick pace in the past few years--scientists are using CGI to craft better...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 11:12AM

Bill Gates Building Futuristic 'Smart City' in the Arizona Desert

A fresh start is very difficult to achieve in building the cities of the future--unless, of course, you're Bill Gates.Once upon a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:24AM

Boston Dynamics' Robot Dog 'SpotMini' Is Friendly and Weirdly Creepy

Boston Dynamics has been working on adorable nightmare fuel for quite some time now. Somehow effortlessly straddling the line between...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 7:02PM

Giant Airships Could Make Cargo Planes Obsolete

As traditional planes become more expensive and more harmful to the environment, airships may be the future.Despite their...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:25AM

Elon Musk Unveiling Tesla's Electric Semi Truck This Week

Elon Musk isn't stopping at revolutionizing the electric car. Tesla will reveal its new electric semi truck on Thursday, Musk has...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:10AM

Researchers Design Solar Cells That Charge Phones With Ambient Light

When people think of solar panels, they usually think of the bulky rectangles made from silicon solar cells that you can attach to a...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 4:28PM

China's 'Smart Train' Runs on Virtual Tracks

In China, the trains are literally driving themselves off the rails.Incorporating elements of trams, trains and buses, the ART...

Ian S.
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 1:19PM

Las Vegas' Self-Driving Bus Lasted 1 Hour Before Crashing

This is why we can't have nice things. Earlier this year, Navya, an autonomous vehicle company, tested out a free, self-driving bus...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 12:17PM

US Fighter Jets Firing Lasers Is No Longer Science Fiction

The future of the Air Force is looking more and more like Star Wars. The United States Air Force Research Lab is investing heavily...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:30AM

Watch a 1,000 MPH Jet Car in 360-Degree Video

There's almost no earthly reason to make a car 1,000 MPH, but that doesn't stop scientists from pushing the boundaries of what's...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:21AM

'Iron Man' Jet Suit Inventor Sets World Speed Record

We all fantasize about being Iron Man, but inventor Richard Browning just made that dream a reality.    Browning has built his...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:15AM

This AI Chatbot Trolls Email Scammers With Hilarious Results

It's a story as old as time: a Nigerian prince, a crisis, and a mountain of cash waiting to be transferred into your bank account (for...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:08AM

Russian Engineer Creates a Robot Cemetery in Moscow

We have funerals to honor our fellow humans, and occasionally even ones for our pets. But what can be done for our old smartphones, or...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 7:45PM

NASA and Uber's Flying Taxis Will Transform Cities

Traffic jams may soon be a thing of the past. NASA and Uber are joining forces to create flying taxis that could transform modern...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 3:21PM

This Mind-Reading AI Could Prevent Suicide

Could AI be the psychiatrist of the future? Our brains are complex systems, relying on different chemicals and fuel sources in order...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:45AM

Watch NASA Launch the Rocket That Will Revolutionize Space Exploration

Spacex might steal headlines with its plans for colonizing Mars, but as NASA proves with its new rocket, the space race is far from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Lamborghini's New Electric Supercar Can Heal Itself

Electric cars might seem futuristic, but Lamborghini's new vehicle is so revolutionary it makes Teslas look prehistoric. The car...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 10:04AM

DARPA Funds Drone That Disintegrates Itself After Use

The problem with delivering goods by drone is that you always have to prepare for a return flight. The drone not only has to navigate...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 7:10PM