Technology

Google's DeepMind Just Won the Race to a Huge Artificial Intelligence Breakthrough

Google and Facebook are currently vying for the top spot in artificial intelligence right now, and Google's Deepmind has just won the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 - 5:22PM

Chinese Soldiers Are Now Being Armed With Laser Guns

It’s recently been reported that Chinese soldiers are now being armed with laser guns, but not the kind most would think. It’s...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 6:53PM

Because Science: How TR-8R's Baton Repels a Lightsaber

Here's how the coolest Stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens fights against the power of lightsabers.

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 10:35AM

First Full-Scale Hyperloop to Carry Passengers in 2019

Move over self-driving cars, here comes the hyperloop, an insanely ambitious high-speed transportation system that will be able to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 22 January 2016 - 1:36PM

Apple Might be Adding Li-Fi Capabilities to Its Devices

It seems like only yesterday that we first heard about Li-Fi, super fast wireless communication technology transmitted through LED...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - 12:30PM

The Military Wants Your Brain to Speak Directly to Computers

Asking Siri a question only to have her tell you what she "found on the web" for something unrelated is kind of impressive, we guess,...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 8:06PM

New Polymer Sphere Can Help Bones Regrow Themselves

The age of Terminator biotechnology is officially upon us. Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a polymer sphere...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 18 January 2016 - 11:44AM

The Science of The X-Files: Evil Eves and the Dangers of Human Cloning

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 January 2016 - 5:34PM

First VR Roller Coaster to Send Riders into Space

British theme park Alton Towers has unveiled a new ride today - Galactica, as it's called, is the first of its kind to incorporate...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 - 3:07PM

ISIS Training Video Reveals Driverless Car Bomb

If we ever needed a reminder that technology is a double-edged sword, this would be it. According to training video footage...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - 2:45PM

International Beauty Contest to Be Judged Entirely By Robots

Robots are gaining more and more abilities that are generally thought to be specific to humans, such as composing poetry, scoring...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 - 4:00PM

Edge of Tomorrow Fan Builds DIY Exosuit from Household Items

Edge of Tomorrow was little-watched and vastly underrated, but people who love it, really love it. Just take for example this...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 5:03PM

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Build His Very Own Jarvis

Happy New Year, tech enthusiasts! As his New Year's resolution, mad scientist Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to create his very own...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 12:32PM

Caltech Scientist Grows Designer Snowflakes in a Lab

They say that no two snowflakes are alike, but why are they so unique? Caltech physicist Ken Libbrecht has spent much of his career...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 December 2015 - 12:24PM

Watch: Creepy, Headless Robotic Reindeer Pull Santa's Sleigh

Boston Dynamics wants to wish you a happy holidays, so they released this video of a bunch of uncanny valley robotic reindeer to haunt...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 - 2:07PM

Twitter Just Patented Tweet-Controlled Drones

Drones are quickly becoming a part of our everyday life, and everyone wants in on the action. Now, everyone will literally be able to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 - 2:47PM

Artificial Poets May Take Us One Step Closer to Computational Creativity

Could computers ever be truly creative? Sarah Harmon, a computer programmer at UC Santa Cruz, has made great strides in building an...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 19 December 2015 - 10:30AM

Star Wars Superfan Creates Amazing DIY Flamethrower Lightsaber

A handy Star Wars superfan makes an awesome mini flamethrower lightsaber.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 17 December 2015 - 5:15PM

The Air Force Is Looking for a Real-Life Star Trek Universal Translator

In the Star Trek universe, the officers on the Enterprise had access to a useful little gadget called the Universal Translator, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 December 2015 - 12:02PM

Computer Generated Celebrities Bring Us One Step Closer to Augmented Reality

In the sci-fi comedy Simone, a film director pulls a fast one on viewing audiences by filming a movie with an entirely virtual lead...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 - 9:50AM