Technology

NASA Drone Race Pits a Human Pilot Against Artificial Intelligence

Out of the many, many projects that NASA is currently working on, a more earthbound task involves research into autonomous drones,...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 26 November 2017 - 1:29PM

Tesla's Electric Semi Truck Is Drawing Some Major Buyers

Elon Musk's Tesla company has been getting bigger, and we mean that more literally than figuratively, with much of this month's...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 25 November 2017 - 12:30PM

The US Military Is Bio-Engineering Plants for Surveillance Purposes

Here's a fun piece of new information for you: the The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (commonly known simply as DARPA)...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 8:05PM

Toyota's T-HR3 Can Mimic Your Movements Like a Robotic Avatar

In the worlds of both science fiction and real robotics development, one of many major goals is to create a machine which can...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 6:36PM

This Robot Just Passed the Medical Exam for the Very First Time

As any doctor will tell you, diagnosing and treating diseases has been greatly aided by the advent of digital technology.Where once...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 10:22AM

NASA Launches a Powerful Weather Satellite for Tracking Storms

You've probably heard tons of jokes about how weather forecasts are always wrong, so we'll leave it to you to pick your favorite....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 5:35PM

Exoskeleton Legs Can Help Soldiers Carry Much Heavier Stuff

Since scientific advancement moves much faster in comic books than in real life, a full Iron Man suit isn't here yet. But if you're...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 12:50PM

Boston Dynamics 'Atlas' Robot Can Do Backflips Like a Pro

There's a good chance you've seen the Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics before. Do you remember that viral video of a...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 8:33PM

These Cities Are Doomed When the Polar Ice Caps Melt

Mankind is working on borrowed time.Whether or not you believe in man-made climate change (although there's really no reason to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 11:04AM

Air Force Launching Space Force in Next 3 Years

With China taking a strong lead in the militarization of the Final Frontier, the Air Force has announced it's time for the US to catch...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 10:10AM

A Person's Genes Were Edited Inside Their Body for the First Time

We all have something we don't like about our bodies. Maybe you feel you're too short, or you wish you were less hairy, or you've...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 7:44PM

Engineers Create a Ring of Plasma Which Floats in Open Air

It's always fun when someone manages to do something that should technically be impossible.Despite being told by colleagues that their...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 6:39PM

Russia's AI Killer Robots Will Change War Forever

The future of warfare isn't soldiers on the battlefield--it's artificial intelligence. The Russian military is investing heavily...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 1:06PM

NASA Just Found the Key Energy Source to Power Mars Colonies

The days of us relying on solar power and rocket fuel for colonizing Mars are numbered. NASA has found a better way. With plans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:40AM

This AI Is the Breakthrough Space Exploration Has Been Waiting For

Space is so vast, how can we ever explore all of it? We may finally have an answer--artificial intelligence. The biggest problem with...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 11:33AM

If We Find Habitable Planets, Should We Play God?

As our view of the universe increases, we're discovering an ever-expanding amount of potentially habitable planets out among the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 10:39AM

Denver Is Getting 'Hyperloop,' But Not the One You Think

Elon Musk is on a quest to bring Hyperloop to the world--but now he's got some serious competition. Brogan BamBrogan, a former...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 - 10:11AM

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