Technology

How a Tesla Semi Prototype Looks and Sounds on the Road

Tesla's official electric semi truck is technically not finished yet, and won't be for sale for at least another year (likely longer)....

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 20 January 2018 - 4:53PM

Private Companies Won the Space Race in 2017 With Nearly $4B in New Investments

It seems like it was just a few years ago that we mourned the end of NASA's space shuttle program and waxed philosophical about the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 12:18PM

FDA Approves Algorithm That Will Tell You When You're Going to Die

We're truly living in a wondrous time, closer than ever to the world of tomorrow that writers from the golden age of sci-fi...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 12:00PM

Bill Gates: Improving Photosynthesis Can Solve World Hunger

Though we may be experts at ignoring it with our #firstworldproblems, the world hunger epidemic is not going away. The UN projects...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 11:27AM

China Could Make the First Alien Life Discovery With Its New Giant Telescope

The 21st-century space race will be decided by which superpower becomes the first to make contact with alien life. And it looks like...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 10:48AM

Ferrari Will Challenge Tesla By Creating an Electric Supercar

The Stonecutters from The Simpsons may have held back the electric car for decades, but their era is at an end. Ferrari is the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 8:08PM

Male Sex Robots With Bionic Penises Are a Real Thing in 2018 So You're Welcome, Humanity

When it comes to finding intimacy in the digital age, the same tools that seem to make it easier than ever to connect with other...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 12:05PM

Impending Geomagnetic Storm Could Wipe Out Earth's Satellites and Power Grid

It's like Y2K all over again, except this time the force that could supposedly leave the planet in the dark is from space and not a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 11:02AM

Boeing's Hypersonic Plane Design Travels at 5 Times the Speed of Sound

The world is about to get a lot smaller, as a major aerospace company makes a move towards creating superfast air travel.Boeing's "Son...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 6:32PM

China Wants to Blow Up Its Space Junk With Giant Lasers

Though we're skilled at trashing our own planet, data over the last several decades reminds us that we've grown pretty adept at...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:22AM

What If Aliens Are Listening But We're Using the Wrong Signals to Contact Them?

The hunt for intelligent life is proving more than a little futile.Throughout the universe, across billions and billions of stars, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:11AM

This New AI Translates Dog Barks Into English

The idea of some magical device that translates our pet's communications into human speech is not new--only up until now, it's been...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:57AM

NASA's New Deep-Space GPS Navigates on Its Own by Using Pulsars

The problem with exploring space is that it's really hard to keep your bearings when you're entirely surrounded by nothingness.While...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:08AM

How to Make a 3D Printed Radio Without a Battery or Plug

Radio receivers have a long history, having gradually grown more accessible as the found their way to hobbyists, into people's homes,...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 13 January 2018 - 4:46PM

CES 2018's Coolest Attraction Was a Robot That Plays Ping-Pong

CES 2018 took place this week, and a lot of fantastic advancements in technology were on display. As exciting and innovative as these...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 8:27PM

NASA's Safety Advisers Say SpaceX and Boeing Spacecraft Aren't Safe

On the heels of new announcements that Boeing and SpaceX's plans to delay their manned spaceflights with NASA, a new report has been...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:57AM

One Person 3D Printed Amazing Sci-Fi Things For a Full Year

For anyone who wants to get into 3D printing, the biggest obstacles right now are the costs (both the printer itself and materials...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 9:26PM

Boeing Built an Enormous Drone Capable of Carrying 500 Pounds

The process of transporting cargo is about to change an awful lot, if Boeing has anything to say about it. Boeing has unveiled what...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 8:14PM

DARPA Project Reveals US May Be Planning North Korea Invasion

The political situation in North Korea is growing more complex, as the United States government is set to begin training for fighting...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 11:16AM

NASA Developing Drone to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Largest Moon

A Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) led team of engineers and researchers from the Penn State Department of Aerospace...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:49AM