Technology

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

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