Technology

'Airbus' Autonomous Air Taxi Completes its First Test Flight

We're getting ever closer to the day when we can ride flying taxis from place to place, passing straight over crowded roads in a craft...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 9:27PM

SpaceX Rocket Survives a Harsh Landing in the Atlantic Ocean

SpaceX, for all their accomplishments, also has a long history of accidentally blowing up their rockets in experimental test...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 8:32PM

Lockheed Martin Starts Building Orion Spaceship to Take Us to the Moon and Beyond

Giant aerospace, weapons, tech, defense and security manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced today that it has begun construction on a...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 12:45PM

US Military Admits Space Weapons Are Surprisingly Vulnerable to Amateur Hackers

You can do your best to protect against it, but hackers and cyber warfare are always a threat, even in space. Even the US military...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 11:28AM

MIT Scientists Use Lego Bricks To Build a Modular Experiment

Everyone loves Lego. The world's most popular toy is beloved by children and adults of all ages, and there's a lot that can be...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 6:26PM

Leaked Report Confirms Russia Is Building World's Most Powerful Nuclear Weapon

In an era of satellite sabotage and lasers, it's easy to forget that nuclear weapons are still major threats to international...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 11:52AM

Brain Scans Can Predict Friendships, New Study Shows

Every so often, new research comes out that makes us fear the direction that our collective, ever-accelerating patterns of media...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:09AM

SpaceX Sets Official Launch Date for Falcon Heavy Rocket Carrying Tesla Roadster Bound for Mars

We're nearing a very important moment for the future of space travel.Not content with running small payloads into space for government...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 11:04AM

Elon Musk Shows Off The Official 'Boring Company' Flamethrower in a Video

Very recently, it came to everyone's attention that Elon Musk was possibly selling a flamethrower bearing the official logo of The...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 6:42PM

Ford is Making an Autonomous Police Car That Can Pursue Suspects

Of all the careers at risk of becoming automated, one wouldn't expect the police to find themselves on that list. And while they won't...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 3:30PM

A Robotic Exoskeleton Suit is Now Approved by the FDA

Japanese robotics company Cyberdyne may share a name with the fictional company from Terminator that notoriously destroyed the world...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 27 January 2018 - 12:30PM

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' is Making a $600 Branded Flamethrower

At some point, we're all going to have to get together and sit Elon Musk down for the biggest intervention of the history of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 7:13PM

US Refuses to Sign Space Arms Race Prevention Treaty While Ramping Up Hypersonic Rocket Tests

In the modern era of advanced technology, old-world nostalgia is incredibly fashionable.Vinyl record players are popular yet again,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:06PM

NASA's New Revolutionary 'Sniff Test' Could Finally Find Alien Life

If we're ever going to find alien life, we must rely on the certain tools to increase the power of our senses--radars to detect sounds...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:32AM

Doomsday Clock Moves Close to Midnight as New Study Warns Hackers Could Trigger Nuclear War

We're living in dangerous times: North Korea is finally able to hit the US with ICBMs, the US is accusing China and Russia of building...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:15PM

'Liquid Sunlight' Could Produce Oxygen and Clean Fuel for Future Mars Colonies

Scientists at Berkeley are hard at work creating what they've named "liquid sunlight," a process by which solar light is used to turn...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:51AM

Chinese Scientists Just Successfully Cloned Monkeys and Humans Could Be Next

The science of cloning mammals has had some significant breakthroughs in the past few decades, but the process has never gone...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:17AM

'Holograms' Could Become Commonplace With New 3D Image Technique

We'd all love for holograms to be a regular part of daily life. Yes, various attempts have come in the past, but they've all fallen...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 7:47PM

Watch SpaceX Test-Fire the Falcon Heavy Rocket Before its Big Launch

After years of waiting, SpaceX's giant Falcon Heavy rocket is very nearly ready for its maiden voyage.Elon Musk's spacefaring company...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 6:25PM

Lasers Will Soon Be Powerful Enough to Tear Through Empty Space

Some technological innovations are so absurdly futuristic that they make it seem as if we're getting ahead of ourselves. Such is the...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:05PM