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This Modified Nerf Gun is Powered By Liquid Nitrogen

You're never too old for a Nerf war. That said, foam projectiles have evolved somewhat since you were a kid, thanks in large part to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 7:14PM

The 7 Craziest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

2017 has been a huge year for scientific discoveries--NASA found thousands of new exoplanets, we said hello to our galaxy's first-ever...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:08AM

Watch a Time-Lapse of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch

Last week, SpaceX appeared in headlines and all over social media when they launched their Falcon 9 rocket over southern California....

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 7:13PM

NASA's '2018 To Do List' Includes Deep Space Habitats and Sending a New Robot to Mars

Everyone makes New Year's resolutions, but it's usually something like "Go to the gym" or "buy a life-size Yoda statue." NASA, on the...

Super User
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 10:52AM

Watch a Robotic DJ Perform at a Prague Nightclub

If you heard the words "robot DJ," you might be inclined to think, "isn't that just a jukebox? Or a playlist set to shuffle?" But...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 - 8:21PM

Elon Musk Promises to Build a Tesla Electric Pickup Truck

We've already known for several months that Tesla is working on an electric semi truck, and that several big companies are lining up...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 - 7:04PM

Neural Network Nightmare: AI Creates Creepy Christmas Carols

When artificial intelligence eventually takes over the world and destroys us all, we can only hope that it's not around the holidays...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 - 10:33AM

Elon Musk Trolls Californians Who Were, Like, Totally, Confused By SpaceX Launch

Elon Musk took to Twitter last night to poke fun at the scores of Californians baffled by the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

K.S. Anthony
Saturday, 23 December 2017 - 10:54AM

China Will Soon Open an Enormous Solar Powered Highway

The tranformation of China's environmental policy over the past few years has been phenomenal. As one of the most polluted countries...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 6:28PM

Ultra-Thin Graphene Can Become Bulletproof and Harder Than Diamonds

Researchers in New York have found that two layers of graphene can become harder than diamonds on impact: bullet-proof.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:53AM

Russia's Planning a Luxury Hotel on Its International Space Station

  Not to be outdone by the space tourism plans in the works from moguls like Elon Musk and Richard Branson, Russia's space agency...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:52AM

China's Betting the Future of Warfare on Railguns

The Chinese military seems to be investing heavily in new railgun tech, along with electromagnetic catapults for their carriers.

Chris Mahon
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:16AM

Watch This Creepy, Muscular Robot Exercise Like a Human

Robots don't need to exercise. This should be clear to anyone who's ever seen a robot.While the human body is capable of building...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 6:31PM

Super-Secretive Mixed-Reality Headset Magic Leap One Finally Unveiled

We finally have an initial look at the Magic Leap One "mixed reality" headset, and a promise that it will become available in 2018.

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 12:13PM

Imgur User Makes Working 'Fallout'-Inspired Coil Gun

An Imgur user has created a working coil gun inspired by 'Fallout's' Gauss Rifle.

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:19AM

Elon Musk Shows Off the Powerful SpaceX 'Falcon Heavy' Rocket

Elon Musk is probably in a pretty good mood today, since he's showing off some impressive new SpaceX technology on Twitter...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 8:23PM

Powerful Superconducting Magnet Breaks a World Record For Strength

Move over, Magneto - there's a new magnetic power which currently surpasses anything humanity has achieved thus far.The National High...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 6:49PM

NASA's New Lunar Rover Solves Deep Space Exploration's Core Problem

One of the biggest challenges facing launching deep space missions is one of the most obvious: rocket fuel. It's essential for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:24AM

Here's What NASA's Deep Space Gateway Will Look Like

Apart from encouraging the dreams of aspiring Martian colonists, plans for the new Space Gateway have put an end to that well-worn...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 18 December 2017 - 11:28AM

Alphabet is Using Lasers to Connect to the Internet

Considering what a hassle it is to get internet installed, you'd think that technology would eventually catch up with the times. And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 December 2017 - 12:23PM