Technology

China's 'Smart Train' Runs on Virtual Tracks

In China, the trains are literally driving themselves off the rails.Incorporating elements of trams, trains and buses, the ART...

Ian S.
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 1:19PM

Las Vegas' Self-Driving Bus Lasted 1 Hour Before Crashing

This is why we can't have nice things. Earlier this year, Navya, an autonomous vehicle company, tested out a free, self-driving bus...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 12:17PM

US Fighter Jets Firing Lasers Is No Longer Science Fiction

The future of the Air Force is looking more and more like Star Wars. The United States Air Force Research Lab is investing heavily...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:30AM

Watch a 1,000 MPH Jet Car in 360-Degree Video

There's almost no earthly reason to make a car 1,000 MPH, but that doesn't stop scientists from pushing the boundaries of what's...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:21AM

'Iron Man' Jet Suit Inventor Sets World Speed Record

We all fantasize about being Iron Man, but inventor Richard Browning just made that dream a reality.    Browning has built his...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:15AM

This AI Chatbot Trolls Email Scammers With Hilarious Results

It's a story as old as time: a Nigerian prince, a crisis, and a mountain of cash waiting to be transferred into your bank account (for...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:08AM

Russian Engineer Creates a Robot Cemetery in Moscow

We have funerals to honor our fellow humans, and occasionally even ones for our pets. But what can be done for our old smartphones, or...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 7:45PM

NASA and Uber's Flying Taxis Will Transform Cities

Traffic jams may soon be a thing of the past. NASA and Uber are joining forces to create flying taxis that could transform modern...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 3:21PM

This Mind-Reading AI Could Prevent Suicide

Could AI be the psychiatrist of the future? Our brains are complex systems, relying on different chemicals and fuel sources in order...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:45AM

Watch NASA Launch the Rocket That Will Revolutionize Space Exploration

Spacex might steal headlines with its plans for colonizing Mars, but as NASA proves with its new rocket, the space race is far from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 11:16AM

Lamborghini's New Electric Supercar Can Heal Itself

Electric cars might seem futuristic, but Lamborghini's new vehicle is so revolutionary it makes Teslas look prehistoric. The car...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 10:04AM

DARPA Funds Drone That Disintegrates Itself After Use

The problem with delivering goods by drone is that you always have to prepare for a return flight. The drone not only has to navigate...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 7:10PM

The Wall of Lava Lamps That Protects the Internet From Hackers

With hackers hitting everyone from Equifax to HBO, you'd imagine something more advanced than lava lamps is protecting your...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:00AM

Busy Robot Can Successfully Use an Elevator All By Itself

There's something strangely sweet about watching a robot - particularly a non-humanoid robot that's far away from the Uncanny Valley -...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 8:07PM

Watch a Man Run 24 MPH Using the Bionic Boots He Invented Himself

It used to take $6 million to create a bionic man — now all it takes are Bionic Boots.Invented by bartender Keahi Seymour,...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 11:12AM

3 Ways Genetics Can Stop Aging Within Our Lifetime

In science fiction, life extension usually takes one of two paths: sticking a brain in a computer or jar (the Fallout method) or...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 06 November 2017 - 10:04AM

Sci-Fi Short Film 'Fraktaal' Is Randomly Generated by a Computer

We may lose manufacturing and even service jobs to machine automation over the next several years, but the creative jobs usually...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 04 November 2017 - 4:36PM

Scientists Hope to Save a Frozen Research Base in Antarctica

If movies and games have taught us anything, it's that scientific research outposts can be absolutely terrifying when left abandoned...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 7:05PM

Stephen Hawking: 'AI May Replace Humans Altogether'

Is AI the key to the future or the final nail in the coffin of mankind?Stephen Hawking previously expressed his opinions on the...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 03 November 2017 - 10:55AM

Image Recognition AI Is Easily Fooled Into Thinking a Turtle Is a Rifle

As world leaders embrace autonomous robot warfare with disconcerting enthusiasm, it's hard not to wonder about how things could go...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 02 November 2017 - 7:28PM