Headbutt the shape, get a treat! Tortoises are using their cleverness to do more than just win long distance races against hares–now they’re moving into the field of touchscreen technology. Researchers
The UK's culture secretary has said that more than a million properties now have access to "superfast broadband speeds" as a result of a government-backed rollout of the tech. Sajid Javid added that the
Earlier this week, concerns emerged on Skype official message boards about the Skype Mac app no longer functioning on OS X 10.5.8 Leopard (an operating system that launched the same year as the original
In March 2009, British researcher Mark Gasson had a chip injected under the skin of his hand. The chip, a slightly more advanced version of the tags used to track pets, turned Gasson into a walking swipe-card.
If you think drones are cool, our skies are about to get a lot more high-tech. Researchers are developing robotic birds and bees -- and they might take flight soon. This isn’t what your parents had in
A Florida-based startup called Crowd Energy will be turning to Indiegogo to continue work on its Ocean Energy Turbine, a slow-turning mill that its creators believe can harness megawatts of clean power
Apple is widely expected to unveil its new iPhone next month, but one report suggests the company may also introduce the iWatch in September as well. Well-connected Apple blogger John Gruber of Daring
So you couldn't get your hands on a nice virtual reality headset like the Oculus Rift, but you'd still like something a little fancier than a cardboard display. Are you out of luck? Not if Noe Ruiz has
In his address to the Fifa Congress the day before the Brazil World Cup kicks off, Fifa president Sepp Blatter said: “We shall wonder if one day our game is played on another planet? Why not? Then we have
Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but they're also prized by oil drillers, road crews and experimental physicists for their unparalleled ability to bore, grind and cut. Now scientists have synthesized
The violent impact that created our moon may have occurred millions of years earlier than previously thought, according to new research. Mounting evidence suggests that the moon came into being after Earth
Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four years
Popular Science Blogs Boxplot Exploring the world of science through graphic narrative. By Maki Naro The simulator at the Meteor Crater Museum really did look like that—complete with arcade game buttons
A two-decade legal fight to protect a squat lizard with dragon-like head spines from urban encroachment in Southern California took a new turn this week. The Center for Biological Diversity has petitioned
There are some major benefits to getting a little dirt under your nails. This piece originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com We know you're obsessed with gardening, and frankly, that's a good thing.
From endless acreage to a tiny terrace, these meticulously manicured retreats (sourced from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram) left us in awe. Idea #1: With a little ingenuity and some sharp