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NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results

The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.<p>Spaceflight is hard. Blasting heavy cargo, spacecraft, and maybe people to respectable speeds over interplanetary distances (not to mention the luxury of stopping at destinations) …

Moms Are Sharing Photos Of Their Postpartum Bodies And It's 100% Accurate And Real

The reality of life after pregnancy.

Game of Thrones: Cersei Could Win Everything If She Marries Jon Snow

Things aren't looking particularly great for Cersei Lannister on <b>Game of Thrones</b>. After getting her sweet revenge in the season six finale, a lot of …

SpaceX Hyperloop Competition: Elon Musk Says Tunnel Digging Will Start Tonight

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk gave the world the concept of Hyperloop — a superfast ground-based mass transit system — in 2013, but none of his …

LineageOS builds now available for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, and more

<b>Update, January 23:</b> As promised, the first nightly and experimental builds for LineageOS 14.1 (Nougat-based) are here. For now only a handful of devices have builds available, but more will follow over the next days and weeks. For now, builds are available for: Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto G4, Moto G4 …

Android News

Humanoid Robots Eerily Converses With Audience at Conference

Meet Jia Jia<p>Jia Jia’s eyes freely scanned the audience as she stood in traditional Chinese garb for financial services company UBS’s economic …

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They'll Make Us Superhuman

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE<p>With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long …

Mod Support Finally Coming to Fallout 4 on PlayStation 4

"Stay tuned for updates."<p>Fallout 4 mods are finally coming to PlayStation 4.<p>In a tweet yesterday, Bethesda has confirmed mod support for PS4 players …

Elon Musk: There's a "pretty good chance" we're going to have universal basic income

Elon Musk has some dark prognostications for the future of technology — that developing artificial intelligence is like summoning an uncontrollable …

First look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Out with exploding batteries, in with AI

<b>The Galaxy Note 7 is demonstrated in New York, July 28, 2016 (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>Burned by the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is delaying its next smartphone but adding an Artificial Intelligence feature<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>November 7, 2016 9:36pm (UTC)<p>Samsung, which traditionally launches its new Galaxy smartphones …

Artificial Intelligence

The Art of Nude Photography Tutorial Now Available in the Fstoppers Store

Andreas H. Bitesnich is one of the world's most renowned fine art nude photographers, with work published and exhibited internationally for the last …

Tutorials

How Long Before We Can Build 'Westworld' Host Robots for Real?

Humanoid robots are increasingly lifelike but it'll be a while before they can hold conversations, bleed, and of course, fuck.<p>If you've been watching <i>Westworld</i>, at some point you've probably found yourself wondering how close we are in reality to the science fiction of an immersive theme park …

The Future

A Cafe in Geneva Wants to Offer You a Robot Blow Job with Your Coffee

A “fellatio cafe” where sex workers give men oral sex alongside their coffee order that was set to open in Geneva, Switzerland by the end of the year …

These $15,000 Sex Robots Are The Weirdest Things You'll See All Day

Do you like having sex with real live human women? No? Great! Then you’ve come to the right place.<p>Since the world is already rapidly approaching the …

Get Ready for Magic Leap: New Patent Brings VR Device One Step Closer to Reality

Leaping out of Development<p>Florida-based startup Magic Leap has been getting considerable attention thanks in no small part to the awesome-looking …

Artificial Intelligence That Can Learn Is A Step Closer To Reality

There are many companies working on artificial intelligence. The vast majority of these are looking at how artificial intelligence systems can recognise things and tell them apart – differentiate between an apple and a mango for example. But what do these artificial intelligence systems do with …

Inside the Quest for a Real ‘Star Trek’ Warp Drive

It may be a while before starship captains can race across the galaxy, but engineers and physicists have a few ideas for making it so.<p>Within the <i>Star Trek</i> universe, traveling across the galaxy is a breeze thanks to the famed warp drive. This fictional technology allows humans and other civilizations …

Ancient Roman mythology shows an obsession with sex robots that’s lasted thousands of years

Technological advances may have made sex robots more feasible than ever before, but warnings and fantasies about them are nothing new. The basic desire for artificial, controllable sexual companions has existed for millennia.<p>At a New York University conference on the Ethics of Artificial …

Ancient Rome

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New Transistor Could Let Devices Run on Practically No Battery

Tapping into an ignored source of energy.<p>A new transistor design out of the University of Cambridge could allow electronic devices to function for months or even years without a battery charge—or even a battery. This comes out of a study in the journal <i>Science.</i><p>To explain their work, Cambridge …

Non-Consensual Robot Sex Occurs in the Space Between Fetish and Crime

'Westworld' is depicting the future of a current sexual practice. And, yes, it's frightening.<p>The first episode of HBO’s <i>Westworld</i> heavily implied that …

Giant asteroid with force of 3 billion nuclear bombs heading towards Earth, claims Chinese astronomer

Just less than two weeks after the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) warned that Earth is vulnerable to a major asteroid hit, a …

Meet the man working with NASA on a real-life tractor beam

Fifty years ago, tractor beams that move large objects through space made an appearance on the show "Star Trek." About five years ago, we started seeing the technology actually demonstrated in the lab over short distances and in the water. Now, as Star Trek celebrates a half-century of boldly going …

The Future Is Now: Laser Weapons & Interstellar Travel

One of the quintessential sci-fi inventions that exists in both the <i>Star Trek</i> and <i>Star Wars</i> canons is the laser weapon (okay, <i>Star Trek</i> calls it a …

Huge Ancient Hidden Monument Found In Petra Using Satellites, Drones, And Google Earth

It seems the modern-day explorer just needs a laptop and Internet connection, rather than a bullwhip and a pair of binoculars.<p>Using satellite …

Archaeology

This 3D Printer Makes Robots That Can Walk Away as Soon as They're Done

Bringing the world one step closer to having real-life replicators like <i>Star Trek</i> promised, researchers at MIT’s CSAIL lab have developed a new 3D …