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The dawn of artificial intelligence

“THE development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” Stephen Hawking warns. Elon Musk fears that the development …

Tiny robots pull objects up to 2,000 times their own weight

The equivalent of a human dragging a blue whale<p>Engineers from Stanford University have created miniature robots named "MicroTugs" capable of pulling and lifting objects more than 100 times their own weight. The strongest of the bots weighs just 12 grams but can pull objects 2,000 times heavier than …

This Is How Tech Will Totally Change Our Lives by 2025

The ever-increasing hunger for data will fundamentally change the way we live our lives over the next decade. That’s according to a new report by the …

Each Of These Radioactive Vases Is Made From The Toxic Sludge Byproduct Of Your Phone, Computer, Car

By Meg Carter4 minute Read<p>Ceramic vases made from toxic mud created in the production of must-have products such as laptops and smartphones will …

Rare Earth

Ross Racine

Exoskeleton

One DARPA-funded project thatâ??s already transitioning from science fiction to mere engineering is defense contractor Raytheonâ??s XOS exoskeleton, the closest thing outside of a comic book to an Iron Man suit. A soldier wearing the strength-multiplying device can repeatedly lift 200 pounds or …

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Insurance companies can now replace the human inspecting your roof with a drone

That buzzing sound you hear is just a robot checking your roof for storm damage<p>Every year, in big cities and small town across the US, insurance inspectors scramble up onto the roofs of buildings to check for storm damage and venture into structures ravaged by natural disasters. In the otherwise …

Insurance Industry

18 brilliant ideas for the skyscraper of the future

The contest, sponsored by eVolo Magazine and now in its 10th year, asks architects to envision the future of vertical living.<p>Nearly 500 contestants submitted their ideas for the skyscrapers of tomorrow, and three winners and 20 honorable mentions were selected by a jury of leaders in the fields of …

Skyscrapers

Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle Center Owen Richards Architects

ORA collaborated with Chihuly Studio and the Space Needle to transform the south Fun Forest at Seattle Center into a dramatic new exhibition space and art garden featuring the artwork of Dale Chihuly.

A Time-Lapse Tour of Austria Created with 2 Years of Shooting and 5TB of Photos

Vienna, Austria-based time-lapse production duo FilmSpektakel has just released a new time-lapse of their home country that took 2 years, 600 …

Stefan Morrell

Anti-Robot Protest Held At SXSW

A small group of protesters held signs and handed out t-shirts to protest robots today at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas.<p>What did they have against robots you might ask? Well, they are (apparently, seriously) concerned that robots could one day surpass human intelligence and they were …

iPad Art: Mangrove in Tainan Si Cao, Taiwan

Wow. That’s what I said the fist time I started seeing incredible art being created on iPhones. And its what I said again when I caught sight of this iPad painting this morning. It was a no-brainer choice as our featured iPad Art for this weekend.<p>It’s called ‘Mangrove in Tainan Si Cao, Taiwan’ – …

Build Your Own Arduino-Powered Sound-Sensing LED Wall Art

Anyone can hang a poster from the wall, but if you're willing to put a little DIY into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall-art looks …

The TED Talk MBA – Updated February 2018

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. <i>-Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>WELCOME TO THE TED TALK MBA<p>The following curation of TED …

Stunningly Life-Like Figures Hand Carved from Wood by Peter Demetz

Italian artist Peter Demetz brings ordinary wood to life with his incredible, hand-carved figures. The sculptures, which vary in size from about 20 inches to nearly 50 inches tall, feature men, women, and children standing still against a plain, sometimes-colored background. Demetz's attention to …

Art

A wild and chilling theory about what happened to MH370

The pick of the week’s best long reads, including a theory on where Flight MH370 ended up, a socialist robot utopia and why people doubt science.<p><b>Science</b> | The thrill of defeat<p>How science works, at its best. Sydney Brenner and Francis Crick, “two of the 20th Century’s most brilliant geneticists”, …

Surfer Photographs Frozen Waves Breaking on the Island of Nantucket

Traveler, surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh recently captured the rare site of nearly frozen waves breaking on the island of Nantucket. The frigid New England temperatures have turned the sea off the coast of Massachusetts into sheets of water that Nimerfroh likened to “slushies.” The …

Futuristic Art Concepts by Minovo Wang

We've seen some pretty dope examples of futuristic military in movies like District 9 and yet-to-open Chappie. Some super amazing armors, guns and …

Leaked FAA Document Provides Glimpse Into Drone Regulations

The FAA appears poised to release regulations that will impose a minimal burden on businesses, paving the way for integration of drones into the national airspace. Information about the forthcoming regulations is contained in an inadvertently published document that appears to be an FAA economic …

Past in the Future Evgeny Kazantsev

<i>“Illustrations for Gefest Insurance Company Annual Calendar. The task was to show how the real locations and objects of our time will develop and integrate into the world of future.”</i>

Christoph Niemann

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