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This physicist has a groundbreaking idea about why life exists

Why does life exist?<p>Popular hypotheses credit a primordial soup, a bolt of lightning, and a colossal stroke of luck.<p>But if a provocative new theory is correct, luck may have little to do with it. Instead, according to the physicist proposing the idea, the origin and subsequent evolution of life …

Physics

75 Science Fiction and Fantasy Films To Look Out For In 2016

Is there anyway the movies of 2016 could live up to 2015? 2015 had S<i>tar Wars, Jurassic Park, Terminator</i> and <i>The Avengers</i>. 2016 has Batman, Superman, …

6 Signs You've Become an Adult Without Realizing It

As kids, we tend to think that we simply “become adults,” as if someone waves a magic wand one day and imparts us with all the knowledge needed to …

Watch a GPS-assisted boat motor keep ships steady

Driving a motorboat can be scary if you're a newcomer. Despite all that power, you're still at the mercy of the wind and waves -- it can be hard to keep your boat steady when you're docking or waiting for a bridge. Mercury Marine may just save your hide (and your hull), however. It just showed off …

Star Citizen Focusing on VR in 2016

And they've got original Crytek VR folks on the job.<p>Virtual reality support for Star Citizen will "get up to speed" in early 2016, says CEO Chris …

Virtual Reality

The Algorithms Are Taking Over: Who Controls Our Online Future?

The online world is becoming an ever-more-important piece of our societal existence. In the US, people have become so glued to their phones that 10% of all pedestrian emergency room visits are now from cell phones and not a week goes by without another report of what has become “death by …

Internet

Will 2015 Be Remembered as the Breakout Year for Transhumanism?

<i>Depiction of a futuristic transhuman city -- Image by Jonas de Ro</i><p>Last year, I wrote that 2014 was a great year for the transhumanism movement. But 2015 was simply incredible -- it might end up being called a breakout year. I'm not yet willing to declare transhumanism as "mainstream," but it's …

Singularity