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Researchers train drones to use Wi-Fi to look through walls

A new system by University of California, Santa Barbara researchers Yasamin Mostofi and Chitra R. Karanam uses two drones, a massive Wi-Fi antenna, and a little interpolation to literally see through solid walls.<p>The system is two-fold. The one drone blasts Wi-Fi through the structure and another …

Drones

‘Solar paint’ breakthrough can provide endless energy source

It harnesses sun and the moisture in the air to harvest hydrogen<p>There’s big business in disguising energy-generating tech like solar panels as innocuous building elements like roof tiles, window blinds, and even stained glass. But researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne may have created the …

The '50 films to watch before you're 11' – and what the list is missing

A film education charity has compiled a list of movies to help turn kids into well-rounded cineastes. But is there too much Shrek and not enough otter murder?<p>There are 50 movies that your child should watch before the age of 11, according to the film education charity Into Film. These films, chosen …

Shrek

​These Color-Changing Tattoos Use Special Ink to Monitor Your Health

​The biosensing ink is particularly helpful for those with diabetes<p>If you’re the type of person who would need to explain a new tattoo to your parents, perhaps you should try one that’s good for your health. (Unlike, say, this tattoo, which killed a man after he swam in the ocean while it was …

Artist builds gentle giants from scrap wood and hides them throughout his city

Thomas Dambo is a scavenger artists who transforms scrap wood into giant sculptures resembling friendly creatures.<p>In his latest project, he hid six …

Brave man dives onto 1,000 mousetraps so we can see it in slow motion

The Slow Mo Guys threw themselves into potential bodily harm with their newest video, where they explored what 1,000 mousetraps going off would look …

Bow Wow gets dragged by the internet for lying about his lavish lifestyle

It's one of the basic rules of the internet — don't lie because you will inevitably be called out, especially if you're a public figure.<p>Bow Wow …

Social Media

No ramp? No problem, for this stair-climbing electric wheelchair

A group of five masters students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Zurich University of the Arts developed a self-balancing …

8 Ways to Use Up Leftover Bacon Fat

One of the best parts about eating bacon is figuring out what to do with the bacon grease<p>Bacon is a beautiful thing, and bacon fat—that glistening …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild is about to get even bigger

Nintendo's Zelda Breath of the Wild, a game built around vast virtual spaces, is about to get even bigger.<p>Nintendo on Monday laid out plans for the Expansion Pass DLC 1, which will bring new maps, armor and gameplay modes. The expansion pack, the first of two, will be available this summer.<p>Breath …

Breath of the Wild

Robot exoskeletons are finally here, and they’re nothing like the suits from Iron Man

Hollywood set a high bar for exoskeleton suits. Technology imagined in <i>Iron Man</i>, <i>Aliens,</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> all endow humans with superhuman abilities. After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market. Rather than …

Robotics

New The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild Patch Lets You Choose Your Language

Hyah! Yah!<p>The new 1.20 patch for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild allows users to change the language used in the game.<p>Revealed by Nintendo, …

LG’s new 42.5-inch monitor can display four inputs at once

A 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync and oodles of ports<p>LG’s latest monitor is a big beast aimed at pro customers used to juggling multiple displays. It’s 42.5 inches wide, and has enough ports to show four screens at once from different sources. Oh, and it’s available for preorder for $697 (that price …

Customers

How this could help the environment

On May 31, the Swiss company Climeworks will turn on the first commercial plant to suck carbon dioxide out of the air and feed it to vegetables in a neighboring greenhouse. Located in the tiny, agricultural municipality of Hinwil, Switzerland, the plant stands 40 feet tall and looks like a …

Toddler Can’t Stop Laughing After Locking Himself In Car While 5 Firefighters Try To Rescue Him

Toddler Brandon Emery, 14 months, could probably host one of those how-to-keep-stress-free seminars. Recently he accidentally locked himself in his …

Fire Fighting

Science may have discovered evidence that a "Dr. Strange"-style multiverse is real

Alternate universes have existed in shows like <i>Star Trek</i>, <i>Doctor Who</i>, and in comics. Sometimes science fiction turns out to be real! According to study …

American Gods is here to save us all

<i>Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, April 30. All times are Eastern.</i><p>Top pick<p><i>American Gods</i> <b>(Starz, 10 p.m.):</b> The much-awaited series, based …

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Is Coming To Switch

The legend of Shaq Fu seems to have faded as of recently. We last saw the kickstarter-funded Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn at the 2016 Game Awards show, …

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Watch The 16 Best ‘SNL’ Sketches From Season 42 So Far

Thanks to appearances from Alec Baldwin, Larry David, Melissa McCarthy, Tom Hanks and more, “Saturday Night Live” has enjoyed its best season in over …

Liev Schreiber explains why Sabretooth was cut from Logan

<i>Logan</i> nearly featured another familiar face from days (of future) past: Sabretooth. Director James Mangold revealed last month that Liev Schreiber …

He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe Finally Have A Live-Action Return On The Way

Sony has been trying to bring He-Man back to live action for more than a decade. Most recently, it looked like Kellan Lutz was making a bid for the role and McG wanted it to be Marvel meets <i>Game Of Thrones</i>. And now it’s starting to look like He-Man will try to make himself a Christmas tradition in …

Game of Thrones

Stan Lee IS the same character in all his Marvel Cinematic Universe cameos Kevin Feige confirms

<b>We’ve long clung on to the popular fan theory that given his number of Marvel Cinamatic Universe cameos Stan Lee is actually the extraterrestrial</b> …

The Long Awaited Black And White Cut Of ‘Logan’ Will Hit Theaters Very Soon

Throughout the film’s production and promotion, <i>Logan</i> director James Mangold teased an alternate version of the film with several photos and a short teaser shot entirely in black and white. The complete lack of color previewed what looked to be an incredibly dour film, which <i>Logan</i> was to varying …

Mad Max

Scientists Just Transplanted Small Rat Heads Onto Bigger Rats

Researches successfully avoided brain-damaging blood loss while the donor head was being attached to the recipient rat.<p>The world has been gifted, or maybe cursed, with the latest iteration of creepy head transplant experiments.<p>In a new study published in <i>CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics</i>, …

The Brain

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Cryogenically frozen brains will be 'woken up' and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon

People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be 'woken up' within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed.<p>Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first human head transplant within 10 months and then …

This prosthetic arm is powered by Bluetooth and your mind

Robotic limbs aren't a new technology, though the range of motion and strength of such limbs continue to improve. Controlling prosthetics with your mind is another area of refinement, but they're typically connected directly to a patient's brain. A new technique where the robotic arm clicks …

Emerging Technology

Simon the 3-foot rabbit dies on United Airlines flight to Chicago

A giant rabbit expected to grow to be the world's largest has died on a United Airlines flight from London to Chicago. A celebrity had apparently …

United Airlines

Little Boy Distracted by a Racy Strip Club Ad on Van Says ‘Ooh La La!’ and Crashes Bicycle Into a Wall

A man in Stockholm, Sweden shared an amusing video of a his little nephew riding his bike down the sidewalk when suddenly becoming distracted by a …

Racy

We can't stop watching this flippin' dog video

Man, do we love dogs.<p>Especially when they pull off acrobatic stunts, like super-excited Rosie, who went chasing after a ball that hopped over a …

Pets