U.S. news Imagine flooding a desert half the size of the Sahara. Using 238 trillion gallons of desalinated ocean water to do the job. Creating millions of 1-acre-square micro-reservoirs to grow enough
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a nearly 469-mile-long photo op, carving a path of stunning beauty through the southern Appalachian Mountains. Though the name makes clear that the park is amenable to auto travel,
Environment "A solar thermal fuel is like a rechargeable battery, but instead of electricity you put sunlight in and get heat out." What if we could bottle solar energy so it could be used to power our
The ESA’s latest complaint shows a profound misunderstanding of copyright and its own failure to better serve its consumers. The video game industry is once again attempting to demonize websites that consumers
Look after your face - it's the only one you're gonna get How do you like your face in the morning? Unblemished, preferably. Handsome: absolutely. But unlike the DNA winners on every skin wash advert you're
An engineer in California has an invention that she hopes will someday help people with damaged lungs breathe easier. Stanford University's Annelise Baron has developed a synthetic version of something
The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Spencer Lowell Technology Inside the lab where computing makes a quantum leap. For decades, the promise of quantum computing has tickled the neurons of drug-makers, spies, and tech CEOs. Such a machine,
There's a Raspberry Pi in the box, plus a new Android app. Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant
Hi guzzlers, Today, a spring selection of bite-sized brain food. 1) Two hipsters, Atticus and Abe, were arguing about whose electronic bicycle was the slowest. They decided to race them along a 100m track.
There are probably more species of them than any other animal group. When talking about whether theology has anything to learn from science, the British biologist J. B. S. Haldane used to quip that God
The Matrix Voice development board is a Raspberry Pi add-on you can use to build your own voice assistant. I got my hands on a review unit to see if someone who is “code illiterate” could make something
A new ‘Learn with Google AI’ site will serve as a hub for AI and machine learning resources Machine learning and AI are some of the biggest topics in the tech world right now, and Google is looking to
Justices decide measures protecting whistleblowers from being fired only apply to people who report legal violations to the SEC The United States supreme court dealt a blow to Wall Street whistleblowers