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Saw: the plothole that still makes no sense

<b>Warning: this article contains spoilers for the Saw franchise, up to and including Saw: The Final Chapter.</b><p>First things first: don’t get me wrong …

It’s official: Saturn’s moon has just about everything you need to make life

Deep-sea vents could infuse Enceladus' ocean with microbe food<p>The results are back from the Cassini spacecraft's closest encounter with Enceladus, and they're good news for folks who hope to find aliens on Saturn's icy moon.<p>Cassini discovered geysers shooting out of Enceladus' south pole back in …

Astronomy

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

I’ve had big-time battery drain issues on my last three iPhones. I just figured it was my fault — maybe I’m too addicted to apps, take too many photos, or just use my phone too much?<p>It’s an issue I’ve gone to Apple for help with many times. But the Genius’s — Apple's retail support — were …

Apps

Artificial Intelligence or Humanity: Which Is a Greater Threat to Our Survival?

The Age of The AI<p>Artificial Intelligence (AI) is enjoying one of its periodic moments in the limelight. Why this interest now? Some of this we can …

Anthrobotics: Where The Human Ends and the Robot Begins

Technology is accelerating at an ever increasing rate. Each year, we develop smaller and smarter systems…systems that allow us to interact with …

We lie to robots to spare their nonexistent feelings, research finds

Having robots in our lives is an inevitability. We already have artificially intelligent voice assistants on our phones like Cortana, Siri and Google …

Robotics

We Are One Step Closer To Making A Terminator-Like Robot

This robot is covered in artificial multifilament muscles.

The Latest Boston Dynamics Humanoid Robot Shows Off Balancing A Human Would Find Difficult

At this point in time, it is clear that Boston Dynamics is (probably) planning to take over the world. While we were all worried about an entity like SkyNet, Google-owned (well, actually Alphabet, but you know) Boston Dynamics is out there in Massachusetts documenting all of their little robotic …

Forget Asimov's Three Laws, the U.K. issues official ethics guidance on robots

One of the most famous pieces of writing ever about robots was presented in the Three Laws of Robotics, as laid out by sci-fi author Isaac Asimov.<p>The …

Experts Have Come Up With 23 Guidelines to Avoid an AI Apocalypse

Take note, future robot overlords.<p>It's the stuff of many a sci-fi book or movie - could robots one day become smart enough to overthrow us? Well, a …

Is Jupiter Protecting Earth from Massive Comet & Asteroid Impacts? "Maybe Not" Experts Say

Dr Jonathan Horner of Great Britain's Open University has studied the impact hazard posed to Earth by the Centaurs, the parent population of the …

NASA’s Juno Releases Incredible First-Ever Images of Jupiter’s North Pole

A Blue Hue<p>Space enthusiasts have been on the edge of their seats waiting for NASA’s Juno probe to reach Jupiter and send back a new batch of photos …

Gorgeous Stabilized Timelapse Shows Earth's Rotation In Relation To The Stars

This is a beautiful timelapse video made by Greta Life, that demonstrates earth's rotation in relation to the stars, which stay fixed in the video. …

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

Elon Musk Will Explain How He Wants to Colonize Mars

Elon Musk on Tuesday will finally tell us how SpaceX is going to get us to Mars. Or he’ll give a speech, at least, in which the SpaceX CEO will …

China's giant space telescope starts search for alien life

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> The search for alien life just got bigger. A lot bigger.<p>The world's largest telescope will be completed this week in China and it has scientists very, very excited.<p>With a whopping 1,640 feet (500 meter) wide dish the size of 30 football fields, the telescope will able to detect …

SpaceX's Red Dragon Will Use Badass New Tech to Land on Mars

SpaceX’s Red Dragon mission to Mars could mark a lot of firsts when it comes to space exploration, but one of the coolest new things about the whole …

Will NASA Announce the Discovery of Life on Europa Next Week?

NASA found something on one of Jupiter’s moons, but it’s not telling us what it is yet.<p>The space agency will hold a media conference on Monday to …

NASA Wants to Mine Asteroids for Resources Soon. So Do These Startups

NASA wants to land on an asteroid about a decade from now. It has plenty of company.<p>Landing on an asteroid and mining it for resources might sound far out, but NASA is very serious about it.<p>So serious, in fact, that the organization's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has put out a call for design …

SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Interplanetary Spaceship to Colonize Mars

Now we know how Elon Musk plans to get 1 million people to Mars.<p>At a conference in Mexico today (Sept. 27), the SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled the …

1st Mars Colonists Should Be 'Prepared to Die,' Elon Musk Says

The first people who fly with SpaceX to Mars should be OK with the possibility that the decision could cost them their lives, company founder and CEO …

What Do Extraterrestrials Look Like, According to Science?

Speculating about what aliens look like has kept children, film producers, and scientists amused for decades. If they exist, will extra terrestrials …

Why Aliens Shouldn't Contact Us: Stephen Hawking Warns Of Intelligent Extraterrestrial Life

Theoretical Physicist and Cosmologist Stephen Hawking has, once again, warned of the dangers associated with extraterrestrial life contacting Earth …

Russian man to undergo world's first full head transplant

Mr Spiridinov, from Russia, suffers from Werdnig Hoffman disease, a muscle wasting condition that seriously diminishes his physical capabilities and left him dependent on a wheelchair.<p>Now he has announced his intention to become the world’s first subject of a full head transplant, so that his brain …

Medicine

One Year Later: Firefighter Describes Life After World’s Most Extensive Transplant

The Most Extensive Face Transplant<p>In August 2015, over 100 medical professionals from NYU Langone Medical Center performed what was considered the …

Making a Murderer: Steven Avery's lawyer expects him to be freed after Brendan Dassey news

As we're sure you've heard, Brendan Dassey had his homicide conviction overturned last week, in what was a truly shocking development to the <i>Making a</i> …

Crime

‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Steven Avery And His Lawyer Have Evidence That Points To A New Suspect

Fans of the Netflix true crime documentary <i>Making A Murderer</i> have been waiting with baited breath for the end of August, when Steven Avery’s new lawyer Kathleen Zellner files her appeal of his conviction. Since joining his legal team back in January, Zellner has been making bold statements about …