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This Could Be the Future of Cruising

"Lilypads" off the coast of Monte Carlo. - <i>Photo by Vincent Callebaut</i><p>Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how …

20 Things You Can Do To Save The Planet From Home

The little things that have a big impact on the overall picture. Sure, nobody is expected to save the planet on their own, but if we all make a small …

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to collide.<p>Such an event should come as no surprise, considering that there are up to 200 billion galaxies in the universe (according to Space.com), …

Black Holes

NASA and Nissan team up to develop self-driving cars and space rovers

NASA and Nissan believe they've got a lot to learn from each other when it comes to autonomous vehicle technology. So, the two have decided to team up for the next five years and develop a self-driving system that they can use not just on Earth, but also in space. A team of scientists from both …

MF Architecture Builds A House Around A Tree

Matt Fajkus Architecture, or MF Architecture, designed this modern house in Austin, Texas that’s built around an oak tree. Dubbed the Tree House, …

Architecture

Mercedes Benz F 015 – Self-Driving Car Concept

The Mercedes Benz F 015 “Luxury in Motion” self-driving car concept is a look into the future of mobility.<p>This research vehicle is Mercedes Benz’ …

NASA's Exoplanet Travel Bureau Wants You to Pack Your Bags

Since its launch in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope has found a lot of "exoplanets," or planets that are orbiting a star, just as the Earth orbits …

Universe

Happy Friday: Divers Found A Mythical Metal From Atlantis

This week history nerds, metallurgists and conspiracy theorists all got some fun news. Divers discovered a cache of ingots made from the previously …

Conspiracies