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New report reveals even more freaky details about the UFO that shocked the US Navy

UFO sightings are a dime a dozen these days, and they have been for a while, but back in December the New York Times released the results of an …

Paranormal

Guillermo del Toro talks badly designed UFOs with James Cameron, and it’s still scary: Watch

If anyone can dream up some of the most horrifying things to rise from the dead and plague our nightmares, it’s Guillermo del Toro — but even he has …

James Cameron

THE TRUTH ABOUT TWO FIGHTER JETS CHASING A UFO IN WILLIAMTOWN

In 1983, Geoff Masters and his son saw a UFO being chased by jets in the sky near his house. He said that the chase lasted for at least 10 minutes. …

Paranormal

Soon, You Won't Even Know If You're Talking to a Robot

Google's newest AI trick is a peek into a deceptive new world.<p>A cop doesn't have to tell you they're a cop, but should a robot have to tell you they're a robot? If you aren't worried about it yet, maybe you should be.<p>Today at its annual developer conference, Google showed off a jaw-dropping demo of …

Google Assistant

The Navy keeps encountering mysterious UFOs — and no one can figure out what they are

"I can tell you, I think it was not from this world," retired US Navy pilot Commander David Fravor told ABC News in an interview in December 2017.<p>"I'm not crazy, haven't been drinking. It was — after 18 years of flying, I've seen pretty much about everything that I can see in that realm, and this …

Physicists Found a Trick to Solve an ‘Impossible’ Puzzle of Gravity

The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet physicist named Matvei Bronstein, just 28 himself, made the first detailed study of the problem of reconciling the …

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

Physics

FISHERMEN FILMS MILLITARY JETS CHASING UFO OVER MEDITERRANEAN SEA (VIDEO)

<b>An ordinary day in the Mediterranean Sea, near Spain, has led to a series of unimaginable events, fortunately captured on tape by some local</b> …

Paranormal

The Nintendo Switch Still Has Three Guaranteed Silver Bullets To Come

As we head deeper into 2018, it’s hard to picture how Nintendo can possibly keep up the insane momentum it had in 2017, releasing not only the Switch, but also two all-time great games <i>for</i> the Switch in the form of <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> and <i>Super Mario Odyssey</i>.<p>A full Zelda game and a …

Gaming

Celeste is out to prove video games can be hard without being jerks about it

<i>This review contains minor plot details from</i> Celeste.<p><i>Celeste</i> hails from a very specific lineage of difficult games. It’s an evolutionary line that …

Physicists Just Discovered a Way to Track Unobserved Quantum Particles

What we see is only a fraction of the picture.<p>One of the underlying principles of quantum theory is that quantum objects can exist as waves or …

First-ever 360-degree video of spacewalk lets you feel like an ISS astronaut

Life In the ISS<p>The International Space Station (ISS) is humanity’s home away from home, and has been since its assembly was completed by space …

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Waymo could be a $70 billion business, says Morgan Stanley

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, announced last December that its self-driving project would have its own division inside the corporation. That division became Waymo, which analysts at Morgan Stanley believe could be worth $70 billion if it is ever spun-out to a standalone company.<p>The …

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Nobody Knows Where A Black Hole's Information Goes

According to Google, Stephen Hawking is the most famous physicist alive, and his most famous work is the black hole information paradox. If you know one thing about physics, therefore, that’s what you should know. Before Hawking, black holes weren’t paradoxical. Yes, if you throw a book into a …

Physics

CES 2017: Strap turns your finger into a phone

A strap which effectively turns one of your fingers into a phone - which can send and receive calls -has been developed.<p>The strap sends vibrations down the wearer’s hand and can be fitted to any watch.<p>BBC Click's Marc Cieslak tried it out at the CES tech show in Las Vegas.<p>Follow all our CES …

Nintendo flips Switch: will new console make 2017 a winning year?

Nintendo’s new portable platform seeks to bridge home life and travel – but the maverick company will need industry rivals to jump on board to win success<p>Unmissable video games of 2017<p>“Never underestimate Nintendo,” runs the maxim, repeated by many a rival video game executive across the decades. …

Retrogaming

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Hot Springs

The Nintendo Switch Is A Bold Bet On Mobile Technology

Nintendo’s next game console won’t out-muscle the Xbox One or PlayStation 4, but it could reap major advantages from its portability.<p>To see what the future holds for the Nintendo Switch game console, it might help to look at the iPad. Six years ago, Apple’s then-novel tablet was weaker than the …

Are we looking for aliens in all the wrong ways?

SETI is searching for the same signals humans were producing in the 1960s. Why wouldn’t aliens do better?<p><i>“I know perfectly well that at this moment</i> …

Gametalk: Can the Nintendo Switch Succeed Where Wii U Failed?

Yesterday was a big day for Nintendo, which revealed the successor to its struggling Wii U console – the Nintendo Switch. As predicted, it's another …

Gaming

Billionaire Elon Musk outlines plans for humans to colonize Mars

SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the …

SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to get humans to Mars in six years

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three years sooner than his previous estimates.<p>However, the question of how such extravagantly expensive missions would be funded remains largely in the …

Elon Musk

Look through a Nintendo Game Counselor's guide, and imagine helping someone on the phone

There was a time before GameFAQs and Let's Play videos ...<p>If you've ever struggled in present day with, say, technical support for a router, you probably know the specialists have all kinds of documentation and pathing for how to identify and solve a customer's problem. In the 1980s and 1990s …

The trippiest conversation you will hear all day

I am not a science-fiction fan. I’ve never seen an episode of Star Trek, or any of the Star Wars movies, or the Matrix, or any virtual reality Sci-Fi …

Virtual Reality

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Elon Musk says the future of AI is in linking it to our brains

Following the accidental explosion at SpaceX on Sept. 1, company founder Elon Musk has been relatively quiet. But an interview posted this week gives …

SpaceX’s Mars Colonial Transporter can go “well beyond” Mars

Elon Musk just teased that one of SpaceX’s more future-focused projects might be more ambitious than previously thought. On Twitter, the SpaceX CEO revealed that the company’s Mars Colonial Transporter (MCT) will need a new name, since in fact, it “can go well beyond Mars.”<p>This then promptly turned …

Elon Musk

NASA's Curiosity Rover Just Took The Most Incredible Pictures Yet of The Martian Surface

We can't stop staring.<p>NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring the lower portion of Mount Sharp on Mars, and it’s just sent back a handful of colour …