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Anthony Bourdain's iPhone Is a Testament to His Insane Travel Adventures

Remember, we're talking about the guy who kicked it with President Obama over beers in Vietnam.<p>Anthony Bourdain, who is getting ready to launch the …

Anthony Bourdain

A Man Keeps His Memories But Loses His Body in Scifi Thriller Restoration

Elements of <i>Total Recall</i>, <i>Ghost in the Shell</i>, and, uh, <i>Face/Off</i> pepper the trailer for <i>Restoration</i>, a noirish thriller about a man who is horrified to …

Science Fiction

The Lost In Space Remake Just Found Its First Cast Member

1 year ago<p>Of all the reboots and revivals currently in development, few are more intriguing than the modernized update of the classic sci-fi …

Lost in Space

Chinese sci-fi author explores galaxies beyond printed words

Liu Cixin, an author who shot to prominence after publication of The Three Body Problem.[Photo/IC] The 2015 Hugo Award-winner, who lives in Yangquan, …

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

Came together with the cool wind of this fall is the Mockplus v3.2. Recently, Jongde Software has just released this fully optimized version. Let's se …

UX Design

Mars had liquid water a billion years longer than we even thought possible

Based on new images taken of Mars' ancient northern region, researchers have suggested that there was a "considerable amount of water" roughly a billion years after we thought the red planet's 'wet era' had come to an end. And that means it might have been suitable for microbial life much longer …

This Designer Wants Your Help Creating The Bike Furniture Of The Future

In the year 3000, assuming humans are still around, designer Manuel Rossel thinks we’ll still be riding bikes–and that they’ll be a dominant form of urban transportation. Now he wants to figure out what that means for the apartments of the future.<p>In a new Indiegogo campaign, the Chile-based …

Brain Scan Data Can Predict Political Affiliation

Over the past two weeks, I, like millions of Americans, watched the Republican and Democratic national conventions. As politicians, celebrities and ordinary people made compelling arguments to vote for their candidate, I felt like a ping-pong ball bouncing from right to left, left to right.<p>But …

Hitchhiking robot ends up arrested at political rally

Your favorite robot escapee just might be problematic (and possibly fake). Promobot, the artificial intelligence machine best known for hitchhiking …

CRM

How Will Motorcycles Fit Into Our Autonomous, Connected Future?

Two wheels may be the last bastion of unconnected motoring—but not for long.<p>Mallory Short/Getty Images<p>Every day, we're reminded that our …

Truth is the foundation of science, not religion

Regarding the Sept. 6 letter “ ‘Truth’ differs in science and religion”:<p>Truth is not subjective — it is the most objective that mankind can be. If that were not so, it would be true that Galileo’s observations were right for scientists but wrong for believers, an impossible dichotomy.<p>Whereas …

Name your price for science fiction written by scientists

Science fiction can be extra enjoyable when it's written by real scientists.<p>The latest Humble Book Bundle offers sci-fi novels written by practicing scientists specializing in genetics, astrophysics and psychology.<p>Humble Bundles let you pay what you want for select digital media, with some proceeds …

Science Fiction

Rocko's Modern Life Predicted Our Lame Future

Radio Motherboard talks to Rocko's Modern Life creator, Joe Murray, about how he predicted the future.<p>Rocko's Modern Life has stuck with me for 22 years. Even though it's a cartoon from the 1990s, the show is eerily insightful about the way we interact with technology and the environment. I …

Singularity

Robots pave the way for our sci-fi future now

Allan Martinson Contributor<p>Allan Martinson is the COO of Starship Technologies.<p>Walmart is experimenting with autonomous shopping carts. Domino’s, Uber and Auro are heavily invested in autonomous driving research. Robots are serving as security guards, performing surgery, checking inventory at …

2016 September 17 - M33: Triangulum Galaxy

<b>M33: Triangulum Galaxy</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Giovanni Benintende<p><b>Explanation:</b> The small, northern constellation Triangulum harbors this magnificent …