Last year, we marveled over the BULBING, a stunning series of optical illusion lamps by Studio Cheha. Now, they’re back with a revamp of their popular lantern, which continues to fool your eye into thinking
Infinite space in a 10-foot x 10-foot room One of the key revelations of the seminal 1999 sci-film The Matrix was (spoiler alert) that most of humanity was trapped inside an elaborate virtual world. At
If you’ve been itching to get your hands on Apple’s latest public beta for iOS 9, you’re in luck. With new proactive features for Siri, public transit directions in Maps, and a supercharged notes app,
From a million miles away, a Nasa camera shows the moon crossing the Earth. The lesser-seen ‘dark side of the moon’ is dimly illuminated by the sun as it passes over the Pacific Ocean near North America.
"I have a hard time saying this with a straight face, but I will: You can teleport a single atom from one place to another," says Chris Monroe, a biophysicist at the University of Maryland. His lab's in
The Square Kilometre Array: radio silence in Western Australia for most powerful telescope in history
In outback Western Australia, around 350k northeast of the small town of Geraldton, lies an area of land about the size of the Netherlands, but with only 100 humans living in it: the shire of Murchison.
You don’t need a rocket to leave Earth. There’s a slower, gentler trip in the works—and it comes with a cocktail. When Alan Eustace lifted off into space from the New Mexico desert this past October, was
The latest and greatest images from the New Horizons mission A manmade spacecraft will fly by Pluto for the first time ever on July 14. As it speeds through the Pluto system at 35,000 miles per hour, New
The Lexus hoverboard is real, folks. It's not computer-generated imagery you're looking at, and it's not smoke and mirrors. In fact, what looks a lot like smoke emanating from below the Japanese luxury
Last month I blogged about a logic puzzle that had gone viral in Singapore. My posts on Cheryl’s birthday problem attracted more readers than anything I have ever written before: more than five million
I cannot look away. Jaspreet Singh Kalra is a 15-year-old schoolboy from India who can contort his body into positions previously only reached by Gumby. He says it's fun and not painful, but it's making
The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature. If, as Tolstoy wrote
Just as loud noises can make small objects jitter on a table, powerful acoustic vibrations can lift things like toothpicks or water droplets into mid-air. Rather than just letting them levitate, though,
How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness