Lans Roberts

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We Can Explore Instead of Believe: Inside the Epic Hunt for E.T.

After a millennia of wondering, humanity can finally search out intelligent alien life—and SETI is leading the charge.<p><i>"James Cameron's Story of Sci-Fi" launches tonight on AMC at 10 PM Eastern. The first episode of this six-part series focuses on aliens and how they've been portrayed in science</i> …

Aliens

If Earth falls, will interstellar space travel be our salvation?

Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if …

Interesting Engineering

Engineering

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - [Google Play Weekly]

This week the Google Play Store saw a lot of updates and releases. To start, Gmail was updated to 4.7 and now includes print support, more file type support for attachments, and auto-responses. The long awaited Nova Launcher update finally went live and now people can have a lot more Android 4.4 …

Android News

RSA ANIMATE: Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

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Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Will Self-Driving Cars Mean The End Of Highway Fatalities?

A new study says that 21,700 lives would be saved each year if 90 percent of U.S. vehicles were autonmous.<p>Autonomous cars are coming, slowly but surely. Over the past several years, automakers (and Google, of course) have unveiled an array of self-driving technologies, with some promising to …

One Veteran Spoke The Truth And Totally Stunned The Crowd, Then He Brought Them To Their Feet

The Venus Project

The Venus Project is an organization that proposes a feasible plan of action for social change, one that works towards a peaceful and sustainable …

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Global Future 2045 Congress: Robotic Avatar

Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro's robotic avatar on stage at Alice Tully Hall. Global Future 2045 Congress. The robot gave a nice spoken introduction to the real Dr. Ishiguro. While Ishiguro speaks, the robot sits on stage, making slight movements of its head. It's impossible to watch this spectacle and not …

'Mind Uploading' & Digital Immortality May Be Reality By 2045, Futurists Say

NEW YORK — By 2045, humans will achieve digital immortality by uploading their minds to computers — or at least that's what some futurists believe. This notion formed the basis for the Global Futures 2045 International Congress, a futuristic conference held here June 14-15.<p>The conference, which is …

Coming In 2045: Digital Immortality By Uploading Our Minds To Computers

The conference, which is the brainchild of Russian multimillionaire Dmitry Itskov, fell somewhere between hardcore science and science fiction. It featured a diverse cast of speakers, from scientific luminaries like Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis and Marvin Minsky, to Swamis and other spiritual …

The Evil Within preview

Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami takes survival horror back to its roots in this terrifying psychological thriller.<p><b>Formats</b> Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 <b><br>Developer</b> Tango <b><br>Publisher</b> Bethesda <b><br>Released</b> 2014<p>Recent years have seen horror games drift towards gunplay and action. Dead …

Horror

Researchers Develop Telescopic Contact Lens, Give Your Eyes 2.8x Optical Zoom

Are you ready for this? An international team of researchers have developed the world’s first telescopic contact lens — a 1.17mm thick pair of …