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It's called Robots4Us, and it's smarter than it sounds
In case you were wondering whether Steve Wozniak is afraid of robots, get this: He probably is. "Computers are going to take over from humans, no question," the Apple co-founder told the Australian Financial Review earlier this week. He also …DARPA
What happens when a meteorite hits snow? Instead of forming classic impact craters, the fragments form strange funnels of dense snow diving into the …Cool Stuff
Some NFL players spend their offseason working out. Others travel around the world. Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has done both …Algorithms
“When Erin first rose from the dark swelling flood,
God bless’d the green island and saw it was good;
The em’rald of Europe, it sparkled and shone,
How Do You Do the Dragon Dance? #1400 WONDER OF THE DAYWe hope you enjoy today’s fire-breathing Wonder of the Day!
Which City Has The Longest …Learning
The sun shoots out a powerful flare of radiation, a blizzard hits a Hawaiian volcano, NASA fires up its next-generation rocket booster and more in …Science Museums
Scientists debate the start date of 'the age of man'
Time is a valuable commodity for humans. We like our news up to the minute and our technology up-to-date. But when it comes to some temporal boundaries scientists are still trying to figure out what's up.
There is no doubt that humanity is …The Future
“Reach for the Stars,” is about will.i.am’s passion for science, technology and space exploration. This video is a behind the scenes look at the …Astronomy
This guy had an awesome idea, he took his iPhone and put it inside his guitar, turned on the camera, and started to play. He wanted to get a good …iPhone
To continuously monitor your vital signs
This is so cool. But hot? But cool.
A team of engineers has developed a solar-powered, plastic armband that measures the wearer’s body temperature. You can set a threshold temperature for the device, so that an alarm goes off when your temperature rises too …Plastic
TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …
Me in the Himalayas
Trekking in the majestic Himalayas is high on most hikers' bucket list. Just imagine walking a trail offering stunning …
Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting Earth, capturing images of the cosmos that have “fundamentally changed humanity’s scientific understanding of the universe.”
This year, to celebrate the telescope’s 25th anniversary, NASA and the European Space Agency have compiled 25 of the …Space
It takes a certain type of person to willfully leave behind life on Earth forever in hopes of colonizing a new planet.
Filmmaker Peter Savodnik and his short-form documentary company Stateless Media set out to explore such a mindset by telling the stories of three of the 660 people vying for a …Mars
Who knew a NASA portrait could be so doggone cute?
The space program's traditional pose was temporarily upstaged when astronaut Leland Melvin turned his official NASA picture into an impromptu family photo session.
Clad in his orange NASA space suit, Melvin flashes a huge smile as he happily gets a …
Let us go through some of the top science news and breakthroughs that created a big impact in the world of science and amazed people across the globe.
The general obsession with superintelligence is only getting bigger, and dumber
Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Bill Gates to the A.I. panic of 2015.
During an AMA (ask me anything) session on Reddit this past Wednesday, a user by the name of beastcoin asked the founder of Microsoft a rather …Bill Gates
Easy come, easy go
There’s a new island in the Pacific Ocean, thanks to an underwater volcano eruption that’s been going on for the past month.
The new island is in the Tonga archipelago--a group of islands southeast of Fiji. Scientists discovered it on January 16, about a month into the volcano’s …
It's time to put pen to paper.
Our tech-dependent society has put keyboards at the tips of our fingers at all times, from our smartphones to our laptops. But when was the last time you wrote by hand? Science shows that handwriting can benefit our minds in a number of ways.
We spoke to Dr. Marc …The Brain
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” I remember my parents and other grown-ups always asking me this question when I was a kid. My desired …Engineering
Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this …Film Festivals
Brain hacking and optical illusions can increase your empathy for other races
In the wake of massive #BlackLivesMatter demonstrations, the ugly implications of racism in the United States have come to the foreground. Prejudice, whether conscious or unconscious, exists on a much wider scale than most …The Brain
Watch a preview for episode 2 of Child Genius. Airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on Lifetime.
Watch a preview for episode 2 of Child Genius. Airs Tuesdays at …
Meet John, who intimidates his parents and teachers with his involved questions about the natural world, from Child Genius.
Meet John, who intimidates …
Pinterest, Snapchat and Tumblr are not the only social media apps and platforms that highlight visual media.
According to Entrepreneur, Flipboard has …
Devising a way to one day land astronauts on Mars is a complex problem and NASA scientists think something as simple as a child's toy design may help …