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Enter the Pulp Magazine Archive, Featuring Over 11,000 Digitized Issues of Classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Detective Fiction

<i>Pulp Fiction</i> will likely hold up generations from now, but the resonance of its title may already be lost to history. Pulp magazines, or “the pulps,” …

Science Fiction

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

'Altered Carbon': 7 Burning Questions for Season 2

Netflix's wildly ambitious science fiction series has only just arrived, but eyes are already firmly on its future.<p><b>[This story contains full spoilers</b> …

HDMI 2.1 arrives with 10K support, making your 4K TV obsolete

Move over 4K and 8K, 10K HDMI 2.1 is now on the scene<p>At the start of the year, it was announced that the HDMI Forum was working on HDMI 2.1, a new …

Free on the Internet Archive: 255 issues of Galaxy Magazines, 1950-1976

<i>Galaxy</i> was one of the first pulps to explicitly bill itself as a magazine for "adults," in 1950 under founding editor HL Gold.<p>I grew up on <i>Galaxy</i>, …

Lenovo just blew our minds with this bendable laptop concept

Wild concept renderings of tech devices are a dime a dozen, but when a major tech company shows one off, people tend to pay attention.<p>On Tuesday, …

Consumer Tech

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation' - CNN Style

Written by Andrea Lo, CNNHong Kong<p>Coming soon: a nation in space for humans.<p>Named after a Norse mythological city of the skies, Asgardia is open to all residents on planet earth and it doesn't cost anything to join.<p>Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world's first …

Space Exploration

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

Our favorite sci-fi books of all time

Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams

Elon Musk is about to become a CEO of another company. Yes, the guy who's already the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX will take on lead duty at a new company …

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

Machine Learning

Nasa discovers 'extraordinary' system of seven Earth-sized exoplanets that could host life

In a remarkable discovery, Nasa has found seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a single distant star.<p>The planets in the extrasolar system, …

Astronomy

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

What is the Alcubierre "Warp" Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Physics

Can't get to CES 2017? We'll take you on a 360-degree tour

If you can't make it to CES 2017, CNET's Brian Tong has got you covered. He's bringing the Vegas tech show right to you with our 360-degree video tours of the show floor. His first stop is the LG booth where he checks one of the biggest hits of CES, the amazingly ultra-thin W7 OLED TV.<p>Sony's booth …

16 Books to Read If You Love ‘Westworld’

HBO’s <i>Westworld</i>, based on the 1973 film by Michael Crichton, has been one of TV’s biggest hits this year. With season two reportedly not making its …

Images: A Fantastic Collection Of Stunning Sci-Fi And Fantasy Based Heavy Metal Comic Book Covers From 1982-1983

This is a continuation of posts featuring the fantastic <i>Heavy Metal</i> comic book covers.<p><i>Heavy Metal</i> was a landmark adult comic book that featured some …

Comic Books

Great Sci-Fi Movies You May Have Missed In 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It's the weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity than catching up on some of 2016's best sci-fi and fantasy films …

Science Fiction Movies

Snap Spectacles review: Fun that's totally worth the trouble

But will people get comfortable with wearable cameras?<p>One of the moments I cherish most in my life repeats itself almost daily. It happens when I come home after a long day of work. After around 12 hours of being away, my dog Moose absolutely loses it when she sees me. She jumps around, hops up on …

Evolution Wants You to Masturbate

And your palms won't be any hairier for it.<p>We live in the golden age of masturbation. Self-pleasuring is celebrated, not demonized, and even science …

Biology

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The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

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The 30 Best Science Fiction Books in the Universe

When it comes to quality science fiction, there’s a lot to choose from. With competing classics from subgenres like cyberpunk and post-apocalyptic …

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Be A Simulation?

We take for granted, every day, that what we perceive as “real” is actually reflective of some type of objective reality. That the atoms and molecules composing our bodies actually exist; that the photons interacting with us possess energy and momentum; that the neutrinos passing through us are …

Quantum Physics

15 Sci-Fi TV Shows You Need To Put On Your Watch List Because They’re Totally Out Of This World

The 80s might hold the title for the best decade in terms of science fiction on the telly, but these days, we're not far behind. Interstellar space …

Science Fiction

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Bill Gates says these are the two books we should all read to understand AI

The tech world’s book-nerd-in-chief wants you to add two books to your list of summer science reads. To get up to speed on artificial intelligence, Microsoft cofounder and philanthropist Bill Gates recommends Nick Bostrom’s <i>Superintelligence</i> and Pedro Domingos’s <i>The Master Algorithm</i>.<p>Gates never …

Machine Learning