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Is This Virtual Worm the First Sign of the Singularity?

A far-flung team is trying to build the first digital lifeform to work out the basic principles of the brain.<p>For all the talk of artificial intelligence and all the games of SimCity that have been played, no one in the world can actually simulate living things. Biology is so complex that nowhere on …

78K people have signed up for a one-way trip to Mars

Mars One, one of our favorite commercial space projects, has just released an interesting figure: More than 78,000 people have signed up for the mission’s one-way trip to Mars.<p>The Mars One mission aims to send a group of humans to Mars for permanent colonization. To fund the expedition, the Mars …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Mars One to begin accepting astronaut video applications in the next 4 months

Fed up with your job? Can’t seem to get the kids to behave? Mars One asks, why not move to Mars! The Dutch space travel company will accept video applications for a one-way ticket to paradise (read: dusty, oxygen-poor settlement) between now and this July.<p>The company will announce who gets to make …

Eton BoostTurbine can charge your phone even in places where there’s no power outlet around

We’ve seen a number of different battery chargers in our days. What makes the Eton BoostTurbine is that it can power-up your gadgets even in places …