The Future

Get Ready. Renowned Bitcoin Trader Says the Currency Will Hit $15,000 in 2017.

Late last week, the price of bitcoin rose beyond $3,500, and it currently sits slightly above $4,200. While some are skeptical of this steady …

Cryptocurrency

A New Theory Suggests We May be the Only Technologically Advanced Civilization Still Around

The Sound of Silence<p>For retired astrophysicist Daniel Whitmire, currently a mathematics professor at the University of Arkansas (UARK), humanity is …

Aliens

The First Truly Applicable Hologram Tech is Here

Interactive Holographic Images<p>A working prototype of what will be the first real multi-user hologram table in the world has been created by the …

Augmented Reality

Toyota Just Patented a "Cloaking Device"

For Better (In)Visibility<p>From cloaking devices that conceal spaceships, to Harry Potter’s hand-me-down disappearing blanket, or even the One Ring and …

Inventions

A New Computing Technology Mimics Aspects of Human Thought

Forget To Learn<p>Researchers have developed a new computing technology that learns how to forget less important memories and hold on to critical …

Quantum Mechanics

Physicists Have Made Exotic Quantum States From Light

From Light to Super-Proton<p>Five years ago, Martin Weitz and his team accomplished what other physicists had thought impossible: they created a …

Quantum Mechanics

Sir Richard Branson Thinks the World Needs to Consider Universal Basic Income

A Stipend for Self-Esteem<p>English business mogul Sir Richard Branson thinks the modern world could benefit from universal basic income (UBI). The …

Basic Income

It's the petrol of the electric-powered auto world.

An Untapped Resource<p>Whether you’re scrolling through cat memes on your phone, writing a glowing <i>Game of Thrones</i> review on your laptop, or running out …

Batteries

A Revolutionary Device Heals Body Parts by Injecting DNA

This tech could restore function in aging body parts<p>This revolutionary technology is able to heal organs by injecting them with DNA. This process …

Health

A Moving Sail Bridge Concept is Transforming the Future of Architecture

Building Innovation<p>Science fiction is full of intriguing structures, from floating cities to organic megastructures that often make us wonder if …

Small, Water-Powered Satellites Could Be the Future of Space Exploration

The Smaller the Better<p>Satellites are typically imagined to be massive constructs that take millions of dollars to produce and maintain, but the much …

Space Exploration

Plants Have Been "Hijacked" to Create a Vaccine — And it Could Eradicate Polio

Polio’s Last Days?<p>Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, but a recent breakthrough could lead to this disease’s elimination once and for …

Public Health

Researchers Hacked Into DNA and Encoded it With Malware

Welcome to the World of Biohacking<p>Biologists pay scrupulous attention to DNA synthesis, not just out of a need for precision, but also as a …

DNA

A New Technique Could Revolutionize Organ Transplants

Deep Freeze<p>A group of scientists from the University of Warwick has taken inspiration from nature for a new research project that could greatly …

Medicine

Investment Bank Report Predicts the Cost of Electric Vehicles Will Match Regular Cars by 2018

Driving Down the Price<p>Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen a surge in electric vehicle development. Apart from Tesla, there are now over a dozen …

Electric Vehicles

Uncover The Hidden Stories Behind Our Greatest Scientific Discoveries

The Universe’s Story<p>It is often thought that science is about data, but at its heart science is about stories. The universe has a story to tell, and …

Science

Nanotechnology Gives Green Energy a Green Color

Green Panels<p>Solar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as …

Clean Energy

Here's Your Critical Guide to the Hospitable Earth-Like Exoplanets

There’s a vital human desire to discover and explore other planets like Earth, so the plenum of candidate Earth-like planets is fitting. As of July …

Exoplanets

Traditional Photography Just Got an Interactive Upgrade

This platform lets you project your surroundings as holograms<p>Fyusion is a first-of-its-kind platform that allows anybody to capture their …

Bitcoin Now Comes From Satellites in Space. Welcome to the Future.

Blockstream Satellite Network<p>On August 15, Blockstream, a Bitcoin software company, announced the launch of its Blockstream Satellite network that …

Cryptocurrency

Broadway Hit “Hamilton” Has a Plan to Stop Bots From Buying up Tickets

The Scalper Sisters<p>This week, musical theater fans can increase their chances of scoring a ticket to “Hamilton” at face value by simply proving that …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Would You Buy Your Own Submarine?

Discover the deep ocean with this personal submarine<p>The U-Boat Worx Super Yacht Sub 3 personal submarine can dive 984 feet deep, it has a ground …

Cool Stuff

Graphene Computers Work 1000 Times Faster, Use Far Less Power

Graphene At It Again<p>The discovery of graphene in 2004 began a flurry of studies to isolate other two-dimensional materials. Graphene was found to be …

Engineering

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Biology

Researchers Made a Graphene Sieve That Can Make Seawater Safe to Drink

Sieving Out Salt<p>A team of researchers led by Rahul Nair of the University of Manchester have invented a graphene oxide membrane that can sieve salt …

Engineering

The Most Important Question Underlying Artificial General Intelligence Research – Is Math Real?

The Fundamental Question<p>Will artificial intelligence replace humanity? The answer rests on one fundamental question – do numbers, and the math we use …

Consciousness

Researchers Have Officially Discovered a New Kind of Chemical Reaction

New Reactions<p>The chemical processes which govern combustion, cloud formation, and climate change are extremely complex. And it appears that some new …

Chemistry

A Drone Unintentionally Landed on Britain’s Largest Warship and No One Noticed

A DJI Phantom drone piloted by a photographer landed on the largest British warship, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, took a photo while on deck, and then …

Drones

As New Electric Vehicles Come to Market, Older Models Get Discounted Up to $20,000

As new electric vehicles (EVs) like Tesla’s much-anticipated Model 3 continue to hit the market with considerable fanfare, choices for consumers …

Electric Vehicles

New Study Reveals Stem Cells from Young Hearts May Help Reverse the Aging Process

To Be Young Again<p>Old hearts may find new life, according to a new study, which shows that stem cells taken from younger hearts can be used to reverse …

Longevity