“Teleportation would be cool, certainly.”
Japan sent a tiny humanoid robot in space to keep an astronaut company.
"It’s somewhere between a Boca Burger and a McDonald’s burger." "Meatloaf without any salt and pepper."
The Curiosity rover has been on Mars for almost a year. This time-lapse video shows what, exactly, it’s been up to. Here’s more.
This tooth sensor knows if you’ve been overeating or smoking.
Stray hair in your soup? Blech! What does that have to do with these rather beautiful images? Well, surprise, surprise, they’re actually crystalized stray hairs.
“The mere thought of pleasant alternatives made people concentrate less.”
Have you ever wondered why you only manage to accomplish half of the things on your summer to-do list? Science has the answer.
As if the flu weren’t terrifying enough, French researchers have discovered the largest viruses to date. A pair of giant viruses discovered in underwater sediment samples measure 1,000 times bigger than the common flu virus.
Jean-Michel Claverie, who coauthored the paper that announced this discovery, told NPR the pandoviruses could have “emerged from a new ancestral cellular type that no longer exists—possibly from Mars.
These NFC-enabled rings can open your front door, unlock your phone, and do loads of other things. Is the future of security in this high-tech jewelry?
15-year old Ann Makosinsk from Victoria, Canada has invented a flashlight that doesn’t need batteries and instead is powered by the warmth of our hands.
This is what the sounds of dominance, excitement, and desire look like. Beyond Verbal is a firm that maps the patterns and frequency of voices expressing various emotions.
What is this technology good for, you ask?
"If, say, Apple’s Siri understood how you were feeling in addition to what you were saying, it could pull up not just a playlist, but rather a playlist that matched your mood. Politicians could use the technology to practice enhancing qualities such as leadership in their voices while giving speeches. People with Asperger’s syndrome, who often have communication difficulties, could use it to understand verbal cues that extend beyond literal words. It could even help air traffic controllers identify when pilots were under stress."
This wetsuit makes you invisible to sharks.
This pen vibrates when you make a mistake!