In the second episode of Futuropolis, the podcast that explores what everyday life will be like in the future, we’re tackling your daily commute.
Screenshot/ Windows 10 The new Windows 10 desktop with Cortana. Ever since the bug-riddled Windows Vista release in 2006, Microsoft has been dodging stones from the tech world about botching their operating systems.
Pluto's Got Heart NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI A global mosaic of Pluto captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft and released on July 24 reveals Pluto and its distinctive heart-shaped feature in more eye-popping detail than ever captured.
When Microsoft unveiled holographic Minecraft on HoloLens at this year’s E3, the crowd let out a huge cheer.
Dot wearable Dot Touchscreens are not conducive to the blind as they cannot see the shifting pixels on the smooth device.
Topographic Map Of Ceres NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA White spots represent the highest elevations, while indigo represents the lowest parts.
Drawing filed with Nintendo's patent for Quality of Life Nintendo via Free Patents Online From the first narrative videogame to those that move games into 3D space, Nintendo has had a prescient, uncanny ability to understand our relationship with technology.
NTSB Chairman Hart and investigators inspect SpaceShipTwo crash site NTSB/Flickr At a public meeting in Washington, D.C., this morning, the National Transportation Safety Board revealed that a combination of human error and inadequate safety measures caused the breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo during a test flight last October 31, killing co-pilot Michael Alsbury and seriously injuring pilot Peter Siebold.
It’s lunch time and you’re hungry. You can now check Google to not only find food near you, but also how busy each restaurant is.
Photo Credit: NASA on The Commons Projects: Spacehack, SpaceGAMBIT, NASA Open Source Software, NASA's Data Portal For a long time now, space exploration has been the preserve of a tiny group of highly specialized and highly trained people, funded almost exclusively by public sector organizations.
If the above gif looks familiar it’s probably because it looks eerily similar to this: This is, of course, how the T-800 Terminator sees and recognizes objects in the world upon arrival from the future in Terminator 2: Judgement Day.
Shiyi Zhang, the paper's lead author, holds up a prototype of the device. Zhang et al, Nature Materials, 2015 via MIT News In recent years researchers have been looking for more efficient ways to deliver medicine over an extended period of time.
The Asahi Shimbun The LFEX petawatt laser. Researchers at Osaka University are claiming to have fired the most powerful laser in the world.
Healthy Human T Cell Wikimedia Commons For the first time, researchers have modified the genes in T cells using CRISPR—a special enzyme that can edit DNA.
Agriculture may make the switch from corn to algae in their feed Source: Wikipedia; Modifications: Jason Tetro Nothing quite beats the taste of corn of the cob in summer or the delightful yellow offering of a true succotash.
Video of RED 4K Camera Captures Riveting Footage of Unique Fluid Behavior in Space Laboratory Mankind’s outpost in space, the International Space Station, does a lot of important research.
A group of longhorn crazy ants join forces to move an object. Ehud Fonio and Ofer Feinerman A little more than a week ago, I found ants in my kitchen.
Robotic Killers Paramount Pictures Terminator Genisys comes out July 1; Tomorrowland comes out May 22 In movies, robots typically masquerade as humans in order to infiltrate society and annihilate us.
Agriculture may make the switch from corn to algae in their feed Source: Wikipedia; Modifications: Jason Tetro Nothing quite beats the sight of corn of the cob in summer or the delightful yellow offering of a true succotash.
Smog Free Ring STUDIO ROOSEGAARDE Each cube, ring or cufflink cleans about 35,000 cubic feet of air. Once you suck smog out of the air, what should you do with it?