Science & Tech

  • Chicago Vying To Be Home For Space Shuttle Orbiter

    Posted Saturday, March 19th, 2011 09:08 pm GMT -4

    Like 21 other institutions, Chicago’s very own Adler Planetarium is hoping to be one of the chosen ones that will have the privilege of housing a Space Shuttle Orbiter.  While no one knows exactly which cities will be selected, The Adler Planetarium released a rendering of the state-of-the-art glass pavilion and learning center it would […]

  • ‘Apocalypse 2012′ App Available For iPhone And iPad

    Posted Saturday, March 19th, 2011 06:01 pm GMT -4

    Watch the evening news for just ten minutes and it’s not difficult to fathom the fact that we’re facing unprecedented times.  From earthquakes, tsunamis, flooding and other disasters occurring around the world, many believe we’re speeding toward the Apocalypse.  So what are we to do? Lawrence E. Joseph, acclaimed investigative journalist and best-selling author, has […]

  • Interpret: Nintendo 3DS Must Be Both New And Different

    Posted Friday, March 18th, 2011 09:12 pm GMT -4

    It’s common sense that new products need to appeal to be both innovative and different in order to carve their own niche.  But according to a recent study, even though Nintendo 3DS future purchasers are young and avid gamers, their gaming system has yet to distinguish itself among the myriad of others that are on […]

  • Robots Help Rescue Efforts In Japan

    Posted Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4

    I normally never find myself at a loss for words but this story has touched me so deeply that it’s hard for me to formulate a complete thought.  I cannot even begin without saying first how incredibly sad I am for the Japanese people and what they’ve endured.  From a 9.0 earthquake, tsunamis that have literally washed […]

  • Playcast Appoints JWT to Enhance Cloud Gaming Experience

    Posted Saturday, March 12th, 2011 09:12 pm GMT -4

    When the leader of Cloud Gaming joins together with JWT London, good things are bound to happen.  Playcast Media Systems has appointed JWT London to develop its new social gaming portal for PC and TV. Their goal is to harness the technology and creative talent of its new Innovation Lab, which is part of the […]

  • The Implications Of Watson

    Posted Monday, February 28th, 2011 11:11 am GMT -4

    You have to hand it to IBM: they know how to put on a good show. As their Watson system won at Jeopardy, human champion Ken Jennings ruefully conceded: “I for one welcome our new computer overlords.” If you want to buy a working overlord for yourself, IBM senior consultant Tony Pearson reckons it will […]

  • ‘King Kong 360 3D’ Makes History

    Posted Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 06:01 pm GMT -4

    In a historical move, Universal Studios Hollywood’s acclaimed theme park attraction, “King Kong 360 3-D” was awarded “Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project” at the 9th Annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.  This prestigious award is the first-ever presented to a theme park ride. Universal Studios Hollywood broke new ground in themed entertainment […]

  • Sony Ericsson Launches First Gaming Phone

    Posted Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 03:03 am GMT -4

    Serious gamers know that as great as it is to play their favorite games at home on their platform of choice, it’s even more awesome to have the technology and power to play it in the palm of their hand.  Well, Sony Ericsson figured out how to make it happen, and geeky gamers everywhere are […]

  • Future Gazing: Have We Taken The First Step Toward The Gaiafield?

    Posted Thursday, February 17th, 2011 08:08 am GMT -4

    In Peter Hamilton’s “Void” series, a large part of humanity is connected through an emotional transference conductive field called the gaiafield. It’s a technologically enabled emotional Internet where people with gaiamote transplants in their bodies broadcast and receive emotions. A recent report on NPR suggests that we may have taken the first step at developing […]

  • Man Or Machine: Jeopardy!

    Posted Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4

    Do machines have what it takes to live independently from humans? Can they think and reason as well as we can? Should they one day be considered members of society? Movies such as ‘Terminator,’ ‘Bicentennial Man’ and ‘I Robot’ have depicted robots interacting and competing with people – and in rare cases even trying to […]

  • Asteroid ‘Apophis’ Headed For Earth?

    Posted Friday, February 11th, 2011 09:02 pm GMT -4

    We’ve heard it before in cinematic trailers over the years – a giant asteroid hurtles toward earth at amazing speeds, threatening to wipe out our entire planet and life as we know it.   We’ve seen it in the movies ‘Armageddon,’ ‘Deep Impact,’ and witnessed the massive damage of disasters in ‘2012.’ The problem is this […]

  • “Alien” Marketing Ploy Exposed

    Posted Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Just when you think you’ve had a close encounter with an alien ship you find out it was more than likely a marketing ploy. As we reported previously, several videos posted to YouTube last week appeared to show a strange ball of light hovering above a Jerusalem shrine before disappearing into the night. At first […]

  • UFO Filmed Hovering Over Jerusalem Landmark

    Posted Friday, February 4th, 2011 09:06 pm GMT -4

    Onlookers saw more than just the typical stars in the night sky over Jerusalem on January 28, 2011. The glowing orb was caught on film and was found hovering over the skyline. Needless to say UFO experts are dumbfounded and believe this is final proof that aliens actually do exist. Eyewitness reports claim the circular […]

  • Weather Modification Conspiracy?

    Posted Saturday, January 29th, 2011 02:15 pm GMT -4

    For those who are familiar with the X-Files, you’ll be happy to know that just like the popular television show a certain fact rings true:  the truth really is out there. A real life conspiracy theory has erupted.  Evergreen Aviation, one of the world’s largest private aviation companies, has been accused of weather modification.  That’s […]

  • ReWalk: Futuristic Technology Today

    Posted Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 08:04 am GMT -4

    It’s often been said that the science fiction of today becomes the technology of tomorrow. This couldn’t be truer in terms of ReWalk. ReWalk both develops and markets walk restoration devices for people with lower limb disabilities, including paralysis. Not all people are good candidates for this type of technology, but those who are benefit […]