Science & Tech

  • ‘Star Wars’-Inspired Tech: Military Developing Hoverbikes

    Posted Sunday, June 28th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    The US military may very soon be using hoverbikes that are strikingly similar to the speeder bikes from ‘Star Wars,’ UK engineering company Malloy Aeronautics developed a prototype for a hoverbike and will partner with the Maryland-based defense research firm US SURVICE to create hoverbikes for the Department of Defense. The hoverbike was developed to […]

  • No Big Deal: Mass Extinction Is Underway

    Posted Sunday, June 28th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    When news of the new Spider-man and the latest White House bids attracts our attention, it’s pretty easy to miss that a sixth mass extinction is underway threatening the viability of humanity as we know it. In a study published in ‘Science Advances,‘ a new study suggests that the loss of species is accelerating at a […]

  • Pornhub Wants To Shoot Porn In Space

    Posted Sunday, June 21st, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the dawn of science fiction, many people have fantasized about going to space and getting it on with exotic busty alien babes. Sex in space is certainly a subject of fascination and one that NASA has remained pretty tight-lipped about in recent years. However, one company is ready to spark our curiosity to see […]

  • High School Student Discovers Alien Planet

    Posted Sunday, June 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    17-year-old Tom Wagg of Staffordshire, England may just be the youngest person to ever discover an exoplanet or a planet that lives outside our solar system. Wagg is a student at Newcastle-Under-Lyme School and participates in a work-study program at Keele University. The University has a program dedicated to the search of exoplanets known as […]

  • Asteroid Named After Leonard Nimoy

    Posted Sunday, June 14th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Star Trek’ fans were devastated by the loss of Leonard Nimoy back in February, but the iconic television star will be immortalized because an asteroid has recently been named after him. Called 4864 Nimoy, the asteroid is located within the belt between Mars and Jupiter. It orbits the sun every 3.9 years. Initially discovered in […]

  • We’re One Step Closer To A ‘Jurassic World’ Cloned Dinosaur

    Posted Sunday, June 14th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    As if Jurassic Park’ through ‘Jurassic World‘ didn’t warn us enough, scientists in London discovered red blood cells in dinosaur bones, which lead to the potential of resurrecting dinosaurs. Perhaps one day we’ll be welcomed to a very real Jurassic Park. Materials scientist Sergio Bertazzo and his colleague paleontologist Susannah Maidment were testing dinosaur bones […]

  • ‘Jurassic World’ Advisor Claims Film’s Science Is More Plausible Than You May Think

    Posted Thursday, June 11th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    With ‘Jurassic World‘ preparing to take a massive bite out of this weekend’s box office, the nostalgia of many who saw the very first “Jurassic” film comes to mind and with it, the fascination of dinosaurs. It’s been 22 years since the idea of genetically cloned dinosaurs living in modern times first presented itself on the […]

  • ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Launches STEM Scholarship

    Posted Sunday, May 31st, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and its executive producer Chuck Lorre have created The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment to provide financial aid to low-income UCLA students who are pursuing a STEM-based education. The Big Bang Theory Scholarship will be given 20 students, many of them freshman, this coming academic year. The endowment raised $4 million […]

  • Become Your Favorite Avenger Thanks To Samsung’s 360 Degree Simulation

    Posted Sunday, May 31st, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    You’ve seen the movies and there are plenty of video games that let you play as a member of The Avengers, but none are as immersive as this new 360 degree simulator from Samsung.  Launched to coincide with ‘Age of Ultron,’ this simulator actually allows you, guided by Maria Hill herself, to step into Avengers Tower […]

  • Book A Room At The UFO Hotel

    Posted Monday, May 25th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Until space tourism becomes a booming industry, you may have to settle for a night in a small California town off the I-15. Baker, California may just be a pit stop for many people en route to Las Vegas (and the home of the world’s largest thermometer), but it may soon become the home of […]

  • Scotland Yard Feared Trekkies And Sci-Fi Fans In The Late 90s

    Posted Monday, May 25th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you had lived in the UK in the late 90s, chances are Scotland Yard was keeping an eye on you. While performing research for his new book, ‘How UFOs Conquered the World’, Dr. David Clarke, a journalism professor at Sheffield Hallam University, came across a secret briefing note sent by Scotland Yard to the […]

  • ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’ Now Available on Netflix

    Posted Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s a good week to be Bill Nye, and it’s a pretty good week if you were a fan of ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy.’. 31 episodes of the venerable PBS Kids program are now available on Netflix for you to say, “Oh yeah! I remember that!” when music videos for songs like “Crust” by […]

  • So… Apparently There’s An Alien In The Mona Lisa

    Posted Sunday, May 17th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    The Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world bringing about everlasting intrigue. However, you might be surprised to learn that a few paranormal investigators believe Leonardo da Vinci makes an allusion to the presence of aliens in his famous portrait. According to a group of conspiracy theorists called The Paranormal Crucible, if […]

  • NASA Gears Up To Search For Alien Life

    Posted Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    NASA is getting serious about finding life beyond our planet. In a new initiative called The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science, or NExSS, NASA plans to study the different elements of exoplanets (planets that orbit a star other than our sun) as well as their host stars and neighboring planets to better determine if they’re […]

  • Stephen Hawking Addresses Zayn Leaving One Direction

    Posted Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    View image | gettyimages.com Clearly when one of the most notable cosmologists gives a talk, you’re going to want to ask him or her a question about the repercussions of Zayn Malik leaving One Direction. Stephen Hawking gave a presentation as a hologram at the Sydney Opera House. During the Q&A section, he was asked, […]