Science & Tech

  • Artist Sends The NSA A Super Ecrypted Mixtape

    Posted Sunday, July 20th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Photo by David Huera via The Motherboard NSA surveillance has certainly done its fair share of polarizing the country as well as making some of us regret things we’ve Snapchatted as of late. Many people have expressed their concern ranging from Tweets to full blog posts. However,...
  • Military Tasks Hollywood To Help Create Actual Iron Man Suit

    Posted Sunday, July 20th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in March, Navy Admiral William McRaven announced the military’s plans to put together a prototype of what is essentially a real-life Iron Man suit. Known as TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit), these super soldier garbs really do seem like a creation from the...
  • Want To Name An Alien Planet?

    Posted Sunday, July 13th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    When it comes to naming distant planets, the International Astronomical Union is looking to you, Joe Public. No longer will planets be named by some dude with a telescope and an affinity toward Roman mythology! Unless that’s what you vote for, of course… Starting in...
  • Meet Kodomoroid, The Android Newscaster

    Posted Sunday, June 29th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Of course we have robots to protect the streets of future Detroit, serve as science officers on commercial towing spaceships, and become Stepford wives, so it makes sense the next evolution would be androids anchoring the news. Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science would...
  • New ‘Star Wars Scene Maker’ App Lets You Recreate Your Favorite Scenes

    Posted Sunday, June 29th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    If you ever fantasized about living the life that George Lucas leads, you can now step into the director’s chair with the new Star Wars Scene Maker app. Available for mobile devices that run iOS 7 or later, Star Wars Scene Maker revisits three legendary scenes from the original...
  • The Hollywood Science Fiction Museum Reaches its Kickstarter Goal

    Posted Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I always thought C-3PO would make an excellent docent… Our sincere congratulations go out to the New Starship Foundation as they achieved their Kickstarter goal to open the Hollywood Science Fiction Museum. The New Starship Foundation is the non-profit responsible for...
  • The Government Wants to Control Your Emotions

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The upcoming film version of the ‘The Giver’ seems nothing like the book, but DARPA just gave a ton of money to two organizations aiming to create brain chips that would control our emotions. That seems eerily similar to the idea of “Sameness”, don’t you think? Typically...
  • Holograms From Our Smartphones? This Company is Our Only Hope!

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Clearly our society has a need for holograms, whether it’s Princess Leia appealing to Obi Wan or an audience delighting in the resurrection of Tupac. A Carlsbad-based company is taking full-advantage of this national demand and is currently creating a way  for anyone to...
  • SpaceX Unveils the Dragon V2

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 06:53 pm GMT -4 by
    Photo from SpaceX A huge development in the space industry took place last week when the private space company SpaceX unveiled it’s new Dragon V2 spacecraft. And I’ve got to say, the Dragon V2 spacecraft looks like a pretty sweet ride. Since 2010, NASA has been encouraging...
  • The Military Has a Plan In Event of the Zombie Apocalypse

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 02:07 pm GMT -4 by
    If you’re like me, you probably spend a serious amount of time thinking about how an actual zombie apocalypse would transpire. Other people may dismiss your endless rumination as nothing more than the needless musings of a bored blogger. However, little do they know that the...
  • TV Review: ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The World Set Free’

    Posted Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Cosmos’ holds no punches this week with “The World Set Free”, and it spends the better part of forty minutes explaining how climate change happened, why humans are the cause of it, and the detrimental side effects of the waste products of our society. That’s...
  • New Type of Wasp That Turns Cockroaches Into Zombies Named After Dementors

    Posted Monday, May 26th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Special wasps native to Thailand have finally been given a name and their title is inspired from the Harry Potter universe. After holding a vote at Berlin’s Natural History Museum, visitors chose the name Ampulex Dementor. The Ampulex Dementor wasp can literally turn cockroaches...
  • New ‘Jupiter Ascending’ International Trailer From The Wachowski Siblings

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 02:45 pm GMT -4 by
    Those Wachowski siblings are at it again! This time they’re bring us a sprawling space opera titled ‘Jupiter Ascending’ and we have a new international trailer for you! Mila Kunis. OK, so they now have my undivided attention! Even though Kunis is more than...
  • 3 New Clips Analyzing Tom Cruise’s Exo-Suit From ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’

    Posted Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 07:42 pm GMT -4 by
    Many would reference a colorful film starring Bill Murray to describe the plotline of Tom Cruise’s new film; ‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ but being a total sci-fi geek, and having recently re-watched ‘Stargate SG-1,’ I find myself comparing the resetting...
  • TV Review: ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Immortals’

    Posted Monday, May 19th, 2014 08:36 pm GMT -4 by
    “The Immortals” is the best episode in ‘Cosmos’ we have seen since the early episodes. Told in a very human perspective, “The Immortals” seeks to answer difficult scientific questions with all the awe, wonder, and dread that the cosmos can...