Science & Tech

  • Stephen Hawking Sings Monty Python’s Galaxy Song

    Posted Sunday, April 19th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    In case you missed it, Stephen Hawking lent his voice to a cover of Monty Python’s Galaxy Song. The song, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez, originally appeared in ‘Monty Python’s Meaning of Life,’ however, a new version of the song was included in the troupe’s reunion shows where Hawking appeared in a […]

  • Netflix To Release Descriptive Video Services for ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    A recent development in the world of services for the disabled was the introduction of ‘Descriptive Video Services’ (known as DVS audio in the industry), which is a way to enhance shows with a narrative track that describes the action on-screen so fans that are visual impaired or blind can follow the story unfolding on […]

  • Check Out This ‘Back to the Future’ iPhone Case

    Posted Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Great Scott! Here’s another new product inspired by ‘Back to the Future Part II.’ Bandai will soon be coming out with a DeLorean phone case for the iPhone 6. The toy company purposely released the phone case this year to celebrate ‘Back to the Future Part II.’ The tiny DeLorean lights up when someone calls. […]

  • Japanese Hotel Will Be Staffed By Robots

    Posted Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

      The eventual cybernetic revolt may be more hospitable than previously imagined. Huis Ten Bosch, a theme park in Japan’s Nagasaki Prefecture, will soon be opening a hotel that will employ a robot staff. The Henn-na Hotel, which means the Strange Hotel, plans to use robotic receptionists at the front desk. These androids are known […]

  • Looking For A Mech Suit? Head Over To Amazon!

    Posted Sunday, January 25th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    In need of a mech suit? Who isn’t? Our lives would be so much better if we could hop into a giant robot suit, lift heavy things and stomp all over the place. Well, it looks like mech suits are now available for everyday consumers. Actually it’s just one everyday consumer to be exact. And […]

  • Air Force UFO Files Have Now Hit The Web

    Posted Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Now that executives at Fox are in talks to bring back ‘The X-Files,’ it looks like Agent Mulder may have an easier time obtaining information on UFO investigations performed by the US Air Force. Project Blue Book is now available as a PDF online with easy browsing via year and keyword. During the 1950s and […]

  • CNN Has A Video For The End Of The World

    Posted Sunday, January 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    It seems as if the news media is prepared for anything, with rumors of pre-written obituaries of famous people or coverage of some possibly future catastrophic event. A video was recently unearthed of what CNN plans to broadcast should the world ever come to an end. So, if you happen to be watching the 24-hour […]

  • Nike Mags From ‘Back To The Future’ Are Seriously Going To Happen In 2015

    Posted Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 12:01 pm GMT -4

    Now that it’s 2015, it seems as if a myriad of companies are scrambling to ensure the elements of 2015 in ‘Back to the Future II’ are an actual reality. Hendo Hoverboards, who fine-tuned the hoverboard last year, recruited Tony Hawk to test out their levitation devices. The Slovak company AeroMobil just released a video […]

  • New App From ‘Robopocalypse’ Writer

    Posted Sunday, January 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Robopocalypse’ writer Daniel Wilson created a new app that combines a gripping sci-fi story with a videogame giving users the opportunity to rescue a spaceship in distress. Titled ‘Mayday! Deep Space’, the app utilizes voice recognition letting users respond to S.O.S. calls from the USS Appaloosa while learning the harrowing story of what happened to […]

  • It’s 2015 And Flying Cars Are A Reality!

    Posted Sunday, January 11th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Many people expected to see flying cars in the year 2000. Henry Ford stated in 1940, “Mark my word: A combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come.” Heck, many ’Back to the Future Part II’ fans expected to see flying cars in the year 2015, as if Robert Zemeckis […]

  • Stephen Hawking Is “Badass” According To Neil DeGrasse Tyson

    Posted Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 08:04 pm GMT -4

    It’s a stellar year for scientists as two films about the intellectual profession have been creating a buzz in the biz: ‘The Imitation Game’ starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing and ‘The Theory of Everything’ starring Eddie Redmayne as Stephen Hawking. Of the two, however, the biopic of Stephen Hawking’s life is taking over the […]

  • Get To Know Einstein With This New Project

    Posted Sunday, December 14th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Einstein fans, rejoice. The Einstein Papers Project, a decades-long effort by the Princeton University Press to collect and compile the physicist’s personal and professional works is now available online. The thousands of documents relating to Einstein’s life span forty-four years, and can be found here at Digital Einstein Papers. As the man is a huge […]

  • Watch Tony Hawk Ride An Actual Hoverboard

    Posted Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    Last month, Hendo Hoverboards flew into the scene with a video that proved that they perfected the eagerly sought-after hoverboard. With many people wanting to get their feet on a hoverboard since ‘Back to the Future Part II’, Hendo Hoverboards’ Kickstarter surpassed its monetary goal. Hendo is certainly taking the world by storm and even […]

  • First Images Of The Futuristic Designs For The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

    Posted Sunday, November 9th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Ma Yansong, the Beijing-based architect chosen to conceive George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, recently released a couple of designs of what the museum might possibly look like. Clearly, the world of science fiction as well as the works of Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe had an influence on Ma’s designs. […]

  • Company Creates Actual Hoverboard

    Posted Monday, October 27th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Many of us were immensely entertained to see Marty McFly ride a hoverboard in ‘Back to the Future Part II’. While there have been a couple of rumors floating around that hoverboards have existed for years, they’ve remained unfounded. However, it looks like a company from Los Gatos, California has actually created the hoverboard and […]