Science & Tech

  • Traveling Forward in Time Is a Piece of Cake

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    At the British Science Festival in Birmingham on September 10, famed physicist Brian Cox shared his theory that time-traveling forward may be simpler than we thought. However, you may run into a few obstacles traveling back in time. As you and I already know, time slows down when you travel at the speed of light. […]

  • Naughty Images Depicted on Ancient Roman Coins

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5
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    The pornographic playing cards you found in your grandfather’s basement may seem ancient, but nothing compares to this. Ancient Roman coins have been found with depictions of some racy sex acts. Known as “spintriae”, these coins were made from bronze or brass. They date as far back as the first century CE. One side of […]

  • London Skyscraper Has Become A Death Ray

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 02:16 pm GMT -5
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    Strange things are happening in London’s financial center. Cars are melting. Stores are catching fire and tiles are shattering. It feels like the next Roland Emmerich flick. However, that’s not the case. The London skyscraper known among locals as “The Walkie-Talkie” is melting cars and creating fires in other nearby buildings. This sounds like it […]

  • Marvel’s New JARVIS App Allows Voice Control, Interactive Content And More

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 02:22 pm GMT -5
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    Introducing Marvel’s new JARVIS app, available on iTunes and compatible with iPad, iPhone or any iOS device, which you can use in your everyday life to wake you up, check the weather and post to Facebook.  The voice of the movie JARVIS, Paul Bettany, provided over 20 hours worth of voice recordings including nine downloadable […]

  • NASA Developing Warp Drive Technology

    Posted Sunday, September 1st, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Star Trek fans, get ready! While scientists have developed phasers and teleportation calculations, NASA, too, is working on the ability for a spacecraft to go into warp drive. NASA scientists, including physicist, Harold “Sonny” White, have been experimenting with the idea of warp drive at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. At the Starship Congress […]

  • Human Brain To Human Brain Interface Created

    Posted Saturday, August 31st, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5
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    This month, researchers Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco of the University of Washington have successfully demonstrated brain-to-brain communication between two human beings. Using an EKG machine, a magnetic stimulation coil and Skype, Rao was able to send a brain signal to Stocco, causing Stocco to involuntarily move his right index finger. This is a groundbreaking […]

  • CIA Confirms Existence Of Area 51

    Posted Sunday, August 18th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    UFO conspiracy theorists rejoice! Do you think time travel is possible? Heck, you can even do a jig, too! Sure, you’ve encountered a lot of flack for your wild and crazy beliefs, but now you can rest assured. Area 51 is totally 100% undeniably real. The CIA has officially acknowledged the existence of the testing base in central […]

  • Jetpacks Are Now Legal In New Zealand

    Posted Saturday, August 17th, 2013 03:30 pm GMT -5
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    If jetpacks are your preferred mode of transportation, pack your bags and fly off to New Zealand. The country’s Civil Aviation Authority has given the company, Martin Aircraft, an official permit to test their new P12 jetpack device. For Peter Coker, the chief executive of Martin Aircraft, this is pretty monumental. “For us it’s a […]

  • Teleportation: Not As Convenient As We Thought

    Posted Monday, August 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -5
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    A group of physics students at the University of Leicester discovered that teleportation from the Earth to another location in the universe would take 350,000 times longer than the universe has been in existence. As you probably learned in your first year of Starfleet, when you teleport, your entire being is broken apart and put […]

  • Despite Decapitation Worms Can Still Remember

    Posted Saturday, August 10th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though worms are often associated with seventh grade science dissection or how to eat fried versions of them, these little critters are more fascinating than you think. As you may know, worms have the ability to regenerate. However, scientists discovered that if you cut off a worm’s head, once the head grows back, the worm’s […]

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains An Easier Way To Defeat Superman

    Posted Sunday, August 4th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    As we all know, Superman a.k.a. Kal-El of Krypton, was rocketed from a red sun system to our planet Earth, in a yellow sun system.  These yellow sun beams grant Kal-El super human powers, like super human strength, flight, heat vision, x-ray vision, freezing breath and super ventriloquism (Oh it’s true).  The only things that […]

  • ComicCon 2013: New Trailer for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’ Debuts

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 08:06 pm GMT -5
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    The spaceship of the imagination’s ride just got pimped, and we got a sneak preview of what it’s going to be like at San Diego Comic Con 2013. That’s right, the famous Carl Sagan series, ‘Cosmos’, is back, and it has some unlikely partners. While it comes as no surprise that the 13 episode series will […]

  • The Late Iain Banks Now Has An Asteroid Named After Him

    Posted Monday, July 8th, 2013 10:23 am GMT -5
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    Science fiction fans were shocked in April, when Iain Banks announced that he had gallbladder cancer and was not likely to live past a year. He died on June 9th, 2013, but his memory will live on in his famous ‘Culture’ series, and now, in an asteroid. This, of course, is altogether appropriate as the citizens […]

  • Vulcan Denied As A Name for Pluto’s Moon

    Posted Thursday, July 4th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    As a fan of Star Trek, I thought this summer couldn’t get any better. However, it is now a disappointing time for Trekkies everywhere as earlier this week, the name Vulcan was denied by the International Astronomical Union for one of Pluto’s moons. If you recall, a couple of months ago there was a poll to name […]

  • Gene Roddenberry’s Ashes To Journey To The Sun

    Posted Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    It’s sort of an old story at this point, that people’s ashes have been sent into space as a memorial. It’s even a little bit of an old story that Gene Roddenberry’s ashes are being sent into space. Along with Jimmy Doohan (Scotty from Star Trek), the company Celestis has sent parts of their remains […]