Science & Tech

  • Man Gets Interrogated By Homeland Security For Wearing Google Glass At A Movie Theater

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Let the following story be a warning to you. Don’t wear your Google Glass to a movie theater or else the Department of Homeland Security will come and question you for hours. A man from Columbus, OH was enjoying a screening of ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ and he just happened to be wearing his Google […]

  • San Antonio Man Claims to Have Killed Bigfoot

    Posted Sunday, January 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    A hunter from San Antonio, Texas is claiming that he shot and killed Bigfoot and plans to take his body on a tour of the United States. However, this guy may just be a total quack. Rick Dyer is claiming that he shot and killed Bigfoot back in September of 2012. He recently released a […]

  • Company Creates Star Trek-esque Food Replicator

    Posted Monday, January 6th, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -4
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    Startup company Natural Machines has developed a new invention called Foodini which strongly resembles the food replicator in ‘Star Trek’. Foodini is basically a 3D printer that creates edible products. It looks no bigger than a microwave. Using an iPad-like interface, you can input what you would like to make, add the ingredients, and the […]

  • This Just In: Time Travelers Don’t Use the Internet

    Posted Saturday, January 4th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Stephen Hawking famously said, “If time travel is possible, where are the tourists from the future?” It was his way of saying that time travel can’t really exist. At least, not in the way we conceive it, which is  fluid movement from the past to the future and vice versa. In fact, time travel to […]

  • Watch Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predict How We Use Computers Today

    Posted Monday, December 30th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    ABC News in Australia has released a clip of Arthur C. Clarke from 1974 accurately predicting how humans would use computers today. It’s almost eerie! Clarke, known has one of the top science fiction writers of the 20th-century, is also known for working with Stanley Kubrick on ’2001: A Space Odyssey’. In this clip filmed […]

  • Infographic: Space Travel Then and Now

    Posted Sunday, December 29th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    The following infographic is a history of space travel and it’s pretty interesting. It’s filled with neat facts that you can use to show off at your next cocktail party! For example, did you know that the first person to orbit Earth was Russian Lieutenant Yuri Gagarin? Take a look! Source: Wish.co.uk  

  • Robots Perform Impressive Stunts at DARPA Robotics Challenge

    Posted Saturday, December 28th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    On December 20 and 21, DARPA held its Robotics Challenge Trials at the Homestead Miami Speedway to find the next super robot that could carry out a variety of different and extraordinary tasks. The winner of the challenge was a Japanese robotics team named SCHAFT, Inc. Their robot, named S-One, managed to do some pretty […]

  • Star Trek-esque Universal Translator Has Been Developed

    Posted Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    From phasers to tractor beams, it seems as if ‘Star Trek’ is influencing the latest technological innovations this day and age. The next piece of sci-fi tech that will soon become a reality is the Universal Translator. (For those of you not in the know, in the series, the Universal Translator was the reason why […]

  • NSA Tapping Into Online Games Such As ‘World of Warcraft’ And ‘Second Life’

    Posted Monday, December 9th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    At this point we’ve probably accepted the NSA tapping into our phones and emails, but have you ever put any thought into the NSA is also tapping into online video games such as ‘World of Warcraft’ and ‘Second Life’? Yes, the Resident you’ve been interacting with on the grid might just be a government agent […]

  • Geneticist Believes Humans Evolved From A Pig Mating With A Chimpanzee

    Posted Sunday, December 8th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    When you think of Darwinian evolution, I’m sure a lot of you imagine that chart depicting the evolution of man. Humans started as monkeys, walking on all fours, and then we evolved into what we see today. However, what if we threw a pig into that evolutionary process? A geneticist from the University of Georgia […]

  • First Feature Film Shot Entirely on Smartphone

    Posted Saturday, December 7th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Here’s a trailer you have to watch! While not sci-fi, this is something of a technological first. This preview is for a movie that will be the first feature-length video shot entirely with a smartphone that will get a theatrical release. This film is directed by Korean filmmaker, Min Byung-Wu. Titled “Cats and Dogs”, the film […]

  • Amazon Unveils Drone Delivery Program

    Posted Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    It certainly is becoming a brave new world, thanks in part to Amazon. The once online bookstore is now developing a program called “Prime Air” that will utilize drones to deliver orders to customers. These drones, called Octocopters, come equipped with a GPS tracking device that will deliver your orders right to your front door […]

  • Star Trek Tricorder May Soon be a Reality

    Posted Thursday, November 28th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Our inner Gates McFadden should be thrilled right about now. We are one step closer to a device inspired by Star Trek’s tricorder. Scanadu, a startup company that created a small handheld scanner for doctors to read a patient’s vital signs, is currently seeking FDA approval for a device called the Scanadu Scout. Ideally The […]

  • NBC To Air Virgin Galactic’s First Voyage into Space

    Posted Saturday, November 16th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Sir Richard Branson and his son, Sam Branson appeared on ‘The Today Show’ to announce that NBC will be documenting Virgin Galactic’s first commercial flight into space. This event will possibly occur this summer. As you probably already know, Sir Richard Branson has been working for years to make commercial spaceflights a reality. Most recently, Virgin […]

  • Japan Develops An Asteroid-Blasting Cannon

    Posted Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency or JAXA has announced that it created a cannon that can blast a hole into an asteroid. Furthermore, JAXA stated that the cannon has been tested and will likely be sent into space next year. Now, you’re probably freaking out. Is an asteroid is headed towards Earth? Is that why […]