Science & Tech

  • Iron Man Suit May Be Closer To Reality Than You Think

    Posted Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    As science continues to make exceptional advances in technology, the case of life imitating art is becoming more common. Take the ‘Star Trek‘ communicator. We have that now, even better than the one dreamt up over 50 years ago. It’s primary purpose, to communicate with any member of our species anywhere on Earth. Instead we […]

  • Soylent Is Actually A Real Thing!

    Posted Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Soylent Green’ might just become a very real thing. Well, except for the humans-as-ingredients part. Rob Rhinehart, an engineer by trade, has created a product called Soylent, aiming to use it as a replacement for food. If you’re thinking this is eerily similar to a particular science fiction classic, you’re absolutely right. Though not colorful […]

  • Dancing Robots Set Sights On World Domination… By Cuteness

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Slowly but surely the future is coming and you can be sure robots will be a part of it. But before they take over our little blue planet and humans inevitably become their slaves, they will serve mankind by performing tasks deemed too menial for humans. One of these tasks is dancing to pop tunes […]

  • It’s ‘Back To The Future’ With Nike’s Plans To Create Nike Air Mags With Power Laces

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Power laces! All right! Nike shoe designer, Tinker Hatfield, has announced that the sneaker company will create Nike Air Mags with power shoelaces like the ones Marty McFly wore in “Back to the Future II”. As you probably know, when Doc and Marty McFly visit 2015 in “Back to the Future II”, Marty dons some […]

  • Are We One Step Closer to Actual Transformers?

    Posted Monday, February 17th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    We may one day see a world where Autobots and Decepticons are an actuality. DARPA has been working on a project known as ARES or the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System in which they are creating robots that pretty much resemble Optimus Prime, except for maybe the sentient part. DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) […]

  • NASA Working With Private Companies To Mine The Moon

    Posted Sunday, February 16th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Are you a business owner? If so, you may be eligible to go to the moon. NASA plans on teaming up with private companies for lunar exploration. Known as the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown, NASA will award a private company the ability to mine the moon for rare metals and helium […]

  • Attack of the Spermbots

    Posted Monday, February 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    It sounds like a plot for a B-Grade sci-fi horror movie but scientists at the University of Illinois are in the process of building microscopic robots that use whip-like tails known as flagella to “swim” to specifically targeted areas of the human body. What could possibly go wrong? Powered by heart cells these tiny robotic […]

  • Watch The Creation Of The Next Generation Space Shuttle: The Dream Chaser

    Posted Thursday, February 6th, 2014 02:33 pm GMT -4
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    In 2016, the next generation space shuttle, the Dream Chaser, will blast into orbit. Strapped to the back of an Atlas V rocket and developed by private company, Sierra Nevada Corporation, the shuttle will be able to ferry seven astronauts to orbit and back. The flight is currently scheduled to launch on November  1, 2016, from […]

  • The ‘Star Trek’ Holodeck That Could Allow US Soldiers To Train On A Virtual Battlefield

    Posted Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4
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    Ever since the holodeck was first introduced in the pilot episode of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation: Encounter at Farpoint’, I dreamed of one day having one of my own. Now that day has finally arrived, sort of, with the VIPE system. Built by Northrop Grumman, one of the largest defense contractors in the world, […]

  • 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