Advertisers love to use futurism as a way to position their products as forward-thinking
February 20, 2013 | By Matt Novak
Last week's close encounters with space rocks have raised concerns about how we deal with dangerous asteroids. Here's how we would try to knock them off course.
February 19, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
There are more than 14 billion pages on the web, but they are linked by hyperconnected nodes, like Hollywood actors connected through Kevin Bacon
February 18, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Innovative architects are experimenting with small unmanned aerial vehicles to prove that drones can do more than cause destruction
February 15, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Don't understand love? Not to worry. Scientists continue to study away to try to make sense of it for the rest of us
February 13, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
They have recently been the subject of a lot of scrutiny, but the American military first began developing similar aerial vehicles during World War I
February 12, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
As drones become common as tools of the military and intelligence agencies, how are architects and designers responding?
February 08, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
The debate over drones stirs up questions about whether robots can learn ethical behavior. Will they be able to make moral decisions?
February 08, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
For designers, the battle over what it means to be private in a very public world is a new frontier to be conquered
February 06, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Pro football is turning to screens--some massive, others on smart phones--to try to keep its fans entertained.
February 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
While scientists work toward perfecting the invisibility cloak, one designer has already developed a line of clothing that makes people invisible...to robots
February 01, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Scientists are busy tracking the sources of stolen uranium in the hopes of deterring crime—and prevent the weapons getting into the wrong hands
February 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
The ship that went aground one year ago is slowly but surely being turned upright and salvaged
February 2013 | By Mark Strauss
Thinking like a superhero in virtual reality may induce people to be more helpful in real life
January 31, 2013 | By Marina Koren
We're getting closer to the day when your smartphone knows you have a cold before you do
January 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In 1967, the most trusted man in America investigated the home of the 21st century
January 29, 2013 | By Matt Novak
As cities like New York prepare for what appears to be a future of more extreme weather, the focus increasingly is on following nature's lead.
January 23, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
HapiFork, a utensil that slows down your eating, is one of a new wave of gadgets designed to help you take control of your health.
January 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The Fisher Space Pen has been made famous by Apollo astronauts and Jerry Seinfeld. But just how does it work? And is NASA really spend millions making it?
January 11, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Every January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, companies make a point of showing us how much smarter TVs have become, with the hope that they'll once again become our favorite screen.
January 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland