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Surgeon Uses Oculus Rift On Patients, Streams Operation Using Google Glass

One of the joys of writing about reporting from the cutting-edge of a newly reborn technology like virtual reality is that you’re constantly being surprised as what people are finding to do with it...

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Sixth Grader's Science Fair Project Rattles Ecologists

By showing that lionfish can live in fresh water, 12 year-old Lauren Arrington has alerted ecologists to the potential for these fish to migrate upstream in rivers where they would pose a threat to...

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‘NSA in da House’ — German Artist Lights Up U.S. Embassy

German artist, Oliver Bienkowski made a point of criticizing the USA’s surveillance program by projecting the words ‘NSA in da House’ over the walls of the US Embassy in Berlin. The image featur...

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Elizabeth Warren: "A Kids Gets Caught with Pot and Gets Thrown in Jail, but Big Banks Launder Drug Money and No One Gets Arrested."

The Democratic Senator "says the game is rigged and it isn't right!" Ms. Warren makes a lot of great points. Unfortunately, she is misguided - as democrats and progressives are bought and sold a...

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Guy Files Dishwasher User Manual as an FCC Comment on Net Neutrality

As the FCC begins to sift through over 1 million comments were filed concerning net neutrality, one stands out as so brilliantly weird, it deserves mention. In a hilarious but incomprehensible ...

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Meet The Math Geniuses Who Run Wall Street

Wolf of Wall Street characters have nothing on QUANTS. Forget Gordon Gekko. Old-style City traders are being replaced by maths geniuses who use super-computers to beat the markets. But are 'quan...

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Travel the world in these Incredible 360° Aerial Panoramas of Cities

What if you could travel the world from the comfort of your own home? AirPano, a non-commercial project devoted to taking high-resolution aerial panoramas, lets you do just that with their extensiv...

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Wasps Aren't Always Black And Yellow.

Nature is amazing and beautiful. Stop and smell the roses and see all of the glory it has to offer. This Multi Colored Wasp is amazing!

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FCC Comment Page Flooded with Over a Million Comments on Net Neutrality

1 million strong for net neutrality! Earlier this week, under crushing traffic, the FCC pushed its deadline back for the first round of public comment to Friday, to allow everyone a chance to s...

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How Simple Playing Cards Match Our Calendar and Lunar Cycles

The card company Bicycle has made a few correlations between modern card decks and the modern lunar calendar. it is very cool. The below are direct quotes from their website. "A complete deck...

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Senate passes phone unlocking bill

The Senate has approved a bill (which already passed in the House) that makes it legal for you to unlock the phones you own so you can choose which carrier you use. The Senate passed the bill un...

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Can You Spot the REAL Camels? ... If You Look Closely, the Real Camels are Actually White.

And in a parallel universe somewhere, the black shadows you see cloud be a life-form that casts a camel as a shadow...

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Experimental stem cell treatment causes woman to grow parts of a nose on her spine

Stem cells are seen as one of modern medicine's most promising magic bullets, but that doesn't mean that we understand them. A paralyzed woman from the US has learned this the hard way, after an ex...

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Eric Holder Fines Citigroup $7B In Mortgage Probe

On July 14th, 2014, the Department of Justice and the Attorney Generals of New York, Delaware, Illinois and Massachusetts arrived at a $7 billion settlement with Citigroup—the same bank that receiv...

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Scientists use wireless Oculus Rift to create real life holodeck

Scientists at the Max-Planck-Institut in Germany have created the closest thing we have to a real life holodeck using a wireless Oculus Rift and multiple cameras distributed inside a 32-foot by 32-...

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