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NEW VIDEO: From the Future — "Life vs. Entropy"

"Greetings... We Are From the Future In the future promoting entropy is the cardinal crime. Every organism is a brief upwelling of structure against chaos, a self-assembled wonder creating order...

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Help Scientists By Marking Penguins In Pictures

Check out this latest citizen-science project. It's a site where you can look at photos gathered by an Antarctic network of wildlife cameras and mark if there are penguins in the photos. In other w...

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WikiLeaks posts the software governments use to spy on dissidents

Sometimes when we seek to understand the impact of a digital scenario, we recast it in meatspace and describe an analogous situation. In seeking to understand the most recent (and probably most epi...

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World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print

One day, in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to walk into a car dealership, choose a design — including the number of seats — and have a 3D printed car by the end of the day. This is J...

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'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing

A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada. It is hoped that the device can generate electricity from eating, chewing and talkin...

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Australian students invent chip packet water purifying system

Australian engineering students have invented a simple water filter using chip packers and glass tubing, in response to the 1.5 million deaths around the world caused by polluted water every year. ...

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Scientists Develop Blood-Cleansing Artificial Spleen

Researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute have developed a spleen-inspired device capable of rapidly filtering out pathogenic organisms and deadly toxins from the blood of patients. It’s hoped that...

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Sweden is Now Recycling 99% of its Trash. Here’s how...

The Scandinavian nation of Sweden has set a new precedent in the world of recycling its trash, with a near zero waste amount of 99 percent. Sweden was already ahead of the game back in 2012, when t...

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There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up... We’re Tired of It.

"We, the youth of America, have grown up in war, war war. War has become the new norm for our generation. But these conflicts—declared by older people but fought and paid for by young people—are ro...

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A 16-Year-Old From India Built a Device to Convert Breath Into Speech

A 16-year-old from India has designed a device that converts breath into speech. High-school student Arsh Shah Dilbagi invented TALK as a portable and affordable way to aid people suffering from AL...

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British Firm Produces Liquid Fuel From Water and Thin Air

Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a small firm in Stockton-on-Tees, UK, has succeedin in synthesizing gasoline from water and carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from air. The Independent reported on Friday tha...

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Is Everybody Single? More Than Half the U.S. Now, Up From 37% in '76

Single Americans make up more than half of the adult population for the first time since the government began compiling such statistics in 1976. Some 124.6 million Americans were single in Augus...

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LIVE: Edward Snowden and Julian Assange discuss mass surveillance with Kim Dotcom in Moment of Truth

"A US private sector intel analyst who escaped to China, and then to Russia, after taking on US intelligence agencies, is talking with an Australian stuck in in Ecuador's London embassy who is curr...

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Schizophrenia Revealed To Be 8 Genetically Distinct Disorders

Just over 1 percent of the American population has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, a severe mental disorder that causes debilitating symptoms including paranoid delusions, auditory hallucination...

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Farms in Saudi Arabia

It's called center pivot irrigation. Nice to see it from a birds eye view. "We have this in the US too. Here's Nebraska. it's because of the irrigation. It's a pivoting sprinkler that rotates."...

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