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Surprise Homeless Guy Accepts Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Award Instead of Her With Touching Speech

See Miley Cyrus make headlines again at MTV’s Video Music Awards, this time to help the homeless to shed light on the problem of homeless youth in America.

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Can a Smartphone App Fix America's Gun-Control Problem?

Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark B. Barron wants to use smartphones to sol...

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Google's Project Wing Is An Autonomous Drone Delivery Service

Google has been working on self-driving cars for some years now, but the company has just revealed that it is working on yet another ambitious and autonomous vehicle project. According to the BBC a...

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You May Be Amazed How Big Africa Really Is When Not Distorted by Most World Maps

If you estimated the size of Africa by how much it is talked about in U.S. news, it would be the size of Massachusetts. If you look at world maps it looks much bigger... but if you look at h...

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If A Computer Can Diagnose Cancer, Will Doctors Become Obsolete?

I was asked about a year ago at a talk about energy what I was doing about the other large social problems, namely health care and education. Surprised, I flippantly responded that the best solutio...

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California Becomes The Second State Ever To Guarantee That Sick Workers Can Take A Paid Day Off

Early on Saturday morning, the California Senate passed a bill guaranteeing at least three paid sick days a year for about 6.5 million workers, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown (D). Brown’s office s...

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Groundbreaking Technology Transforms Greenhouse Gases Into Furniture, Phone Cases, and Plastic Bags

If there’s a symbol of the environmental destructiveness of our consumer culture, it’s plastic, made from carbon-spewing petroleum products. But what if bags, bottles, and other plastics could hel...

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SkinVision App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Skin Cancer Scanner

SkinVision is a unique mobile app that uses your smartphone’s camera to detect skin cancer and keep track of the health of your skin. The app takes into account skin type and your local UV index, a...

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No Ice? Gaza Is Doing The Rubble Bucket Challenge. ‘We Don’t Have Water, But This Is What We Have.’

The Rubble Bucket Challenge is not a laughing matter. There is a war happening and innocent people are being killed by the droves and pressure time and money is being wasted during and after the si...

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Netflix Asks FCC To Stop Comcast/TWC Merger Citing 'Serious' Public Harm.

Time Warner and Comcast are attempting to merge making the worlds largest cable company. Many, including Netflix thinks this is not good. Netflix has filed a petition demanding that the FCC d...

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MIT scientists create new method of sorting cells using sound waves

Researchers from MIT, Carnegie Mellon University and Pennsylvania State University have developed a novel technique of separating cells with the use of a gentle sound wave. The technique could pote...

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Supreme Court Rules Fifth Amendment Has to Actually Be Invoked

In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court ruled today that a potential defendant’s silence can be used against him if he is being interviewed by police but is not arrested (and read his Miranda rights) a...

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Quantum meets classical: Qubit fabricated with integrated micromagnet increases speed of quantum manipulation in silicon

The ubiquitous classical digital computer encodes data in bits (a portmanteau of binary and digits) in either a 0 or 1 state. On the other hand, while a quantum computer also uses 0/1 data represen...

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14-Year-Old's Biofuel Breakthrough Boosts Algae Production 500%

Algae could provide an endless source of biofuel, however current production methods tend to be costly and time-intensive – first you have to grow the algae, and then you extract oily lipids and co...

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Swiss Army Knife Creator Has Never Layed Off An Employee. Uses Profits To Supplement Hard Periods

Victorinox (/vɪktɵˈriːnɒks/) is a knife manufacturer based in the town of Ibach, in the Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland. Since its acquisition of rival Wenger in 2005, it has, once more, become the s...

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