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We Are From The Future...

Science behind the photosynthesis bit: "Energy transfer in light-harvesting macromolecules is assisted by specific vibrational motions of the chromophores," said Alexandra Olaya-Castro (UCL...

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See the Full Story of How Paul Walker Put a Young U.S. Veteran's Fiancé's Wedding Ring on His Tab

CNN confirmed story: When Walker saw a young U.S. military veteran shopping with his fiance for a wedding ring, Paul went to the manager and said "Put that girl's ring on my tab." "The groom was...

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Glow in the dark road unveiled in the Netherlands

The first glow-in-the-dark highway was unveiled today in Holland. The 1600-feet stretch of road has been coated with a “photo-luminising” powder that uses sunlight to power-up during daytime and...

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The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on...

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AS ROBOTS EVOLVE THE WORKFORCE, WILL LABOR LAWS KEEP PACE?

Every day, robots pop up in more workplaces. Employers in industries from health care to food service are drawn to automation technology by the promise of greater productivity and lower costs. Up...

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Scientists Report Teleportation of Physical Objects From One Location To Another

The concept of teleportation comes primarily from science fiction literature throughout human history, but things are changing. It’s 2014 and developments in quantum theory and general relativity...

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BEYOND THE MAKER MOVEMENT: HOW THE CHANGEMAKERS ARE THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

In Silicon Valley, there’s a lot of talk about The Maker Movement. After all, over 195,000 people attended Maker Faire events around the world last year alone. Makers are tech-savvy tinkerers....

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Twelve Technologies Taking Us Toward A World Without Money

As more and more jobs are shed on a daily basis, it’s no wonder why an increasing amount of people are leaning toward the prospect of a moneyless society and resource based economy. Usually, as a...

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Team finds electricity can be generated by dragging saltwater over graphene

When it comes to generating electricity out of water, most people probably think of dams and the use of the water pressure to turn large turbines and generate electricity by means of magnetic...

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Washington Post: The case for Elizabeth Warren for president - "I'm fighting big banks who looted the economy, to level the playing field."

"I'm fighting to level that playing field. I'm fighting to build real opportunity, fighting to give every child a chance to build something extraordinary. And I want you to fight alongside me. We...

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Nano Water Chip Could Make Desalination Affordable For Everyone

With freshwater declining throughout the globe, desalination looks increasingly attractive, but current technologies are expensive, demand far too much energy and are prone to contamination. Now...

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Forget USBs - these ‘post-it notes’ transfer files just by sticking them on to a computer

Transferring data onto your computer could soon be a simple as using a post-it note. Scientists have invented data storage devices that look like the sticky labels, and transfer files simply by...

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MX3D-Metal 3D Printer Creates Complex Metal Objects in Thin Air

Amsterdam-based Joris Laarman Lab teamed up with the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) to design a 3D printer that can produce complex metal objects in thin air. MX3D-Metal is...

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How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible

"Don't worry, just drop the ball." This counterintuitive advice is one of a dozen-plus productivity practices preached by Scott Hanselman, a program manager at Microsoft, author and avid blogger...

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You now live in the post-employment economy, where corporations have decided not to pay people. Profits are high, but employees suffer.

The playing field has changed. Either you have ownership in your company, or you are being exploited and robbed. With the aid of software and bots, one person can now do the job of many for a...

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