Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
As official approval of lab-grown meat looms on the horizon, it’s a good time to rethink how we feed ourselves and why we need to make a change sooner rather than later.
Hyperloop designers are dreaming big, which is admirable. What’s less admirable is their failure to dream of practical solutions to real world problems.
Imagine a computer the size of a solar system, powered by a star and built for speed. It sounds impressive, but it may not be as good of an idea as it may seem.
Robots are now making their way to one of the oldest and most important human occupations: farming. And further automation of agriculture will have serious consequences.
Meet the first independent human nation in space. Without an actual presence in space and an iffy plan for how to get there...
George Dvorsky decided to try some myth-busting about the future of AI and the nature of the technology. The end result needs a lot of myth-busting of its own...
Could the far future see a market for selling entire planets not too dissimilar from today's real estate market?
A dive into the limitations of using an artificial neural network to reanimate yourself inside a computer.
It's possible that astronauts living on Mars would eventually form their own sovereign government. And one astrobiologist really wants to speed up this process.
Nuclear engines in commercial aircraft would be a slow motion environmental disaster without a huge leap in shielding technology.