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.
Researchers at IBM seem to believe that simulating the background activity of the brain will create a conscious, self-aware mind.
Transhumanists preaching the Gospel of the Singularity are right that we don't have to let nature dictate our future. But their absolute faith in utopian technology that hasn't yet been invented is misplaced.
A number of researchers and utopian pundits are promising radical life extension, if not unlimited lifespans. But the science behind their claims is shaky to non-existent.
The Singularity Institute has been reading Weird Things and they have some objections...
The Gospel of the Singularity and its promise of digital immortality is now selling engineering and scientific snake oil and hope to believers.
Humans are reaching the limits of biological evolution according to the opinion of pop sci enthusiasts playing with some bizarre technobabble and numerology.
Talking in depth about ancient astronauts and UFOs.