Society and culture can change beyond recognition in a lifetime---people with criminal convictions for homosexuality are today seeing gay marriage become l
In collaboration with the Seasteading Institute, 43-year-old investor and entrepreneur Peter Andreas Thiel will be investing $1,23 Million (according
While the company is not likely to reach its Kickstarter goal next week, it's secured enough outside funding that the project will continue.
Physicists from the University of Birmingham, with colleagues at Imperial College, London and Technical University of Denmark, have demonstrated an
HALF a century after they were pioneered in France and Japan, could high-speed trains be coming to America? Last year California's legislators gave $7.7 billion to...
With several companies developing technologies that can turn any surface into a touchscreen, it should be widely available soon. Those who want to try it
Timon Sager, a futuristic designer, has created a new flying house concept of the future which he called Wolke7. This interesting flying house concept is a
High school student Jack Andraka has created a paper strip sensor that accurately detects pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancer in minutes and for pennies.
Introducing the latest moonshot from Google[x]: balloon-powered Internet access. Project Loon is a network of balloons traveling on the edge of space, designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, help fill in coverage gaps and bring people b...
One thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates can't be accused of is sloth. He was already programming at 14, founded Microsoft at age 20 while still a student at Harvard. By 1995 he had been listed by Fo...
While the rest of the world is clogging up the internet's lanes sending cat GIFs to one another, there are those that need clear highways to be, you
Search giant says it won't allow apps or services that perform facial recognition - but ban is called 'symbolic', while others expect it to return. By Charles Arthur
By blending advanced computer vision techniques with low-cost video cameras, the Israeli company Mobileye is demonstrating how quickly autonomous driving can be commercialized.
Scientists in Siberia have found the first ever well-preserved sample of blood from a woolly mammoth, which could be used to recreate the extinct species.