Innovation

i, robot
uncanny

Creepy robot skin answers 3 questions about the future

The questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

Frog hack

Self-healing “Xenobots” mean a future with living machines

Scientists hack frog cells so they self-heal.

trojan horse

Tiny robots can now smuggle drugs into brain tumors

The future of cancer treatment may be robot-delivered.

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Come for the cool space ships and funny robot. Stay for the space leather.

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Lost In Space Season 3 release date, trailer, cast of Netflix’s sci-fi reboot

Danger, Will Robinson!

Innovation

13 home robots for sale right now that will transport you to the future

Take control of the robots before they control you.

Tears in the Rain

1 WandaVision Easter egg makes Vision's ending even more powerful

The Marvel Cinematic Universe series ends with a major Blade Runner shout-out, with huge ramifications for moving foward.

to boldy go

Watch how a robot snailfish is exploring Earth's final frontier

new horizons

Everything you need to know about Horizon Forbidden West

Aloy's next adventure is just over the...horizon.

bulking up

Super-strong mechanical muscles bring us closer to autonomous robots

Self-powered, buff robots are coming.

checkpoint

The secret to super smart A.I. may be hidden inside an Atari cartridge

technology
UFO FAQ

Why is the Pentagon releasing a UFO report, anyway?

Five answers for your need-to-know questions.

The Inverse Interview

'WandaVision' VFX team reveals exactly how Vision came back to life

no layovers

Hybrid gasoline-electric drone breaks a major aviation record

The Perimeter 8 uses a gasoline-electric powertrain instead of a battery to fly 20 times longer

that 007 fit

1 common item could be the future of communication technology

The future of smart clothing wants to read your mind

Meta

Watch Epic Games level the uncanny valley in incredible MetaHuman Creator video

Video games will never look the same.

watching you

A scientific twist on an iconic video game just might prevent the apocalypse

With a little less dancing and a little more traffic modeling.

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You need to watch the best retro sci-fi movie on Disney+ ASAP

Kurt Russell is at his peak teenybopper in this 1969 comedy.

Sophisticated Ganer

WhirlwindFX compact Atom gaming keyboard beats the competition in 1 crucial area

The Atom is an ideal alternative to WhirlwindFX's less-mobile Element with impressive software.

Movie Magic

How the VFX studio behind WandaVision is changing sci-fi television

Ahead of its Marvel debut, MARZ reveals the tricks behind their special effects work on sci-fi hits like Umbrella Academy and Watchmen.

404

Werner Herzog is right about this terrifying apocalypse scenario

Our demise may be at the hands of our greatest creation.

The Abstract Podcast

Smart clock vs. body clock

In this episode, we explain how the latest science can offer crucial new paths to a good night's sleep.

The Abstract Podcast

Nickel and robotic fabric: The building blocks of the future

In this episode, we explain how the most basic materials could revolutionize daily life.

Future cities
Insect Apocalypse

Scientists reveal the strange cause behind a "biblical plague" in Las Vegas

In the Loop

Exclusive: Virgin Hyperloop's historic pod is going to the Smithsonian

Virgin Hyperloop's headline-making transportation pod is going on a bigger trip than ever.

Innovation

Self-driving cars: One politician's plan to avoid chaos in California

California state senator Ben Allen is on a mission to prepare for the future of autonomy.

big stuff

F-150 Raptor: A futuristic archetype for the American pick-up

The Raptor is an absolute unit.

Now Boarding

Virgin Hyperloop: incredible video shows how people will ride 700 mph tube

The futuristic pod transit system has taken a step forward, following its successful passenger test.

Innovation

8 ways robots may transform urban nature

push and pull

Elastic diamonds could help quantum computers run at room temperature

Quantum computing could get a 10 karat upgrade.

tree hugging

To reduce pollution pockets, Los Angeles is using A.I. from Google

Out on the town

Study reveals one key way foxes are evolving to become more like pets

City foxes are changing — and fast.

In the loop

Virgin Hyperloop co-founder explains why the first ride was so ... slow

hyped up

Virgin Hyperloop: First passenger says ‘zippy’ ride felt like ‘science fiction’

“I really had this split second thought that maybe I was going to flicker out of visibility and reappear somewhere else entirely."

Recycle 4 real

We're drowning in a sea of plastic. A new process could be a life preserver

Before you put your grocery bags into the recycling, read this.

Musk watch
Around the world

When will Starlink be available globally? SpaceX is about to hit a big goal

Musk Reads

Musk Reads: Video shows the Boring Company’s first public tunnel in action

The Boring Company’s first public tunnel draws closer; Neuralink enables a monkey to play games; Tesla Solar Roof turns up the price.

serve's up

Neuralink monkey video merely shows “rudimentary” demo, says BCI pioneer

Link Up

SpaceX Starlink beta impressions: what a cybersecurity expert thinks

A cybersecurity expert who runs his own alternative to Google at home has tried out Starlink — and he’s impressed.

Musk Reads

Musk Reads: See Tesla’s incredible Model 3 deliveries in action

Tesla bounces back with deliveries, SpaceX tweaks Starship, and Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals what he thinks of Musk.

rock on

See the SpaceX Crew Dragon's sunroof

The Crew Dragon capsule now comes in a variant with a large window atop — a sight familiar to ISS astronauts and Midwest homeowners alike.

all good things

Starship: Elon Musk explains the surprising reason SpaceX's Mars rocket just exploded

The bright, silver rocket has yet to complete a successful flight.

Raise the roof

How to get Tesla Solar Roof in your area: 3 tips from an owner

Jason Lassen faced an uphill struggle to get his Tesla Solar Roof installed — and now he’s got some top tips for how to get it installed in your area.

Big Boost

Musk Reads: Photo reveals SpaceX’s Mars-bound booster rocket

Super Heavy steps forward, Starlink gets an agreement, and Musk becomes the “Technoking.”

Life on Mars?

SpaceX Mars city: simulation reveals what Elon Musk is still missing

Shooting Star

Musk Reads: SpaceX photo shows record-setting Falcon 9

Tesla Semi steps forward, SpaceX sets a rocket record, and Starship set for fixes.

Techjoking?

Elon Musk declares himself Tesla ‘Technoking’ amid SEC clashes

The Tesla CEO will serve alongside Zach Kirkhorn, chief financial officer and Master of Coin.

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frickin' laser beams

Airbus will use lasers to improve the worst part of flying

If The Graduate were made today, they’d say there’s a great future in lasers. Airbus seems to think so.

Emergency Hibernation

NASA’s InSight crisis reveals the most difficult part of exploring Mars

NASA has a long history of underpromising and overdelivering. But sometimes, space robots go wrong.

Snow white

Look at the whitest paint ever invented

Vantablack has met its match.

FFFFFFFFF

All the cars from the F9 trailer — and how much it costs to blow ’em up

Also family, barbecue, and beer.

best of both

Researchers generate human-monkey chimeric embryos

Don’t worry, there are not human-monkey babies — yet.

Blast off 🚀

SpaceX Crew-2 launch date, astronauts, and return for the NASA ISS mission

Here’s everything you need to know.

Innovation

Blue Origin test flight livestream, launch site, start time for mission NS-15

Blue Origin is about to take a major step towards actual space tourism. Here’s what you need to know.

Around the world

When will Starlink be available globally? SpaceX is about to hit a big goal

Musk Reads

Musk Reads: Video shows the Boring Company’s first public tunnel in action

The Boring Company’s first public tunnel draws closer; Neuralink enables a monkey to play games; Tesla Solar Roof turns up the price.

yes-class

Virtual tour: Mercedes EQS will make Tesla fanboys drool

Its futuristic design makes it seem like a starship on wheels.

spinning webs

A revolution in 3D printing could help scientists speak to spiders

uncanny

Creepy robot skin answers 3 questions about the future

The questions you’ve always wanted to ask.