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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

radio silence

7 minutes of terror: Here's how NASA's Perseverance rover will land on Mars

strawberries & cream

Scientists design "quantum brain" to revolutionize computing

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Video: One of nature's most deceptive insects is helping build a better robot

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Meta

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

Video games will never look the same.

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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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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.

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Nickel and robotic fabric: The building blocks of the future

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

Reboot Camp

10 weird technologies the military is testing

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A smart clock saved my mental health at night. Can its successor?

"Doomscrolling" is killing us! This clock can help.

The Superhero Issue

How technology is catching up to Iron Man's heart

Tony Stark's Arc Reactor is one of the most iconic pieces of tech in the MCU.

suited and booted

Robot fabric could solve the most annoying part of camping

It's time to expand our idea of what fabric can do, a new Yale study says.

Future cities
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.

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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.

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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.

Innovation

Rivian’s next electric cars could follow a Tesla-like path to success

Rivian plans to launch the R1T and R1S soon, but it's already looking further ahead.

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Space City

SpaceX Mars city: What Musk's ‘free planet’ declaration really means

Eric Berger's book, Liftoff, chronicles the rise of SpaceX. It could also give hints about the future.

Fire in the Sky

SpaceX Starship: SN10 belly flops, lands, and explodes in jaw-dropping video

SpaceX's Starship SN10 event was more successful than previous attempts, but still went up in flames.

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SpaceX Moonshot: How to win a seat on Yusaku Maezawa's trip to the Moon

This Japanese billionaire is ready to be the Willy Wonka of the Moon.

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Musk Reads: Elon Musk’s incredible Starship photo hints at future plans

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Shooting Star

Where is Starman? Tesla Roadster embarks on third — loneliest — orbit around the Sun

Elon Musk's electric car was sent on a tour of the inner Solar System in February 2018.

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SpaceX’s historic all-civilian flight has just two spots left: How to join

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How SpaceX is working with the chaos in Texas

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SpaceX Starlink: internet service will get even faster, Elon Musk reveals

SpaceX's internet connectivity constellation is taking shape, and CEO Elon Musk has big plans for the next phase.

Calling Major Tom

Tom Cruise, Yusaku Maezawa, and you: How 5 private missions will change space travel

Space is slowly opening up

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SpaceX Starship: Video shows incredible SN10 ship ahead of next major test

SpaceX is gearing up to launch the Starship "SN10" prototype. Here's what you need to know.

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kaboom

SpaceX Starship SN10: 5 images reveal pure destruction

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Space City

SpaceX Mars city: What Musk's ‘free planet’ declaration really means

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steak frites

This futuristic lab-grown steak may solve 1 major problem with meat

"Looks like meats back on the menu, boys!"

you've got mail

Decrypted Renaissance 'dead letters' pioneer a new way to decode history

Electrifying

NASA electric jet tests could finally bring the EV concept to life

NASA has big plans to electrify the skies, with an X-57 Maxwell experimental plane and calls for idea submissions.

Out of this world

NASA's future tech: 9 out-of-this-world concepts

Starry Night

Musk Reads: Elon Musk’s incredible Starship photo hints at future plans

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Earth 2.0

3 transformative technologies that will revolutionize the planet

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

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