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  • Why Hyperloop Is Awesome, And How We Benefit From It Even If It Never Happens

    Transportation is changing constantly all around us. New technological innovations are affecting everything in our lives like the way we communicate or buy groceries, and how we get from point A to point B is no different. One of the more interesting things in development is Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, and even if this radical new transportation […] More

  • The Amazing New Material That Turns A Bullet Proof Vest Diamond-Hard

    Researchers have created an amazing new material that they think will be able to turn bulletproof vests diamond-hard. It’s called graphene, and while it’s been around for over 12 years, it wasn’t until 2017 that it began to show promise for use in bulletproof vests. Introducing Graphene Graphene was discovered in 2004 by two researchers […] More

  • What Living In A World Where AI Reads Your Emotions Looks Like

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is developing at a fast clip, and it seems like the future dreamed about for decades in sci-fi novels, TV, and movies will be here before we know it. Certain “smart” programs like Siri and Alexa have already improved some of our lives in more ways than we could have imagined. What if […] More

  • Scientists Say The Sun Is Dimming. Should We Worry?

    We wouldn’t survive a millisecond without the sun’s energy. Although the sun is indispensable, most of us are oblivious to what’s happening 93 million miles away on its surface. But you’re going to want to pay attention to these recent solar discoveries and what they mean for life on earth.   1. Lately, The Sun […] More

  • Physicists Might Have Figured Out How To Go Back In Time. We Explain With Breakfast.

    Going back in time is a common science fiction/fantasy scenario. Sci-fi depictions of time travel often feature elaborate and unbelievable contraptions, from a souped-up Delorean in Back to the Future to a Victorian plush velvet reclining chair in H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. But, what if turning time’s arrow backward is as simple as understanding […] More

  • Is Bitcoin Mining Destroying The Planet? One Company Has An Eco-Friendly Idea

    Many mining practices conjure up images of environmental damage: black dust from coal digging, spewing oil from petroleum drilling, and the erosion and contamination of the soil from metal extracting. Now, the virtual mining for riches is on the rise thanks to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that are spreading in popularity globally. Even though mining for […] More

  • Study Shows This Classic N64 Game Could Help Old Folks With Memory

    Children worldwide are often told to limit video gaming, with parents claiming it will rot their young impressionable minds. Well kids, make some room on the couch for grandpa; scientists just found out that defeating Bowser saves more than just Princess Peach. Playing video games, it seems, can help build grey matter in the brain even […] More

  • This Terrifying Skull-Faced Asteroid Is Back, And Scientists Are Stoked

    This November, asteroid 2015 TB145 will be making its triumphant return, and scientists are excited to gather more information about its behavior. The spooky skull-shaped asteroid made its debut on Halloween of 2015, flying within 300,000 miles of Earth. This time, it won’t pass quite so close. TB145 Will Be Giving Us A Wide Berth […] More

  • After Decades Of Depletion, The Ozone Is Making A Comeback

    In the 1980’s, scientists discovered a hole in the ozone layer above the Arctic Circle at the North Pole. The discovery definitely got the public’s attention, since the ozone layer protects the planet from ultraviolet radiation. The hole itself was quickly determined to be caused by chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which were used as propellants in many aerosol […] More