That Time Google Tried To Design A Space Elevator

It may be a while before space elevators become a reality, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start trying. Recently, the head of Google X's Rapid Evaluation team confirmed that its secretive R&D lab actually tried to design one — but fell short on account of one major technological hurdle. » 4/16/14 6:40am 36 minutes ago

How Soon Is Agent Carter Coming to TV? Plus Tons of Arrow News!

The cast and crew of Transcendence talk the science of their dowloaded-brain movie. There are wild rumors from the set of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. And Agents of SHIELD is still reeling from last week's revelations. Plus, news about what new shows we'll be seeing in the fall. Spoilers now! » 4/16/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

Catbug Flies Away With Your Free Time In His New Mobile Game

Fly Catbug Fly!, made by Ludoko Studios, is really good at eating up large chunks of time. When you start up a game for the first time, you're liable to straight up lose 20 minutes of your time. Then again, that's the nature of mobile games, isn't it? The ideal offering is something that's simple enough to pick up but… » 4/15/14 7:21pm Yesterday 7:21pm

If These Proposed Skyscrapers Are Ever Built, Cities Will Be Insane

The super-skyscraper has been a dream of city planners for over a century. And these plans for mega-structures, if they ever come to fruition, would be some of the most awe-inspiring buildings the world has ever seen. Take a glimpse at the future of architecture in this gallery. » 4/15/14 3:41pm Yesterday 3:41pm

The Sequel To That Sexy Bathroom Misunderstanding On Star-Crossed

Poor Taylor — she can't help leading aliens on. She's just constantly being misunderstood. First she's trying to seduce Drake, and he thinks she's a secret Trag agent and "let's get naked in the bathroom" is code for "let's unleash Black Cyber." Now she tries to bond with Sophia, but Sophia thinks "bond" is code for "get… » 4/15/14 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

How Preparing for the Singularity in the Present Is Shaping the Future

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We are living in an age of some truly grand challenges. Consider a few. Approximately 41 percent of men and women will develop cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Sophisticated data breaches in 2013 resulted in over 57 million records exposed. Economic inequality is… » 3/27/14 9:00am 3/27/14 9:00am