New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled by a magic force field. Instead of using chemical coatings they used lasers to etch a nanostructure on the metal itself. It will not wear off, like current less effective… » 1/21/15 12:35pm Wednesday 12:35pm

This incredible intergalactic game is a sci-fi fan dream

Some scientists think our reality may be a computer simulation programmed by aliens. After you watch X Rebirth—a beautiful universe simulator set in a faraway future in which interstellar travel is possible—you'll think the theory may not be that crazy. This is so ridiculously amazing that it may end up being as… » 8/09/13 9:40am 8/09/13 9:40am

Don't Screw Around With David Carradine's Cyber Glove

It's hard to be the law in a dystopian/apocalyptic future, but if anybody is up to it, it would be David "Kung Fu" Carradine. Even he needs a little help in the dark action epic » 8/08/08 6:35pm 8/08/08 6:35pm , so it's a good thing he's got his cyber-glove. Earlier in the movie, Carradine gets into a pre-gunfight stance with another guy, and…

The Large Hadron Collider Will Gobble Up The Earth (Or Maybe Just…

The Large Hadron Collider at the CERN research facility near Geneva, Switzerland won't be going on a luau in Hawaii anytime soon, since the state is suing to stop the activation of the enormous research project. Yes, it's not just individual wackos who believe the LHC will unleash a cosmic ass-whooping on the planet.… » 4/14/08 3:00pm 4/14/08 3:00pm

Frankenhooker Teaches You Probably the Best Way to Get Through Your…

Poor Jeffrey's girlfriend has been chopped up by a lawnmower, but luckily he's saved some of her parts (including her head) in a special rejuvenation broth in his mad scientist lab. In this scene from Frankenhooker, Frank "Basket Case" Henenlotter's bloody fun riff on Frankenstein, Jeffrey needs inspiration. He's got… » 3/21/08 11:52am 3/21/08 11:52am