A tree so mighty it deforms space itself!

Take a peek at Deformscape, a garden patio in San Francisco. The architectural sculpture is a practical solution to limited space, and a vertigo-inducing illusion of a wormhole ready to suck the neighbourhood into the Japanese Maple tree. » 3/23/14 8:00am 3/23/14 8:00am

The New Big Bang Evidence Explained With Just A Towel!

After reading about the ground-breaking new evidence for the Big Bang this week you may have been left with a question: Just what are gravitational waves anyway? This video, using just a towel, an apple, and a ping pong ball, explains. » 3/19/14 9:40am 3/19/14 9:40am

The space-time continuum in carpet-format

A games shop in Paris embraced the rubber-sheet metaphor of space-time to guide their interior design. The illusion is so convincing I can imagine shoppers occasionally stumble when their eyes and feet disagree about where exactly to expect the floor. » 3/15/14 8:00am 3/15/14 8:00am

Are We Living Inside A Giant Hologram?

The so-called "real" world isn't as real as you'd imagined. When scientists look into the fabric of space-time beyond a certain depth, it starts to lose resolution. Almost like it's made of... pixels. » 1/17/09 1:00pm 1/17/09 1:00pm

Cheerful Deliveries In Your Snail Mail Future

If you're worried about getting packages from grandma and Amazon when you live in a hovering spacepod floating somewhere off the Pacific Rim, fret no more. You'll have friendly mail carriers with anti-Postal Tendencies (tm) automatic injector systems buzzing by to drop things off. They won't complain about theā€¦ » 2/20/08 1:30pm 2/20/08 1:30pm