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Surprise Homeless Guy Accepts Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Award Instead of Her With Touching Speech

See Miley Cyrus make headlines again at MTV’s Video Music Awards, this time to help the homeless to shed light on the problem of homeless youth in America.

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This Barber Gives Free Haircuts To Homeless People On The Street

Homeless people. We see them every day, yet ignore them. We are insensitive to them, and as a stretch sometimes treat them inhumanely with our disgust. Anyone who falls on bad times can end up home...

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Boston Children's Hospital preps surgeons with custom 3D-printed models

Undoubtedly, 3D printing has taken root in a variety of disciplines, and medicine is no stranger to leveraging its tool kit. At Boston Children's Hospital, surgeons are using printed models to prep...

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Can a Smartphone App Fix America's Gun-Control Problem?

Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark B. Barron wants to use smartphones to sol...

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Google's Project Wing Is An Autonomous Drone Delivery Service

Google has been working on self-driving cars for some years now, but the company has just revealed that it is working on yet another ambitious and autonomous vehicle project. According to the BBC a...

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You May Be Amazed How Big Africa Really Is When Not Distorted by Most World Maps

If you estimated the size of Africa by how much it is talked about in U.S. news, it would be the size of Massachusetts. If you look at world maps it looks much bigger... but if you look at h...

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Get your car to tell you what's wrong with a $50 dongle

We imagine that the blind terror that we experience when visiting an auto shop is the same when a car mechanic visits Best Buy. After all, to us, that check engine light represents a multitude of p...

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California Becomes The Second State Ever To Guarantee That Sick Workers Can Take A Paid Day Off

Early on Saturday morning, the California Senate passed a bill guaranteeing at least three paid sick days a year for about 6.5 million workers, sending it to Gov. Jerry Brown (D). Brown’s office s...

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Groundbreaking Technology Transforms Greenhouse Gases Into Furniture, Phone Cases, and Plastic Bags

If there’s a symbol of the environmental destructiveness of our consumer culture, it’s plastic, made from carbon-spewing petroleum products. But what if bags, bottles, and other plastics could hel...

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No Ice? Gaza Is Doing The Rubble Bucket Challenge. ‘We Don’t Have Water, But This Is What We Have.’

The Rubble Bucket Challenge is not a laughing matter. There is a war happening and innocent people are being killed by the droves and pressure time and money is being wasted during and after the si...

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Now you can 3D print burritos

Marko Manriquez has designed the Burritob0t, an incredible 3D printer that can whip up an edible burrito in just a few minutes! The recent New York University graduate created the contraption as hi...

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Supreme Court Rules Fifth Amendment Has to Actually Be Invoked

In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court ruled today that a potential defendant’s silence can be used against him if he is being interviewed by police but is not arrested (and read his Miranda rights) a...

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14-Year-Old's Biofuel Breakthrough Boosts Algae Production 500%

Algae could provide an endless source of biofuel, however current production methods tend to be costly and time-intensive – first you have to grow the algae, and then you extract oily lipids and co...

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Quantum meets classical: Qubit fabricated with integrated micromagnet increases speed of quantum manipulation in silicon

The ubiquitous classical digital computer encodes data in bits (a portmanteau of binary and digits) in either a 0 or 1 state. On the other hand, while a quantum computer also uses 0/1 data represen...

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SkinVision App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Skin Cancer Scanner

SkinVision is a unique mobile app that uses your smartphone’s camera to detect skin cancer and keep track of the health of your skin. The app takes into account skin type and your local UV index, a...

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