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NEW VIDEO: From the Future — "Life vs. Entropy"

"Greetings... We Are From the Future In the future promoting entropy is the cardinal crime. Every organism is a brief upwelling of structure against chaos, a self-assembled wonder creating order...

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VRClay uses Oculus Rift and Razer Hydra to build a virtual art studio

Virtual 3D sculpting apps are not a new thing, but they’re one of those experiences that never stops being cool. The advent of fairly inexpensive household electronics that can be used in virtual 3...

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Students Unite to Stop Natural Gas Power Plant on Campus

Emily Behnke is a sophomore and environmental engineering major at the University of Delaware who spends her days exploring her all-consuming passion for the environment. She is also founder and pr...

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Newfound Molecule in Space Dust Offers Clues to Life's Origins

The discovery of a strangely branched organic molecule in the depths of interstellar space has capped a decades-long search for the carbon-bearing stuff. The molecule in question — iso-propyl cy...

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Algae-Powered Latro Lamp Transforms CO2 Into Light

Designer Mike Thompson has created an incredible living lamp that is powered by algae! Spotted over at Designboom, the Latro Lamp derives energy from an algae chamber that requires just sunlight, C...

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Hong Kong's unprecedented protests and police crackdown, explained

Protest marches and vigils are fairly common in Hong Kong, but what began on Friday and escalated dramatically on Sunday is unprecedented. Mass acts of civil disobedience were met by a shocking and...

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A biotech student has worked out how to turn wine waste into biofuels

Millions of tonnes of grapes are turned into wine each year, but more than half of the crushed grapes end up being wasted. They don’t have enough nutritional value to be fed to animals and can’t be...

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Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body -- leaving a victim unable to ...

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1 in 4 Millennials Will Never Get Married

Most people are well aware that adults today don't get married as young as they used to. Still, you've probably experienced explaining why you haven't settled down yet to some of your old-fashioned...

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School District Wants to Censor American History Curriculum to Make It More Patriotic

A school district in Colorado is going to spruce things up a bit by changing the American history books. A proposal before the school board of the state’s second largest school district in Jefferso...

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Colorado students walk out to protest conservative ‘censorship’ of AP history

On Tuesday, hundreds of high school students in Jefferson County, Colorado walked out of classes this week to protest conservative censorship of the national Advanced Placement U.S. history class ...

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Measuring Brainwaves Could Lead To An Objective Autism Diagnosis

Currently, diagnosing autism is more of an art than a science. To determine whether a kid has the disorder, trained professionals look for behaviors that are characteristic of the condition--for ex...

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Over 100 Arrested After Flood Wall Street Shuts Down Broadway

More than one hundred protesters have been arrested in New York City’s financial district, after they occupied the corner of Wall Street and Broadway to protest what they say is the finance capital...

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11-year-old boy with higher IQ than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking

AN 11-year-old schoolboy has joined Mensa after scoring higher than Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Albert Einstein in an IQ test. Ramarni Wilfred started showing signs of genius as a toddler, w...

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Oil Tycoon Rockefeller Family is to Sell Investments in Fossil Fuels and Invest Into Clean Energy

Oil tycoons, world dominators and heirs to the Rockefeller family, are to sell investments in fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is joining a coalition of p...

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