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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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Home Depot admits they were hacked, 56 million cards exposed

Home Depot said today that cyber criminals armed with custom-built malware stole an estimated 56 million debit and credit card numbers from its customers between April and September 2014. That disc...

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Trust in Mass Media Returns to All-Time Low

Just 40 percent of Americans put a “great deal or fair amount” of trust in the media–a majority tied for the lowest rate since Gallup started tracking trust in the media nearly 20 years ago. Aft...

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Help Scientists By Marking Penguins In Pictures

Check out this latest citizen-science project. It's a site where you can look at photos gathered by an Antarctic network of wildlife cameras and mark if there are penguins in the photos. In other w...

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Solar Car Powers Your House When It's Parked

Her flat roof, squashed teardrop shape, and low profile don’t scream “showroom-ready family car,” but Stella, which I saw at the 2014 Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Detroit, is in...

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WikiLeaks posts the software governments use to spy on dissidents

Sometimes when we seek to understand the impact of a digital scenario, we recast it in meatspace and describe an analogous situation. In seeking to understand the most recent (and probably most epi...

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World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print

One day, in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to walk into a car dealership, choose a design — including the number of seats — and have a 3D printed car by the end of the day. This is J...

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Occupy Abolishes $4 Million in Other People's Student Loan Debt

Marking the 3rd anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, it's Strike Debt initiative announced it has abolished $3.8 million worth of private student loan debt since January. It said it has ...

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Australian students invent chip packet water purifying system

Australian engineering students have invented a simple water filter using chip packers and glass tubing, in response to the 1.5 million deaths around the world caused by polluted water every year. ...

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Parking Meters In Pasadena Will Collect Donations For The Homeless

If giving money to panhandlers makes you queasy but refusing them makes you feel like Ebeneezer Scrooge, one California city thinks it has a solution for you. There are now 14 bright orange parking...

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Scientists Develop Blood-Cleansing Artificial Spleen

Researchers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute have developed a spleen-inspired device capable of rapidly filtering out pathogenic organisms and deadly toxins from the blood of patients. It’s hoped that...

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Sweden is Now Recycling 99% of its Trash. Here’s how...

The Scandinavian nation of Sweden has set a new precedent in the world of recycling its trash, with a near zero waste amount of 99 percent. Sweden was already ahead of the game back in 2012, when t...

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There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up... We’re Tired of It.

"We, the youth of America, have grown up in war, war war. War has become the new norm for our generation. But these conflicts—declared by older people but fought and paid for by young people—are ro...

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Is Everybody Single? More Than Half the U.S. Now, Up From 37% in '76

Single Americans make up more than half of the adult population for the first time since the government began compiling such statistics in 1976. Some 124.6 million Americans were single in Augus...

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British Firm Produces Liquid Fuel From Water and Thin Air

Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a small firm in Stockton-on-Tees, UK, has succeedin in synthesizing gasoline from water and carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from air. The Independent reported on Friday tha...

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