Robot Funerals

Saturday April 11, 2015

What happens when your robot 'dies'? In Japan, you give it a proper funeral. (And that could soon be a thing here too.)

Pet Sounds

Thursday April 02, 2015

Scientists have solved the most important scientific question of our time: what music do cats enjoy listening to? (Spoiler: it ain’t MC Skat Kat.)

NASA’s Flame Thrower

Monday March 30, 2015

Sometimes it’s important to enjoy the simple things in life. Like NASA burning a shedload of fuel in the Utah desert.

Cave Cam

Saturday March 28, 2015

The world’s largest cave just had a drone fly through it. (And the result may just restore our faith in drone videos.)

Thousand Year Photo

Wednesday March 25, 2015

This camera is taking a single long-exposure photo over the course of a millennium. Because good things come to those who wait.

Pyramid of Life

Friday March 20, 2015

Two rock-climbing scientists found something extraordinary on the peak of this formidable-looking Australian island: the elusive ‘tree lobster’ feared extinct for 95 years.

Sunday Reading: Trip Treatment

Sunday February 15, 2015

For the first time in almost half a century, scientists are experimenting with psychedelics to relieve anxiety. According to this great read on the New Yorker, the results are out of this world.

Draw Like a Robot

Monday February 09, 2015

Who said robots couldn’t make art? This cyborg hand teaches people how to draw by guiding their hands when they stray off course.

Space Age Underwear

Monday February 02, 2015

When NASA wanted someone to design space suits for the first Apollo missions, they sought help from an unusual source: a women's underwear manufacturer.

Turns out the rocks that move themselves are getting some help from an unlikely source.

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