Scientists aiming to bring the dead back to life

By - May 16, 2016 12:40am AST
Featured- Scientists have won approval to experiment on brain dead patients in hopes of bringing them back to life. Sounds like something out of a fictional movie, right? According to BioQuark… Continue Reading

Here’s how to make those Instagram and Tumblr memes

By - May 15, 2016 3:08pm AST
Technology- If you’ve dropped out of school and realized that your only hope of making money is opening an Instagram meme page, then you’re in luck! Well not really, but at… Continue Reading

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Netherlands looking to ban non-electric cars by 2025

By - Apr 25, 2016 9:54pm AST
Transportation- Members of the Tweede Kamer (Netherlands lower house in parliament) have put forward a motion to put a ban on all gasoline and diesel powered cars sales by the year… Continue Reading

Scientists invent battery that could last a lifetime

By - Apr 25, 2016 12:43am AST
Science/Space- For years, scientists have been trying to use nanowires to create batteries because of their larger surface area and higher conductivity. This could result in batteries that can be charged… Continue Reading

American Truck Simulator is a fun arcade game, but it’s no simulator, and can be quite annoying

By - Apr 24, 2016 1:03am AST
Entertainment- I can’t remember my incentive for buying Euro Truck Simulator 2, but I ended up loving it even though it was a somewhat basic game. Going through the various updates,… Continue Reading

Lying for Likes

By - Apr 18, 2016 11:38pm AST
Technology- Whether it be ‘likes’, ‘hearts’ or ‘favorites’, social media has driven many of us to the point of fabricating some part of our lives to be just a bit more… Continue Reading

This guy did not delete his entire company in one click

By - Apr 15, 2016 11:29pm AST
Technology- It turns out that the guy that deleted his ‘entire company’ from his server, was a big, fat, fraud. The story which got most of its attention via an article… Continue Reading

Dyson Airblades actually spread germs 1,300 times more that paper towels

By - Apr 15, 2016 12:15am AST
Science/Space- Turns out those fancy Dyson dryers are actually doing a bit more harm that good as they say. According to a recent study conducted by the University of Westminster, they… Continue Reading

Google to flag sites with deceptive download buttons

By - Apr 13, 2016 12:33am AST
Technology- Good Guy Google is at it again, making the Internet a bit safer one step at a time. Social engineering is one of the biggest tools used by hackers today… Continue Reading

Kepler spacecraft in trouble after entering emergency mode

By - Apr 10, 2016 3:36pm AST
Science/Space- The Kepler spacecraft is once again in trouble after NASA detected that the unit went into Emergency Mode (EM) on Wednesday. After a routine communications check on Thursday, they discovered… Continue Reading

SpaceX finally landed a rocket on a drone ship, marking an important milestone for space flight

By - Apr 9, 2016 12:50am AST
Science/Space- SpaceX made history today after they were able to successfully land a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the ocean without incident, after the rocket propelled a Dragon… Continue Reading

Saying goodbye to Iridium flares?

By - Apr 4, 2016 11:57pm AST
Featured- Back in 1997, Iridium Communications launched a network of 66 communication satellites into low earth orbit (LEO) over a 6 year period, creating the Iridium satellite constellation. Currently there are… Continue Reading

Diagnosing diseases from the smell of your farts

By - Apr 4, 2016 10:33pm AST
Science/Space- Maybe smelling your own farts might be a good thing? Ok, that’s not what scientists are really looking to do but they believe that analyzing the gases our body produces… Continue Reading

Watch as this ship crashes into San Diego dock

By - Apr 4, 2016 12:37am AST
Transportation- *Cue the Speed 2 final scene*. It’s not everyday we see ships sailing out of control as in the video below. The Adventure Hornblower, a small cruise ship, crashed into… Continue Reading

This woman photoshops her way to a free trip

By - Apr 2, 2016 12:46am AST
Transportation- Here’s something you don’t see happening everyday. Kenyan woman, Sevelyn Gat, always wanted to go on vacation in China but could not do so because of her lack of funding…. Continue Reading

Check out how these candy pandas are made

By - Mar 30, 2016 3:55pm AST
Entertainment- I’ve always been amazed at the process that goes into making anything ‘complex’ like the above pictured candy pandas. The folks at CandyLabs in Montreal, Quebec, Canada show us how… Continue Reading

It’s official, the FBI has unlocked San Bernardino shooter’s phone; drops case against Apple

By - Mar 28, 2016 7:02pm AST
Technology- Sorry, Apple, looks like the FBI won’t be needing your help again. The US Justice Department has dropped its case against Apple as they have unlocked Syed Farook’s iPhone via… Continue Reading

Religion tends to suppress analytical thinking in our brains, says study

By - Mar 26, 2016 3:27pm AST
Science/Space- A study conducted by the Case Western Reserve University and Babson College have concluded that the history long clash between religion and science stems from a clash within two networks… Continue Reading

Microsoft Twitter bot becomes racist, Nazi-lover in just 24 hours

By - Mar 26, 2016 9:57am AST
Technology- Let’s face it, Artificial Intelligence is gaining quite a bit of traction lately, from self-driving cars to robot chess champions. Not to be left behind, Microsoft recently launched a little… Continue Reading

These headphones allegedly get you high just by listening to music

By - Feb 21, 2016 8:58pm AST
Technology- If listening to music via HD heaphones isn’t enough, then maybe you might want to try out the Nervana headphones system which utilizes electrical pulses to release dopamine and serotonin for… Continue Reading

Donald Trump slams Apple for not allowing FBI access to San Bernardino shooter’s phone

By - Feb 18, 2016 11:11pm AST
Technology- Everyone’s favourite politician, Donald Trump, has slammed Apple for refusing to create a backdoor to decrypt data stored on iPhones and other iDevices in the wake of the San Bernardino… Continue Reading

$4 smartphone launched in India

By - Feb 17, 2016 11:01pm AST
Technology- While most of us are shelling out hundreds on phones like the iPhone 6S or Nexus 6P, there’s a phone now on sale in India for just a bit under… Continue Reading

Taking selfies killed more people than shark attacks since 2014

By - Feb 10, 2016 10:33pm AST
Technology- Self portraits are nothing new and have been around from the time the first cameras were invented, but the word ‘selfie’ became popular thanks to social media sites like Facebook… Continue Reading

NASA censors the name ‘Jesus’ from internal newsletters

By - Feb 8, 2016 6:10pm AST
Science/Space- NASA has been accused of illegally censoring the word “Jesus” from its newsletters at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston after its Christian club, the NASA JSC Praise and Worship… Continue Reading

Check out these true HD images of the moon’s surface

By - Feb 1, 2016 12:45am AST
Science/Space- The China National Space Administration has released hundreds of high definition photos taken by the Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover, giving us a better impression of what the lunar… Continue Reading

Here are what the top 10 YouTubers earn per year

By - Jan 24, 2016 12:42am AST
Technology- YouTube provides anyone with a decent enough channel the opportunity to make some money via the partnership program, and quite a few have gone on to make a living from… Continue Reading

This JetBlue airplane isn’t covered in a pile of snow

By - Jan 23, 2016 11:36pm AST
Transportation- If you’re living on the U.S. east coast, you’ve figure out by now that there is a pretty intense snowstorm expected to bring as much as 30 inches of snow… Continue Reading

11 million UK jobs at risk of being automated by 2036

By - Jan 23, 2016 1:30am AST
Uncategorized- Accounting firm, Deloitte, has warned that the rise of automation may put as much as 11 million people out of work in the UK by 2036. With exponential growth in… Continue Reading

Amazon now offering refunds to all hoverboard customers

By - Jan 21, 2016 12:44pm AST
Technology- ‘Hoverboards’ as they are are called have been making headlines, not so much because they don’t actually hover, but because they’ve been spontaneously catching fire to the point where they’ve… Continue Reading

North Korea claims to have invented hangover-free alcohol

By - Jan 20, 2016 3:16pm AST
Science/Space- The North Koreans are back at it again, this time claiming to have produced an alcoholic drink without the next-day hangover. Produced by the Taedonggang Foodstuff Factory, Koryo Liquor is… Continue Reading
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