Back in 2006, scientists developed the first invisibility cloak, but it wasn't yet able to make an object appear invisible to human vision. Now, a new type of invisibility cloak takes us one step closer to that goal. So far, scientists have developed more than 10 cloaking devices, and the latest invisibility cloak is thinner model using "active […]
Time travel can have terrible consequences. If you change one thing, you could erase your own existence. Or even worse, end up in a hairnet with a pseudo-Italian accent checking out your mom YouTube channel OneMinuteGalactica stitched together bonus footage from Back to the Future to create a Marty McFly persona much different from the one fans came to love […]
The Fast and Furious franchise is celebrating the life of Paul Walker, who died Saturday in a car crash, with an emotional YouTube video set to Diddy and Skylar Grey's "Coming Home." Walker played undercover agent Brian O' Conner in the Fast and Furious films, which have earned $2.3 billion worldwide since 2001. The heartbreaking tribute […]
When you need help with a difficult problem, it’s always wise to turn to an expert. Maybe that’s why India’s home ministry is planning to ask the United States for assistance in decrypting communications over Skype, BlackBerry, WeChat and other services. The request is on the agenda for the U.S.-Indo police chiefs conference, which starts Wednesday in Delhi, […]
Peak holiday movie-watching season lasts about a month, one that's already crammed with shopping and Christmas cookie baking. It's easy to forget one of your favorite Christmas classics. Suddenly, your lights are down and all the trees waiting for trash collection have zapped you of all holiday spirit See also: 11 People With More Holiday Spirit Th […]
Imagine Lil Bub and Miley Cyrus got together in a secret science lab to create the world's coolest cat Don't hurt your brain thinking about it too much. Purr hello to Jack Gepetto, the latest Instagram supercat that can't seem to keep his tongue in his mouth. See also: Yogurt the Pirate Dog Is Your Newest Instagram Obsession Jack was born with […]
For almost a year, four journalists at Bloomberg News were investigating the political connections of China's richest man, Wang Jianlin. In October, according to The New York Times, Bloomberg editor-in-chief Matthew Winkler told them the story wouldn't run because if it did, Bloomberg News would lose reporting access in China A few days later, Wink […]
After years of wrangling over various issues, China Mobile, the world’s largest wireless carrier with 740 million subscribers, has finally struck a deal with Apple to offer the iPhone on its network in China, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal The first hints of the deal came earlier this week when Fortune uncovered graphics on a China Mobile s […]
The events leading up to Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution are a tangled tale of chaos and mass protests that eventually led to political change. Now, a video game aims, in a sense, to recreate this complex history through entertainment. The three-season game series 1979 Revolution recounts history through the use of actual photos, video footage and audio […]
With the World Cup draw coming this Friday, soccer is a hot topic these days for sports fans around the globe But the world's most popular sport isn't just beloved IRL — folks love playing its digital counterpart as well. The following infographic from EA Sports breaks down just how much See also: Announcer's Calls During Ronaldo Goals Are Pur […]
Someday you will take a pill that will fix your body. Sounds like science fiction and, though not yet science fact, it is a tantalizing potential presented by a breakthrough in nano technology and biomedicine from researchers in the U.S., Denmark and Rome. Nanorobots that can deliver and release biomolecules based on temperature. Built from molecules, this “ […]
A couple of high-definition cameras recently delivered to the International Space Station are set to start broadcasting near-live images of Earth for free — at a magnification where you can see vehicles and crowds. The cameras are the property of Urthecast, a Canadian company that plans to start its free broadcast in early 2014. The cameras can see everythin […]
A man was arrested for charging his Nissan Leaf electric car at a Georgia middle school in November, according to a local ABC News report. Officers charged Kaveh Kamooneh with misdemeanor theft of what a local NBC station reported to be five cents' worth of electricity. The police officer checked with the middle school and determined that Kamooneh had n […]
Last week, we brought you footage of an NBA usher and young boy staging a hilariously amazing dance battle on the Jumbotron "dance cam" at a recent Detroit Pistons game. Video of the duo's incredible moves has been watched more than 8 million times on YouTube Now they're back, throwing down in typically excellent fashion on Jimmy Kimmel L […]
A conclusive study by the Library of Congress reports that only 1,575 of the nearly 11,000 films produced during the silent era still exist in their complete formThe study was commissioned by the National Film Preservation Board and written by historian and archivist David Pierce. It’s not just obscure films of little interest that are lost: Lon Chaney’s Lon […]
While we love women of all types, I think it's safe to say we have found the ultimate girlfriend. This woman has eight reasons why she is every man's dream. Click through the gallery to find out all eight!
Tonight's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was called off after an elevator fire filled the arena with smoke. Players reportedly had to evacuate the building to breathe fresh air. Check out these 10 shockingly smoky pictures in this gallery.
After it was announced that Gal Gadot will be the new Wonder Woman, people went to Twitter to voice their displeasure. What was the most popular complaint? Oddly enough, the reactions was that this lovely actress is TOO skinny. See this gallery of 20 tweets to see for yourself!