Show Biz Ain’t Nothing Compared To Science

The world is definitely catching on at how sexy us geeks are. Science is the future; we’re the ones who are going to build the robot that’s going to kick your robot’s ass. It’s time for the spotlight to swivel over to the scientists who are changing the world, and are going to change the […]

Robot Quadrotors Perform James Bond Theme

Insert obligatory “I for one” joke of your choice here. Flying robot quadrotors perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. The quadrotors play this “couch guitar” by flying over guitar strings stretched across […]

Contest: Imagining the Hospital of the Future ($100 Amazon Gift Certificate)

Edit: We’re going to contact the winner in a day or two! Stay tuned! We saw this post about what hospitals will be like in the near future over at National Geographic and while we thought it was interesting, we thought it would be fun for our readers to brainstorm other ideas in the comments […]

The Greatest Hits of Hacks [Video]

Avi Rubin, professor of computer science and director of Health and Medical Security Lab at Johns Hopkins University, gives us a run-down of some incredible hacks and attacks that he and others in the field of computer security have managed to successfully perform. It’s pretty terrifying that they manage to hack everything from getting a […]

Google The Right Way [Infographic]

This is a bit of an older infographic, but I was talking to someone the other day and they were planning to do some research and was complaining about how she had to scroll through pages and pages on Google to find something useful. I asked what she searched for. She told me she searched […]

High-tech ad is only for the ladies

A charity trying to improve life for girls has launched an interactive advertisement designed to give males a brief taste of discrimination. Plan UK has launched the ad in a display on a bus stop in London’s Oxford Street, the British capital’s busiest shopping district. The display, which will be in place for two weeks, […]

Titan – A Home Away From Home

Photo Credit: Jason Major Scientists and geeks all over the world salivate at the thought of extra-terrestrial life. Within our solar system, Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, provided the most likely candidate since it has stable bodies of surface liquid. Unfortunately, our tremendous efforts to find out if there may be Titanites that we […]

9 Ways Geeks Have Inherited the Earth

By R. S. Guest Blogger Share It’s safe to say that we now live in a geek’s world. One only has to look at the way gadgets and the Internet dominate every aspect of modern existence. Geeks are essential to the normal functioning of billions of lives daily. Without them, civilization as we know it […]

Bringing Back Magic to Technology

From the wonderfully mystical lands of India, they refuse to allow machinery to crush all the magic that life has to bring. So illustrator/writer Shilo Shiv Suleman embarked on a quest to use the iPad to create magic, rather than destroying it. If you ask me, she’s done a fine job of it. [Via TED]

Rumor Has the iPad 3

Image credit: MacRumors As with almost any upcoming Apple product, rumor runs rampant and speculation goes wild in the ramp up to the iPad 3 announcement – which we’re all now expecting on March 7th. Will it have this, that, and the kitchen sink thrown in? As the cyber world expands, it becomes more and […]

Crowdsourcing & Smartphone Technology Saving Lives

This is a talk by Dutch technologist and innovator Lucien Engelen giving some pretty cool insights into how technological innovation has and can revolutionize the healthcare system, and may just save lives. He covers his wifi weighing scale that automatically gives you your own personal pressure, Biggest Loser style with your Twitter followers, as well […]

Introducing the Swinglet: An Autonomous Flying Robot Bird [Video]

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Well, yes and no. This, ladies and gentlegeeks, is the swinglet, an autonomous, ready-to-deploy mini drone that weigh less than half a kilogram and features a complex AI to help it navigate through designated areas. It comes equipped with a high resolution camera and can take off […]