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Who will sit in the giant Acer gaming throne once winter comes?
We have a lot to learn from folks who resist the latest gadgets.
Most modern rides rank around level 2 of 5 when it comes to automation.
Smart apps for your smartphone.
A gentle future of flapping fishbots
The water (re)cycle
It's like a gross chemical selfie
Inside a suit that makes you feel 85 years old
The jobs of tomorrow will look very different from today's
Chewing is so old-fashioned
Allowing doctors to check your vital signs from anywhere, no hospital visit required
Cause unknown; "not nuclear," says expert
A Tesla Powerwall, that is
One of our 15 favorite recent data visualizations
You get an A+ in robot-hacking!
Pie in the sky
The acoustic innovator and founder of the Bose Corporation died Friday. This is the story of how his insatiable curiosity helped launch a better future.
Does PRISM solve the wrong problem?
It pops open at the wave of a hand.
It turns out another industry's trash is fertilizer's lifesaver.
A new Lockheed Martin project promises to cheaply and easily turn seawater into drinking water.
Part of an exhibition of jewelry inspired by space happening at the Forbes Galleries.
North Korea has basically zero chance of hitting anyone but themselves with a nuke. But if they did manage to launch a missile, what technology do we have to stop it?
The tongue-mounted invention may help soldiers rebuild neural connections after traumatic brain injury.
A tale of drones hunting Dorner may have made headlines, but it isn't true. What is true is that police have used drones to hunt suspects before.
A fawning Bravo reality show skewers Silicon Valley more effectively than anyone else who's tried (and many have tried).
Newsweek will cease print publication at the end of the year, turning to an all-digital tablet-and browser-based format in hopes of rebuilding its readership.
A rock-analyzing laser, a neutron bombarder, and more
Tuning a piano, unlike other instruments, is a job for professionals. But what if it could tune itself?
How one small, unobtrusive program totally changed the way I interact with computers
The future of astronomy is the future of computing
Future pharmacies will be inside our bodies
Patrolled by Predator drones, radar blimps, dogs, and scanners, the U.S./Mexico border is now a state unto itself: Borderworld
And the Russians couldn't be happier
Home energy-monitoring systems have wilted, green job growth is lackluster, and we're left to worry about the state of green tech
Not that we're jealous or anything
Oil won't run the world forever, but it will for the next few decades--so how do we get from here to the next energy economy?
They can print houses on the moon and change the course of science education forever--and they might be closer to fruition than you'd think
Fly by in high def
Why are we lagging decades behind the rest of the world's fast-train infrastructure?
An igloo-shaped lunar base, a train on the moon, a satellite housing 20,000 residents, and other places to live and play in space
Walking, self-contained, adult-size robots are commonplace in robotics labs in Japan and South Korea, but there's only one made here. Why are we falling behind?
With advances in laboratory-based reproduction, sex will be optional for humans
Snort a dose of prevention for measles or other diseases
Everything from televisions to smartphones and robots will obey consumers' thoughts
And by football, we of course mean soccer ... er, football.
The new compound is about 18 percent more magnetic than former magnet king iron cobalt
My rocket is almost as big as your rocket
Not content with space alone, the founder of Virgin Galactic wants to explore the oceans too
According to Ray Kurzweil, the Singularity is a point at which man will become one with machine and then live eternally—which makes Singularity University, a nine-week academic retreat named for the concept, sound a little cultish. Our writer traveled west to investigate and found 40 stunningly sane brainiacs out to change the world.
TMI? A new report calculates that Americans ingest an enormous info diet
What you gonna do when the sea lions come for you?
Electrowetting digital paper combines high contrast with a multi-touch screen
The retired civil engineer hopes to create a network of pipes to carry cargo
U.S. spies hope to glean intelligence nuggets from blog posts and Twitter
An unusual combat robot controlled by neural signals made its debut at Japan's Robo-One competition
The Lightcraft's laser propulsion engine undergoes hypersonic shock tunnel tests in Brazil
The 79-year-old astronaut says: Enough about the moon; let's go to Mars
On the 65th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, a look at the then-cutting-edge military gear of D-Day, as covered in our pages
A new theory may shed light (literally!) on an age-old question
The art and practice of abbreviation
We take a look at yesterday's beloved technologies of tomorrow (good news, they're on the way!)
A new start-up's counterintuitive plan to end poverty by getting poor people to buy stuff
It may not look like much, but this humble 'bot may be our best shot at proving we're not alone in the universe. First, though, the scientists testing it in Chile's Atacama Desert have to figure out how to control the thing
A launch vehicle capable of three flights daily.
"Go Somewhere" produced a large volume of mail and vigorous online debate about the future and cost of NASA. Here are more highlights.
Seven ideas that will correct NASA's trajectory and get Americans to love the space program again