Today's Australian government cabinet reshuffle -- the totally professional game of musical chairs following former minister Sussan Ley's resignation after another entitlements scandal -- means we have a new minister for innovation,Show More Summary
After becoming President, Barack Obama had a number of species named in his honor. Donald Trump, however, has managed to do him one better, finding an animal namesake days before his inauguration in Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a tiny moth species distinguished by its yellow, scale-covered forehead and “unique genitalia.” Read more...
The first herbal concentrate pen to join Pax’s roster of vaporizers is here. Meet the Pax Era. Announced alongside the more expensive Pax 3 vaporizer, the Era promises to deliver flavorful vapor in a lightweight and small form factor. Show More Summary
When we think about the survival of the human race we often focus on making sure our planet stays alive and habitable, but out there in the depths of space there are entire galaxies being killed off in a manner that is utterly perplexing scientists. Show More Summary
What to call this LED strip music visualizer is a puzzler. It lights up and pulsates in time with music similar to the light organs of 1970s psychedelia fame, but it’s more than that. Is it more like the Larson Scanner that graced the...Show More Summary
According to a lawsuit by the online American College of Education (ACE), a former employee effectively held the company’s email system hostage after he was fired last spring, locking the for-profit college out and asking for $200,000 before he would help it get back in. Read more...
San Francisco health startup Forward recently opened its first medical clinic promising a look at the doctor's office of the future... Continue Reading Sci-fi medical clinic opens in San Francisco Category: Medical Tags: Health Medical...Show More Summary
Meet Patty Brennan, she has one of the most interesting jobs that anyone could possibly ever have because she’s an evolutionary biologist who studies the genital structures of sharks, birds, snakes, and more. Basically, she finds out how animals bone by dissecting them, making silicon molds, creating 3D models,… Read more...
Game of Thrones only has two more seasons left, but that might not mean we’ll have seen the last of Westeros when those final credits (and heads) roll. According to an Entertainment Weekly report, HBO programming president Casey Bloys has spoken to the showrunners about a possible prequel series after the current one has wrapped up. Show More Summary
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive military program in the world with a total cost of more than $US1 trillion ($1.3 trillion). Now, a new Pentagon report suggests that the futuristic fighter jet still has hundreds of deficiencies and won't be ready for full combat testing until 2019. More »
Sharks have been known to reproduce either sexually or asexually, but it's usually one or the other. Now, researchers have observed the first documented case of a zebra shark switching from sexual to asexual reproduction, which could...Show More Summary
On 8 March 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished, with 239 passengers and crew - including six Australians - on board the Boeing 777. Almost three years later, efforts to find the aircraft in a 120,000 square-kilometre underwater search area in the southern Indian Ocean have been officially suspended. More »
Cars are getting smarter at reading the world around us. Volvo's S90 can take over the boring long-distance driving on highways and freeways, but even when you're actually doing the steering yourself, the driver's seat is a very nice place to be. More »
Google’s pair of Pixel phones is a remarkable success for the company. Sure, they may have some flaws, but they’re still the hottest Android devices in town — if you can get one. A new report indicates that Pixel “demand is exceeding...Show More Summary