Daily Archives: June 4, 2012

What Happens When You Set Off Every Car Alarm in a Parking Lot at Once?

What would you do if you were in some random parking lot—Lowe’s, let’s say—and all of a sudden dozens of car alarms started going off at once? Would you shrug it off like the dead-to-everything city dweller you are? Maybe … Continue reading

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Secret American Space Agency Gives NASA Two Spy Telescopes More Powerful Than the Hubble

What do you know about the National Reconnaissance Office? Did you know that the shadowy space agency has two spy telescopes more powerful than the Hubble that they’re simply not using anymore? And did you know that it gifted them … Continue reading

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New X-Ray Vision-Style Video Can Show a Pulse Beating Through Skin

Researchers at MIT have developed a crazy process called Eulerian Video Magnification that seems like it was pulled straight from a science fiction movie. It reveals the “subtle changes in the world” that are otherwise imperceptible to the human eye, … Continue reading

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What Is Xbox SmartGlass?

As expected, Microsoft just announced something called SmartGlass at E3. Less expected? Just how awesome SmartGlass turned out to be. What could have been just an Apple AirPlay imitation, is something more ambitious. Something that could change television forever. But … Continue reading

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This Video Will Remind You Why We Need Space Exploration—Badly

“We went to the Moon, and we discovered Earth.” So true. Listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson talking about the simple fact that “you cant put a price on space exploration.” It will really give you chills.Listen carefully as he talks … Continue reading

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Science May Have Just Beaten Prostate Cancer

How do you know when your new cancer drug is working better than expected? When they shut down the clinical trial so that every participating patient can receive it.Johnson & Johnsons Zytiga is kind of a big deal. The FDA … Continue reading

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