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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

What Termites Teach Us About Robot Cooperation

At a glance, a single worker of the genus Macrotermes is not a very complex creature—less than half an inch long, eyeless, wingless, with...

‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong...

‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

The Google, Apple and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon...
Diesel Powered Cars: Coming At You!

Diesel Powered Cars: Coming At You!

The number of diesel powered cars on North American highways has been dropping steadily ever since their peak in the mid 1980s. For many...

Are You Enough Of A Tough Guy To Make Up For Your Adorably Long...

Can you prove you’re full of piss and vinegar despite your adorably long lashes? Take this quiz to find out! ...

Try Not To Cringe Watching Emily Break Up With Arie On ‘The Bachelorette’

Ovaries around the world exploded when Season 8's debuted and gave us Arie Luyendyk Jr., a then-race car driver who was handsome and...

Best streaming service, cut cell phone costs and more: Tech Q&A

FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) Track Emailers...

A Game of Thrones Ice Hotel Just Opened and It Looks Unreal

Photograph by Lapland Hotels SnowVillage Each year, around 20 million kg of snow and 350,000 kg of crystal clear natural ice are used to...

Musk Sends His Phone Number to 16 Million Twitter Followers

Elon Musk gave his 16.7 million Twitter followers what he meant to send to the chief technology officer of virtual-reality company Oculus: his phone...