One Step Closer To Invisibility

Invisibility. Outside of flight, mind-control, and time-travel, it’s one of the most sought after super powers, and now University of Dallas researchers are one step closer to making it happen. Using heat and one-molecule-thick carbon nanotubes to bend light rays, they’ve been able to create a mirage-like effect that hides ...

The Truth About Teleportation

October 5, 2011 Inventions & Tech

How often have you wished you could skip lines at the airport, or traffic on the roads, and instantaneously arrive at your destination? Teleportation could be the answer. It’s been an aspect of science fiction for as long as the genre has existed. The Fly showed us its potential horrors, and ...

Is It Okay To Travel Faster Than Light, Now?

October 4, 2011 Science, Time Travel

So, we’ve apparently broken the unbreakable: the speed of light. Last month, researchers in Geneva, Switzerland, working in conjunction with CERN, shot some neutrinos 730 km (454 miles) all the way to Gran Sasso, Italy. Those neutrinos arrived at their destination a shocking 60 nanoseconds before they were expected to. ...

What Are Ghosts?

October 3, 2011 Ghosts & Phantoms

What are ghosts? Where do they come from? What are they made of? The short answer, assuming they exist at all, is that we don’t know. However, looking at the available evidence and various reported sightings throughout history, we have some possible explanations. Let’s briefly take a look at them.

John Titor & The IBM 5100

October 3, 2011 Time Travel

In 1975, IBM released the first mass-produced portable computer, the 5100. It was an incredible feat for the time: An integrated 5-inch CRT monitor, up to 64 kilobytes of random-access memory (RAM), and the ability to run programs meant for larger, more expensive computers, all in something the size of ...

5 Curious Facts About The Year 2012

September 28, 2011 Science

2012 is upon us, and whether or not you believe the world is doomed and we should all be crowding into our underground bunkers, there’s a lot of interesting stuff set to happen. So put on your Hazmat suits and grab your flashlights, because here’s what we have to look ...

Brain Scans Reveal What You See

September 27, 2011 Science

Prepare to be terrified. Researchers at UC Berkeley have successfully lifted the veil of the human mind to catch a glimpse of what we see. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), they’ve been able to reach into the brains of their subjects and recreate moving images of various film clips shown ...