Hanson Robotics, spearheaded by one Dr. David Hanson, are behind some of the most fascinating (and creepy) human-like robots in existence. Now, Hanson has mixed one part Audrey Hepburn with one part his own wife to create a new robot that seems rather excited about destroying humanity: Sophia.
Speaking of old unsolved mysteries, let’s take a brief journey back to the late 1990s and look at a segment from a show called Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction. People are always telling me about this particular episode, and I can see why – it’s pretty creepy, at first glance.
Here I am again, hunched over a laptop in the middle of the night, wondering how it’s already been three years since Bioshock Infinite came out, and over four since I opened Stranger Dimensions. Tell me time travel isn’t possible.
Would you believe it? Fifteen years ago, on March 24, 2001, the individual posting as John Titor left his final message on the Post2Post Art Bell forum, leaving behind a timeless mystery, and one of my favorite urban legends of the information age.
Many Alternate-Reality Games (ARGs) have come and gone throughout the years. They often involve puzzles and hidden information that people follow to uncover clues and reveal pieces of a story. I’ve never participated in one, myself, outside of browsing old Slusho websites and wondering what the Cloverfield monster would be back in 2007. But that …
Not every plant draws its nutrients from the earth. No, some have evolved into devious traps that feed off of insects, arthropods, and protozoans, as well as smaller animals. It’s one thing to read about these carnivorous plants; it’s another to see them at work. Above, you’ll find an oddly compelling time-lapse video by filmmaker …
When it comes to Bigfoot sightings, some months are better than others. In February, a number of new reports and videos popped up, claiming to provide evidence that the legendary ape-like creature is very much alive and real. Here are a few of the ones I found interesting enough to share.
Folks, we need to talk. Apparently, there’s a situation brewing that, until a few days ago, I wasn’t aware of. That’s right: Humanity is being attacked by gnomes.
The Ghostbusters reboot confuses me. I mean, let me just start with this: I feel the same way about Ghostbusters 2016 as I did about, say, the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Not a great movie, but I watched it for nostalgia’s sake and it didn’t ruin my life. It’s a movie. But here’s …
There are many ways to stop an asteroid. You could attach rockets to one, steering it away from Earth. You could shoot one, knocking it off course. You could even capture one inside an inflatable bag, redirecting it elsewhere. Seriously. And then there’s the old Armageddon standby: Nuke the asteroid to all hell.