Sophia, the Robot that Will Destroy All Humans

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.

The Cicada 3301 Mystery

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 …

Video: Eerie Bug-Eating Plants

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 …