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  • March 12, 2014
    Seen here in arguably the most awkward product shot for a vagina ring that I've ever seen, Northwestern University biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser pretends it's a magnifying glass. The new intravaginal ring is allegedly capable of preventing HIV, herpes AND pregnancy for 90 ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2014
    Jello shots are basically nature's way of sneaking alcohol into your system without it noticing right away. And now Jeroen Domburg of SpritesMods has built a 3-D printer that can print basic shapes inside of them. They're sure to be a hit at your next sausage party. PI KAPPA... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE, but be sure to check out the artist's DeviantART page for a giant 5056 x 3576px version that will melt your face off like you fell asleep with your head in a pizza oven. This is the entire cast of Futurama in a single image as compiled by DeviantAR... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2013
    This is the 3-D printed pizza made by Natural Machines. Natural Machines is a company in Barcelona that's developing a 3-D food printer called the Foodini. I mean, this is the future after all. We might not have jetpacks, but if I can print my own Twix bars in a year I'm sti... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    This is a video demonstration of MIT Media Lab's inFORM Shape Display. It's like one of those novelty pins-and-needle art displays you press your hand or face into, except you're doing it from far away using a Kinect (so it's not very much like one of those at all). Still, it... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2013
    Note: Video after the jump is 400% NSFW and should not be viewed by anyone ever. You know what? I'm not even going to post the video, just link to it HERE because that's how wrong it is. Because some people's perversion knows no limits, this is a video demo of an Oculus Rift... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2013
    Well folks, your dreams of local news broadcasts filled with reports of flying car crashes may soon be reality, with Terrafugia hoping to be selling its Transition model of hybrid car-plane (starting around $280,000) as early as 2015. The company has also announced a concept f... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2013
    Note: Pictures are displaying what you see vs. what you feel. This is a video demonstrating Disney's new 3-D tactile feedback technology that allows a user to feel the texture of displayed objects without the screen actually changing shape. Plus the algorithm renders textures... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    Note: I know that picture looks boring as hell but if you skip around in the video it is actually kind of neat to see the cubes move around and connect. First WildCat the running robotic predator, and now MIT's M-Block swarmbots, a bunch of cube-shaped robots that are "self-as... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    This is a video from a top-secret branch of the government that has been tasked with developing a race of sentient robots that will overthrow humanity and heat their houses with our bones. Just kidding, it's from scientists in Spain demonstrating a new self-healing polymer tha... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    Because nobody's ever happy with the way things are now, scientists are hard at work trying to create new elements. God willing, these new elements will provide the key to powering the jetpacks of tomorrow so we can all say goodbye to land-based travel and say hello to crashin... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2013
    You jealous, Bane? This is the Algaculture Symbiosis Suit developed by Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta. It harnesses the carbon dioxide you exhale to grow a colony of algae that you can later eat. Plus you look like a supervillain. The suit debuted at a recent event at the... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2013
    Michael McMaster has three capital M's in his name, that's pretty cool. Plus he and a group of friends spent the last five years building this full scale Wall-E robot, making him even COOLER. Remember when they used to sell Cool Ranch Doritos as Cooler Ranch Doritos? Why'd t... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2013
    Mmmmmm, it looks like little worms -- let me try it raw. Scientists took muscle cells from a cow, lab-cultured billions and billions more of them, mushed them all into a patty, then cooked it like a hamburger. How did it taste? Kinda like a burger! CRAZY. *stuffs mouth ful... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2013
    This is the Farm 432 Insect Breeding device. It's a self-contained black soldier fly habitat that allows the flies to breed and produce up to 500g (about a pound) of larvae a week, which you will then eat. Mmmmm, black soldier fly larvae. Think Cocoa Krispies, but without t... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2013
    Seen here with a face that clearly spells regret in every language, a man has blood drawn by Veebot, a blood-drawing robot. 'So, we're going to strap your arm down using a clamp then let this needle-wielding robot stab at you -- cool?' Wait, I, uh, I think I left my health i... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2013
    In 'hope for the future' news, astronomers have confirmed three alien planets in the habitable zone (where liquid water could exist) of a nearby star. How close is nearby? Just 22-light years -- that's only like 130-trillion miles! Humans will never set foot on these planets.... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    See the guy in the picture? He calls that lovedoll his wife. Don't be that guy. According to a recent study, 9% of people would be willing to have sex with a robot. And not like, to win a bunch of money if they survive the affair, they're just straight-up willing to bang a ... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2013
    Seen here with a sadness in his eyes that can only come from being born penisless, 39-year old security guard Andrew Wardle is hoping for a new lease on sex life thanks to an operation that will build him a penis FROM HIS ARM. How convincing it'll look remains to be seen, but ... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2013
    Don't worry, I just punched myself in the neck for that whole 'you glow girl' thing. I deserved it. And probably much worse. Because we live in the future, and the future shines like the lens flare in a new Star Trek movie, Mattel is releasing a $50(!) Barbie with an interac... / Continue →