25 Years Later, 'The X-Files' Is Still TV’s Most Relevant Political Drama
Forget 'The West Wing' or 'The Wire,' the best political education comes from Mulder and Scully.
Making Solar Panels Can Be a Dirty Business
Which companies are responsible? Which aren't? The answers aren't so easy.
Do Solar Panels Work? MIT Puts Dollar Amount on Pollution's Economic Impact
Study finds that dirty solar panels cost Delhi, India $20 million a year.
Think 2018 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record? I'll Bet $78.46 You're Wrong
The data backs me up.
Shapeshifting Material Transforms Under Light and Heat
The new material can even be tuned to specific temperatures and wavelengths of light.
IBM Patent Plans to Deliver You Coffee Via Drone, After Reading Your Mind
The new barista drones would have biometric sensors and cameras to plum your "cognitive state"
4D-Printed Ceramic Materials Could Revolutionize Computing and Aerospace
(Time is the fourth dimension here.)
"Most Wear-Resistant Metal Alloy in the World" Developed in New Mexico
It's 100 times more durable than high-strength steel.
The Lakers' New Practice Facility is Solar-Powered, Photos and Video Show
The team projects that the panels will pay for themselves in four years.
Google Reveals More Images of Its Futuristic Toronto District
But residents seem more concerned with the parts of the plan they can't see.
Weird New Way to Conserve Phone Battery Life Is a Simple and Convenient App
Great news for people who use multi-window mode in Android Nougat
A Fleet of Diving Robots Discovered Surprise Carbon Emissions Off Antarctica
Bad news, yes. But bad news found in a really cool new way.
Ending Tax Haven Scams Could Save the Amazon and Restore Depleted Fisheries
Data from the 'Paradise Papers' and the 'Panama Papers' revealed the relationship.
A.I. Researchers Have an Ingenious New Plan to Save Coral Reefs
It also involves scuba diving with 360-degree cameras, which sounds fun.
Yes Is This Present Sun
Submitted for your approval, a poem about the launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe.
Physicists Ignite Beef Over What Happens When You Fall Into a Black Hole
"Some of it's brilliant and wonderful and some of it is crap."
The Strange Role of Chemtrails in the Debate About Fixing Climate Change
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley say global-scale geoengineering would likely harm agricultural crops and lower yields.
Cryptography May Hold the Key to Preventing a Surveillance Dystopia
Courts demanding private information from tech companies would report their efforts with a cryptographic ledger.
Meeting the Paris Agreement's Climate Change Goals Requires Loads More Forest
But we also have to grow them in the right places.
How Preferential Internet Enables High Speed Facial Recognition for Police
Law enforcement and first responders are getting an exclusive slice of AT&T's high-speed broadband network.