Sometimes breaking a rule is the ethical thing to do.
Humanoid robots are coming, and Ameca is designed to be the ideal platform to study human-robot interactions.
You can love a romantic partner, but also a pet, a book, God, or the sound of someone’s voice. We need many more words for love.
Once a book is published, who gets to interpret it? Us or the author?
What's especially bizarre about the McGurk effect is that knowing you're being duped doesn't correct your perceptions.
Using urinals, psychological collages, and animated furniture to shock us into reality.
The Jewish prophets, Plato, Sun Tzu, and Buddha all lived in a "golden age" of philosophy that laid the foundation of modern thought.
Atoms can link up to form molecules, including organic molecules and biological processes, in interstellar space as well as on planets. If the ingredients for life are everywhere, then life […]
What if alien life — or even intelligence — don’t look like what we’re searching for? When the original Star Trek premiered, it was revolutionary for depicting sentient, intelligent species other than humans, living […]
Michael Burnham, initially brought over as a prisoner, finds herself aboard the USS Discovery, captained by the intriguing but sketchy Gabriel Lorca. Image credit: Jan Thijs/CBS © 2017 CBS Interactive. […]
The massive damage humans have done to the natural world has provoked a backlash that could be just as dangerous, or more. There is a growing global rejection of technology and almost anything human-made in favor of whatever is more 'natural.' But a simplistic rejection of modern technologies eliminates many of our best options for solving the problems we've created.
Only 15% of businesses close on the holiday, meaning working parents have to scramble to mind their children during the day.
Members of a gospel choir posing as grocery store employees surprised shoppers this week by breaking into song in memory of Nelson Mandela. It was the most touching flash mob you will ever see.
My Facebook feed is nothing but homemaking and my Twitter feed is nothing but "Have you heard about this story on Tech Crunch?"
America is much like the Hotel California: “You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave.”
The GRAMMYS turned out to be one of the classiest and most entertaining award shows ever. Certainly the show blew away the Super Bowl on both fronts. Even the commercials […]
Interview with Jason Silva by Frank Rose One afternoon recently I spent a couple of hours with Jason Silva, the longtime Current TV host who’s been making much-talked-about micro-videos about the […]
It was a year ago that Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globe Awards and joked The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) accepts bribes. That joke certainly ruffled some feathers since a […]
I spend a lot of time hunting for cool stuff. Garage sales, estate sales, yard sales, antique stores, junk shops – you get the idea. I spend more time looking […]
The VJ is surprised that video remixing isn’t more widespread already, but expects that it will become ubiquitous.
As music consumption changes, the traditional record label is going to have to adapt or disappear altogether.
The second part of Eruptions readers' recollections of the historic May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
I can predict (may I Professor Roubini!), Bank industry is safe now! The had been tested, best and smartest Ben Bernanke! He does not want more money, more fame! He just wants the American survive this recession and serves the people! I wish President Obama would extend one more term for this humble Ben! Let him finish his job!!