Real Life Lightsabers?
Yes, it’s really happening.
If you thought the lines were bad at your local Apple Store every time they roll out a new iPhone, just wait until they start selling lightsabers. Scientists recently declared that they have developed technology that cou...
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True ‘True Blood’ Blood (For Real!)
Scientists have created artificial blood. This is not a plot point from True Blood.
Researchers at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania, spent months trying to develop an artificial human blood substitute. While this could be considered a medical...
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Who Cut the Cheese?
Would you eat cheese made out of bacteria from the human body?
Scent researcher Christina Agapakis, and Sissel Tolaas, a synthetic biologist, learned that microscopic ecosystems inside the human body are often very similar to the bacteria that makes...
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Weird Invention: The Stores Have Eyes
A trip to the supermarket is stressful enough, and that’s not even counting the body-scanning cameras checking you out while you try to pick out a toilet brush.
Tesco, a chain of grocery and gas station/convenience stores in the U.K., wants to make...
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How Some Popular Websites Got Their Names
"BathroomReader.com" got its name from the Bathroom Reader book series. Now you know!"
Bing. In development, Microsoft's search engine was codenamed "Kumo," But Microsoft went with Bing because focus groups said it reminded them of "the moment of dis...
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