By the year 2070, it will be commonplace for people to engage in sexual relationships with robots. Not only that, but to large sections of society, these kinds or trysts will be seen as preferable to regular 'human' relationships. That's the theory put forward by many technology and sociological...
We're about to see the world's biggest remote control airplane. It's a total beast. It's a Boeing 747-400 and it's been tricked out and painted to look like one of Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic fleet. This thing really is a giant. It's got a wingspan of almost five metres...
This is the Strand Craft SC 122 super yacht. The dream child of boat designer Eduard Gray, the Strand Craft SC 122 is unique in the world of super yachts as it is the first of its kind to be designed to compliment the looks of the supercar that...
If there's one new technology which has dominated 2015, it's undeniably the drone. It seems as if they're in the news almost every day now. In fact, it was only a short while ago that we reported on a story about a drone catching a man sleeping on a...
Did you know that you could retread tires? I didn't! I thought they just got chucked away when they were worn out. It turns out that not only is retreading tires possible, it's also an incredibly amazing process. The process is a perfect example of man and machine working together in harmony....
Elide Fire Balls. They're just awesome. Throwable fire extinguishers that cut the risk of injury to firefighters, they're real clever. The idea isn't a new one, the basic principle having existed for over a century, but the design? Brand new. And more effective than ever before. 'What's wrong with the...
Go-kart racing is something a lot of us enjoyed as a special treat when we were kids, isn't it? For a birthday day out for you or a friend - what a fun thing to do, huh? But where most of us probably haven't donned a helmet for some...
Cameras mounted on drones have allowed photographers and film makers to capture images that they have never previously thought possible. However, they can also be a pest, severely interfering with people's privacy. Drones have been used to spy on neighbors, amongst other things, and the law has not yet...
Flying cars. An unfathomable notion that only exists in science fiction? Or a potential reality? Well, Chinese tech company Ehang claim the latter. Their new prototype flying 'autonomous single-passenger drone' has just been unveiled and it could led to us all buzzing around the sky like George Jetson! We've seen...
A conversation between a journalist and a self-aware robot known as Android Dick (named after the science fiction writer Philip K. Dick) took a turn for the unsettling recently during a televised interview. The reporter was asking a few interesting questions when the conversation turned to how robots and humans...
Last year, Jennifer Cutrona was training for a marathon. She was out running in a woodland near her home in Texas when she was ambushed and assaulted by an assailant. She had her headphones in and was caught unawares. After recovering from the terrifying attack, Cutrona became determined to help stop similar...
South Korean tech giant Samsung aren't just interested in making smartphones and TVs, you know. Oh no. They're also into changing the future. And with their latest idea? They're certainly moving us into weird science-fiction territory! What have they come up with? Well, it's a contact lens with a...
You'd be forgiven for thinking that you'd stumbled across a deleted scene from Christopher Nolan's Batman movies or the trailer for the new Bond flick. But no - these pictures come from San Francisco and show cops using amphibious vehicles! That's right, SFPD are driving quad bikes that can...
Australia. A strange country. Sure, the people are nice and the weather's lovely. But it's a treacherous place, with untold numbers of snakes and spiders and things to watch out for. Not only that, but place is HUGE. Cities are scattered along its coastlines, with thousands of miles between...
John Steinbaugh is a former special forces medic with over twenty years of service in the US Army. As a medic, he's seen his fair share of horrific injuries and, despite huge advances in battlefield treatment since the days of the Vietnam War, one thing has always caused experienced...