Meet Ivan, the newest and most high-tech invention in Russia to date created in order to compete with other world superpowers such as China and the US. According to the Russian newspaper, Komosomolskaya Pravd, Ivan is said "to replace the person in the battle or in emergency areas where there is...
Social media behemoth Facebook is finally set to introduce something users of the site have been asking for for years - a 'dislike' button. At the moment, people can click 'like' to show their support for a post or message from another user or page, but that's it. The new...
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...
Baffling images of what appears to be a cellphone from more than 800 years ago have surfaced online, confusing and getting historians, archaeologists and conspiracy theorists talking the world over. The odd-looking stone 'device' was apparently uncovered during an archaeological dig over at a place called Fuschl am See in Salzburg,...
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...
Exploring abandoned buildings has become a very popular past time. Folk seek out disused factories, railway stations, hospitals and so on, stalking the corridors to take snapshots of a forgotten time. Recently, Ralph Mirebs was roaming modern-day Kazakhstan, when he came across a huge abandoned building. Curious, he decided to...
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...
If you thought that your next door neighbor's SUV was the biggest machine in the world, you're about to be in for a shock... We've got a collection of three of the planet's most enormous man-made machines that move (quite the tongue twister, that...). And, well, they are HUGE....
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...
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...
The Tesla Model S is a 'premium performance saloon' car. But its premium performance isn't powered by gas, like most vehicles. It runs on electricity. And, as with all electric cars at the moment, it requires frequent recharging. Roughly every 310 miles or so. It only takes an owner...
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...
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...
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...
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...