Future First: AI in Education

A.I. will be your nurse, your teacher, and more

Bend A Laser Beam

Bend A Laser Beam

Want to defy physics? This experiment makes a straight laser beam appear to bend into a curve.

Museum of Ice Cream

Museum of Ice Cream

Travel inside the Museum of Ice Cream with Popular Science and learn all about the cool, tasty innovations inside.

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

You can now enroll in Starfleet Academy.

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andquot:Sisyphusandquot: will continue its repetitive journey forever

andquot:Sisyphusandquot: will continue its repetitive journey forever

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Future First: Understanding Digital Virality

Future First: Understanding Digital Virality

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An award-winning Martian rover

An award-winning Martian rover

Erica Tiberia won NASAand 39:s Robot Sample Return Robot challenge. Her rover can autonomously search for, locate and pick up a pre-identified sample and bring it back to the starting location. She made it entirely with off-the-shelf parts. One day NASA may send a swarm of them to Mars!

Build Your Own Portable Garden

Build Your Own Portable Garden

There s nothing quite like putting down roots and tending a garden. But what happens if you don t have a backyard? Or you re suddenly uprooted? Or you decide to go on a road trip and can t get anyone to watch your plants?

Make a sextant from junk

Make a sextant from junk

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Hacking Your Brain With Videogames

Hacking Your Brain With Videogames

Studies on video games as therapeutics are being conducted to see how they modify our brains for the better.

Go Swimming With Adrian Greniere and the Whales

Go Swimming With Adrian Greniere and the Whales

Adrian Grenier s Lonely Whale VR Experience will give you an empathic view to what it is like to be a whale.

Future First: The Future of Warfare

Future First: The Future of Warfare

The internet is changing the future of warfare.

Water Can Cut Just About Anything

Water Can Cut Just About Anything

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Future First: Brain Modems

Future First: Brain Modems

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Appleand 39:s MacBook Event in 90 Easy Seconds

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