The British Museum publishes the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online

The British Museum in London has published the first 3D scan of the Rosetta Stone online at Sketchfab, where it’s hieroglyphics are accompanied by the website’s new sound support feature. The...

NASA says the buzzing of drones is more annoying than the sound of other...

In a new study carried out by NASA, the space agency says that the buzzing of drones is demonstrably the most annoying sound produced by any vehicle -- even when...

New LG device blasts handrails with UV light to keep them germ-free

It may be best known for its phones, TVs, and computers, but LG just announced the creation of the world's first “Handrail UV LED Sterilizer,” designed to remove germs from...

Earth’s most durable creature gives us hope for finding extraterrestrial life

Researchers from Harvard and Oxford universities set out to find the creature that could survive a near-total annihilation of life on planet Earth. Here's their pick for the (slightly lonely)...

Some robots steal our jobs — this one just writes poems at the beach

Ever wondered what a robot-as-tortured-artist might look like? A new robot, created by a University of Edinburgh graduate, traverses beaches, scrawling disappearing poems into the sand. The post Some robots steal...

The astronauts now have a camera drone — and it looks like a modern...

Ground crews can now control a floating, remote camera that can go anywhere inside the International Space Station. The Int-Ball sends video and photos back to earth in real time...

Watch the world’s speediest drone at the Drone Racing League

Regular drones aren't exactly slowpokes, but they are put to shame by the Drone Racing League’s DRL RacerX. How do we know this? Because last week it set a new...

Sensor-studded Kansas City is like a giant smartphone. Now it just needs apps

Kansas City wants to be one of the U.S.’s smartest cities. It created a sensor-filled 51-block area, but to truly be a smart city, it needs to expand beyond downtown. The...

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Cyber attack could spark lawsuits but not against Microsoft

Businesses that failed to update Microsoft Windows-based computer systems that were hit by a massive cyber attack over the weekend could be sued...