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...

Alphabet’s Verily is about to release 20 million mosquitos in Fresno

It may sound counterintuitive, but Alphabet's life sciences unit Verily is releasing about 20 million mosquitos in Fresno, California in order to fight a mosquito-borne illness -- Zika. It's part...

Stop sniffing your pits and let the Kukun Body tell you if you smell

The Kukun Body, developed, of course, by the wacky yet wonderful minds of the Japanese, will scan four odor-producing body parts -- the feet, the area behind the ear, the...

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Put your drone and your toothbrush on autopilot

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun...

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Suicide online: Facebook aims to save lives with new actions

The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to...