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

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What is the Fermi Paradox? The strange mystery of why we can’t find E.T.

Astrophysicists tell us that alien life should be plentiful. If that's the case, why haven't we found them yet? That's the Fermi Paradox. We break down this scientific conundrum in...

Can’t stop fidgeting?Here are the 7 best fidget toys to get your fix with

The fidget craze is seemingly here to stay. Lucky for you, we've taken the time to round up seven of the best fidget toys on the planet, whether you're into...

How does cloning work, anyway? Your guide to real-world replication

It’s common knowledge that cloning has broken the bonds of sci-fi, and that labs around the world are experimenting with cloning techniques. But how exactly does cloning work, and why...

The best electric skateboard you can buy (and 4 alternatives)

Thanks for Kickstarter and Indiegogo, electric skateboards are carving a bigger niche than you might think. Whether you're into speed, mileage, or something a bit more stylish, here are the...

U.K.’s first 24-hour ‘Drone Unit’ will fight crime from the skies

The U.K. has launched its first 24-hour "Drone Unit" to help fight crime and perform other police work from the skies. The team of trained officers is using DJI Inspire...

Weekly rewind: Digital Trends Car Awards and ‘Game of Thrones’ theories

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This crazily realistic video forgery of Obama was generated by a lip-syncing AI

Computer scientists at the University of Washington have created an AI Barack Obama that's able to produce new lip-sync video footage of him speaking, based on old recorded audio clips. The...

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Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture

Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly...