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  • Scientists Can Now 3D Print Blood Vessels in Seconds

    3D printing was already impressive. I mean, this is technology that can take a computer file and turn it into a real life thing. Pretty much anything, too — sculptures, burritos, human fetuses, bicycles, bones, cars, kidneys, assault weapons. One big...

  • How Twitter's Epic Fight to Protect One Guy's Data Crashed Into Money

    Twitter really gave it the old college try with the Malcolm Harris case. The Occupy protester was arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge last fall, along with about 700 other kids trying to stand up to the banks. Like those hundred or so other protesters...

  • The Awful Film That's Ignited Anti-American Fury in the Middle East

    Amateurish films funded by religious fundamentalists aren’t uncommon. But translate them into the language of other religious fundamentalists, and you can spark a hell-storm of murderous fury. Yesterday a chanting crowd of approximately 2,00...

  • One Day, the Pentagon's Robo-Beast Will Rule the World (Or Just Be Your Pet)

    DARPA's four-legged, load-bearing robotic mule was already impressive. AlphaDog could trot around on all fours for 20 miles without refueling. It could carry up to 400 pounds of gear up hills. It could even pick itself back up if it got knocked over...

  • The 9/11 Memorial on Mars

    Of all the tributes to the victims of 9/11 – from the small and personal to the national and epic – few will prove as enduring as the one created by JPL and employees at Honeybee Robotics: two small pieces of the World Trade Center towers currently...

  • The Hot Girl That Just Added You On Facebook Is a Terrorist

    A few months ago, I was using that sleazy Badoo site, trying my damnedest to find a girl that I might meet in real life. If you recall the feature, I was unsuccessful. After the site spammed my mom -- asking her for her birthdate -- I ended up talking...