Die and Let Live: Dutch Company Develops Fungus-Powered Green Coffin

It’s pretty safe to say that, in general, we as humans like to live long and prosper. To that end, we’re constantly developing new and innovative ways to stave off our eventual demise. We’re pretty good at it, too. The average life expectancy is rising pretty much all around the world. It’s thanks to leaps …

Autonomous Talking Robot Helps Old People Feel Less Lonely

When we start talking about robots and the future, they usually get a bit of a bad rap. On the milder end of the scale, we’re worried about them replacing human workforce and contributing to unemployment. On the other end, we got the full-blown robot uprising. Think about Terminator or The Matrix. That kind of …

Study: Refusing to Wear a Face Mask Could Mean You’re a Sociopath

There’s not much good that’s come out of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But at least it’s giving us new, fascinating insights about the humans. In June, a Swiss study discovered what kind of personality traits fueled the toilet paper hoarding brought on by the initial coronavirus panic. Now, a Brazilian team of researchers has found …

Japanese Company Performs Country’s First Manned Flying Car Test Flight

Flying Cars – Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You! We’re already living in the future in many ways. We have incredible powerful pocket-sized computers, can contact people on the other side of the world in the blink of an eye, and even 3D print physical objects out of thin air (and some plastic filament). …

It’s Alive! Scientists Revive 100-Million-Year-Old Microbes By Giving Them A Snack

Have you ever felt really, really old? This author just recently changed the first number of his age to three, and I can certainly say that on some mornings I really feel like a geezer. Of course, age is relative. For example, the oldest known living person – thought at the time of writing to …

Man Loses Penis To Infection, Has New One Grown On His Arm

Ah, the miracles of modern medicine. What would the world be without them? Thanks to medicinal science, we’re able to not die at the ripe age of 30 as was the tradition for thousands of years. We’ve eradicated entire diseases. We can repair limbs that have been mangled beyond recognition, and successfully treat conditions that …