What was once just a figment of the imagination of some our most famous science fiction writers, artificial intelligence (AI) is taking root in our everyday lives. We're still a few years away from having robots at our beck and call, but AI has already had a profound impact in more subtle ways.
Want to see what it's like to "walk" around in space outside the International Space Station? NASA wants to show you. The agency recently strapped GoPro cameras onto two astronauts to capture the wonder of spacewalks from their perspective.
Crown-of-thorns starfish are the zombies of the sea. They won't die even if you cut them in half. To kill one, you must dismember it completely-or inject it with poisonous (to them) bile salts. Instead of braaains, these zombies munch coral, and off the coast of Australia, infestations of the beasts are damaging the Great Barrier Reef at an alarming rate.
Before touchpads, the stylus was at the cutting edge of data entry. And while designers and CAD operators remain devoted to the device, the advent of the touchscreen has sparked fresh interest in stylish stylii. Silicon Valley's big players are now rolling out a new era of smart stationery.
It's been a big year for Lavazza. Not only is it their 120th anniversary, they've also partnered with the Italian Pavillon at the World Exposition Milan 2015 and expanded their tennis partnerships to include a sponsorship of the US Open.
Bear with me on this one. Let's say it's summer, end of August to be more precise. I live in Romania, I am a billionaire, and, of course, teleportation is possible. To make it easier for you to calculate (if you want to), use the Eastern European time (UTC+2).