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3D Printed House – Organic, futuristic, homes.

Eindhoven featured prominently in the allies' Operation Market Garden plan to invade Germany during World War II. Most of its historic buildings were destroyed at that time, opening things up for more experimental structures.

Beyond sci-fi: ​Building the bionic body

these days, everyone wants to be "Steve Austin"....

7 Futuristic Things To Do With Your Body When You Die

Once the bionic parts have worn out, you might need to consider one of these options.

ESA Release New Images of Mars Bathed In Icy light

Mars as it has never been seen before.

We’re Getting Closer to Human Cloning. Here’s What’s Stopping Us.

It may not be legal in your country to clone yourself...and other reasons why you can't have clone

NASA’s Juno Mission Provides Infrared Tour of Jupiter’s North Pole

Not to be out done, Juno weighs in with a flyover of Jupiter's pole

Meet Norman, the psychopathic AI – There’s no way this could...

Have programmers forgotten the expression "GIGO"? (Garbage In, Garbage Out)

This Virtual Tour of the Moon in All-new 4K Resolution Will...

Pictures of lunar landers and rovers probably still won't convince the naysayers.

Remember the Time We Bombed the Moon?

Well, hand-grenaded and mortared, actually. More than once. And all the Moon ever did to us was send a few meteorites in our general direction....

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole known in space

"If we had this monster sitting at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, it would appear 10 times brighter than a full moon. It would appear as an incredibly bright pin-point star that would almost wash out all of the stars in the sky."

Astronomers discover young exoplanet or brown dwarf around distant star

Whether a Brown Dwarf or a Super Jupiter, this stellar companion is 540 million light years away, and astronomers can see it

With the wrong tilt, Earthlike planets turn into ‘snowballs’ – Futurity

23.5 degrees turns out to be "Just Right" for planets in the Goldilocks Zone

Alien life in the multiverse? Dark energy studies say it’s more...

Dark Matter does not appear to affect star or planet formation, no matter how much or little of it there may be in different universes.

Dallas & Robo | Official Trailer – YouTube

Wow. Ummm. Yeah. And you thought Futurama was a send-up of the genre!

Old Data Reveal New Evidence of Europa Plumes | NASA

All these worlds...except Europa....

Here’s What We Know About The Robots That Might Build Our...

The Japanese ispace company want to start building Lunar Levittowns

NASA Just Unveiled This Awesome, Tiny Helicopter That Will Cruise Over...

If this test works, it will open up a while new era in the exploration of Mars

“Alien” octopuses “arrived on Earth from space as cryopreserved eggs”

Article suggests frozen alien eggs are responsible for the Cambrian Explosion.

7 Facts About Parallel Universe (Theories & Evidence) 

...this could mean that there's a universe out there with No Amazing Stories. Lets not go there.

John Scalzi wrote a science fiction story about the DMCA to...

EFF and John Scalzi team up to highlight the "right to repair". Did you know auto manufacturers own the copyright on your car's engine?

Breakthrough Listen Launches Unprecedented Effort to Find Aliens – ExtremeTech

Down Under team expands the concept of the Big Ear on the cosmos

The Great Attractor: What is the mysterious force pulling our galaxy...

We may get sucked in to the Great Attractor, but the death of the sun will probably happen first

Binary stars can eject ‘castaways’ into space – Futurity

Now we know where some "rogue" planets come from

How Space Exploration Has Evolved Over the Years

Until you take a long view, it's difficult to appreciate just how far we've come in only 60 years

Glowing contact lenses could be the key to stopping diabetic blindness

It's going to get harder and harder to tell the 'bots from the people....

Someday, every piece of a person will be replaceable

As in the previous post...harder and harder...

The Exoplanets Most Likely to Harbor Life – ExtremeTech

A small handful of rocky planets, all slightly larger than the Earth, have become the likeliest abodes of extra-solar life.