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How can we embrace the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution?
New technologies and approaches are merging the physical, digital, and biological worlds in ways that will fundamentally transform humankind. The extent to which that transformation is positive will depend on how we navigate the risks and opportunities that arise along the way. Read more


World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
A World Without Work?How will rapid technological progress and the prospect of longer, healthier lives revolutionize work? Read more


This could be the first country to go cashless
A plan to cut cash out of shopping could see Denmark become the first country to ditch notes and coins altogether. Read more


Solutions Toward a Thriving World - Foster Gamble 
When I was asked to make a presentation for the Architects of the New Paradigm conference, what interested me most was, “What’s missing from the so-called ‘new paradigm’ that still has humanity on the brink of environmental collapse, economic meltdown and a global police state?”


Bitcoin is the Most Disruptive Technology of Our Age
In a guest post on Virgin Entrepreneur Dominic Frisby – the author of “Bitcoin: the Future of Money?” – argues that Bitcoin is the most disruptive technology of our age. Read more


Bitcoin Is A Disruptive Technology - Forbes
If you want to build an e-commerce site, a payment network like Paypal, or any other service that deals in dollars, you need to convince incumbent financial institutions to do business with you. Getting such a partnership is difficult and involves a lot of red tape. Bitcoin is different. Read more


Converting spaces into vertical farms
Imagine a future where cities become self-sufficient in their food production, where autonomous farms grow fresh premium produce at affordable prices, eliminating waste and environmental impact. Read more


Hydroponic Gardening
For the Health of the Planet, by improving the environmental impact of the food supply chain. For the Health of Our Society, by encouraging the consumption of whole and fresh foods. Read more


3D printed "photosynthetic wearable" to host living organisms
Designer and researcher Neri Oxman has successfully 3D-printed one of her "wearable skins" and filled its hollow tubes with a bacterial luminescent liquid. Read more


Synthetic biology is turning into industrial design
Advances in genetic technology mean that creating synthetic animals has become just another branch of industrial design. Read more


Pure Energy Systems
PES Network, Inc. is a news, directory and networking service to identify extreme cutting-edge, clean energy technologies capable of making it to market and making a large impact. Read more


What is the E-Cat?
E-Cat stands for “energy catalyzer” and is an invention considered by many to be one of the most important discoveries of our age in terms of a technology for energy production. Read more


Run your car on water
This guy does just that! Watch video


U-Plug
Providing affordable, clean, continuous, green, portable energy to the world - one person, one household, one business, one community at a time. Read more


Electrical Power from Water Fuel
Brilliant Light’s SunCell® has produced millions of watts of power at a power density that is significantly higher than that of any other power source. Read more


$9 Computer Makes Waves
It’s a tiny piece of technology with the power to change the world. Read more


What is Li-Fi? How does it work? The ultimate definition of Li-Fi
Li-Fi claims to be 100 times faster than standard Wi-Fi. But what exactly is it and how does it work? Read more


CLASH OF THE GENIUSES: Inventing the Impossible - FEATURE FILM
From UFOTV®, accept no imitations. Free Energy, German Anti-Gravity, Wireless Power Transmission, Cold Fusion and Rejuvenation Technology. Watch video


The 21 most innovative startups in tech
In a world where there's 30 plus food delivery companies and an army of 'Uber for X' clones, startups working on high impact and daring ideas can be overlooked. But that doesn't mean they're not out there. Read more


Fitbits now mandatory for students at this Oklahoma university
They take exercise seriously at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. All students are required to meet strict fitness goals. And they are graded on how they do. Read more


This Unobtrusive Arm Band Will Let You Feel Virtual Reality
A new Japanese startup wants to change that with a VR armband that tricks your brain into thinking its touching onscreen objects. Read more


The Teslasuit Allows You to Feel Sensations from the Virtual World
The revolutionary Teslasuit uses electro muscular stimulation and features an array of highly sensitive sensors that allow the wearer to literally FEEL virtual reality. Watch video


Blind Skateboarder!
Don't take your senses for granted... Watch video on Facebook


Humans Have a Lot More than Five Senses
It turns out, there are at least nine senses and most researchers think there are more like twenty-one or so. Read more


Green Oil: Scientists Turn Algae Into Petroleum In 30 Minutes
Scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are claiming success in perfecting a method that can transform a pea-soupy solution of algae into crude oil by pressure cooking it for about 30 minutes. Read more


The street lamp that absorbs CO2
These microscopic unicellular plants are of huge importance for our planet as they absorb large amounts of CO2 and produce roughly half of our atmosphere's oxygen. Watch TED Talk video


Can Algae Feed the World and Fuel the Planet?
Craig Venter, geneticist and entrepreneur, hopes to use synthetic biology to transform microscopic algae into cells that eat up carbon dioxide, spit out oil and provide meals. Read more


Go Green! These Edible Algae Lamps Could Light Your Home
While microalgae are a great source of protein and all, they’re much more than a food source for health freaks. They’re now also being used as a source of heat and light for your home. Read more


World’s First Algae-Powered Building Opens in Germany
We’ve all heard about buildings powered by solar or wind energy, but an algae-powered building? Splitterwerk Architects have designed just such a structure, dubbed BIQ, which will be the very first of its kind. Read more


Gravity Waves Discovered? Origin of Cycles?
“My earlier rumor about LIGO [Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory] has been confirmed by independent sources. Stay tuned! Gravitational waves may have been discovered!! Exciting.” Read more


IT'S OFFICIAL: Gravitational waves have been detected, Einstein was right
After 100 years of searching, an international team of physicists has confirmed the existence of Einstein's gravitational waves, marking one of the biggest astrophysical discoveries of the past century. Read more


Brian Greene Explains The Discovery Of Gravitational Waves
A landmark day for Einstein and our understanding of the universe: the detection of gravitational waves. Brian Greene explains the discovery. Watch video


Virtual currencies challenging traditional banking system
Derrick Nicholson says the future of currency as we know it is changing, and everyday people stand to suffer the most. Read more


Wireless data from every lightbulb
What if every light bulb in the world could also transmit data? At TEDGlobal, Harald Haas demonstrates, for the first time, a device that could do exactly that. Watch TED Talk video


Telepresence robots can give people with disabilities the feeling of being home
José del R. Millán, Defitech Chair for non-invasive brain machine interfaces at EPFL, and Robert Leeb, from EPFL's Center for Neuroprosthetics, explain how people with disabilities can control telepresence robots or a wheelchair using only mental commands. Read more


Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Exist Today! 
Our world is changing fast, the "future" is closer than you think. Watch video


Janken (rock-paper-scissors) Robot with 100% winning rate 
The newest version of a robot from Japanese researchers can not only challenge the best human players in a game of Rock Paper Scissors, but it can beat them — 100% of the time. Read more & watch video


Harris' Heroes: Metro Warriors STEM program sparks interest in science and technology
These young students in Northeast D.C. might not be able to read the instruction manual, but thanks to Randy McCain they are learning how to build and program robots. Read more


By 2050, human-on-robot sex will be more common than human-on-human sex, says report
Can you imagine having sex with a humanoid robot? Apparently, this will be the norm in a few short decades. Read more


3D-Printed Gel Folds Almost Exactly Like a Real Baby Human Brain
Fetal brains begin to fold around the midpoint of the third trimester, but little is known about the actual process. Read more


A Folding Brain in 3D 
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences collaborating with scientists in Finland and France have figured out how the brain folds. Watch video


How one woman made a ‘tricorder’ that could change medicine 
Watch the video to learn about an intriguing invention that can probe your DNA’s deepest secrets. Read more & watch video


'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say
Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice. It is the latest development of "Crispr technology" - which is a more precise way of editing DNA than anything that has come before. Read more


Gene editing: Is era of designer humans getting closer?
An international meeting of leading scientists has said it would be "irresponsible" to allow the creation of genetically altered humans. But they said basic research involving embryo gene editing should continue in order to improve understanding of human biology. Read more