Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wants to Build a Second Giant Tunnel Under LA

The 6.5-mile tunnel would go from Hawthorne, CA to West Los Angeles.

10 hours ago

New Data Shows Solar Energy Creates More Jobs in America Than Any Other Industry

Good for the environment, good for jobs.

10 hours ago

Researchers Find Pollution Is the Biggest Global Threat to Human Health

Air pollution kills millions every year.

13 hours ago

Facebook Has Coined a New Unit of Time Called “the Flick”

A flick lasts 1/705,600,000 of a second.

14 hours ago

Montana Governor Takes Preserving Net Neutrality Into His Own Hands

Any internet service provider with a state government contract cannot block or charge more for faster delivery of websites.

15 hours ago

Google’s Lunar XPrize Is Over. Spaceflight Innovation, However, Is Not.

After three deadline extensions, it looks like Google's $30 million XPrize will remain unclaimed.

15 hours ago

We Should Make Technology Less Addicting. Will Developers Ever Want to?

"There are literally thousands of developers fighting for our very limited attention span."

15 hours ago

AI Could Find Homes for Millions of Refugees Displaced by Climate Change

The algorithm placement would increase refugees' chances of finding employment by 40 to 70 percent.

17 hours ago

Rocket Lab Has Successfully Launched Its Electron Rocket Into Orbit

An Electron rocket launch is about one-twelfth the cost of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch.

17 hours ago

Research Shows Athletes With No History of Concussions Still Suffer From Brain Damage

We need to better protect our athletes from brain trauma.

January 22, 2018

Reversing Climate Change With Geoengineering Could Leave the Planet Worse Off

The consequences for biodiversity could be more severe than those of climate change itself.

January 22, 2018

Catching Up With the New E.U. Emissions Targets Will Cost Germany a Trillion Euros

"The aim of reducing them by 95 percent is overambitious."

January 22, 2018

Futurism’s First Annual Fake Science News Awards

We're awarding those who are guilty of unrelenting bias.

January 19, 2018

Extreme Weather Is the Biggest Risk for Humanity in 2018, Say World Leaders

In this year's edition of the landmark report compiled by the World Economic Forum, weapons of mass destruction come after the threat of climate change.

January 18, 2018

Could Digital Voting Create a Society That Is Truly Governed by the People?

Imagine voting for the president from the comfort of your bed.

January 17, 2018

The World’s Biggest Smog Tower Offers Hope to Polluted Megacities in China

"It barely requires any power input throughout daylight hours."

January 17, 2018

Switzerland Rules That You Must Stun Your Food Before You Kill It

The debate about meat-eating is just getting started.

January 17, 2018

Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible?

Even Google has plans to store renewable energy in molten salt.

January 16, 2018

Senate Democrats and 22 Attorneys General Deliver a One-Two Punch to the Net Neutrality Ban

This fight is far from over.

January 16, 2018

The Czech Republic May Be Getting Serious About Climate Change

This could send a strong message to other coal reliant EU countries.

January 16, 2018

Experts Say Basic Income Could Reach Mainstream Politics in 2018

"Remember, basic income is not one idea. It's a direction of thought."

January 16, 2018
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