A black hole is hard to understand, but this video will really give you some perspective. So how big can they be? Imagine this: crush the Sun to the size of a small town and crush the Earth to the size of a peanut. That's how big they can be.
A common misconception and belief most people have when they lose weight, is that fat just gets burned off. Some believe it even gets turned into muscle. But new research published in the British Medical Journal is suggesting otherwise.
Derby could never really run his entire life. He was born with deformed front legs. So to help him finally realize the joy of running, his humans and a 3D printing company designed a special loop-shaped prosthetic to let him do what he'd always wanted: run.
Google made a year in search review to capture and highlight all the things users were looking for over and over again. They put together this video to wrap up the year celebrating the best in media, sports, news, celebrities, viral memes and more. Watch the video below:
Don't think the Apple Watch is expensive enough for your rich-people taste? Then sure, how about a diamond-covered version? It works the same way as any other Apple Watch, except it's got so much bling you can't imagine.
Remember the rolling droid from the new Star Wars trailer? Turns out, that's not CGI you're looking at. It's a real robot! BB-8 is actually real!! Mark Hamill reveals some info in an interview:
I'm sure he loved the new little droid that's a rolling ball. I'm sure he wants it under the tree this Christmas. They never cease to amaze me with what they're able to come up with, you know? I said, "How are you ever gonna top R2-D2, the most adorable droid in movie history?" And then they have this new one. I can't even tell you his name, but you saw it in the trailer. And when they were demonstrating how they did this thing, live on set — because it's not CGI, that's a live prop — I was just amazed. They let me play around with it. I was running it all around at the creature shop up in Pinewood. I'm telling you, it's an absolute delight. And not having thought that I'd ever go back there, to go back into that world, is just – I get the chills. It's just so much fun.That's right. Not CGI:
This isn't a trick. It's the work of mechatronic control systems and it was done as a semester project at San Jose State University. It's basically a platform that has total balance. It's actually quite marvelous. Check it out:
Imagine driving down a highway and all a sudden, you spot a crashed TIE fighter, with storm troopers just waiting idly for a pickup. This was posted by German channel Dien Sky Film, which has gone viral already. Of course, it was all CGI, but still, imagine it!
Sony has revealed its latest innovation - the Qrio Smart Lock. It is the smallest and most intuitive of its kind and allows users to open doors with their smartphones and share encrypted keys with friends through apps like LINE and Facebook.
Your drunk selfies are going to get roadblocked with a warning that the photo you're going to upload to Facebook will be embarrassing after you've sobered up. Say goodbye to drunk pics everywhere?
How is this going to work? It'll be able to read your face. The idea is the brain child of the Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research lab chief, Yann LeCun. The process involves building facial recognition technology that can aptly tell the difference between your normal, clean-living self, and the drunk, unhinged and uninhibited version of you.
This is the US Navy's demonstration of their brand new Laser Weapon System. In it, they show how powerful and advanced the weaponry is. And operating it looks like you're playing a video game. Check it out below:
This is some hard geek stuff to digest. We're basically a very complex system that functions almost flawlessly. So what are we exactly? Do you really know the answer to that? Check out the video below: