On one hand, patents fuel innovation. On the other hand, they can make those innovations inaccessible to the people who need them the most.
Electric vehicles have only a tiny market share, but the auto industry is betting billions that they will soon be as cheap as conventional cars.
Just plug in your targets' unique demographics and the "smart" weapons will annihilate them immediately.
An innovation aimed at helping premature babies survive spurred wild, dystopian speculation — and left both physiology and technology in the dust.
Most of the work that goes into good world building never finds its way onto the page.
A San Francisco startup is trying to "liberate" the workplace from the tyranny of computer monitors using augmented reality headsets.
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Want to avoid your shitty ex at a party? That crying baby on a plane? That person so vocally obnoxious about opposing political views? Maybe, in the future, you will be able to "block" them from your life. Tom Scott takes this idea to its insane conclusion.
Researchers used "tissue as ink" to squirt out ovaries that successfully grew mouse pups.
We're looking at a future where our "cars are online all of the time," and while that's very cool, it's also a huge safety risk.
Wired takes a look at the automated future of trucking — and what it means for the millions of Americans who currently drive trucks for a living.
Forget wearables. According to MIT professor Dina Katabi, the future of homes will be "health-aware".
Eleven experts weigh in with their biggest, craziest ideas — all of which are eminently doable.
We cannot vouch for this product, nor for the "physics, science and a little bit of" rocket technology that allegedly went into it. But if it works even half as well as this ad says it does, it's very cool.
The current airline industry isn't a force of major aviation innovation, but what will happen when a disruptor—like the Aurora D8—enters the scene?
Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too.
What if you could take a smell selfie, a smelfie? What if you had a lipstick that caused plants to grow where you kiss? Ani Liu explores the intersection of ...
Cultured meat, augmented reality, genetic modification, vertical farming and automation may very well transform our relationship to food.