Swinburne Uni Makes Bendy Concrete From Waste

Swinburne Uni Makes Bendy Concrete From Waste

Concrete is, quite literally, the foundation of our society. Now scientists at Swinburne University in Melbourne have developed a new type of “bendable” concrete that could better withstand earthquakes. What makes this even sweeter is that it’s made out of industrial waste.

Hustled To Death

Hustled To Death

Warning: This is a work of fiction. It contains descriptions of self-harm.

Tulsi Gabbard’s PR Stunt Thrown Out By Federal Judge

Tulsi Gabbard’s PR Stunt Thrown Out By Federal Judge

A federal judge dismissed outright loooooong-shot Democratic presidential candidate and Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard’s censorship lawsuit decision dated Tuesday that it had nothing resembling a plausible legal basis.

The Great Barrier Reef Faces Third Mass Bleaching Event In Five Years

The Great Barrier Reef Faces Third Mass Bleaching Event In Five Years

Australia’s forests burned over the summer, but now its underwater ecosystems are in trouble, too. The Great Barrier Reef is facing some severe stress due to extreme heat and faces a “widespread bleaching event,” according to an update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Watch.

Twitter Is Testing Self-Destructing Tweets

Twitter Is Testing Self-Destructing Tweets

Twitter is testing a new feature in Brazil that auto-deletes tweets after just one day in a move it says is intended to make users feel less pressure and give them more control over tweets. Twitter is calling the feature—for now, at least—Fleets.

The Huge Holes In The EU’s New Climate Law Proposal

The Huge Holes In The EU’s New Climate Law Proposal

The European Commission’s released its long-awaited climate law proposal in Brussels on Wednesday. It would commit the 27 nations in the EU to become carbon neutral by 2050. To pass, the law needs the approval of the European Parliament and the EU’s 27 member states. But it’s got some pretty…

Thank God, The Simpsons Will Be On Disney+’s UK Debut After All

Thank God, The Simpsons Will Be On Disney+’s UK Debut After All

The staggered global launch of Disney+ has brought with it plenty of questions of just how content parity will work between the the House of Mouse’s U.S. offerings and the newer iterations of the service, which will already have to deal with paradoxically weird rollouts of original content long since…

Here’s How To Protect Yourself When Your Data Inevitably Leaks

Here’s How To Protect Yourself When Your Data Inevitably Leaks

The unfortunate truth is that your data is likely to leak somewhere, sometime, especially as you sign up for more and more apps and services. You’re basically at the mercy of the security protections put in place by the companies you’re dealing who have leaked your data, and those protections…

Hyundai’s EVs Are Going To Look Cool As Hell

Hyundai’s EVs Are Going To Look Cool As Hell

As Mercedes-Benz has quite clearly demonstrated with the unfortunate new E-Class, automotive design is in a bit of a rut, perhaps only to be salvaged by the new design freedoms of electric and hydrogen cars. And the Hyundai Prophecy concept shows that Hyundai is about to mop the floor with…

Sexy Sax Man Poster Exists, World Not Such A Bad Place

Sexy Sax Man Poster Exists, World Not Such A Bad Place

We’ve got good news and we’ve got bad news. The bad news is, the poster you are about to feast your eyes on sold out today. The good news is, this poster exists and almost a hundred people paid money to buy it. Maybe things aren’t so bad after all.

Why Can Some Organs Regenerate While Others Can’t?

Why Can Some Organs Regenerate While Others Can’t?

What can organs like your liver and brain regeneration, while others can’t? It’s a great question. Scientists have actually been trying to answer it for a long time. The good news is after many years of research we now have a good idea of how this works.

Here Are Some Things You Could Do With A Used Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Here Are Some Things You Could Do With A Used Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Over the past week or so, I’ve been sent an ad many times from friends and people who know my deepest desires. The ad is from the Canadian Craigslistic site Kiji, advertising an incredible two Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles for sale for a very reasonable $US12,000 ($18,187). If it seems too…

Apple May Be Supersizing Its Smallest MacBook Pro And Adding Mini-LEDs

Apple May Be Supersizing Its Smallest MacBook Pro And Adding Mini-LEDs

Even though COVID-19 has already put hurt on Apple’s bottom line and forced the company to temporarily close stores in China, according to a new report, the coronavirus hasn’t put any dampers on Apple’s plans to release new devices: specifically, six new products with mini-LED displays over the next two…

OnePlus 8 Set For Global Launch Next Month

OnePlus 8 Set For Global Launch Next Month

OnePlus is set to reveal its upcoming OnePlus 8 in the second week of April according to a source close to the company. The news comes via TechRadar, whose source cites a global unveiling in April. Exactly which other products will make their debut alongside the handset is unknown, and…

Google Cancels Google I/O Due To Coronavirus

Google Cancels Google I/O Due To Coronavirus

The number of tech conferences actually going ahead right now is astonishingly slim, with Google the latest company to scale back its plans. Its annual Google I/O conference will instead take an “alternative format”, most likely online.