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Top 10 Surprising New Uses For Foam

In the world of laboratories, foam is not the froth that makes beer look crisp. Appearing as gels, solids, and even at the quantum level, foam is earmarked to improve the lives of humans in remarkable ways. This flexible substance spawns innovation in combat, operating theaters, and robotics. It alsoRead More

10 Pieces Of Technology That Won’t Exist In 20 Years

Technology is always changing without us even realizing it half the time. In fact, it evolves at such a rapid pace that by the time you buy the newest phone or laptop, it’s already old. However, things like that are expected to change. But 20 years from now, some technologies—theRead More

10 Cryptocurrency Alternatives To Bitcoin

At this stage, you’d need to have been living under a rock to have not heard of Bitcoin. With the market price having recently exceeded US $18,000, media attention is at an all-time high. What most people are a little uncertain on is what exactly Bitcoin is. Terms like “cryptocurrency”Read More

Top 10 Discoveries Involving Innovative Ancient Technology

When we’re dazzled by the impressive leaps of modern technology, it is easy to forget the small shifts in innovation that pulled our species forward. Ancient light bulb moments may no longer seem great compared to spaceflight and the next self-parking car, but they do serve a valuable role. NewRead More

Top 10 People Killed By Robots

With increased automation and advancement in the field of robotics comes the unique problem of robots killing humans. The fact that robots lack any mind of their own complicates things, since they just do whatever they were programmed to do. Most of the time, the problem arises when humans getRead More

Top 10 Apple Failures – Listverse

After finding itself on death’s door in the mid-1990s, Apple Inc. has had one of the greatest second acts in business history. The iMac, iPod, iPhone, and iPad product lines rocketed Apple back to the top of the tech industry. Despite accusations of lacking innovation and coasting on Steve Jobs’sRead More

Top 10 Nonlethal Weapons That Are Actually Lethal

Nonlethal weapons aren’t supposed to be deadly; that’s the whole idea behind their name. Merriam-Webster’s definition for “nonlethal” even says “not capable of causing death.”[1] Nonlethals are meant to incapacitate a target without taking their life, while still assuring that the threat is neutralized. However, as we’re about to findRead More

10 Homegrown North Korean ‘Inventions’

Always eager to prove their superiority to their Western foes, the North Korean regime has a reputation for making extraordinary claims and exaggerating its achievements. When it comes to technology, North Korea has been especially apt to tout its many homegrown innovations. The ruling ideology of the country, Juche, callsRead More

10 Times Artificial Intelligence Shocked Us

The world of science fiction is almost never missing artificial intelligence (AI). However, the rate at which it is being developed and is learning things by itself sometimes raises the question of whether AI is science fiction or something that has already entered our society (and we haven’t even realizedRead More

10 Early Hackers From Before The Invention Of The Home Computer

Hackers have been around for a lot longer than you might think. It didn’t start with the Internet—people have been breaking codes and hacking into networks for as long as it’s been possible. Long before computers, hackers were already around, breaking into phone networks, punch-card machines, and even into telegraphs.Read More