China's New Research Station and the Quiet Rush to Claim Antarctica

In 2048, a very important international event will occur: The Antarctic Treaty, which stops countries from mining the continent's abundant resources, will come up for review. China—along with the US, the UK, and other countries—intends to be ready. » 2/11/14 10:20am 2/11/14 10:20am

Happy 40th Birthday, Disney World!

Today marks the 40th birthday of the largest, most visited amusement park in the world, Walt Disney World. Part of Walt Disney's dream for the theme park was a planned community where people could live with the technology of the future, today. Although that dream was never literally realized, the spirit of technology… » 10/01/11 6:00pm 10/01/11 6:00pm