Should Your Driverless Car Kill You to Save Two Other People?

There's a train speeding down the tracks towards five innocent people who will never get away in time. You can save them by pulling a switch, but it'll kill another person on a different track. It's a thought experiment people have debated for ages, but it's about to become a real dilemma when we program robots to… » 5/12/14 3:40pm 5/12/14 3:40pm

Science Proves Whether the Chicken or the Egg Came First

It's really embarrassing how many sleepless nights I've had due to my brain synapsing and wondering whether the chicken or the egg came first. I flip, I flop, I twist, I turn—it's definitely a good brain exercise. But after watching ASAP Science definitively answer the question of which came first—the chicken or the… » 1/24/13 9:00pm 1/24/13 9:00pm

Photoshop Contest: Is Steve Jobs Good or Evil?

Oh, Steve Jobs. What to make of you? On the one hand, you've created some of the most beloved technology of the modern era. On the other hand, you're a tyrant, a miser, and you rule over your empire with an iron fist and a cold heart. So which is it? Is the Steve a golden god who can do no wrong, or is he a devil in… » 4/09/08 4:45pm 4/09/08 4:45pm