One of the most powerful computational services on the web today, Wolfram Alpha, has provided the world with the definitive answer to this incredibly important question. The answer is "3.8 X 10^7 metric tons," but you'll really want to learn a lot more via Wolfram Alpha. This nutritional chart is just one of many…
I've just returned from Texas, a state that blends old-school American values and high tech industries into a strange hybrid culture of digital cowboys. Is Texas the most futuristic state?
When the robot revolution comes, you may not find yourself at the end of a pain stick. Instead, the liberated robots could merely insist on a PC name for "robot." What will it be? The Escapist magazine forums have ideas.
With news that scientists have created stem cells that grow into pork, and the very real possibility of in-vitro meat becoming part of our diet, the inevitable question is raised: would it be kosher to eat lab bacon?
Star Trek has long been described as a cult phenomenon…but is it an actual cult? Some anthropologists think so. Following the example of anthropologist Margaret Mead, they lived among the natives and studied their rituals-that is, they went to Star Trek conventions and fan clubs. Here's what they found.
Though some publishers of paranormal fiction scoff at the idea that zombies can ever be romantic leads, they obviously don't realize there's a simmering desire for zombie love among readers and movie-goers. We've investigated the zombie love phenomenon, and brought you some startling discoveries.
Why do we assign genders to robots, even when they look like Wall-E or a Roomba vacuum cleaner? That was the subject of a panel at WisCon, where a roboticist debated sexbots and macho tanks with writers and science fiction fans.
Grace Park, AKA Boomer/Athena/Number Eight Cylon, visited with G4 last week and answered crucial questions about Battlestar Galactica while sipping cognac in a leather chair. It was all very cylonic.