It's an impossible question to answer -- unless you're Neil deGrasse Tyson. Watch the famed astrophysicist take on a young boy's loaded query, and knock it out of the park.
An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.
On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.
Nothing is better than a face-melting Nazi. Re-create Major Toht's memorable meltdown from the first Indiana Jones movie with this gruesome candle.
Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.
The doll-like dancing robots made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Murata balance themselves perfectly on a single ball.
We take a look at the Xperia E3, a cheap Android KitKat phone with Sony's colourful stylings.
Animator pays homage to the Doctor and his companions in this fan-made trailer for "The Animated Adventures Of Doctor Who." Even the Daleks are cute!
The lead animator for the movie "Wall-E," Angus MacLane, also built an incredible Lego version of Wall-E currently being considered by Lego as an official product.
Learn all about the unusual characters in George Lucas' new animated musical movie "Strange Magic," from Lucasfilm and Touchstone Pictures. Yes, there's even a duel.