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Presidential candidate suggests microchips for Syrian refugees

Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan says implanting technology in those fleeing unrest in the Middle East could allow us to aid the humanitarian effort and protect our borders from terrorists.

By November 20, 2015


Swedish office gets under employees' skin with RFID microchips

Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.

By February 3, 2015


Woman gets microchip implant so she can leave office keys at home

Carrying keys is, apparently, all too much for one Swedish woman. She claims this isn't the future, but the present. And she's not the only one to let tech get under her skin.

By November 18, 2014


A working Lego combination safe: Know the code or break the bricks

Safe crackers will get their skills tested with a functioning combination safe made from Lego parts.

By October 20, 2015


NASA's giving you another chance to send your name to Mars

Did you miss out on your boarding pass to be part of NASA's mission to Mars? The space agency is giving you another chance to hop aboard the InSight lander.

By August 19, 2015


IBM and allies find a way to make chips even tinier and faster

A prototype chip has quadruple the circuitry and double the performance of today's cutting-edge chips. This kind of work keeping Moore's Law ticking hastens the day your smartwatch has a lot more brains.

By July 8, 2015


'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.

By March 27, 2015


A paranoid chat from a future where even the air is online

Crave's Eric Mack time-travels to a future where everything, even the atmosphere and our organs, is connected to an Internet accessible from everywhere, save one room in Chicago.

By February 13, 2015


App claims to know what wine or beer you'll like before you taste it

The Next Glass app claims to have isolated the tastes of alcoholic beverages and will tell you how much you'll like them -- or not.

By November 20, 2014


Ashton Kutcher is uber-annoyed at Uber criticism

In a series of tweets, the famous actor, tech personality and Uber investor defends the ride-sharing startup by suggesting he sees nothing wrong in "digging up dirt on shady journalist."

By November 19, 2014