A Victorian painting of Queen Elizabeth I's court philosopher depicted him in a halo of skulls that was subsequently painted over.
The Daqri smart helmet is Intel's take on the much-hyped realm of virtual and augmented reality. And unlike Microsoft's HoloLens, it ships today. Also on deck: smart sunglasses from Oakley and a watch from New Balance.
Microsoft showed off a visually impressive and exciting game demo for its HoloLens headset; unfortunately, the point of view the audience was thrilled by? It's quite a bit different than the wearer's field of vision while playing. Still cool, though!
Ashley recaps today's Microsoft event in NYC (and all our favorite things within), explains how Best Buy's new robotic employee works and discusses this week's new releases in film and gaming.
An X-ray scan of a fossilized sea urchin revealed a large number of fossilized clams inside.
Spotted at the IFA tech conference in Berlin, the Haier Smart Window refrigerator has doors that go see-through as you draw near.
Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.
In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.