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Arizona's mile-wide meteor crater was formed by a 45 meter impactor--the blast could have taken out an urban area the size of Kansas city.

We Don’t Have to Play Cosmic Russian Roulette With Asteroids Anymore

Forget Armageddon, says Ed Lu. Forget sci-fi space shuttles. Forget burying nuclear bombs in comets. Forget all that. Asteroids are a real and potentially existential... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/2/14

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‘We’re Living in Science Fiction Right Now’ Diamandis Tells GSP 2014

“It’s that time again.” These were the words on more than one pair of lips at Singularity University’s 2014 Graduate Studies Program (GSP) opening... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/19/14

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See The Future at SU’s 2014 Graduate Studies Program Opening Ceremony on June 16

For a select group of 80 entrepreneurs from around the world, summer is the time for a different kind of roller coaster: the 10-week wild ride known as the Graduate... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/11/14

AR, augmented reality, Lowe's, retail

Star Trek-Style Holodeck Coming into Focus at Lowe’s

We’ve all done it — gone into a store to figure out what we wanted to buy only to go home and buy it online from whoever offered the lowest price and free returns.... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/11/14

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Staggering Promise of Exponential Technologies in a Succinct 5-Minute Video

Have you ever wanted to explain exponential technology to someone—but didn’t know where to start? We’ve got a video for you. Watch Peter Diamandis and DrawShop discuss... more

Written By: | Posted: 06/10/14

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Donating to UNICEF Innovation Labs Could Land You in the Next Star Wars Movie

What are the grand challenges? Depends on the galaxy. In unspecified galaxies far, far away and long ago, energy and cheap space travel were no issue. Evil Sith lords... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/26/14

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NASA Set to Launch the First 3D Printer to the Space Station

Space travel is a dangerous business. Astronauts are hurled into space in a tiny life support bubble. Contact with Earth is severed. Whatever they’ve got onboard is all... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/20/14

technology, poverty, global challenges, chile, socialab, singularity

Chilean Incubator Wants Companies Using Tech to Help the Poor

It may not seem so out of the ordinary anymore to crowdsource solutions to the problems posed by poverty, but doing so with a for-profit business model adds a new and... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/15/14

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