Sure, Superman Has X-Ray Vision. But How Would It Actually Work?

There is a reason Superman is called “super”. He has super-strength and super-speed. He flies, and he is mostly indestructible. He can shoot laser-like things from his eyes. Finally, he has some type of X-ray vision. Although comic book scholars have debated Superman’s vision before, let’s consider how it could …

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Funko’s New Star Wars Toy Is an Easter Egg Among Easter Eggs

Subscription boxes have become a huge market, delivering everything from beauty products to nerd merch right to customers’ doors like magic care packages. The contents of the boxes are often a secret, but subscribers to Funko’s Smuggler’s Bounty got an enigma-wrapped-in-a-mystery in this month’s package: a Pop! vinyl figure that’s …

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In abrupt cancellation, FBI undercuts its case for Apple's help

Photo: Bloomberg Video Less than 24 hours before the FBI was set to face off with Apple in a highly publicized battle over access to a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, investigators had a breakthrough. After many statements and legal testimonies from law enforcement insisting that Apple’s assistance was the only …

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Vizio's new 4K TVs come with Google Cast built right in

Google’s Chromecast is one of the best (and cheapest) ways to turn a TV into a bonafide media-streaming beast. It’s fantastic, except for one thing: It’s yet another thing you need to plug into your TV. Vizio’s new P-Series Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display TVs (holy moly, that’s a …

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A Little 3-D Printer on the ISS Is a Huge Step for Space Exploration

When humans depart from Earth to set up the first planetary colony, they’ll have to travel light. Seeds, water, and tools might secure a spot on the cargo ship. But but everything else will have to be built from extraterrestrial materials. The question is, how? Made In Space might have an answer. Today, NASA …

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