Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it’s a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Imperial College London Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight have created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech. The table is designed to be a visual conversation starter about where the world is going. It features 100 innovations, ranging from the benign and everyday, to the mind-blowing and potentially terrifying. Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an […]

After indictment, Russian hackers’ lives “changed forever,” ex-ambassador says

Enlarge / US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (C) holds a news conference at the Department of Justice July 13, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rosenstein announced indictments against 12 Russian intelligence agents for hacking computers used by the Democratic National Committee, the Hillary Clinton campaign, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and other organizations. (credit: Chip […]

‘He is my son forever’: Papa Mourinho & Kid Drogba don’t hide their feelings on air (VIDEO)

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba, on air with RT in Moscow, waved to his former boss and RT expert Jose Mourinho, thousands of miles away in Manchester, with the words “Bonjour, Papa!” Mourinho repaid him with a heartfelt tribute. “Papa is papa forever, and son is son forever too,” said Mourinho, when told of his former […]

Interview: Ikaruga’s beloved developer Treasure on keeping games old-school forever

Treasure won. Masato Maegawa and his crew of arcade game obsessives tore out of Konami in 1993 to start their own company. To make games the right way. “If we don’t find the game interesting ourselves,” said founder Masato Maegawa, “we won’t be satisfied with it.” They’ve never strayed from that ambition, churning out a […]

In the lab with Xbox’s new Adaptive Controller, which may change gaming forever

A look inside the Xbox Inclusive Tech Lab as they reveal their new controller with improved accessibility. (Captions available.) REDMOND, Washington—The Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC), slated to launch “later this year,” looks almost incomplete at first glance. The clean, confusing-looking slab, nearly the length and width of an Xbox One S, has no joysticks. The […]

The late IKEA founder had a secret vault to ensure his furniture chain would ‘live forever’

Denis Balibouse/Reuters Ingvar Kamprad is said to have made plans in 1976 to ensure the future of IKEA in case of his death. The results are a holding structure made so complex that outsiders would not understand it. This structure, Kamprad hoped, would let IKEA live on even in times of war or political turmoil. […]

12 animals that are in danger of disappearing forever

Mistvan/Wikimedia Commons A rhinoceros subspecies is almost extinct. On Monday, the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, died at 45 years of age. Sudan — who is named for his country of birth and lived under the protection of armed guards at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, away from poachers — suffered from a […]

We flew Virgin America one final time before it goes away forever — here’s what it was like (ALK)

Handout/Getty Images Virgin America has been one of the best airlines in the US since its launch in 2007. In 2016, Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America for $ 2.6 billion. Virgin America will merge into Alaska Airlines in April. Business Insider took a roundtrip flight between Newark Liberty International and San Francisco to experience Virgin […]

Millennials have a new shopping habit that could spell trouble for Forever 21 and H&M

Facebook/Patagonia Millennials are increasingly buying clothing that’s characterized by durability and utility.  This has led to a surge of interest in brands like The North Face and Patagonia.  With durable fashion in vogue, fast-fashion retailers, like H&M and Forever 21, that have been known for creating cheaper, more disposable clothing are likely to suffer. These days, you’re […]