Over 200,000 people have submitted applications for a one-way trip to Mars with the Dutch company Mars One. The company plans to start Mars’ first permanent human settlement, and it’s looking for astronauts to start settling the planet. You might even be able to help choose which aspiring astronauts will win a trip to Mars.… Continue reading Over 200,000 People Apply to Die On Mars: Who Would You Vote off the Planet?
Your romantic partner may be spending a lot of time on your Facebook profile. Though Facebook won’t confirm or deny it, two Ohio communications professors just released a study on which types of people are most likely to use Facebook to creep on their romantic partners. Could your partner fit into one of these personality… Continue reading 4 Signs Your Romantic Partner Is Creeping You on Facebook
The weatherman has competition, and it’s from a phone app. WeatherSignal, an Android app developed by Dutch scientists, tells the weather by crowdsourcing temperature readings from the sensors that keep smartphone batteries from overheating. Since smartphones are everywhere, WeatherSignal might one day let meteorologists make hyperlocal weather reports without building weather stations on every roof.… Continue reading The Weatherman Wants Your Smartphone Data: Creating Hyperlocal Weather Reports through Crowdsourcing