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Could blind-spot assist cut cycling deaths?

Every year thousands of cyclists around the globe die in traffic. Often, truck drivers fail to see cyclists when turning at junctions. For years, there have been calls for blind-spot assistance technology to be made compulsory. Is it the solution?

Every year thousands of cyclists around the globe die in traffic. Often, truck drivers fail to see cyclists when turning at junctions. For years, there have been calls for blind-spot assistance technology to be made compulsory. Is it the solution?

Atlanta killing spree — how it happened

Robert Aaron Long admitted he committed the Atlanta-area shooting spree that left six Asian women and two others dead on Tuesday 16 March. Investigators say Long denied that the attack was motivated by race.

Robert Aaron Long admitted he committed the Atlanta-area shooting spree that left six Asian women and two others dead on Tuesday 16 March. Investigators say Long denied that the attack was motivated by race.

Oumuamua likely came from a Pluto-like exoplanet

Scientists believe they have determined the origin of the extrasolar object Oumuamua. First observed from the Pan-STARRS astronomical observatory in Hawaii, Oumuamua means "scout" or "messenger" in Hawaiian.

Scientists believe they have determined the origin of the extrasolar object Oumuamua. First observed from the Pan-STARRS astronomical observatory in Hawaii, Oumuamua means "scout" or "messenger" in Hawaiian.

Norway gives green light to world's first ship tunnel

Construction on the world's first full-scale ship tunnel will soon get underway after the Norwegian government approved startup funds for the giant engineering project.

Construction on the world's first full-scale ship tunnel will soon get underway after the Norwegian government approved startup funds for the giant engineering project.

What if nothing happens after death?

What is the Eternal Oblivion Theory? Join us... and find out!

What is the Eternal Oblivion Theory? Join us... and find out!

What if mosquitoes could spread vaccines?

Could this be the most effective way to spread a vaccine?

Could this be the most effective way to spread a vaccine?

Powerful 'river of rocks' found deep under caribbean

Scientists found that an ancient magma bloom is pushing hot rock from the Pacific into the Caribbean's mantle layer, via a portal that opened under Central America.

Scientists found that an ancient magma bloom is pushing hot rock from the Pacific into the Caribbean's mantle layer, via a portal that opened under Central America.

4 Elon Musk ideas that probably wont work

These plans surely won't work... will they?? Join us... and let us know what YOU think!

These plans surely won't work... will they?? Join us... and let us know what YOU think!

4 Possible solutions to the fermi paradox

Where is everybody?? Join us... and find out!

Where is everybody?? Join us... and find out!

Beijing's air pollution goes off the scale

Air quality indexes recorded a shocking rating of 999 on Monday 15 March, as commuters travelled to work through the thick, dark air. Residents in western China said they woke up in the middle of the night, struggling to breathe.

Air quality indexes recorded a shocking rating of 999 on Monday 15 March, as commuters travelled to work through the thick, dark air. Residents in western China said they woke up in the middle of the night, struggling to breathe.

What if every satellite fell to Earth?

What would happen if thousands of satellites suddenly fell to Earth?

What would happen if thousands of satellites suddenly fell to Earth?

What if Kardashev was wrong?

In this video, Unveiled uncovers the dark side of the Kardashev Scale...

In this video, Unveiled uncovers the dark side of the Kardashev Scale...

What if we're living in a holographic universe?

In this video, Unveiled covers the holographic universe theory

In this video, Unveiled covers the holographic universe theory

4 reasons why moving to Mars makes sense

The Perseverance Rover is ready to land! Join us... for more on Mars!

The Perseverance Rover is ready to land! Join us... for more on Mars!

4 reasons we're probably surrounded by alien civilisations

We're probably not alone in the galaxy... Join us... and find out why!

We're probably not alone in the galaxy... Join us... and find out why!

What if you had ten minutes to live?

What would YOU do with your last 10 minutes? Join us... and explore!

What would YOU do with your last 10 minutes? Join us... and explore!

Brood X: 'Trillions' of cicadas to emerge after 17 years

Trillions of cicadas are set to emerge from underground in April or May in 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, from Illinois east to New York and New Jersey and south into Tennessee and Georgia.

Trillions of cicadas are set to emerge from underground in April or May in 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, from Illinois east to New York and New Jersey and south into Tennessee and Georgia.

Ten years after tsunami, Fukushima cleanup just starting

Details about what's happening inside the reactors are largely unknown because it's still too dangerous for humans to go inside, and robots can only provide a partial view of the melted fuel.

Details about what's happening inside the reactors are largely unknown because it's still too dangerous for humans to go inside, and robots can only provide a partial view of the melted fuel.

What is a circular economy?

We tend to throw an awful lot of things away. They end up in landfill or are incinerated. This is not good for the environment. But many products could be designed to be reused or recycled or become the raw materials for other products.

We tend to throw an awful lot of things away. They end up in landfill or are incinerated. This is not good for the environment. But many products could be designed to be reused or recycled or become the raw materials for other products.

Is the reforestation of the rainforest possible?

10 years ago 74 members of the UN set themselves an enormous task: to restore 3.5 million km2 of the world's rainforests by 2030. But how exactly will that be possible?

10 years ago 74 members of the UN set themselves an enormous task: to restore 3.5 million km2 of the world's rainforests by 2030. But how exactly will that be possible?

Is marine plastic really from the sea?

Big companies look virtuous when they say they make products from plastic recovered from the oceans. Another reason to buy, say, Adidas shoes or Coca-Cola in recycled bottles. Our reporter has found that it is not what it seems to be.

Big companies look virtuous when they say they make products from plastic recovered from the oceans. Another reason to buy, say, Adidas shoes or Coca-Cola in recycled bottles. Our reporter has found that it is not what it seems to be.

The plan to send sperm to the moon

A lunar gene bank that could house sperm, egg, seed and spore samples, is envisaged as being built under the moon's surface, in a hollow, cooled lava tube.

A lunar gene bank that could house sperm, egg, seed and spore samples, is envisaged as being built under the moon's surface, in a hollow, cooled lava tube.

Why the Moon has a tail

Scientists have known that the Moon has a tail, like a comet, since the late 1990s, but now they know where it comes from and why it's brighter sometimes than others.

Scientists have known that the Moon has a tail, like a comet, since the late 1990s, but now they know where it comes from and why it's brighter sometimes than others.

What if you could meet your younger self?

What if you could change the past? Join us, and find out!

What if you could change the past? Join us, and find out!

What if spinosaurs were still swimming today?

What if spinosaurs were still swimming today?

What if spinosaurs were still swimming today?

Did scientists just discover the best ever Super Earth?

Did we just make a monumental breakthrough in space? Join us... and find out!

Did we just make a monumental breakthrough in space? Join us... and find out!

What is a credit rating?

What is a credit rating?

What is a credit rating?

What if Planet Nine exists?

What if Planet Nine exists?

What if Planet Nine exists?

Hellish 'super-Earth' offers best opportunity to study atmosphere of a rocky exoplanet

A newly discovered "super-Earth" only 26 light years away could offer scientists the best opportunity thus far to study the atmosphere of a rocky planet outside our solar system.

A newly discovered "super-Earth" only 26 light years away could offer scientists the best opportunity thus far to study the atmosphere of a rocky planet outside our solar system.

French nuclear tests contaminated 110,000 people — study

A groundbreaking new study reports that France has greatly underestimated the impact of its nuclear tests in French Polynesia in the 1960s and 70s, according to new research that could allow more than 100,000 people to claim compensation for cancer.

A groundbreaking new study reports that France has greatly underestimated the impact of its nuclear tests in French Polynesia in the 1960s and 70s, according to new research that could allow more than 100,000 people to claim compensation for cancer.

What if magic worked?

What would you do if you suddenly had magical powers? Join us... and explore!

What would you do if you suddenly had magical powers? Join us... and explore!

Why does NASA keep missing asteroids?

Why do so many asteroids go unnoticed? Join us... and find out!

Why do so many asteroids go unnoticed? Join us... and find out!

What if you were attacked by murder hornets?

The Asian giant hornet is invading North America. What if it attacked you?

The Asian giant hornet is invading North America. What if it attacked you?

What if there was a hotel in space?

What if you could spend your vacation... in space? Join us... and explore!

What if you could spend your vacation... in space? Join us... and explore!

What if you ate nothing but chocolate for a month?

How much would you have to eat each day?

How much would you have to eat each day?

Rocket Lab challenges SpaceX with big Neutron rocket

Up to now, Rocket Lab has been launching small rockets from its launch site on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula, using its lightweight rocket, called Electron, to launch small payloads like CubeSats into space.

Up to now, Rocket Lab has been launching small rockets from its launch site on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula, using its lightweight rocket, called Electron, to launch small payloads like CubeSats into space.

Scientists find hidden layer in Earth's inner core

Traditionally students have been taught that the Earth has four distinct layers: the crust, the mantle, the outer core and the inner core.

Traditionally students have been taught that the Earth has four distinct layers: the crust, the mantle, the outer core and the inner core.

Australia doubles orders for its homegrown stealth drone

Boeing says the drone is the first military combat aircraft to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years.

Boeing says the drone is the first military combat aircraft to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years.

What if ISRO had the same budget as NASA?

What could ISRO achieve with the same budget as NASA? Join us... and find out!

What could ISRO achieve with the same budget as NASA? Join us... and find out!

Space hotel's builders get their first million

Orbital Assembly Corp., a California-based startup that wants to pioneer construction in outer space, has hit its one million dollar fundraising goal and aims to start building the world's first "space hotel" in low Earth orbit in 2025.

Orbital Assembly Corp., a California-based startup that wants to pioneer construction in outer space, has hit its one million dollar fundraising goal and aims to start building the world's first "space hotel" in low Earth orbit in 2025.

This is why we eat chocolate bunnies for Easter

Though Easter is celebrated by Christians remembering Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection

Though Easter is celebrated by Christians remembering Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection

What if we filled our oceans up with lava?

How long would filling oceans with lava take?

How long would filling oceans with lava take?

Top 10 most dangerous ocean creatures in the world

Who's up for a swim? For this list, we’ll be looking at the meanest, nastiest, and most dangerous denizens of the deep.

Who's up for a swim? For this list, we’ll be looking at the meanest, nastiest, and most dangerous denizens of the deep.

Is life after death possible?

Millions of people believed in the afterlife, but is it true? Join us... and find out!

Millions of people believed in the afterlife, but is it true? Join us... and find out!

What if there were no wind?

Do you think our planet could exist without wind?

Do you think our planet could exist without wind?

Burning batteries will cost Hyundai $900 million

After just over a dozen of its cars caught fire, the automaker issued a recall for electric vehicles built before April 2020 that use the same LG Chem batteries.

After just over a dozen of its cars caught fire, the automaker issued a recall for electric vehicles built before April 2020 that use the same LG Chem batteries.

What's the origin of April Fools' Day?

The April 1 tradition of pranks has been observed for several centuries across a variety of cultures

The April 1 tradition of pranks has been observed for several centuries across a variety of cultures

Space panels could soon beam electricity back to Earth

The Pentagon has been using its secretive X-37B space plane to test a solar panel that could one day beam electricity to earth.

The Pentagon has been using its secretive X-37B space plane to test a solar panel that could one day beam electricity to earth.

What if we're living in a Type Five simulation?

Your life... ISN'T REAL! Join us... and find out why!

Your life... ISN'T REAL! Join us... and find out why!

What if humans laid eggs?

In theory, could humans lay eggs?

In theory, could humans lay eggs?

Has science killed God?

Is God dead? Join us... and find out!

Is God dead? Join us... and find out!

What if your dreams could be hacked?

What would you do if somebody could see your dreams?

What would you do if somebody could see your dreams?

What if you never stopped growing?

Could Earth support a population of giant humans?

Could Earth support a population of giant humans?

People who survived more than one disaster

How these folks made it out alive we'll never know! For this list, we’ll be looking at some truly unlucky people who were unfortunate enough to suffer more than one disaster.

How these folks made it out alive we'll never know! For this list, we’ll be looking at some truly unlucky people who were unfortunate enough to suffer more than one disaster.

12 upcoming space missions from the moon to Alpha Centauri

The future of space travel looks exciting! Join us... to find our more!

The future of space travel looks exciting! Join us... to find our more!

Hyperloop's dramatic 'campus in the desert' concept

Unlike most buildings, which are usually little more than rectangular blocks, this conceptual campus rises gradually and smoothly from the desert floor.

Unlike most buildings, which are usually little more than rectangular blocks, this conceptual campus rises gradually and smoothly from the desert floor.

How Tiger Woods nearly died in LA car crash

On Tuesday February 23 around 7 a.m., Tiger Woods left the Terranea seaside resort in an SUV. ESPN reports that he was on his way to an 8 a.m. appointment at the Rolling Hills Country Club, and that he was running late.

On Tuesday February 23 around 7 a.m., Tiger Woods left the Terranea seaside resort in an SUV. ESPN reports that he was on his way to an 8 a.m. appointment at the Rolling Hills Country Club, and that he was running late.

9,000 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued off Texas coast

The polar vortex that caused record low temperatures and knocked out power and water across Texas has also paralyzed thousands of freezing sea turtles on the state's coast.

The polar vortex that caused record low temperatures and knocked out power and water across Texas has also paralyzed thousands of freezing sea turtles on the state's coast.

The Amelia Earhart vanishing gets nuclear treatment

Decades have passed since Amelia Earhart famously vanished in 1937.

Decades have passed since Amelia Earhart famously vanished in 1937.

Boeing ready to try its Starliner space capsule again

NASA reports that Boeing is ready to test its Starliner space capsule again on March 25, after a previous test ended badly 13 months ago.

NASA reports that Boeing is ready to test its Starliner space capsule again on March 25, after a previous test ended badly 13 months ago.

SpaceX's Super Heavy booster already halfway built

The latest fan photos of SpaceX's Super Heavy booster prototype show that the massive booster is already halfway built. The prototype, called BN1, is set to become the world's largest booster ever.

The latest fan photos of SpaceX's Super Heavy booster prototype show that the massive booster is already halfway built. The prototype, called BN1, is set to become the world's largest booster ever.

Scientists shocked to find strange creatures deep under ice

Researchers accidentally found a life-bearing rock after sinking a borehole through Antarctica's Filchner-Ronne ice shelf to obtain a sediment core from the seabed.

Researchers accidentally found a life-bearing rock after sinking a borehole through Antarctica's Filchner-Ronne ice shelf to obtain a sediment core from the seabed.

Oceanic sharks and rays have declined by over 70 percent

Scientists say more than 70 percent of the world's sharks and rays disappeared from the ocean between 1970 and 2018, in large part due to overfishing and more than three quarters of shark species are now threatened with extinction.

Scientists say more than 70 percent of the world's sharks and rays disappeared from the ocean between 1970 and 2018, in large part due to overfishing and more than three quarters of shark species are now threatened with extinction.

Imagine there were no sun

What would the world become if there were no sunlight at all?

What would the world become if there were no sunlight at all?

Top 10 mind-blowing alternate histories that almost happened

These scenarios give new meaning to the question "What If?" For this list, we’ll be looking at various hypothetical alternate histories that could have occurred if events played out just a little differently.

These scenarios give new meaning to the question "What If?" For this list, we’ll be looking at various hypothetical alternate histories that could have occurred if events played out just a little differently.

Climate change might be behind powerful explosions in Siberia

The flatlands of the Siberian tundra were shaken by a violent and powerful explosion that blew out a huge crater thirty meters deep.

The flatlands of the Siberian tundra were shaken by a violent and powerful explosion that blew out a huge crater thirty meters deep.

What if we could move the stars?

What if we built a Shkadov Thruster? Join us... and find out!

What if we built a Shkadov Thruster? Join us... and find out!

What if North America suddenly sank into the oceans?

How long would it take for the continent to go down?

How long would it take for the continent to go down?

What was the Universe like before the Big Bang?

What was it like BEFORE the universe existed? Join us... and find out!

What was it like BEFORE the universe existed? Join us... and find out!

What if the giganotosaurus battled the troodon?

Who would win in a battle between these monstrous ancient creatures?

Who would win in a battle between these monstrous ancient creatures?

What if we proved life after death?

What if the afterlife was scientific fact? Join us... and find out!

What if the afterlife was scientific fact? Join us... and find out!

How do fish see in water?

This week's viewer question comes from Brown Mbadiwe in Oweri, Nigeria. He wants to know how fish see in water.

This week's viewer question comes from Brown Mbadiwe in Oweri, Nigeria. He wants to know how fish see in water.

What if all the passengers on a plane jumped at once?

Would anything happen to the aeroplane if all passengers jumped at once?

Would anything happen to the aeroplane if all passengers jumped at once?

NFTs explained

An NFT created by digital artist Beeple recently took in more than $69 million at the centuries-old auction house, Christie's

An NFT created by digital artist Beeple recently took in more than $69 million at the centuries-old auction house, Christie's

What if birds had arms?

What if birds had arms?

What if birds had arms?

What would an alien city look like?

If you visited an alien city... what would you see? Join us... and find out!

If you visited an alien city... what would you see? Join us... and find out!

10 Things you may not know about St. Patrick's Day

1. The shortest St. Patrick's Day parade only runs for 98 feet and takes place in Hot Springs, Arkansas

1. The shortest St. Patrick's Day parade only runs for 98 feet and takes place in Hot Springs, Arkansas

What if Europa were Earth's moon?

What secrets does Europa have in store for us?

What secrets does Europa have in store for us?

What if humanity was a type IV-minus civilization?

Welcome to the Kardashev Scale... in reverse! Join us... and explore!

Welcome to the Kardashev Scale... in reverse! Join us... and explore!

Slactivism: The problem with moral outrage on the internet

"A big problem with moral outrage on the Internet is that it leads people to think they’ve done something when in fact they haven’t done something," says author Alice Dreger. Sure, you might get a

"A big problem with moral outrage on the Internet is that it leads people to think they’ve done something when in fact they haven’t done something," says author Alice Dreger. Sure, you might get a

What if we didn't have bones?

How would you eat without jawbones?

How would you eat without jawbones?

Habits: How to be successful every day

Habits, both good and bad, are pre-made decisions that make up around 40 percent of our day and require no real conscious thought. In order to regain control, resist environmental temptations, and reduce

Habits, both good and bad, are pre-made decisions that make up around 40 percent of our day and require no real conscious thought. In order to regain control, resist environmental temptations, and reduce

7 St. Patrick's Day traditions explained

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day but why are these traditions so significant?

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day but why are these traditions so significant?

The ways we waste water

It takes 8,000 liters to make a pair of jeans: we use a lot more water than we realise. Virtual water is a term for water used to make products. In effect, we even import water from drought-stricken regions in coffee or meat. What can we do about it?

It takes 8,000 liters to make a pair of jeans: we use a lot more water than we realise. Virtual water is a term for water used to make products. In effect, we even import water from drought-stricken regions in coffee or meat. What can we do about it?

3 times space almost killed us

When was the last time space tried to kill us all? Join us... and find out!

When was the last time space tried to kill us all? Join us... and find out!

What if you rode your bike at the speed of light?

What would you see while you're riding at the speed of light?

What would you see while you're riding at the speed of light?

The history of International Women's Day

For more than 100 years, March 8 has been known as a special day for women

For more than 100 years, March 8 has been known as a special day for women

Is this the most interesting star in the universe?

Could this be the most interesting star ever discovered? Join us... and find out!

Could this be the most interesting star ever discovered? Join us... and find out!

What if everyone froze for 1,000 years?

What if everyone could freeze for 1000 years and wake up in the future?

What if everyone could freeze for 1000 years and wake up in the future?

Astronomers discover the seven Earth-size TRAPPIST-1 planets may be made of similar stuff

A new international study has measured the densities of the seven Earth-size planets around TRAPPIST-1 with extreme precision.

A new international study has measured the densities of the seven Earth-size planets around TRAPPIST-1 with extreme precision.

1966 rocket booster finally breaks free from Earth

Astronomers first spotted an unknown object with an incoming trajectory in September 2020 and initially believed it was an asteroid.

Astronomers first spotted an unknown object with an incoming trajectory in September 2020 and initially believed it was an asteroid.

How Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID vaccine works

Johnson & Johnson announced on Jan. 29 that its single-dose coronavirus vaccine was 66 percent effective in preventing moderate disease 28 days after injection in its Phase 3 global trials, according to a company press release.

Johnson & Johnson announced on Jan. 29 that its single-dose coronavirus vaccine was 66 percent effective in preventing moderate disease 28 days after injection in its Phase 3 global trials, according to a company press release.

10 historical firsts in women's rights

Can we give some credit where credit is definitely due? There's good reason for everyone to celebrate these historical firsts for women.

Can we give some credit where credit is definitely due? There's good reason for everyone to celebrate these historical firsts for women.

This little town built the world's first beer pipeline

Would having a pipeline under your town flowing with beer be a dream come true for you? If so, you might want to consider moving to Bruges.

Would having a pipeline under your town flowing with beer be a dream come true for you? If so, you might want to consider moving to Bruges.

What if we turned the moon into a giant farm?

What technology would we need to farm the Moon?

What technology would we need to farm the Moon?

F-35s to strike from rough jungle airstrips in Pacific

Guam's Andersen Air Force Base's rough Northwest Field airstrip is currently being upgraded to handle F-35 fighters from Alaska and F-16s from Japan. In the past, only C-130 cargo planes and helicopters sometimes operated from the field.

Guam's Andersen Air Force Base's rough Northwest Field airstrip is currently being upgraded to handle F-35 fighters from Alaska and F-16s from Japan. In the past, only C-130 cargo planes and helicopters sometimes operated from the field.

What Is NFT? Bobby Hundreds and ThankYouX on the Future of Cryptomedia

Nyan Cat, a ten year old meme, sold for $600,000 using something called NFT. NFT (Non Fungible Token) gives sellers, creators and buyers outright digital ownership of anything and everything from one of a kind digital sneakers to art and even memes.

Nyan Cat, a ten year old meme, sold for $600,000 using something called NFT. NFT (Non Fungible Token) gives sellers, creators and buyers outright digital ownership of anything and everything from one of a kind digital sneakers to art and even memes.

What's in a vaccine and what does it do to your body?

There are all sorts of different vaccines but many of them share specific types of ingredients. Josh Toussaint-Strauss talks to Prof Adam Finn to find out what is in most conventional vaccines, as well as what's going on in our bodies

There are all sorts of different vaccines but many of them share specific types of ingredients. Josh Toussaint-Strauss talks to Prof Adam Finn to find out what is in most conventional vaccines, as well as what's going on in our bodies

What if a cockroach crawled into your brain?

Would a cockroach crawling in your head hurt?

Would a cockroach crawling in your head hurt?

Why Bitcoin is so bad for the planet

In a year, bitcoin uses around the same about of electricity as the entire country of Norway. The Guardian's UK technology editor Alex Hern examines how exactly bitcoin uses electricity and if the environmental cost is too high.

In a year, bitcoin uses around the same about of electricity as the entire country of Norway. The Guardian's UK technology editor Alex Hern examines how exactly bitcoin uses electricity and if the environmental cost is too high.

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