Horny Dinosaurs, Venutian Rains and a Rorschach Shirt: Ray Bradbury’s Science

Ray Bradbury was a carnival barker poet of the human condition in all its forms -- but as befits a consciousness blooming in what some historians call the Age of Science, the era's themes and curiosities inevitably shaped his work. On the following pages, Wired Science peers at some of our favorite Bradbury stories through the lens of what's now known.

Horny Dinosaurs, Venutian Rains and a Rorschach Shirt: Ray Bradbury’s Science

Ray Bradbury was a carnival barker poet of the human condition in all its forms -- but as befits a consciousness blooming in what some historians call the Age of Science, the era's themes and ...

Fri 8 Jun 12 from Wired Science

Bike commuting in D.C.: From the suburbs, it's not so easy

I am jolting down the C&O Canal trail, smiling to myself as the front tire of my bike spits flecks of mud on my shorts and shirt. I enjoy a good mud bath as much as the next guy, but this morning ...

Mon 4 Jun 12 from The Washington Post

Get Off the Couch and Exercise With Joggobot

Joggobot is a modified AR Drone that acts as a jogging companion

Mon 4 Jun 12 from IEEE Spectrum

Go for a jog with a helicopter drone

Joggobot, a small quad-rotored robot, will fly in front of you as you run to set the pace and keep you motivated

Fri 1 Jun 12 from Newscientist

Computers excel at identifying smiles of frustration (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have trained computers to recognize smiles, and they have turned out to be more adept at recognizing smiles ...

Fri 25 May 12 from Phys.org

Software Better at Detecting Frustration Than Humans

And it's not because subjects have been trained to smize. Did you know that you smile when you're frustrated? Starting at 1:20 in the video below, witness a behavior that you may find ...

Thu 24 May 12 from MIT Technology Review

Electronic yoga suit warns you when you're doing it all wrong

]]>While it may seem gentle and serene, yoga can result in serious injuries when performed incorrectly. This sensor-equipped suit is designed to figure out when your positions are out of whack, ...

Mon 11 Jun 12 from Dvice

TWiDN: Neanderthals Lost to Vampires & PETA Porn

These skeletons can rest in peace, as long as they don't want to roll over.

Fri 8 Jun 12 from Discovery.com

Ray Bradbury remembered by game developers at E3

Bradbury's dystopian novels helped shape the modern game industry.

Thu 7 Jun 12 from USA today

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