future-aging-600x350 Never Grow Old

Why face the ravages of time if you can stave off the effects of aging? We look at ways to cheat the clock!

building-materials-bio-600x350 Building Materials of the Future: Bio Edition

What will the buildings of the future be made out of? Could you end up living in a house of blood? We explore the potential of biomaterials.

borg-chef-2-600x350 Borg Chef, Part II

Are robots poised to take over the kitchen? We look at the opportunities and challenges in the future of kitchen automation.

tay-600x350 The Microsoft Tay Debacle

Recently Microsoft created a chatbot intended to develop an online personality through social media interactions. What could go wrong? Well, it turns out the internet can be a pretty sinister place and that Microsoft may have bitten off more than it could chew with the disastrous Tay project.

exhaust-600x350 The Environmental Price of Rockets

Do rocket launches have a significant environmental impact? And if our future has a lot more space travel in store, what does that mean for us?

planetary-defense-600x350 All Hands on Planetary Defense!

How did the novella The Little Prince inspire a planetary defense strategy? How does NASA plan to put an asteroid in lunar orbit? And can we stop a catastrophic event?

sxsw-600x350 The SxSW Roundup Show

Jonathan and Lauren were in Austin for SxSW 2016. What were the big topics of discussion and will our future really be an intelligent one?

basic-income-600x350 Will we have Basic Income in the future?

What is Universal Basic Income? Does it make financial sense? Will it become a necessity?

twin-study-600x350 The NASA Twin Study

What is the Twin Study? What does NASA hope to learn from Mark and Scott Kelly? And how might it help us get to Mars?

burial-600x350 The Future of Burial

What will the cemeteries of the future be like? Will we bury our dead in skyscrapers? Or in forests?

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ben-prius-280x150 Science on the Go Videos

Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

fuel-gauge-280x150 Driver’s Guide

Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

infographic-280x150 Fuel Economy

Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

innovations-280x150 Innovations

Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

videos-280x150 Fw:Thinking Videos

Study for your future with the latest Fw:Thinking videos.

podcast-280x150 Fw:Thinking Podcast

Listen up for what tomorrow sounds like with the Fw:Thinking audio podcast.

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about-us-280x150 About Fw:Thinking

Who are these people, and why are they so obsessed with robots? Learn more about your hosts.