Cockroach Milk and Other Super Geeky Stuff

Phil and Stephen further establish their unparalleled geek cred with some news stories so geeky they might just make you sick!

Scientists think cockroach milk could be the superfood of the future

Although most cockroaches don’t actually produce milk, Diploptera punctate, which is the only known cockroach to give birth to live young, has been shown to pump out a type of ‘milk’ containing protein crystals to feed its babies.

This Swimming Stingray Robot Is Powered by Real, Living Rat Cells

This soft robotic stingray is made of rat heart muscle. Yeah, it’s just as crazy as it sounds.
The Astounding Link Between the P≠NP Problem and the Quantum Nature of Universe

It’s Star Trek, Jim, but not as we know it: the bizarre story of Turkey’s 1973 Star Trek rip-off

‘Walking Dead’ Creator Adapting ‘Chronicles of Amber’ for TV (Exclusive)

Plus: Update on Stephen’s gaming room!

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.