Like his "Up Goer Five" explanation of Saturn V rockets, Randall Munroe's next book marries a highly constrained vocabulary with detailed diagrams to explain everything from planes to plate tectonics.
The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.
Skip the souffles but not the cookies: Sharon Profis shares some tips on what's different about convection ovens.
How do holograms work? Why don't we have holograms as they were imagined in "Star Wars"? Watch Bill Nye answer all your hologram-related questions using emoji.
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Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.
Technically Incorrect: In a new outtake of their now famous meeting in Moscow, Edward Snowden uses a password example that features Margaret Thatcher's legendary sexiness to show what a good password looks like.
Water-resistant doesn't mean waterproof. Here's how to find out just how rugged your smartphones, tablets, activity trackers and smartwatches really are.
The American Chemical Society's "Reactions" series looks at the effects adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol have on your body when stress takes over.
CNET's Dan Graziano breaks down the difference between the blue and green messages on your iPhone.