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Best new phones, tablets and more from MWC in Podcast 328

In this podcast brought to you from Barcelona, the team set aside their keyboards to bring you their highlights from MWC.

By Mar. 1, 2013


The 404 328: Where we're gonna live to 200

Steve Guttenberg, the Audiophiliac, joins the show today to talk about the coming "singularity." For those of you not from the future, the "singularity" is a concept from Raymond Kurzweil's book "The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology."

By Apr. 24, 2009


SpaceX's Grasshopper scores with 100-meter sideways leap

The test, in which the Falcon 9 test rig was able to take off, fly to an altitude of 250 meters, and then move laterally 100 meters, is a crucial step in the program's progress.

By Aug. 14, 2013


Only you think you're funnier when you're drunk, research says

A small-scale and unscientifcally sound experiment suggests that the drunker you get, the funnier you feel. This feeling is not shared by others.

By Mar. 24, 2014


BMW roadsters: A journey from 1929-2013

BMW is a company that pretty much everyone loves. The cars it produces are regarded as some of the best in the world, and as it covers all niches there's a BMW for pretty much everyone. We took a look at the history of its roadsters to see just how far the firm's come since the early 20th century.

By Sep. 30, 2013


Will Will Arnett eat Alec Baldwin in Hulu Super Bowl spot?

In a teaser to its new Super Bowl spot, Hulu offers up Will Arnett, a man who seems to echo notions of alien-invaded TV similar to those of Alec Baldwin three years ago. But will Baldwin appear? Or has Arnett done away with him?

By Jan. 31, 2012


The Super Bowl ads: Tech winners and losers (first half)

Which tech company had the best first half ad in the Super Bowl? Here's a detailed analysis, written as it happened.

By Feb. 5, 2012


Clint Eastwood in 'Super Bowl ads: Winners and losers (second half)'

What better way to recover from the halftime show? More ads that continued to offer little in the way of originality of either strategy or execution. On the other hand, we had Clint Eastwood advertising Chrysler and Detroit.

By Feb. 5, 2012


Teacher, 79, quits after refusing to unfriend pupils on Facebook

After another teacher at a New Hampshire school is arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a student, the school reinforces strict social media rules. Carol Thebarge refuses to comply.

By Apr. 8, 2014


Cars.com's Super Bowl ad teaser: The call of the bizarre

There hasn't been quite as strange a teaser for a Super Bowl ad as this thing from Cars.com. What can this possibly presage?

By Feb. 3, 2013