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Is Cannonball the best iPad e-mail client yet?

It might just be. This clever app automatically filters out the newsletters, daily deals, and other unimportant stuff, but keeps it grouped and available.

By Dec. 4, 2013


'Mythbusters' misfires cannonball into neighborhood

A test involving live cannon fire for the popular TV show "Mythbusters" went awry when a cannonball blasted through a nearby neighborhood. KPIX-TV in San Francisco aired this report.

Dec. 7, 2011


The 'Mythbusters' cannonball run as seen on a map

To get (and give) some sense of perspective, reader Matt Pressnall creates a map that traces the route taken by the "Mythbusters" runaway cannonball.

By Dec. 8, 2011


'Mythbusters' cannonball busts through house

In an experiment gone awry, a cannonball aimed at water containers on a bomb disposal range misses its target and rips through a suburban house, before coming to rest in a minivan.

By Dec. 7, 2011


Cannonball Run Rat Race dates set, drivers wanted

Cannonball World Events will host the Cannonball Run Rat Race events beginning in New York City on Sept. 3, 2011, and Brisbane, Australia, on Feb. 19, 2012.

By May. 5, 2011


rock Cannonball 8000: Laptop for Porsche drivers

Team Rock has entered the legendary Cannonball 8000 rally and they're taking their special-edition GPS laptop with them

By Sep. 15, 2006


Discovery Channel crashes 727 to, um, see what happens

Deep in the Mexican desert, a 727 comes into land and smashes into pieces. This is, the channel says, part of an unprecedented documentary.

By Apr. 30, 2012


Apple Maps beats Google Maps in race to Apple HQ

Apple Maps is getting better, even beating Google Maps in an informal race between Silicon Valley reporters.

By Mar. 8, 2013


MythBusters make apologetic house call after cannon accident

In a move that showed their contrition, MythBusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman showed up at the door of the Dublin, Calif., house that their crew had hit with cannon fire yesterday to say sorry.

By Dec. 7, 2011


The MythBusters' long history of accidents and mishaps

The now-famous cannonball incident is just the latest in a long string of experiments gone wrong on the hit Discovery Channel show. Of course, no one ever gets injured--except the show's hosts.

By Dec. 7, 2011