A device called the Rochester Cloak uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye. And you can try it for yourself.
For the first time, a distant, pulsing neutron star was there for astronomers to study -- until it disappeared. Crave's Eric Mack explains the extreme forces hiding it from view.
We're loving this "invisibility cloaking" from Rochester University; apparently, you can recreate this effect with off-the-shelf lenses, but the university hopes to apply the technology to things like getting surgeons' hands out of the way during procedures. It's not quite Harry Potter, but it's still pretty cool.
On today's show, we check out a wearable drone named Nixie, watch realistic cars race the Nintendo 64 version of Rainbow Road, discuss a flexible phablet for your wrist, and learn more about Rochester University's invisibility cloak lenses.
The iPhone application, which bills itself as an antisocial network, alerts you when flagged Instagram and Foursquare "friends" are close by.
The online video site has cut a deal with Marvel parent Disney for a number of series based on Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and other super-powered characters.
In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.
French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking.
Intellectual Ventures' second spinoff is translating research in so-called metamaterials into cheaper and easier-to-use communications equipment for plans, ships, and eventually even your individual hot spot.