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Auditioning Nordost cables: Do speaker cables have a 'sound'?

The Audiophiliac tries out Nordost high-end cables, and likes what he hears.

By July 25, 2015


Crash! Bill Nye talks superhero science using emoji

In the latest video from GE's Emoji Science Lab, Bill Nye the Science Guy discusses the scientific advances making us a bit more like superheroes.

By July 7, 2015


The meaning of life, according to Google's chatbot AI

Google's chatbot artificial intelligence has some interesting -- and not entirely illogical -- ideas about morality, philosophy and the meaning of life.

By July 2, 2015


Late Oscar-winning composer James Horner honored in 8-bit tribute

CineFix puts together a touching tribute to James Horner, the late composer behind such blockbuster films as "Titanic," "Aliens" and "Avatar," in its customary retro gaming style.

By July 1, 2015


Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015


Stretchable gold conductors bring bling to elastic electronics

Researchers work with gold nanoparticles to build a stretchy, conductive material that could go into medical devices and wearable technology.

By July 19, 2013


Appliance Science: In search of the perfect ice cube

Our intrepid Appliance Science columnist shows you how to make the ideal ice for your summer cocktail.

By June 4, 2015


In the pit of the Broadway hit musical 'The Book of Mormon'

The Audiophiliac talks with "The Book of Mormon" Associate Music Director, Adam Ben-David.

By April 8, 2015


Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By March 26, 2015


Woman allegedly texting walks into moving freight train

Technically Incorrect: A Florida woman, who witnesses say appeared to be texting, survives after walking straight into a passing train.

By March 10, 2015