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Physics whizzes create 'black hole' to stop urinal splash-back

Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.

By November 30, 2015


Droplet smart sprinkler takes aim at your plants

The Droplet sprinkler takes accurate aim at individual plants and positions itself to be the Roomba of the watering world.

By March 24, 2014


Forecast for a distant world: Cloudy with a chance of hot metal

Scientists have spied clouds on a far-off planetoid, where the weather calls for a really rugged umbrella.

By November 3, 2015


Slower-melting ice cream? Scientists may have it licked

Scientists work to conquer the problem of gooey ice cream dripping on your hands, with a protein that makes it more melt-resistant.

By September 1, 2015


Cutting-edge 3D printer prints in 10 materials simultaneously

MIT engineers have built a 3D printer that can print in 10 different materials at once, streamlining the manufacturing process.

By August 24, 2015


Rocket-science-based showerhead soaking up the cash on Kickstarter

The mist-producing, water-saving Nebia showerhead has already been backed by Apple's Tim Cook. Now it's making a splash on Kickstarter as well.

By August 12, 2015


Mixing cola and molten lead produces pure metallic beauty

Step aside, Diet Coke and Mentos. The Internet has discovered a new way to turn Coca-Cola into a reckless work of artistic expression.

By June 10, 2015


Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9, Apple iPhone 6 camera shootout

We pit the cameras from three mobile giants -- the Galaxy S6, the HTC One M9, and the iPhone 6 -- against one another to see which flagship takes the best photos.

By March 30, 2015


Apple showcases user photos in iPhone ad campaign

iPhone 6 photography is the focus of a billboard and Web site campaign promoting the smartphone's picture-taking capabilities.

By March 2, 2015


This beautiful lamp uses water to diffuse light

The brainchild of French designer Arturo Erbsman, the Atmos lamp eloquently uses water condensation and evaporation to diffuse light into the room.

By November 19, 2014