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LA Reservoir turned into ball pit to combat drought

The Los Angeles Reservoir has been covered with a layer of floating "shade balls" to prevent water loss to evaporation.

By August 13, 2015


What gaming drought? 7 great games you should be playing right now

Sure, 2014 may not have started with a bang when it comes to blockbuster video games, but there is plenty to play right now. You just have to know where to look.

By February 6, 2014


Giants hiding among us

From CNET Magazine: Carrier cell sites live on top of buildings, inside forest groves, or right next to your bus stop. Sometimes these giant antennas are too obvious to ignore, but other times they're entirely undetectable.

By September 8, 2015


Apple's September 9 event: What to expect from the next iPhones, new Apple TV and more

The company's upcoming press event is expected to be jam-packed with new products, including the iPhone 6S, new Apple TV and iPad Pro.

By September 6, 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


5 apps to help you save water

Learn about water conservation, figure out how much water you're using...and how to stop using so much.

By June 30, 2015


NASA says current lull in major US hurricanes only happens once every 177 years

We're having a "hurricane drought," with nearly a decade passing without a category three or higher storm making landfall. Will our luck hold?

By May 14, 2015


Samsung launches Artik chips for the Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics President Young Sohn says the products, which combine hardware and software, are a complete system for building devices that connect to the Internet.

By May 12, 2015


Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015


42% believe iPhone 6 won't be available this Christmas, survey says

Many people fear that as they do their holiday shopping, they won't be able to get an iPhone 6. This reminds some of the great 1983 Cabbage Patch Kids disaster.

By December 4, 2014