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​Appliance Science Experiments: Mapping your microwave hot spots

Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.

By May 6, 2015

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Houston Rockets cause outrage with horseshoot tweet

Technically Incorrect: After defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA playoffs, whoever mans the Houston Rockets Twitter account decides to mimic a horse being shot by a gun.

By April 28, 2015

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EBR 1190RX: The return of the great American superbike

In the world of American motorcycles, tradition usually trumps technology. Erik Buell has been pushing the two-wheeled envelope for decades, and EBR looks set to bring us into the future.

By April 14, 2015

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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.

By April 13, 2015

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From cute hybrid to hot hatch: Trackside with the HPD supercharged Honda CR-Z

Honda's CR-Z hybrid gets an aftermarket performance overhaul by the automaker's HPD division. We take a look at the upgrades on the track at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

By April 9, 2015

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OnePlus tiny April Fools' drone is real and for sale

The Chinese smartphone maker has managed to ruin its own April Fools' joke -- the 70mm DR-1 drone is actually real and can be purchased from its online store.

By March 31, 2015

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HTC: We will replace your One M9 no questions asked within first year

"Uh Oh Protection" lets you replace your smartphone for any reason, showing just how far HTC is willing to go to grab consumers' attention.

By March 18, 2015

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The fastest star in the galaxy propelled by thermonuclear supernova

A speeding star is the fastest such object in the Milky Way -- and researchers believe that a supernova sent it on its way.

By March 11, 2015

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Apple's MacBook Air: Once a darling, now a budget laptop

After seven years, the MacBook Air has settled into a workman-like role within the broader MacBook family.

By March 9, 2015

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Grandma accidentally sends rent check to Comcast (Comcast cashes it)

Technically Incorrect: A 79-year-old New Mexico woman makes a mistake. Initially, Comcast refuses to refund her the money back in cash, instead offering a credit on her account.

By February 13, 2015