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Bucky Dome: Daddy of all geodesic dome homes

The R. Buckminster Fuller dome home in Carbondale, Ill., is a lot less dangerous and a lot more sustainable than Mad Max's Thunderdome. It's the proud parent of all geodesic dome homes.

By April 16, 2011


Geodesic takes aim at SMS with Mundu IM

The communication software maker offers a mobile instant-messaging service that takes aim at text messaging. Find out how it performs.

By November 21, 2008


Tomorrow Daily 021: New video capture tech, the Rickroll 'Rickmote,' a new X-wing, and more

We can't decide what we're more excited about today: the Episode VII X-wing J.J. Abrams unveiled, or the Rickrolling remote. Just kidding. We're way more excited about the X-wing. Even Rick Astley is more excited about the new X-wing (probably).

By July 21, 2014


NASA's idea of a Mars ‘reality show’

What happens when you stick six wannabe astronauts in crammed quarters in the middle of nowhere for months? A NASA-funded study seeks to find out.

By April 1, 2014


Google courts Apple developers with new Google Maps tools

Google updates its iOS developer tools so that any developer can integrate Google Maps into the apps they produce.

By February 22, 2013


Score! NASA spots soccer-ball shape buckyballs in space

The Spitzer infrared telescope discovers solid buckyballs in space for the first time, giving astronomers clues into the nature of matter in deep space.

By February 23, 2012


LEDs power Times Square ball on New Year's Eve

Efficient LED lighting gets ready for a close-up moment as the light source for the ball that falls in Times Square on New Year's Eve.

By December 22, 2011


Oops! Facebook mistakenly censors Burning Man art

In a censorship FAIL, Facebook removes photo of nude sculpture from Burning Man but reverses decision later.

By September 15, 2010


iPhone 4 vs iPhone 3GS battery test: Almost 40 per cent better

The iPhone promises to give you two more hours of chatting and an hour more of surfing than the iPhone 3GS. But is it backed up by our real-world tests?

By July 7, 2010