Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.
The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.
The humble toothpick has been elevated to a thing of art. An elaborate sculpture of San Francisco is drawing crowds to the city's Exploratorium museum. CNET's Sumi Das shows us a surprising low-tech device used to create the masterpiece.
We visit Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead and his musician's paradise. Plus we take the Lumia 1020 to a music festival and bust out the Galaxy Mega 6.3.
Pretend your whole body is hydrophobic when you step into the RainRoom, a room full of falling water that falls everywhere except on you.
Loud restaurants are a major turn-off for many diners. But a new sound system -- disguised as art and controlled by an iPad -- is helping one Berkeley restaurant control the noise of those annoying background conversations.
Intent on creating a chitchat-friendly environment, a restaurateur uses cutting-edge technology to control noise levels with the press of a button.
The R version of Porsche's Cayman shows that an incredibly rigid body leads to excellent handling. CNET reviews the 2012 Porsche Cayman R.
Road Trip at Home: San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum is a treasure trove of art and animation from the life of the great filmmaker. It is also a great example of how to incorporate digital displays in a modern museum.
The carmaker shows off a concept augmented reality system based on a pair of high-tech glasses that give you information about the real world plus navigation and safety views.