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Attention planespotters: Watch a solar-powered plane on an around-the-world voyage

A solar-powered plane is preparing for a 35,000km trip around the world without using a single drop of fossil fuel. Here's how you can follow its journey.

By January 21, 2015


Aliens poked NBA star's nose (at least that's what he says)

Former Warriors star Baron Davis believes he had an encounter with aliens just two weeks ago. How could this be?

By July 13, 2013


'Star Trek' musical goes where no school has gone before

A cutesy Trekkie musical goes warp speed into awesomeness. "I'm giving her all she's got, Cap'n! Why is the power starting to dwindle? I'm not sure, but I've been charging my Kindle!"

By May 17, 2013


Steering wheel music pad lets you drum and drive

Eight sensors on this steering wheel cover from Kickstarter can trigger snare hits or animal sounds. They might even keep you awake.

By April 22, 2013


Secret Service nabs Apple Store spy camera artist

An artist goes to two New York Apple stores and installs software that takes an automatic shot of customers' faces as they stare. One morning, he is woken by Secret Service agents.

By July 7, 2011


The 404 658: Where we're getting very sleepy (podcast)

Hypnotist Paul Ramsay is back on The 404 to show us how to alleviate stress and disconnect from tech--temporarily, of course!

By September 2, 2010


Splinter Cell: Conviction: A sneaking suspicion

Sam Fisher is back and he's on a mission to find his daughter's killer. Arguably gaming's most intimidating interrogator, players will use Sam's expansive arsenal of moves to unravel a conspiracy filled with twists and turns. There's a lot to love in the franchise's latest chapter, so here's what we thought of the Xbox 360 and PC exclusive.

By April 19, 2010


Can a car help you get a date?

From hairstyles to hypnosis, Patti Stanger of the Bravo TV show the Millionaire Matchmaker knows exactly what it takes to make a match.

By April 30, 2009


The 404 269: Where we travel through time with Paul Ramsay

Today's show is very unusual since we don't actually talk about any stories, but we're all too lucid to give a damn. Paul Ramsay, professional hypnotist joins us in the studio to put us under his trance while he explains how the process works, the benefit

By January 30, 2009


Vertu phones dripping in jewels mark a big birthday

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, French jeweler House of Boucheron plans to jointly release glitzy Vertu cell phones bearing names such as Magic, Audacious, Curious, and Voluptuous.

By September 12, 2008