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Giant wind-blown ball rolls around and detonates landmines

A childhood toy inspires a wind-powered minesweeper that could help clear the millions of active landmines buried around the globe.

By October 23, 2012


Pinpointing landmines from the air

Company uses UAVs to scan and map minefields from air.

By January 22, 2009


How do you make a PSA go viral? You blow up some kids

An extraordinary Australian PSA, intended to encourage kids to stay in school, uses shock tactics perhaps never seen before.

By January 30, 2014


For HP, a tough road ahead

There are no quick fixes for Hewlett-Packard. Here's a look at five particularly worrisome areas for the company in 2012.

By November 22, 2011


Fieldrunners 2 for Android

New maps and weapons make Fieldrunners 2 even better than the original.

April 26, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 26, 2013

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Bitcoin nabob: Yes, there’s life after Mt. Gox (Q&A)

Bitcoin suffered a PR black eye with Mt. Gox's bankruptcy filing, but Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam says bad news for the few will translate into good news for the many.

By March 25, 2014


Phoenix UAV can sense you breathing

Flying robot can detect motion, breathing when scanning through concrete walls.

By March 22, 2011


More Facebook friends = more stress, poll finds

We all want more pals, but a Scottish survey suggests you should think twice before accepting your mom's friend request.

By November 26, 2012


Defend against enemy onslaughts on iOS

This week's collection of iOS apps are my favorite tower defense games right now. If you like strategy games or the original Fieldrunners, you're going to like this collection.

By August 3, 2012


iRobot swims ahead without Brooks

$10 million Nekton Research acquisition will grow unmanned underwater vehicles product line and contract revenue, iRobot says.

By September 8, 2008