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Down in the hole: A photo tour of Australia's largest open-pit gold mine, the Super Pit (pictures)

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.

35 Images By May 4, 2015


Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By May 4, 2015


Someday your new iPhone could contain metals mined from poo

There's gold in them thar dookies! Researchers says there's millions worth of gold, silver, platinum and other precious metals in our sewage and they've got a plan to retrieve it.

By March 25, 2015


3D-printed eco-bikini cleans the ocean as you swim

The Sponge Suit is made of porous material that cleans contaminants from the ocean, helping to make swimming an eco-friendly experience.

By October 12, 2015


Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

By September 23, 2014


Lasers turn asteroids into space rockets

Experiments have demonstrated that it's possible to de-spin and redirect asteroids with high-powered lasers.

By September 10, 2015


What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?

By August 29, 2015


Hacker swipes $83,000 from Bitcoin mining pools

Bitcoin exchanges and trading posts have been hacking targets over the past year, but now one hacker has taken on ISPs to loot cryptocurrency from mining pools.

By August 8, 2014


Minecraft movie digs up a director: Mac from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

Rob McElhenney will craft a movie from the globally popular mining and building game.

By July 22, 2015


US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By June 25, 2015