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20 mesmerizing desk toys that could replace your Newton's cradle (pictures)

That click-clacking gimcrack on your desk is great and all. But consider these alternatives.

20 Images By April 17, 2015


Add flair to your fridge with the Newton's Cradle Fridge Magnet

The Newton's Cradle Fridge Magnet takes the familiar desk toy and sticks it on the refrigerator door. When the constant clacking becomes too much, any other stationary ferrous surface will do.

By December 5, 2014


DeGrasse Tyson offends some with Isaac Newton Christmas Day tweet

The astrophysicist reminds that Christmas Day commemorated the birth of a child who would change the world: Isaac Newton. Not everyone is impressed.

By December 28, 2014


Skull of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh now on display

The skull of the black bear that served as inspiration for the beloved animal of children's books has been chosen from among 11,000 other animal skulls for display in London, along with a fascinating story.

By November 20, 2015


Tiny Darth Vader plays a mean Star Wars tune on his cello

Ryan, 7, pays tribute to Star Wars by dressing up as Darth Vader and playing "The Imperial March."

By November 9, 2015


We're living in the future with shiny tech -- and plenty of duds

On Back to the Future Day, we can truly say the future is now. We have technology at our fingertips that would blow Marty McFly's mind. Look behind the glitz, though, and you'll see a pile of castoff failures.

By October 21, 2015


What's new at Amazon for November

A new season of "Vikings," plus Amazon's original series "The Man in the High Castle" arrive on Amazon Prime alongside a bunch of other titles. Check out the full list right here.

By October 20, 2015


Watch HBO's chilling teaser for the 2016 sci-fi western 'Westworld'

HBO releases a teaser trailer for "Westworld," an upcoming sci-fi western starting Anthony Hopkins as the creator of an amusement park where robots go haywire.

By August 10, 2015


Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015


How do you weigh the Milky Way anyway?

A team of astronomers has calculated the weight of the Milky Way to a high degree of precision by observing stars outside the galactic disc.

By June 4, 2015