The XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 3D Printer is a fun novelty that is too expensive to be practical in the long run.
The XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 3D Printer is so cool that CNET editor Dong Ngo needs to put on gloves to work with it.
The XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 is the first stereolithography (SL) 3D printer that's cheap enough for consumers. The printer has a fascinating way of building a 3D object and can create impressive detail.
Technically Incorrect: Sir Tim Hunt, an English biochemist, appalls an audience in Korea with remarks that seem neanderthal. He later apologizes, but confesses he does have trouble with women.
Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.
Technically Incorrect: In a Facebook post decrying his suspension, the New England Patriots quarterback insists that the NFL had no right to see his phone and that he was free to do with it as he wished.
Three researchers helped revolutionize lighting with vastly better energy efficiency and brightness. The light-emitting diodes also are used in data storage, TVs and smartphones.
The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".
Technically Incorrect: Officials of the Cardinals, one of baseball's most consistently successful teams, have reportedly been subpoenaed for allegedly using nefarious means to get player information.
Technically Incorrect: A Florida principal's short message in support of the police officer in the now-infamous pool party video was deemed insensitive and lacking in common sense by the school district.