Back in 1955, the government was very serious about where we'd get fluids after a nuclear apocalypse, so it got some beers and atomic bombs together to figure it out.
Network uses phones running the "Ninja OS," which features innovative apps such as "BoozeFone," where people can exchange beverages using what I dubbed "booze networking."
On today's show, it's the Summer of Hackers: Anonymous hits the Spanish police website and threatens the Federal Reserve (which, frankly, we find to be a target that's probably worthy of a little DDoS action). Plus, a nation-state may have hacked IMF, but they're not saying much, and the Bitcoin market crashes (buy low!). Plus, scientists create jellyfish that can shoot tiny, weak lasers ... a stepping stone to the scariest sharks ever.
Hipster, a question-and-answer start-up, offers new recruits exactly what the company thinks they need. Money and beer. Oh, and a mustache-grooming service.
An Australian joint venture is working to create a beer that can be safely consumed in space, and we wish it godspeed.
This $30 backup utility can be yours for zip, nothing, nada, but you have to grab it (and install it) before the clock strikes midnight. Hey, I don't make the rules.
This being the week of Earth Day, we're hearing quite a bit about green tech--and green practices. How much do you go out of your way to live green?
Each of several compartments is outfitted with a switch, so that when you remove a bottle, the Swig & Jig lights up and plays a song.
For this week, my blog will take a look at the sometimes creative and always funny vehicles and driving as exhibited by that modern American creature - the Redneck.
CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi visits the country's only pinball museum to learn about what makes the machines work.