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Med student's practice exam takes very real turn

UVA medical student Ryan Jones discovers that an actor portraying symptoms of abdominal aortic aneurysm actually had the potentially deadly condition.

By Jan. 3, 2014


After Katy Perry, is dumping by text standard practice?

The famous singer says that her former husband, comedian Russell Brand, ended their union by text. Is this an indication that this is now de rigueur?

By Jun. 19, 2013


For a supersonic skydive, first comes practice (photos)

Felix Baumgartner aims to be the first human to break the sound barrier in a freefall, departing a balloon-slung gondola at 121,000 feet -- the edge of space.

12 Images By Apr. 14, 2012


Practice for your bionic hand with Virtu-limb

Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.

By Sep. 21, 2011


Japan's smart toilets: Jazz tunes, target practice

From video games you play with your urine stream to high-tech talking toilets, Japanese like their loos sexy, smart, and fun. Click through our gallery.

By Feb. 18, 2011


Practice overtaking theory in cloud computing

The practice of using cloud computing to solve real development, deployment, and operations problems is generating more buzz than the vision and theory.

By Nov. 30, 2009


Indoor skeet shooting: Target practice, broken vases

Skeet shooting is not something you'd want to try right smack in your living room. But that hasn't stopped Interative Toy Concepts from developing a skeet shooter game designed to be an indoor toy.

By Jan. 13, 2010


RealOne for Mac subpar?; Dual-booting a dead practice

RealOne for Mac subpar?; Dual-booting a dead practice

By Dec. 17, 2002


Practice Fusion delivers free, hosted apps for doctors

Practice Fusion released a suite of applications that are like Google Apps for physicians.

By Jun. 19, 2008


New York Times sued over Boston.com's linking practice

At issue is the Times-owned Boston.com's use of local newspapers' headlines and first sentences with links to the original articles.

By Dec. 23, 2008