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Bomb-detecting lasers could be next for carry-on luggage

Laser-equipped airport security checkpoints can pinpoint trace amounts of explosives, researchers say.

By September 9, 2013


Photos: The Raygun Gothic Rocketship

A team of artists in Oakland, Calif., is building a 1940s-era rocket ship to give the Burning Man public a view of the romantic way people thought of rockets before space travel became a reality.

16 Images By August 15, 2009


Ornate steampunk computer desk really works

Bruce Rosenbaum's wonderfully baroque steampunk computer desk pulls out all the stops--literally. This working PC and screen is encased in a Victorian pump organ.

By April 14, 2010


Philco PC is part typewriter, part '50s TV

Pasadena, Calif.-based SchultzeWorks design studio has created a retro-styled re-imagining of the desktop PC based on an iconic 1950s TV brand.

By December 16, 2009


Evoking the romance of space travel, 1940s style

The "Raygun Gothic Rocketship" is a retro space ship "built" in 1944. In reality, it is one of the biggest art projects for the forthcoming Burning Man festival.

By August 15, 2009


All's quiet at Burning Man--for now

With three days to go before the famous arts festival's gates open, a lucky few are on hand to help build Black Rock City.

By August 28, 2009


Steampunk raygun looks amazing, does nothing

Stunningly crafted prop rayguns created by Weta Workshop designer Greg Broadmore

By March 23, 2007


Buzz Out Loud 931: Big butt small laptops

The Lenovo Yoga isn't a Netbook, it's a ripoff of the HP Jornada. It also apparently fits in a pocket, but it's a little long for all our pockets, even Jason's. We also cover iPhone 3.0 rumors and the truth about battery life lies.

By March 16, 2009


Episode 605: It's the price point, stupid

Drop the price, introduce a cheaper version, and your little PS3 starts selling like hotcakes! Plus, Leopard: huge in Japan.

By November 15, 2007


Episode 585: We love you, too

There. We said it. Don't get scared off. But we love you, you crazy monkey pirates, you. Except you 911 hackers. You, we don't love.

By October 18, 2007