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Cyborg roaches can save your life -- or be your wireless carrier

Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.

By November 6, 2014


HTC One M8 app-roaches as new BlinkFeed lands in Google Play

HTC is preparing the way for today's HTC One M8 launch by adding BlinkFeed Launcher and Service Pack to Google Play -- and you don't even need an HTC phone to enjoy them.

By March 25, 2014


Watch a man open his buggy laptop and find, ugh, bugs

Technically Incorrect: There's something deeply fascinating about cockroaches that live in your laptop.

By August 14, 2015


RoboRoach: Control a live cyborg cockroach from your phone

In what they dub a marriage of behavioral neuroscience and neural engineering, the minds at Backyard Brains have mounted a Kickstarter project that lets you build your own cyborg out of a bug.

By June 12, 2013


What the CraveCast lost and found in space

November was a whirl of space news, and on this month's show we couldn't get enough of epic sexy math, Twitter's contribution to world space programs and the truth about ancient Mars.

By November 20, 2014


HTC confirms Blinkfeed for other Android phones

As the HTC One M8 launches, Blinkfeed will soon be available to download as an app from Google Play even if you don't have an HTC phone.

By March 26, 2014


Cold-loving cockroaches invade New York, scientists confirm

A cold-tolerant species of roach is calling New York City home and fueling the nightmares of residents.

By December 9, 2013


Army starts testing bots inspired by sand fleas, roaches

These insect-like recon robots from Boston Dynamics are set to be deployed to Afghanistan for more testing.

By March 28, 2012


Comcast installs roach-infested cable box, customer claims

An Illinois resident asserts that after Comcast installed a cable box, cockroaches crawled out of it. This follows a lawsuit by employees who claim they are forced to install roach-infested boxes.

By January 4, 2012


Leaping parkour robot is cute and a little creepy

A lightweight version of the cockroach-inspired RHex robot tackles basic parkour moves with gusto.

By July 30, 2013