In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.
In order to shock people into understanding the consequences of drunk-driving, a fake mirror is installed in a bar bathroom and a mannequin smashes his head into it, in front of stunned hand-washers.
Amid a rising tide of rapes and sexual assaults in India, three engineering students devise an electrified undergarment they hope will help protect women from attack.
A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.
Police are investigating how pornography was played on 55-inch TV screens at a Best Buy in Greenville, S.C. The store claims its Wi-Fi was infiltrated.
M.I.T. students develop a new kind of shock absorber that generates electricity.
Straight from the No-Brainer Department comes a list of games that parents should not buy their children this holiday season. The New York Times has republished a collection of 10 titles deemed totally uncool for kids to play by the media watchdog group
Starbucks, mainstream? That's hard to believe.
Apple has updated a couple of knowledgebase articles on how to configure firewalls on both Macintosh and Windows systems to work with Apple TVs. People frequently post on the Apple discussion boards about not being able to see their Apple TV devices in iT
HP, Dell, and Toshiba product releases for the week of June 9, 2008.