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Light bulb buying guide

The landscape of lighting is changing rapidly. Here's everything you'll need to know to keep up.

By October 2, 2014


iPhone electrocutes bride-to-be, Galaxy S4 injures teen

A couple of recent incidents have seen damaged smart phones injuring a Swiss teenager and killing a Chinese iPhone owner.

By July 16, 2013


The 404 1,207: Where we learned it by watching you (podcast)

With both of our backup engineers missing in action, Mark Licea takes up his old post and helps run the board. We'll try to defend Las Vegas in spite of the Heart Attack Grill, weigh the possibility of Apple releasing their own smartwatch, and question the role of Twitter in crime coverage.

By February 13, 2013


Rocks spontaneously combust in woman's pocket

A woman's children find hamburger patty-sized rocks on a California beach. They like them, so she puts them in her pocket. Shortly afterward, her pocket catches fire and she suffers serious burns.

By May 17, 2012


Does science education need a dose of danger?

Mad scientists abound at World Maker Faire, from morbid carnival-ride builders to Tesla coil musicians. Kids' science education could get a boost from this, even if safety waivers have to be signed in the process.

By September 27, 2010


Mickos letter to EU: Approve Oracle-Sun deal

The full text of Mårten Mickos' letter to European Commissioner for Competition, Neelie Kroes, encouraging the approval of Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

By October 8, 2009


Escaping Humvees...DHS discovers YouTube...Taser troubles

School bus technology is improving Humvee safety, the Department of Homeland Security goes social, and a Taser apparently ignites gas fumes around a suspect.

By July 23, 2009


Hungry Scientist Handbook blends crafts, science, and the kitchen

Have a need to know how to make Edible Origami or pomegranate wine? The Hungry Scientist Handbook has fun DIY projects for adults.

By October 6, 2008


Cooling a MacBook Pro with smcFanControl

Open source and your Mac. What a combo! Here's an open-source program for keeping your MacBook Pro cool.

By July 17, 2007


Man reportedly dies from phone battery blast

A Chinese welder has died after a cell phone battery exploded in his chest pocket, according to county officials. Motorola is investigating.

By July 5, 2007