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'Tis the season to Crave: Leslie Katz's picks

Another Crave contributor shares five tech-related wishes for the holidays.

By 18 December 2008


'Tis the season to Crave: Leslie Katz's picks

Another Crave expert chimes in with an end-of-year wish list.

By 13 November 2006


Fossil Finder wants amateur archaeologists for online sleuthing

A new interactive website is enlisting citizen scientists to scour high-resolution images from fossil-rich Kenya in hopes their sightings can help reconstruct prehistoric worlds.

By 9 September 2015


Incoming! Chinese rocket engine punches hole in house

And you thought living by the airport was bad...Some residents of China get a new ventilation system in their home courtesy of a spent rocket engine.

By 31 August 2015


Viral video shows how easily predators lure kids on social media

A YouTube video of a "social experiment" exploring the vulnerability of underage kids to predators on social networks gets more than 17 million views in just two days.

By 13 August 2015


3D-printed violin looks like a sci-fi sea creature

The 3Dvarius, a playable 3D-printed violin based on the legendary Stradivarius, looks like a visitor from the future.

By 12 August 2015


'Downton Wars': Lightsabers finally make their way to the Abbey

There's a serious disturbance in the Force on the set of "Downton Abbey," and this time, it's not just another one of Lady Edith's moods.

By 24 April 2015


These frustrated potholes tweet complaints straight to the authorities

Plenty of people tweet gripes about potholes going unrepaired. Now the potholes themselves are tweeting their frustration.

By 1 June 2015


Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By 14 April 2015


Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

A Polish firm is the latest to concoct unassuming-looking fluids that harden on impact, making for lighter, more flexible protection on the battlefield and beyond.

By 6 April 2015