Can you figure out the answer to this clever prisoner hat puzzle?

Here’s another classic math riddle for you to prune your brain on a little bit: if people were lined up from tallest to shortest (meaning a person can see everything in front of them) and all wearing black or white hats, can you figure out which color hat you were wearing even if you had no idea how many black or… »10/05/15 8:00pmToday 8:00pm

The Port of LA's Big Tech Upgrade Worked So Well It's Hitting Its 2023 Emissions Goals

If you live in the US, most of the imported goods in your possession have traveled through the Port of Los Angeles, one of the largest ports in the world, and now, one of the biggest environmental success stories on the planet. A new study shows that due to major upgrades started a decade ago, the port is almost 10… »10/05/15 7:00pmToday 7:00pm

This Year the Medicine Nobel Prize Went to a Pair of Parasite Poisons

The 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine just went to three scientists who found parasite-killing chemicals that are now important tools for fighting human diseases. But the chemicals in question weren’t created in a lab: one is produced naturally by a bacterium, the other by a plant used in a traditional… »10/05/15 6:45pmToday 6:45pm

The Best DVR For Cord Cutters Now Comes With a Lifetime Service Option

One of the biggest sticking points that keeps people from cutting cable out of their lives is the cable company-provided DVR, and all the time shifting convenience that comes with it. But if you’re committed to cutting the cord, here’s a great deal on a better alternative. »10/05/15 6:15pmToday 6:15pm

Windows 10 Hardware Event Rumor Roundup: This Is Microsoft's Next Generation

Think of all the hardware Microsoft makes that’s not a peripheral. What you’re thinking is probably getting some kind of update on Tuesday. That includes the wonderful Surface Pro laptop/tablet, but also the Microsoft Band and two new Lumias (finally). And maybe even a surprise or two, just to keep us guessing. »10/05/15 5:23pmToday 5:23pm

The Flash Movie Will Be Directed by the Guy Who Wrote Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

This is strange news. It’s not bad, necessarily, that Warner Bros. has decided to let Pride & Prejudice & Zombies book author and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter novelist and screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith to make his directorial debut with The Flash movie... but it does seem strange. »10/05/15 5:12pmToday 5:12pm

The House That Calculus Built Can Be Yours for Just $17.2 Million

Most people cringe in horror at the mere mention of calculus, but one man loved it so much, he designed his Toronto dream house around it. And now the so-called “Integral House” — named after one of the key concepts in calculus — has hit the market. Asking price: a cool £11.4 million (about $17.2 million). »10/05/15 4:36pmToday 4:36pm