The Rainbow Clouds of Everest | Light reflects off of minuscule ice crystals in the cloud's vapor as they pass behind Earth's highest peak. (Photo by Oleg Bartunov)

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011This Is the Actual Sound of the Japan Earthquake, Captured Underwater

This is the actual sound of the Japan 9.0 earthquake, recorded in real time by the deep ocean hydrophone network of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology in Hatsushima-on March 11. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011How to Ditch Slow Wireless Speeds and Go Completely Wired in Your Home (and Why You Should)

Wi-Fi provides a convenient way to connect the computers in your home without dealing with the hassle of wires, but Wi-Fi is also slow and unreliable compared to a wired connection. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011World's Largest Online Pedophile Network Busted

194 sickos were arrested and 670 pedophile suspects have been identified in what is believed to be the biggest bust of the world's largest online pedophile network. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011Nyko's Charge Base S For Xbox 360 Improves On The Unimprovable

Because modern console controllers are all wireless, keeping them constantly charged is as vital to the gaming experience as choosing the right controller. That's why the original Nyko Charge Base was like my personal team doctor, making sure the guys were ready and charged for game time. More »


Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011Is it Possible to Build a Disaster-Proof Nuclear Power Plant

Nobody wants a radioactive plume dispersing killer particles across the globe. It happened once (Chernobyl) and people are freaked that it's gonna happen again in Japan. Since the deadly Soviet bungle, reactors have gotten safer-but are they safe enough? More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011Apple iPad 2 and iPhone 4 Display Shoot-Out

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies has made it his mission to suss out the best smartphone, tablet, HDTV, and multimedia displays from the worst with his Display Technology Shoot-Out series. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011David Letterman's Top 10 Reasons To Buy iPad 2

Okay, so maybe this is coming a week late, but the iPad 2 caught Letterman's eye last night for a good ol' fashioned Top 10. I'm excited to discover that these lists are still (mostly) funny! More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 2011Don't Let the Kids Play With This Naughty Adult Toy Car

At first glance, this car looks like any old toy-until you notice the incongruous silhouette of a restrained passenger, taken hostage by five suited people. In the trunk, weapons give you a glimpse at what's going on. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 16, 201150 Fukushima Heroes Work On, as Radiation Levels Soar

Pausing for respite for a few hours, the "Fukushima 50," as they've become known, finally had a chance to catch their breath. More »