Smart Carpet Can Help Seniors Who Fall and Can't Get Up

Yes, the Life Alert slogan is cliche, but how can you avoid it when talking about a "smart carpet" that can assist the elderly when they fall? The carpet is the brainchild of researchers at the University of Missouri, and it has the capability to electronically monitor a senior's location and sound an alert in the… » 1/29/08 8:10pm 1/29/08 8:10pm

Heightened Security In the UK Means No Laptops, Cellphones and iPods On Board

The Guardian reports that thanks to today's unraveling of the "mass murder terror plot", officials are banning gadgets from being taken onboard as a carry-on item for the time being. In the UK, laptops, cellphones, iPods, and other small electronic devices need to be checked-in thanks to the terrorist's plan to use… » 8/10/06 3:36pm 8/10/06 3:36pm