This May Be The End of Shampoo As We Know It

Welcome to Reading List, a quick tour of this week's great prose around the interwebs. So, how's your Sunday going? Fall is in full swing, and we have a full plate of tech coming up this week. Embrace the slowness of Sundays and take a look at some of these long reads around the web you might have missed. We've got… » 10/12/14 4:00pm 10/12/14 4:00pm

The Complete Story of Sandy: a Timeline of Horror and Recovery

This time it was no hype. Sandy rampaged through New York, New Jersey and the rest of the Northeast. The damage has been enormous: more than a hundred dead, massive flooding everywhere, collapsed buildings, generator malfunctions in hospitals, multiple fires, city-wide blackouts and explosions in power plants. » 11/04/12 8:10pm 11/04/12 8:10pm

IceBar Waterproof iPod Nano Speaker Case Keeps Your Tunes Afloat

The iceBar moves the party stereo from the poolside into the pool, securely holding your iPod in a waterproof polycarbonate case. It floats, too, though it has a wrist strap if you're worried about it drifting off. The nano's clickwheel, power and mute functions are all accessible with the case on. The iceBar does… » 7/18/07 5:30pm 7/18/07 5:30pm

Virgin Loosens Restrictions on Apple and Dell Laptops

Virgin Atlantic is coming to its senses and relaxing the previous ban on all Dell and Apple laptops to only batteries that are in the affected serial number range. Apparently the carrier is going to check your battery against a list before you board, and if yours matches, you get to either plug in to power supply or… » 9/25/06 6:00pm 9/25/06 6:00pm