An old Boeing factory in Seattle is being cleared out to make room for a strip mall (or something to that effect, I'm sure). But what's noteworthy is that the factory lumber is being salvaged to build homes with.
You've waited months for iCloud. You've waited years for Spotify. But Sony just beat both of those to the punch on your phone, with an all-you-can-hear, cloud-based music buffet available right now in the Android Market.
Obviously, you can grow meat in a petri dish, but now there's a way to grow active brain cells in a dish. And what's even cooler is that they might be capable of storing memories, just like a real brain.
The wiki is a multi-faceted beast. It's used to power online encyclopedias and portals that reveal secret government documents. But you know what the very first wiki was used for? A software development hub, birthed 16 years ago today.
There were rumblings yesterday that Hulu wants to produce original content. Netflix just beat them to the punch, acquiring the rights to a new show starring Kevin Spacey, with the pilot being directed by David Fincher. Wow.
So you're doing some work on your computer at a coffee shop and you realize you need to use the bathroom. You don't want to leave your lifeline unattended, but you don't want to give up your seat either. Asking the stranger next to you to keep an eye on things seems like a hassle and toting a lock seems too logical.…
135 years ago today, Alexander Graham Bell was awarded a patent for what would eventually become known as the telephone (one of his minor inventions among many others, NBD). This is one of the first sketches that led to his Eureka! moment, complete with a description of what it was:
In California, some impressionable, young Chinook Salmon in the Sacramento river are heading down the wrong path. A path leading towards death and destruction. A path otherwise known as the San Francisco Bay. To get these disenfranchised fish on the right track, the Department of Water Resources are installing an…
Looking to push their cookie trafficking operation into the 21st century, Girl Scouts are now coupling Intuit's GoPayment system with Android and iOS smartphones to collect payments via credit card. In the past, the only thing limiting the amount of Thin Mints and Trefoils I bought was the amount of hard cash in my…
Remote control cars have long been confined to one plane: the floor. No longer the case! The Zero Gravity Finn McMissile car—a suave spyster whip voiced by Michael Caine—can cruise from the floor to the wall without changing gear.