X Prize Offers $1 Million For Oil Clean Up Solutions

The X Prize Foundation, which spurs scientific and technological innovation with the greatest of incentives, a big pile of money, hopes we'll have a significantly improved method for cleaning oil by this time next year. The carrot: a cool million. » 7/29/10 4:18pm 7/29/10 4:18pm

Auto Paper Towel Dispenser Keeps Germs Off Your Lazy, Lazy Hands

Is there a worse combination than being cripplingly lazy and a total germophobe? You live in fear of situations like when you drop your sandwich on the floor, don't want to eat it, but just can't handle the thought of going through the effort of making another one. My God, your life is a constant struggle. » 6/22/07 11:00am 6/22/07 11:00am