Hydraulic Excavator Used to Climb Column Leaves Us Completely Baffled

Yes, your eyes are not deceiving you: This is a hydraulic excavator-a machine that weights 47,554 to 76,500 pounds-climbing a column using its front arm. Seriously, after hours searching in the web, I really don't know where this came from or when it was taken. I don't even know if it's real, and I'm sure that a… » 11/13/08 9:00pm 11/13/08 9:00pm

Comedian Stephen Fry Gets Guardian Column on Gadgets

Hoping to put us out of a job, The Guardian gave British comedian Stephen Fry his own column about gadgets. You'll remember that we wrote about Fry's huge rant on smartphones (the same rant that got him this job), taking to task just about every manufacturer (including Apple) for sub-par work. In his new column, which… » 10/29/07 1:45pm 10/29/07 1:45pm