On the First Day Of Cthulhumas, My True Love Gave to Me...

A Cthulhu in a fir tree. Because nothing says "Happy Holidays" like a Douglas Fir decked out in 50 Cthulhu tentacles and topped with an utterly adorable Bringer of End-Times. [Archie McPhee via Nerd Approved] » 12/17/11 12:00am 12/17/11 12:00am

Why Do We Use The Term Cellular Phone Instead of Mobile Phone?

If I asked you about your phone, would you call it a cell phone or a mobile phone? Does it really matter what you say or is one term more appropriate than the other? » 9/16/11 12:53am 9/16/11 12:53am

Wiimote, iPhone are New Tools of War

David Bruemmer and Douglas Few, engineers at the US Department of Energy's Idaho National Lab in Idaho Falls, have put together an unlikely use for the Wiimote—they've hacked the remote so it can control a bomb-disposing, landmine-detecting, machine gun-carrying robot. » 3/29/08 8:30pm 3/29/08 8:30pm