Google Sent Out Broken Glass to Try on "For Look Purposes Only"

Is the only thing holding you back from entering the world of Glass the fact that you can't decide which color best brings out your eyes? Worry no more. Google's fixed the problem by sending potential Explorers all four colors of Glass' Titanium Collection. And because this is just about about how great(?) you'll look… » 4/18/14 5:33pm 4/18/14 5:33pm

Floating to the North Pole in a Hydrogen Balloon Isn't as Good an Idea…

Between the ship-crushing ice floes, polar bear attacks and maddening quiet, exploring the Great White North in the 19th Century was not a recommended endeavor. But still hundreds of intrepid adventurers tried—and many died. But one Swede thought he had the answer: simply float above the tundra in a gas-filled… » 2/02/12 5:00pm 2/02/12 5:00pm

Spacecrafts to Unravel Earth's Mysteries or Destroy It

This is the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer. Or GOCE for short. Or the most amazingly good looking spaceship orbiting around planet Earth. Or Darth Vader's racing shuttle. Call it whatever you want but when it's launched next month on a Russian Rockot, this vessel will be the first of the… » 9/19/08 9:15am 9/19/08 9:15am