The Truth Behind Costco Cash-For-Gadgets Program

Click to viewWhen I learned about Costco's money-for-gadgets recycling program, I got excited. I calculated estimates for some old gadgets lying around my apartment, and I started looking forward to the $122 bonus that would surely come my way in time for the holidays. Nearly two months later, the estimate has been… » 12/28/07 11:00am 12/28/07 11:00am

Dreamliner's Carbon Composite Body Unsafe? Wired Science Calls Bullshit

We told you the other day about Dan Rather's TV blather about how the Boeing 787 Dreamliner "could be unsafe" because of its carbon composite airframe, but now there are lots of experts disagreeing with that report. Aaron Rowe at Wired Science calls it "a cheap shot at Boeing," and chides the mainstream news media for… » 9/21/07 9:42am 9/21/07 9:42am