The first night of Hanukkah is less than a week away, and the engineers of Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, are getting ready with their unnecessarily complicated menorah lighting system, in which a Rube Goldberg device triggers a robotic arm, and nitroglycerin provides the fire.
Your Christmas tree will delight and comfort your family this year—unless it ignites and kills them all in a massive inferno. It probably won't happen, but the Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to show you what it's like.
It's almost time for Hanukkah, and what better way to celebrate the Festival of Lights than with Kirk, Spock, Scotty and the the gang? The answer is none. There is no better way.
Want to give your home some nerd cred for the holidays? Good news: geek decorations are better than ever — but some terrible crap is also being marketed to nerds. We rounded up the best and worst geek holiday decorations.