This Agricultural Breakthrough Makes Every Crop Self-Fertilizing

We've been using nitrogen fertilizers to bolster crop growth since the neolithic era. But producing enough food for nearly seven billion mouths requires intensive farming practices that demand heavy applications of fertilizers. And their overuse is taking a heavy toll on the environment—an estimated $91 billion to $428 … » 7/30/13 1:38pm 7/30/13 1:38pm

Air Force One Golf Clubs Use Compressed Nitrogen to Help You Hit…

Have you ever heard the adage that you can buy a better golf game? I really is true. Over the years my game has improved dramatically because of improvements in club design—but I never expected to be swinging anything like the Air Force One. On paper, PowerBilt's idea makes a lot of sense—by filling a clubhead with… » 11/13/08 1:50pm 11/13/08 1:50pm

Weird Plasma Thingamachine Creates the Sleekest iPhone Ever

Paul Knight uses this weird machine to change the appearance of iPhones and iPods into spy plane black titanium nitride-coated machines, which are quite more beautiful than the originals. It uses "plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition" to modify the nature of the surfaces, a complex chemical process used to coat… » 2/23/08 6:25pm 2/23/08 6:25pm