This Soviet Computer Mouse Was Almost Three Hundred Dollars

There you have it—the pinnacle of modern technology, in 1989 Soviet Russia, at least. Recently, someone decided to unearth this gem and share the nostalgic find with the internet. Craziest thing about it? This bad boy was almost three hundred US dollars. » 3/29/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Shaggy: It Wasn't Me

Okay, so first of all this is a classic favorite. I know "It Wasn't Me" because it was on Now That's What I Call Music 6 and I really can't over emphasize how well I know Now 6. Anyway, I recently saw the video for "It Wasn't Me," it's unclear how, and I realized that it had a lot of fascinating tech in it. There's… » 7/14/13 9:00pm 7/14/13 9:00pm

10 Terrible Tech Frustrations My Toddler Will Never Have

When I was growing up, my parents would tell me about all the ancient technologies they had to use in their youth. Whether it was a car with a manual choke, a phone that required you to ask an operator to connect you, or a record player with a hand crank, mom and dad experienced a ton of tech frustrations I would… » 4/23/13 1:00pm 4/23/13 1:00pm

The Story of E-Waste: What Happens to Tech Once It's Trash

The brand new tablet/smartphone/GPU you grabbed last week is the cat's meow. But what happens to it - or to any of the devices you once treasured- when you don't want or need them anymore? Where do they go? Is there a reliable, "green" way to dispose of them? And hey, does one extra electronic gadget in a landfill… » 4/22/11 2:00pm 4/22/11 2:00pm