The pangolin is the only known mammal with scales. Pangolins are beautiful, precious little creatures, often likened to an artichoke with legs. According to NPR, they’re also the world’s most trafficked mammals. Luckily for these little cuties, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or CITES, has…
With depressing statistics revealing sexual assault to occur every 107 seconds in the United States, it’s not unusual to carry some form of protection at all times — whether it’s pepper spray, a stun gun or a cute, cat-shaped keychain meant to gouge out the eyes of an attacker. A problem with these self defense…
Good news after a harrowing week: Your iCloud account is now (a little) more secure. After popping up briefly and then disappearing—and a highly publicized, unfortunately timed security breach—iCloud's two-step authentication has returned for good, with several important improvements, according to Ars Technica.
Thermal cameras were once expensive and bulky hunks of equipment that very few people could get their hands on. No longer. With FLIR's new iPhone case thermal imaging cameras are now both affordable and incredibly discreet, which means that evil-doers can use it to see the thermal signature your fingers leave on a…
A bridge that deploys huge inflatable buoys to slow storm surges. A barrier reef grown from minerals harvested by electrical currents. An artificial island protecting the most surge-prone neighborhoods. Most of us are bracing for a blizzard this week, but the winners of a recent design competition, Stormproof, are…
It turns out the same material that makes college dorm furniture cheap and comfortable also works quite well when it comes to protecting your head. So Vaco12 has turned simple bean bags into an innovative padding technology.
Most screen protectors are just a thin layer of flexible plastic that do an adequate job at shrugging off scratches. But they're no where near as tough as Spigen's new GLAS.t which adds another layer of glass for maximum protection.
As an Incase product owner I'm pretty used to the idea of my iPad and MacBook cases being simple black and white affairs that perform their jobs well with little fanfare (and a high price).
London is burning right now as a result of riots. Someday, by some twist of fate, you might find yourself heading towards, or trying to escape from, a riot. Either way, here are 6 tools to help you survive.
Don't bother with morphine the next time you are in pain. All you need is a healthy dose of love to make yourself feel better in an instant.
A robot named Monirobo has been dispatched to the Fukushima Nuclear Power Station this week to monitor areas of the site that have become so saturated with radiation humans dare not venture there.
Ever wish you could keep your iPhone 4 totally protected while answering calls? The revo4 case has a ViSOR which snaps on your phone, and keeps everything covered except for the earpiece and the slider. When you're using your apps regularly, the ViSOR can be taken off and secured to the back of the case.
Beta Shells are made for those of you planning on taking your DSLR beyond Christmas dinner centerpiece shots—say, a mountain, or in the snow. Each is made from super-tough polymer, sealed against the weather, and padded with foam.
From your latest gadgets to your expensive big TV and even your car, here's a complete guide about how to protect all your precious material things from thieves:
Twenty-five-odd years ago or so, I seem to remember my parents strapping me into their cars using duct tape, a plastic cell and a prayer. Today's kids, with their Britax superseats, seem positively enveloped in comfort and safety.
The makers of Wrapsol Ultra adhesive film wanted to prove how well their product protects gadgets. So they took an innocent Nokia, wrapped it up like a sandwich, and dragged it behind a car at 35 miles per hour. Ouch.
Now that you know you'll have your sweaty hands on an iPad on April 3, you can start fussing over the other stuff you'll need for your shiny new gadget. This Vers case is pretty and has one of those..um...