How To Keep Travel From Wrecking Your Body

It goes without saying that modern methods of travel—planes, trains, and automobiles—are a hell of a lot better than ye olde horse and buggy days, but convenience has a cost. Many hours of remaining sedentary exact a serious tax on your body. While nothing you do can make a long trip a zero-impact affair, there are… » 8/21/13 3:01pm 8/21/13 3:01pm

This Solar Truck Is Bringing Emergency Energy to Rockaway

The Rockaways are in a state of emergency. They haven't had power in a week, and it doesn't appear to be coming back any time soon. Independently operated aid distribution centers have been popping up, helping people get the food and supplies they need, but given gas shortages, it's been hard to keep things up and… » 11/05/12 9:20pm 11/05/12 9:20pm

Lenovo IdeaPad Y710 and Y510 Laptops Have Facial Recognition, Touch Controls, Frameless Screens

You'd think that most companies are going down the cheap, low-end laptop route (Eee PC) in order to differentiate themselves and bring in more customers, but Lenovo is one brand that still focuses on shoving in as many features as possible. Their IdeaPad Y710 and Y510 laptops are focused at both entertainment and… » 1/03/08 12:00am 1/03/08 12:00am

Hardcore Data Recovery: Double Boil Your Drive?

If your hard drive is seriously f*cked, and you have some big shiny balls (or you're dumb as hell), you might be interested in how a fellow from Mandible Games claims that he recovered data from his drive. According to the article, he noticed that his drive would spin, but it would not show up in BIOS and there was a… » 11/26/07 9:50pm 11/26/07 9:50pm

Sony Introduces Free File Recovery Service for Memory Sticks

Sony has announced the Memory Stick Data Rescue Service. This is a free, downloadable program. Customers just have to register their memory stick before downloading. Supposedly the software can recover picture, video and office data files. The program is compatible with all Sony Memory Sticks sold since 1998. Hooray… » 5/25/06 11:10am 5/25/06 11:10am