X-Rays Of Super Luxury Products Reveal The Tech Behind The Glitz

Every once and awhile I have to get dressed up for a wedding or something. And it's kind of fun, but it always reminds me that I'm just not fancy on the inside. No matter how decked out I am I'm still a jeans and a tshirt person deep down. But hopefully that's not true of luxury tech products that people spend a lot… »9/08/13 4:40pm9/08/13 4:40pm


Hidden Government Scanners Will Instantly Know Everything About You From 164 Feet Away

Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will instantly know everything about your body, clothes, and luggage with a new laser-based molecular scanner fired from 164 feet (50 meters) away. From traces of drugs or gun powder on your clothes to what you had for breakfast to the adrenaline… »7/10/12 9:40am7/10/12 9:40am

Future Arrives Early: Judge Uses Brain Scan to Convict Person of Murder

It wasn't supposed to happen—not yet at least—but it did: This past June, a judge in the Indian state of Maharashtra convicted a woman of killing her ex-fiance, citing as proof an EEG scan showing "experiential knowledge" of the crime. Many people do think there's something to this, that an EEG or MRI scan of the… »9/16/08 9:15pm9/16/08 9:15pm

iCache: All Your Credit Cards, One Device, Fingerprint Security

Finally, somebody takes a step toward untangling this credit card mess of pins, poor security and too-fat wallets. It's iCache, letting you register all your credit card numbers online and then to hell with all that plastic—you carry this one device that has all your credit cards' magnetic strip signatures on it. »1/17/07 12:10pm1/17/07 12:10pm