Tweeting Photos via SMS Could Revolutionize News

If you own a smartphone, the possibility of tweeting a photo via SMS probably means nothing to you. But, if you're still rocking a regular mobile phone, or in a country that has no mobile Internet access, sending photos via SMS is exciting news. » 9/21/11 2:59pm 9/21/11 2:59pm

Which of Us Dies First?

What follows is unedited. These are the words of Teru Kuwayama, a photographer who has been to some of the most dangerous places in the world, at some of the most dangerous times to be there, taking the pictures that allow us to imagine what it's like. He is currently leading the project basetrack, which tracks the… » 4/26/11 1:30pm 4/26/11 1:30pm

Night Before Christmas Mobile Light Comes Out 299 Days Early

I'm not sure whether this Night Before Christmas mobile night light will work for Tim Burton fans who are scared of the dark. Switch the $21.99 light on and little silhouettes of Jack Skellington and his chums will glide silently across your bedroom ceiling all night long. The light, which looks like a crystal ball,… » 2/28/08 7:59am 2/28/08 7:59am

Rocket-powered Truck Leaps Across Continents

Boss Hog woulda had no trouble gittin' Luke and Bo if he was driving one of these. Created by head of Orion Propulsion, Tim Pickens, (who also created the rocket-powered bike), this truck is powered by a 2,750-pound thrust nitrus oxide rocket. But wait, it gets better. The engine is controlled using a handheld gaming… » 10/23/06 12:10pm 10/23/06 12:10pm