How the Army Fit a Suitcase-Sized Battery Charger into a Shoebox

Nothing's worse than a dead battery—except maybe if you run out of juice while on patrol in the backwoods of Afghanistan. But until now, US forces have had to lug around a huge and heavy charger. Not anymore. Army research has just shrunk a mobile charging station small enough for any soldier to carry on assignment. » 5/27/13 11:00am 5/27/13 11:00am

UC Berkeley Puts Lectures Online to Bore You At Home

Just like MIT and various other colleges before it, UC Berkeley's put a bunch of lectures online to YouTube so you can watch and learn from the comfort of your toilet. Berkeley does have a great computer science department (top three or something), but don't expect many of those lectures online for free though—why… » 10/04/07 4:50pm 10/04/07 4:50pm