Ask a Sewer Expert Your Burning Questions About Where Your Poop Goes

During my tour of LA's sewers, I was consistently amazed by how little I knew about what went on in the drains and pipes beneath my feet. I asked Kent Carlson, the city's sewer and stormwater field operations manager, to stop by and shoot the shit. » 9/02/14 3:45pm 9/02/14 3:45pm

A Bike Lawyer is Here to Answer All Your Cycling-Related Legal Questions

Biking is a beautiful thing until you get doored. Or hit. Accidents are scary and it can be tough to know your rights as a cyclist and what to do after you pound the pavement. Josh Zisson is a Boston-based bike lawyer, and he's here this afternoon to answer your questions. » 5/07/14 12:55pm 5/07/14 12:55pm

Q&A with an Astrophysicist from Stanford's Particle Accelerator

The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is one of those places that makes magic. Originally named the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, this facility is where many modern discoveries about how matter works were made. Six researchers have earned Nobel prizes for their work at SLAC. It's also where the first website… » 3/04/14 1:30pm 3/04/14 1:30pm

Turbotax's Customer Support Robot Admits It's a Robot

We've all wondered whether those internet chat support people were robots, but have we ever gotten them to admit that they were robots? Someone just did. [Consumerist] » 2/13/09 6:40pm 2/13/09 6:40pm