The First Image of the World's New Tallest Building

This is the first image of what's going to become the tallest building in the world by the end of the decade: The 3,280-foot (one kilometer!) Kingdom Tower. It will dwarf the 2,717-foot (828-meter) Burj Khalifa. Take a look. More »

Best Microscopic Images of the Year Defy Belief Once Again

This is not a photograph of the Grand Canyon. Or any other canyon on Earth. But it's in our planet. It's the winner of the 2011 edition of FEI's electronic microscope image contest. More »

The Disturbing Secrets of the Air Force's Jesus Loves Nukes Nuclear Missile Program

Jesus loves everyone. He loves innocents, he loves sinners, he loves cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels. And according to the United States Air Force, Jesus loves atomic intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear mass-murdering too. More »

How to Make Your Computer Launch Everything You Want, Automatically, Every Time You Start It

So you're tired of getting to work each day and having to launch all your apps and websites and arrange everything just so. What if your computer could do it for you. Guess what? It can! Here's how. More »

Photographing Fireflies Is Hard.

For this week's Shooting Challenge, I asked you to photograph fireflies. But, in what I suspect was an issue with regional differences and a generally difficult challenge, we only received five submissions! More »

This X-Ray Camera Captures Molecules in 3D by Shooting 4.5 Million Frames Per Second

The sub-atomic world is about to get blown wide open. This new, uber-high speed X-ray camera may allow researchers to actually observe the basic structures and behaviors of matter. More »

7 Tools to Quit Smoking (Almost) Cold Turkey

Good call on deciding to stop smoking but, fair warning, the next few weeks are going to suck mad donkey balls. These seven smoking cessation devices will help make breaking the habit a bit more tolerable. More »

The Alleged iPhone 5 Clone Caught on Video

Jesus is going to wax his balls and everything else if the iPhone 5 doesn't look like this: Just 7mm thick, with smoothed curves like the iPhone 3GS. Here's a closer look at that fake iPhone 5, now on video. More »

Murder by Facebook

Six months after the murder of 19-year old student Jason Rodriguez, Orlando police have finally arrested a suspect. Six months. That's how long it took to untangle the digital detritus of one of the most twisted internet-enabled crimes in memory. It started with a scorned lover. More »

JBL On Air Wireless: AirPlay Ain't Everything

When Apple rebranded AirTunes as AirPlay, they promised an entire third-party ecosystem of compatible devices. So far, we haven't seen many, save for a few receivers and speakers. But the JBL On Air Wireless is one of 'em. More »

World's Biggest Basket Lift Is Taller Than All of Notre Dame

There must be a good reason you'd be in an open air basket 367 feet above the ground. Besides hot air ballooning, you might be standing in a Bronto S-112 HLA, repairing hunchback damage atop the world's most famous cathedral. More »