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Articles tagged "technology"
A new camera reveals what snow looks like in freefall for the first time.
While his speech laying out a Republican vision of small government and low taxes is familiar, he's hardly as slick with the camera as any politician today.
As the dawn of the post-Job era turns to midday, We continue to learn how the Apple visionary didn't just bully his employees and his competitors. He bullied his partners, too.
Step one: Learn how to promote the hell out of yourself.
Jetpacks are about as impractical as they’ve ever been. So what’ll it be? How will technology reshape our lives next? To put it bluntly, we’re going to start attaching shit to our faces.
Check out the new batch of robots that the company’s research arm is manufacturing to fill its theme parks with fun.
When you stick your hand in, the Glove gently suctions on, and the box pumps cool water through the Glove’s lining.
Intel has been working on 48-core processors for a few years now, and now the firm is reportedly testing them for use in smartphones and tablets.
You know what is the worst thing? Nicotine withdrawal. Actually, it’s definitely not "the worst thing," but it is the worst thing that is happening to me right now. When you withdraw from nicotine, your brain gets all fuzzy, and the more you try to c…
The National Reconnaissance Office gave NASA two awesome telescopes that it can't use.
It was the second day of the Special Operation Forces Exhibition in Amman, Jordan, and the temperature outside the convention center was around 80 degrees Fahrenheit, with a typical chance of rain of zero. Drones of various sizes hovered in the hot b…
There are many things about the corporate world that I'm forced to inhabit during normal business hours that regularly perplex and frighten me -- for example, the tendency of its residents to use "spend" as a noun and "parking lot" as a verb. (E.g.,
NASA's latest recruit for its PSAs is Jeopardy host Alex Trebek. But is this enough to give the agency the publicity it needs and deserves?
On "January 13, 1946":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Tracy#Evolution_of_the_strip, Chester Gould gave Dick Tracy a two-way wrist radio and adolescent boys across the country became transfixed with the idea of miniature portable communication devic…
iRobot's line of autonomous Roomba vacuum cleaners has been extremely popular with both lazy (or, in some cases, "lonely":http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-03/emotional-attachment-roombas-suggests-humans-can-love-their-bots-seriously) hom…
When you spend six months and 5,000 hours perfecting a "300-step, Guinness Record-breaking Rube Goldberg contraption":http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2012/120331RubeNational.html, it's gotta be a bummer to come in second place to some wimpy-as…
Apparently Cuban President Raul Castro is currently shaming the corrupt "by passing around confession videos":http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-cuba-corruptiontre81l04u-20120221,0,6728381.story of busted officials to the rest of the countr…
Every year, technology from NASA trickles down to us civilians.