There are a bunch of Carrot apps available, like an insulting alarm clock or a fitness app that insults you until you lose weight, but Carrot has released a new app: Carrot Weather. The new app taps into
With the Star Wars Celebration less than a month away Star Wars and its many amazing ships, characters and crisscrossy story lines are center of mind. Thankfully, the folks behind the infographic that
Insurance program lets hackers into your car Q. I'm thinking about joining my car insurance company's program that tracks my driving habits in exchange for lower premiums. Are there any pitfalls I should
Lots of people have dabbled with Google Earth to fly around their neighborhood or poke around a 3D version Paris. But how many dropped $400 (per year!) for a Pro subscription? Not a ton, it would seem.
Let's get this out of the way: ghost detection is based on junk science. It's trying to prove something that's unprovable almost by definition, using theories that have little connection to the real world.
‘Procreate’ is the title of today’s featured iPad painting. It’s the work of Jaime Sanjuán Ocabo, and I’m guessing from that title that it may just have been created using the Procreate app. I love to
I never describe anything as magical, but this gadget might be the closest to it I’ve seen so far. Tactus Technology, a company that announced $13.5 million in new funding last spring with strategic participation
Someone is showering tens of thousands of dollars on gamers who stream their playing through online network Twitch. Who is Amhai, and why is he passing out so much cash? BBC Trending sums up what's known
One day someone is going to come along and write a paper on the psychology of tech fans who will queue up for hours to get the latest smartphone, and then log onto the Internet to watch it getting destroyed.
A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable
From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear' Here's how
Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based
Looks like Google and Apple are finally responding to pressure around changing the way they deal with games that offer in-app purchases — thanks to some nudging from the European Commission, of course.
From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession. What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything
Everyone knows the best way to teach children is to make the learning process fun and engaging; and if we're honest, that methodology works just as well on us big kids, too. Now, even hunting through for
Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain, but you can change your brain. Here are
Imagine a world that is completely black. You can't see a thing — unless something happens to move. You can see the rain falling from the sky, the steam coming from your coffee cup, a car passing by on
I've been wondering lately, do animals invent names? As in names for themselves? Names for each other? I've always thought that what we do when we call ourselves "Ralph" or "Laura" is unique, something
Tuesday afternoon, astronomers thought they saw a powerful explosion in the nearby Andromeda galaxy. The Internet went wild with speculation about what it could be: Had two superdense neutron stars collided?