More than 100 UK troops are to fly out to Estonia to take part in a military exercise, as tensions between Ukraine and Russia continue. The troops are to be joined by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond.
Have a passion for bricks and a willingness to really get inside your work. David Fautley has what has to be one of the best jobs around: He plays with Lego for a living. As a modeler at England’s Legoland
It looks like Apple wasn't the only tech firm to see its tablet business take a hit this winter; according to IDC, others suffered a similar fate. The analyst group estimates that overall tablet shipments
Acer is pumping out new tablet announcements and a market research report calls cross-town rival Asustek the world’s No. 4 brand of the tiny, touch-screen computers. The two flagship Taiwanese PC developers
From music-themed dating apps to browsers and Family Guy fun and games, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in April. Here’s our pick of the bunch for the month. Carousel [From Dropbox] Dropbox
Samsung Electronics is softening the blow from a increasingly-difficult market for its high-margin phones by keeping costs in check, and by gearing up to sell more TVs for the World Cup. The company released
It’s easy to dismiss or laugh at ideas that never take off, but failure plays a vital role in shaping the devices that rule our lives, as Richard Fisher discovers. Timothy Prestero expected big things
Relieving guitarists of frustration with one master control Mixing synthetic effects with traditional guitar work can make for groundbreaking music, but even with musical instrument digital interface helps
Motivating children to stop playing and help out with chores isn't exactly an easy sell, as most parents and teachers will attest. But how you ask can make all the difference, psychologists say. If you
Long-overdue rail upgrades could prevent the next big train catastrophe. So why are the railroads so reluctant to make them? The evening of January 5, 2005, was dry and cool in Graniteville, South Carolina.
The concept for Pap smears has been around for almost 100 years. Now a new test could replace it as a first-line screen for cervical cancer, but not everyone agrees that's a good idea. There's a new, alternative
A blood test for diagnosing autism is becoming a realistic possibility, but the ethical implications are profound Autism was formally described for the first time 71 years ago. The medical notes for "Case
"I may be under attack, but take some of this to protect yourself," is an anthropomorphized way of looking at the interaction. When cutworms attack tomato plants, the plants huff and puff various substances,