From Taiwan straight to you, some assembly required It's been happening for years now: A company foregoes the cost of physical shops and sends the goods from the factory floor right to the consumer, cutting
Tefifon, we barely knew you Maybe the Tefifon was doomed from the start. But it was so amazing, and so German. Tefifon was a non-magnetic plastic tape with etches in it used to play music—a sort of low-tech
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The SnapPower faceplate fits right over your existing outlets You may have seen those electrical outlets that incorporate USB ports, allowing you to charge your mobile devices without the blocky adapter.
Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley echoed the sentiment of millions of Americans, especially Democrats, when he made the following statement about "crowns" and political dynasties: "Let's be honest
The day you've waited for and/or dreaded is near. April Fools' Day is an odd little holiday. On the one hand, we all LOVE April Fools' Day because funny things always happen. Unless, of course, we're butt
Thanks a lot, your majesty The Kepler Space Telescope has discovered hundreds of new planets around faraway stars, but those discoveries have come with an unexpected side effect. They've made us realize
WASHINGTON -- Democrats on Wednesday fired their own salvo in Capitol Hill's ongoing tax cut battles, offering a slew of breaks that would primarily help middle-class and lower-income earners. Republicans,
Researchers warn that patients are missing out on potential benefits due to prohibitive regulations on research into recreational drugs Psychedelic drugs could prove to be highly effective treatments depression
In the mid 1970s President Carter began a valiant and necessary effort to advance the U.S. to the metric system. Forty years later, with our students already ranked below 29 other countries in math skills,
I wasn't shocked when Senate Republicans made their first order of business a bill pushed by Canadian special interests. I knew they had made a commitment to Big Oil to force through a vote on the Keystone
For the first time, more than half of U.S. public school students live in low-income households, according to a new analysis from the Southern Education Foundation. Overall, 51 percent of U.S. schoolchildren
fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More
From SwiftKey and FireChat to Replay Video Editor and Silent Text 2: the best new iPhone apps that the App Store had to offer this year • The best iPad apps of 2014 • The best iPhone and iPad games of
These are the wallpapers you've been looking for. Looking to "smarten up" your desktop background? Here's 50 examples of science and technology-themed eye candy that'll satisfy both meanings of the verb.
The thin air turns thick beneath your feet. You step onto the Hendo Hoverboard and an invisible force compresses, condensing and coiling like a spring you cannot see. It sinks for just a split-second,