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Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

"There are many people who want to buy in this area. Because you have Google, you have Facebook."<p>Carlos Martinez, city manager of East Palo Alto<p>"If you can't afford a million-dollar home, you're going to move to where you can afford."<p>Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier, mayor of East Palo Alto

Remarkable 240-Year-Old Doll Automaton Can Write Actual Programmable Text

Designed and constructed in the 1770s, this extraordinary little doll is actually a self-operating machine that's believed by some to be one of the oldest examples of a computer. Known as “The Writer,” the automaton was built by Swiss-born watchmaker Pierre Jaquet-Droz in order to entertain …



Insider trading bust sparked by LinkedIn connection

The Australian Federal Police arrested the two men for offences relating to insider trading, money laundering, corruption and abuse of public office. The insider trading, alleged to have occurred between August 2013 and May 2014, resulted in profits of approximately AU$7 million (roughly US$6.5 …


The Sunday Hangover

It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. it’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and …

DIY: How To Turn a Playing Card Into a Solar-Powered Battery Charger

A few weeks ago we shared Instructable‘s handy DIY guide to building your own solar-powered USB charger. Now, the website has provided a guide to …