How to Design a Solar-Powered Computing Device

How to Design a Solar-Powered Computing Device

Feb 23, 2014 | No Comments

Would you use a solar-powered computer? Why — or why not? If the idea intrigues you (or you’re skeptical and just wondering how such a thing could possibly work), read this free resource: How to Design a Solar-Powered Computing Device

China Plans Lunar Landing in 2013

China Plans Lunar Landing in 2013

Aug 30, 2013 | No Comments

China sets course for lunar landing this year. Why bother? We stopped going when we found out the moon wasn’t made of cheese.

Miniature Human Brains Grown in Lab

Miniature Human Brains Grown in Lab

Aug 30, 2013 | No Comments

Miniature human brains have been grown in an Austrian lab by Dr. Juergen Knoblich. Next step: give my LEGO minifigure collection LIFE!

What Makes You Curious?

Aug 3, 2011 | 6 Comments

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Discovery Channel. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever looked at the stars and wondered if life exists outside of our home planet? Have you ever thought about what makes planets rotate and how gravitational force came about? Perhaps you’ve even been curious […]

How the iBOT Wheelchair Mobility Device Improves Lives

Jun 27, 2011 | No Comments

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Michael Kaplan, a fellow geek and owner of the iBOT by Independence Technology (a division of Johnson & Johnson). The iBOT is an extremely versatile and stable wheelchair that can actually stand on two wheels. In 2006, the iBOT retailed for $26,100 with a required prescription. New […]

Reduce Your Power Bill with Wind Energy

Jun 24, 2011 | No Comments

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sauer Energy. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer in Seattle is typically the cheapest time of year, at least when it comes to my electric bill. For most of the U.S., summer comes high electric bills that can strain your budget to its limits. […]

Sony Playstation Breach Shows How Vulnerable You Are

Apr 27, 2011 | 17 Comments

Sony finally owned up to what was already clear several days ago: Playstation Network incurred a massive breach of user data. Over seventy-seven million user accounts are impacted in what is quite possibly the largest data breach ever. The FBI is on notice and one United States Congressman is accusing Sony of “taking too long […]

Star Wars Brings Science to Life through Imagination

Mar 24, 2011 | No Comments

Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS Feed Star Wars – Where Science Meets Imagination was originally created by the Museum of Science in Boston and currently travels to museums around the country. This Star Wars exhibit introduces science and technology framed in the context of the Star Wars […]

Get Rid of Anger With Punch Your Friends

Feb 11, 2011 | No Comments

How many times have you ever wished that you could simply POW! – smack someone right upside the head? Come on, admit it – you know you’ve wanted to at least once in your life. The good news is that if you have an iPhone you can now do exactly that. Using Punch Your Friends, […]

BedBug Detective Sniffs Out Critters

Feb 10, 2011 | No Comments

Even the cleanest of homes, hotel rooms and movie theaters could have a bedbug problem. I don’t know about you, but just thinking about them is enough to make my skin literally crawl. I’ve seen reports of even upscale hotels having an issue with the lovely little creatures. I happen to travel a lot, and […]

Angry Birds Valentine’s Edition Ready to Perch on Your Device

Feb 9, 2011 | No Comments

Not only will you unlock new love-themed levels with this Angry Birds update, you can also send an Angry Birds Valentine to your friends and loved ones! Connect the game with Facebook to send the missives or use the new Facebook application. This update brings you fifteen new levels featuring the usual types of challenges […]

How to Get Rid of Old Electronics

Feb 8, 2011 | No Comments

Over on Lockergnome, a user was wondering what is the best way to get rid of old, unwanted electronics and devices. Several people chimed in with suggestions, most of which are excellent ideas. The problem is that while getting some cash back is tempting, most e-waste recyclers aren’t compliant with healthy & safe recycling practices. […]

MySpace is Totally For Sale

Feb 2, 2011 | 3 Comments

We’ve thought for a while now that News Corp has given up on MySpace. We all speculated that the company would go up for sale when the big layoffs hit last month. Even though they aren’t advertising it, the website is most definitely for sale. News Corp COO Chase Carey told a reporter over at […]

Mozy Getting Rid of Unlimited Backup Plans

Jan 31, 2011 | 9 Comments

For those of you who have long enjoyed having an unlimited amount of space within your Mozy account to back up your data are about to cry on your keyboard. As soon as your current subscription runs out, there will be no more “unlimited” plans to choose from. Instead, Mozy will start charging nearly six […]

Angry Birds Heading to Rio

Jan 28, 2011 | No Comments

No, your favorite game isn’t taking a vacation. The Angry Birds are going to have some fun down in Rio thanks to a partnership with Fox and an upcoming animated movie “Rio,” which hits theaters in mid-April. The game is scheduled to be released sometime in March, just ahead of the film. In Angry Birds […]

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