It turns out the streets of New York really are paved with gold - as long as you don't mind searching for it on your hands and knees.
Today in the Things We Thought We Understood But Really Don’t file, a Northwestern University researcher has upended what was previously thought to be a pretty good understanding of how static electricity works.
A small voltage applied to the grid of a vacuum tube controls a relatively large current that drives the electromagnet in a speaker, creating movement and thereby sound.
My ultramarathon ended in a DNF. At mile 83, the decision was made for me, as I was unable to support my own body weight. It was time to stop, but boy, was that 83 miles an adventure.
Astronomers have just discovered an asteroid that is expected come close enough to Earth Monday that it will be visible with amateur telescopes.
The annual gay pride parade in Paris was enlivened by same sex marriage legislation in New York that was recently signed into law. Similar legislation in France, proposed by the Socialist Party, was blocked by conservatives.
Stratford-upon-Avon is best known as the birthplace of playwright William Shakespeare. But this scenic town 100 miles northwest of London could be the sight of another tale worth retelling, that of Simon Wheatcroft.
Rather than let life pass you by, save it. With the camera-equipped Eyez glasses, users can share point-of-view video without the clunky cameras and nettlesome file transfers that rabid uploaders typically endure.
If you can't drive it or shoot 10-foot flames from it, it's not a grill
Crazy video of people doing some amazing things
How does one build a dinosaur? There are plenty of spare dinosaur parts laying around our modern world from which to build a dinosaur. We just need to find the right ones.
Silly Putty is pretty much the best non-Newtonian viscoelastic liquid we can think of--it stretches, it bounces, it transfers ink, it's reminiscent of mussel fibers, and it can be broken with a sharp blow.
A Dutch tourist was stopped by a police officer in downtown New York City for showing too much skin, the New York Daily News reported.
London boaters craving a cold treat on a sunny day might not to have to head ashore to find what they seek. The HMS Flake 99 is the world’s first amphibious ice cream truck.
Sprinklers that read your lawn's mind, 3-D phones, speakers that adjust the sound for your location and more
Handmade according to an exacting process, Kramer chef's knives sell for $10,000 or more. They're beloved by chefs and collectors for their keen edges, thoughtful design, and beautiful finish
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Why buy expensive air time on networks when you can stage a world record event showcasing downtown and have millions of people smile as they watch it on YouTube? The new way to advertise your town!
Get the scoop on all the Freedom oriented Events this Summer 2011
Satire site The Onion has revealed that Facebook is a CIA program that saves the agency billions.
The Jetlev-Flyer propels itself using a torrent of water
The classic smoke bomb is a great project for the home or lab, producing lots of safe smoke, with purple flames. If you get dye and consider the shape of your creation, you can make a smoke bomb that billows clouds of brightly-colored smoke. This pro
At the INK Conference, Arvind Gupta shares simple yet stunning plans for turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves -- while learning basic principles of science and design.
New Medium, Same Classic
Fire ants might be infuriating little beasts, an invasive species we'd all be pleased to see banished to its native Brazil, but it turns out a fire ant colony has some pretty amazing properties.
Not really, but urine has been a faddish health drink for centuries nonetheless. Celts in the Iberian peninsula gargled it to whiten their teeth about 50 years before Christ; amaroli is a Sanskrit word that refers to urine therapy,
A quality cigar smoked properly is an experience like no other. But cigar smoking isn’t something you should just dive into blindly. Everything from making the right purchase to the way you light a cigar can make or break the entire deal.
The time has come. According to the Terminator clock, at 8:11 p.m. Tuesday, Skynet will become self-aware. And humanity will be screwed.
The challenge here is keeping alert so that you don't get hit in the face by a 20 lbs. fish as it jumps in your boat!!!!