'The library of things' now lends a lot more than just books
February 5, 2016, 7:05 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
The true sharing economy can be found in the public library.
Ahead of Valentine's Day, GE calls it quits with the CFL bulb
February 1, 2016, 3:47 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Don't let the door hit you on the way out, pigtail.
Indonesia's 'Iron Man' claims to have invented a bionic arm
February 1, 2016, 2:49 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Despite doubt from scientists, I Wayan Sumardana's 'mind-reading' bionic arm has captured international attention.
Google's solar-powered drones aim to bring high-speed Internet to all
February 1, 2016, 9:48 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Search giant's 'Project SkyBender' is currently testing in secret at Virgin Galactic's HQ in New Mexico.
Uber for elders might be the way boomers get around
February 1, 2016, 8:13 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Or we may just see boomers with cars but no money driving boomers with money but no cars.
This flood-proof greenhouse has got legs ... and knows how to use them
January 29, 2016, 4:52 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Hydraulics give a British backyard potting shed a lift when needed.
Google's artificial intelligence just won a 2,500-year-old board game
January 28, 2016, 4:44 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The Chinese game of Go, considered the most complex board game in the world, may soon have a non-human world champion.
In Japan, work kicks off on the world's largest floating solar farm
January 27, 2016, 3:26 p.m. by Matt Hickman
At a reservoir outside of Tokyo, water and electricity do indeed mix.
Why do we feel empathy for robots and inanimate objects?
January 25, 2016, 4:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Most people experience emotional attachments and reactions to non-alive 'stuff.'