In pee-saturated San Francisco, walls that retaliate against public urinators
July 27, 2015, 6:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The city's new pee-proof walls are thwarting al fresco urination, one splash at a time.
On vacation? Turn off the computer and put down your phone
July 27, 2015, 4:39 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Do you get twitchy if you don't have a phone in your hand? It's time to take a time out.
I, for one, welcome the new robot hotel staff at Japan's Henn-na Hotel
July 24, 2015, 7:10 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
Actually, there's a lot going on here besides the silly robots.
Robo-swans add a touch of elegance to water quality testing
July 23, 2015, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Singapore's pollution-monitoring avians trade in webbed feet for propellers.
Japanese company wants to create man-made shooting stars on demand
July 15, 2015, 11 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
By releasing artificial meteors with a variety of chemical compositions from satellites, it will even be possible to control for the color of the shooting stars.