Starbucks brings us one step closer to regressing to hieroglyphics
April 26, 2016, 4:57 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
New keyboard app offers 28 coffee-inspired emojis that make words obsolete.
USDA FoodKeeper app intended to fight food waste, but it may just cause confusion
April 9, 2015, 10:28 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
The new, free app has plenty of features, but it also has plenty of unclear recommendations.
Plonk app helps wine novices make informed choices
January 12, 2015, 12:41 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
If you’re unfamiliar with grape varieties like Assyrtiko, this app will teach you the basics, including pronunciations.
The MilkCrate App: A one-stop shop for sustainable-minded consumers
September 10, 2014, 1:58 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A new app has launched in the Philadelphia region with guides to sustainable businesses in 20 categories. Money raised from a crowd-funding campaign will help it expand across the country.
App turns citizens into smartphone-wielding wardens of water conservation
August 13, 2014, 2 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The EveryDrop LA app makes it easier for ordinary Los Angelenos to identify and report sources of wasted water in their own backyards.
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better
What are dog whiskers for?
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
10 surprising facts about Neanderthals
Firefighters save grove of trees in Australia that predate the dinosaurs
Rare encounter with piglet squid leaves deep sea explorers at a loss for scientific words