The best tool for fixing city traffic problems? A wrecking ball
April 15, 2011, 3:08 p.m. by Chris Turner
For 50 years, the 'common-sense' solution for traffic woes has been to build more and wider roads. For 50 years it has failed. It's time for a golden age of urban highway demolition.
Water-powered jet pack could inspire new water sport
April 12, 2011, 7:08 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Jetlev-Flyer, an incredible jet pack that uses water as a propellant, is now available to consumers.
Transport of oil from tar sands in Canada fuels debate
March 30, 2011, 8:53 a.m. by Andrew Schenkel
The good and the bad considerations of getting more oil from our neighbors to the North.
Eco-architect downsizes ... to an Airstream trailer
March 8, 2011, 2 a.m. by Matt Hickman
With the help of Craigslist and plenty of creative thinking, architect Matthew Hofmann embarks on a remarkable home downsizing project: The green renovation of a 1978 Airstream trailer.
Researchers create car that can be steered by thought
February 23, 2011, 2:12 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Scientists in Germany have equipped a car with new technology that measures the driver's brain waves.
California regulators weaken control of deadly diesel pollution
December 23, 2010, 5:05 p.m. by Earth Justice
Industry wields fear and money to stop health protections.