Move over lithium-ion batteries, sodium-ion is the new hotness
February 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Sodium ion batteries are cheaper and charge faster, but there are a few hurdles to their rise.
Vampire power is back, and it's thirstier than ever in the new smart home
February 1, 2019, 10:14 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
We're getting more and more smart devices with teensy little idle loads — but they're adding up fast.
This periodic table may make you think twice about your next phone upgrade
January 30, 2019, 12:12 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
As rare earth elements are mined for use in smartphones, they are at risk of disappearing.
Former NASA engineer serves up sweet justice to package thieves
December 21, 2018, 10:04 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
A burst of glitter and stinky spray surprise thieves who steal packages.
Would you want to live in an Alexa-powered smart home?
October 17, 2018, 9:17 a.m. by Matt Hickman
By investing in a prefab homebuilder, it's clear Amazon is itching to play an even larger role in your domestic life.
Meet Boston Dynamics' family of strange and amazing robots
October 12, 2018, 9:59 a.m. by Michael Graham Richard
These robots imitate human and animal movements, making them impressive — and a little creepy.
Inventor creates a Rubik's Cube that solves itself
September 28, 2018, 3:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It was either this, or peel off and redistribute the stickers.
Don't call IQbuds Boosts hearing aids, but do give them a try
May 7, 2018, 5:59 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
But somehow, they do much the same thing as hearing aids for a tenth the price.
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Should I unplug my appliances and, if so, will I save money on my electric bill?
4 ways to charge a phone when the power's out
Titanium fangs? The technology behind Navy SEAL dogs
Is print reading better than digital reading?
12 tips for better macro photography on your phone
13 of the world's most gentle dog breeds
Every solar system model you've seen is wrong
Why are we still talking about Chris McCandless?
7 things you never knew about dragonflies
Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Sanctuary dog mourns his animal friends by staying by their side
How other species handle social distancing when someone is sick
What gray hair says about your health