You can get a lot more power from the sun if you focus its otherwise diffuse light. Why not do that with one of these beautiful glowing lenses?
Taking a cue from the skin of the underwater disguise artist, scientists are getting closer to making fabric that can change color at will. Your wardrobe just got a lot more interesting. Oh, and there might actually be important applications, too.
The retail giant is going to be giving away $2 billion in cash and food in an attempt to get more food to the 50 million Americans who don’t know where their next meal is going to come from.
Which was worse, the earthquake in Haiti or the earthquake in Japan? This new system lets you figure out the precise human cost.
DARPA is funding the creation of 1,000 Makerspaces in high schools across the country to get American kids interested in making things again.
A new contest found four online tools that help people be more engaged in politics and their communities--from finding out which candidates’ policies help you more to archives of photos of your neighborhood.
Boeing’s latest airplane won’t be carrying any passengers. Instead, the ecoDemonstrator is a test-bed for cutting edge tech that will hopefully one day make air travel more efficient.
Coming up with new ideas--and being more accepting of new strategies--strengthens the brain and makes you less susceptible to stress.