As scientists make slow and steady progress on sensors to help the blind see and move, this cane helps them say hi to friends.
New York’s Beacon Power’s flywheel experiment may have gone bust, but the technology is gaining supporters as the best way to make a renewable energy grid work 24 hours a day.
White men are constantly failing in business, and then pick back up and start again. To get others involved in the economy, we need to teach them it’s ok to be like a clown and not get it right every time.
Instead of installing an expensive motor, former Princeton student (and current Thiel Fellow) Eden Full is making a simple part that expands with heat, automatically moving a panel to its most electricty-generating position.
New data from the British government illustrates the incredible rise of ocean levels around the world, and lets you see if you need to find a new island nation for your retirement plans.
Smoking might be banned in most places, but there are still toxic chemicals everywhere--and no requirements that the companies who make them warn you about them. A new law is aiming to change all that.