By Darren Murph
Posted 08.11.2011 at 11:01 am 4 Comments
The most affordable way to stay connected is to rely on Wi-Fi to make calls and get online. If you’re stuck in a hotel, plug a $99 AirPort Express into the wall to turn an Ethernet connection into your own personal Wi-Fi network so you can use your smartphone and other devices.
Suddenly the U.S. isn't the center of the physics universe. The answer: build the International Linear Collider-one of the most powerful (and expensive) pieces of equipment on Earth
By Gregory Mone
Posted 08.08.2006 at 2:00 am 2 Comments
When the world´s biggest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, opens next year near Geneva, the focal point of the high-energy physics world will shift from U.S. soil for the first time in half a century. Bummer, indeed. But America´s brightest are busy devising a rescue plan. In April, a panel of U.S.
By Merlin Mann
Posted 06.23.2005 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
A: Tagging is the act of assigning your own keywords to things online-photos, blog entries, bookmarks-so that you can easily categorize, locate, and share them in the future. One of the best examples is del.icio.us, which lets you save Web bookmarks to a page on the site instead of to a file stashed away on your computer. This way, you can access them from anywhere and let other people see what sites you like.
Jeep’s pirouetting concept car takes all-terrain innovation in unexpected
By Matthew Phenix
Posted 03.31.2005 at 2:00 pm 0 Comments
One look at the Jeep Hurricane, unveiled at this year’s North American
International Auto Show in Detroit, and you’ll be rubbing your chin-and then
drooling. It has twin 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engines, one in front of the passenger
compartment and one behind it, and a turning radius of zero. The Hemis´ combined
output amounts to a whopping 670 horsepower and 740 pound-feet of torque;
fortunately, their multi-displacement systems can each shut down four
cylinders-or an entire engine-when less than maximum grunt is required. Two
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.