Shocking device will keep drivers awake with an electric impulse

The creators of a new wearable think they’ve found a better solution to drowsy driving with Steer, a wrist-worn device that vibrates and shocks when it detects a driver dozing...

Tech is making life in Barcelona better, even if you don’t know it’s there

Barcelona knows when to take out the trash – and a bunch of other crazy data points – thanks to a network of sensors, Wi-Fi, and smart street LED street...

Billionaire space prospectors are racing to mine the moon, and that’s a good thing

Over the next 10 years, space-age prospectors will fly to the moon in hopes of striking it rich. And this interplanetary cash-grab might just be the key to human survival,...

The funniest Amazon reviews

You can find pretty much anything on Amazon. Have you been searching high and low for a life-size wall decal of an elderly woman using an inhaler? Sure you have!...

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Sun-defying tents, bee monitors, dream masks

At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird,...

A recycling robot named Clarke could be the key to reducing waste

Developed by AMP Robotics, Clarke makes use of artificial intelligence to recognize and sort various food and beverage containers. Using a visible-light camera, it can spot milk, juice, and food cartons. The...

Drone-owning Brits will have to register their machine and take a test

The U.K. government announced on Saturday that drone owners will soon have to add their details to a database and also take a test on air safety and privacy regulations....

NASA needs your help for the upcoming full solar eclipse in the U.S.

While we can't all be astronauts or rocket scientists, we can download NASA's new GLOBE Observer Eclipse app and record data during the upcoming full solar eclipse. This is your...

Tech breakthrough could give us more efficient LEDs and invisibility cloaks, too

Researchers at the University of Michigan want to make your LED lights 50 percent more efficient -- and develop Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks in the process. Here's what they have...

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JioPhone is aimed at millions of low-paid Indians, will place pressure...

At first glance, Indian telecoms upstart Jio's bet on 'free' internet-enabled phones to win over poorer customers is a near-fatal blow for low-end...