InnovationNew ideas and scientific and technological advancements
Pro football is turning to screens--some massive, others on smart phones--to try to keep its fans entertained.
February 01, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
While scientists work toward perfecting the invisibility cloak, one designer has already developed a line of clothing that makes people invisible...to robots
February 01, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
One writer’s unexpected bout of unemployment inspired him to catalogue the misadventures of those who came before him
February 2013 | By Amy Crawford
Scientists are busy tracking the sources of stolen uranium in the hopes of deterring crime—and prevent the weapons getting into the wrong hands
February 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
And ending sentences with a preposition is nothing worth worrying about
February 2013 | By Patricia T. O’Conner and Stewart Kellarman
The ship that went aground one year ago is slowly but surely being turned upright and salvaged
February 2013 | By Mark Strauss
Thinking like a superhero in virtual reality may induce people to be more helpful in real life
January 31, 2013 | By Marina Koren
We're getting closer to the day when your smartphone knows you have a cold before you do
January 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
In 1967, the most trusted man in America investigated the home of the 21st century
January 29, 2013 | By Matt Novak
As cities like New York prepare for what appears to be a future of more extreme weather, the focus increasingly is on following nature's lead.
January 23, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Heat-sensitive color made this sportswear a hot item—but it didn't last
January 22, 2013 | By Emily Spivack
HapiFork, a utensil that slows down your eating, is one of a new wave of gadgets designed to help you take control of your health.
January 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Two authors spoke to dozens of the highest-achieving people in the world. Here’s what they learned
January 15, 2013 | By Amy Crawford
The Fisher Space Pen has been made famous by Apollo astronauts and Jerry Seinfeld. But just how does it work? And is NASA really spend millions making it?
January 11, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Every January, at the Consumer Electronics Show, companies make a point of showing us how much smarter TVs have become, with the hope that they'll once again become our favorite screen.
January 11, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
MIT scientists have created thin polymer sheets that expand and contract when in contact with water, lifting several times their weight
January 10, 2013 | By Joseph Stromberg
Decades before the debut of the Consumer Electronics Show, early adopters flocked to extravagant high-tech fairs in New York and Chicago
January 10, 2013 | By Matt Novak
When the President signed the fiscal cliff deal from 4,800 miles away, he did it with the help of a device that dates back to Thomas Jefferson
January 08, 2013 | By Jimmy Stamp
Giving computers vision, through pattern recognition algorithms, could one day make them better than doctors at spotting tumors and other health problems.
January 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
January 2013 | By Smithsonian Magazine