As we approach one of the biggest snack days of the year, meet the "Tom Edison of snack food" who brought us the "Anglo corn chip"
January 30, 2012 | By Peter Smith
Is that what it will take for NASA to get its mojo back? Or are there better ways to spend its money?
January 30, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
When Dr. Athelstan Spilhaus met President Kennedy in 1962, JFK told him, "The only science I ever learned was from your comic strip."
January 27, 2012 | By Matt Novak
Whether it's iPads replacing textbooks or college courses being offered free around the world, education is moving into some uncharted territory.
January 26, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Scientists think all the personal information now being shared on social networks or collected by sensors could help them predict the future.
January 23, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Research shows you can learn a few things about a person by watching where they're looking.
January 18, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here are young entrepreneurs whose innovative thinking has them poised for big things this year
January 17, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
History often plays linguistic tricks on us, especially when it comes to rapidly changing technologies
January 17, 2012 | By Matt Novak
With the Lytro camera, you no longer have to bother with focusing an image. Plus, your photos become interactive.
January 12, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Is the day coming when your car will talk to your alarm clock and also check your heart rate?
January 09, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Researchers are finding that our behavior may be more hard-wired than we'd like to believe. If so, can we handle the truth?
January 05, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here are more of the terms you should know if you want to feel plugged into innovations changing the way we live this year
January 03, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Here are terms you should know if you want to show you're already plugged into the new year
December 29, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
A special visit from the Ghost of Christmas Retro-Future
December 23, 2011 | By Matt Novak
In their day, maids a-milking and pipers piping might have made for one fine gift. But it is the 21st century. A replacement list is in order.
December 22, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Thanks to medical innovations and research breakthroughs, living past your 100th birthday will one day not be such a big deal
December 19, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Innovation happens so fast now that it's harder and harder to keep up with the pace. But is it really innovation?
December 15, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
Jack Dempsey boasted he could tear apart a robot opponent "bolt by bolt and scatter its brain wheels and cogs all over the canvas"
December 13, 2011 | By Matt Novak
At more and more restaurants you'll be ordering your meals on a tablet at your tabletop. Will we miss waiters?
December 13, 2011 | By Randy Rieland
They won't go mainstream for a few years, but mobile wallets are finally starting to pick up steam in the U.S.
December 09, 2011 | By Randy Rieland