The famous Chili Crab dish from Singapore inspires more than just drooling. A pair of researchers have developed a robot with two tiny crab-like pincers that attacks stomach cancer via your mouth.
Clapping your lights on and off is comically passe. Why make all that noise you can toggle the room's illumination with invisible bullets?
Compare these two covers. On the left, Spanish science divulgation magazine Muy Interesante has an article titled "Myths and Truths About the Penis". On the right, your typical Cosmopolitan smut, from "50 Kinky Sex Moves" to "Your Other G-Spot."
Well this is mildly terrifying: according to a new Pew study, the Facebook privacy mode a lot of us rely on for photos and status updates is, on average, anything but private. Time to reconsider your settings, everyone.
This reflexology massager promises to reduce stress and discomfort from prolonged typing, but I'd be a little hesitant about sticking my hand inside its mysterious dark opening. Five fingers go in, but who knows how many will come out?
A special treat today, folks. Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is an interactive adventure where you play a dead man trying to solve the mystery of his own murder. It's a classic film noir template overlaid with lateral puzzle solving and quirky humour, bought to you by the same team responsible for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. NO OBJECTION!
It's that magical time of year again, when everyone expects a new iPad to be right around the corner. Which in turn means an amassment of iPad 3 rumours clogging up our lives. Here's a quick guide to making sense of them.
Graphene, that single layer of carbon atoms that is the talk of wonder stuff, has just taken one massive step towards being useful and infused into your electronics. Scientists from Manchester have figured out that going 3D is the answer to graphene-infused transistors and super-speed computers.
Captain Schettino or not, I hate cruises. Being trapped in a giant floating building with three thousand people and a buffet is my idea of bloody hell. But I would love to go across the river Amazon on the ship above.
The UK loves SMS. As a nation, we regularly send over ten million texts an hour and SMS is used at all levels of society, far more so than email or voice calls. Things may not always be so rosy for SMS, however. A recent Forbes report shows that SMS usage is falling worldwide. Even the traditional SMS fest on Christmas Day was down from 2010 -- too busy tweeting "Mum and aunty Beatrice are arguing about the gravy again," were we? There are now many apps and services that will let you send short, near-instant messages to your friend's mobiles. Here's our pick of the best:
I can’t believe it’s quite this easy, but apparently Scotland Yard and the FBI converse over those crappy call-in conferencing systems, which let Anonymous log-on to check-out what they were yakking about.
Spare a thought for those poor Dyson engineers, who have nothing better to do with their time than create a hot air balloon out of some lightweight aluminium foil-like material and one of their £270 Hot space-heaters.
AMD has been going head-to-head with Intel in the PC market for years, so it's no surprise that they will be hot on Intel's heels in the mobile space, too. Yep, they have plans to design tablet CPUs. It's like two gorillas shrinking themselves to do battle in your pocket.
Camera nerds have been aflutter for weeks about a new Olympus mirrorless camera that's supposedly set for announcement any day now. The latest rumour is a full-body view of the retro-styled OM-D. If the rumour is true, the camera is going to be beautiful.