You're on your way to out of the office, free as a bird for the next two weeks. Except that you forgot to set your Gmail auto-response and your phone keeps blowing up with messages. The Google webapp adds features that will help keep you sane.
Californians can finally breathe easy for having regained their privacy rights. A new law passed by the state Assembly bans the warrantless search of not just cell phones, but all portables that could conceivably send a message. Count your iPads safe, too.
Constructing your own personal Skull Island? Don't waste time with some rinky-dink 80-year-old dustpan. This mammoth ship is too big to fit through the Panama Canal and can hoover enough soil to cover two football fields from 120 meters down.