Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet is a cheaper, smaller tablet designed around the experience of multimedia consumption above all else. But that doesn't mean we can't match it up against the most popular tablets currently making news. Here's how it fares.
Neal Patwari of the University of Utah discovered that breathing affects Wi-Fi signal strength. Chest expansion during a breath bends the wireless signals and they lose some power. This slight drop can be measured and used to calculate your breathing rate.
Wilson Greatbatch has died at the age of 92. He was a lifelong inventor. And like many inventors, his most notable creation, the implantable cardiac pacemaker, was discovered accidentally.
Etsy seller faustus70 had a Nerf N-Strike Barricade gun, an old chair and some aluminum lying around. But he didn't take this stuff to the dump like most people, he used it to build a "Big Daddy" style steampunk gun.
This is incredible. The new Amazon Kindle Fire will cost only $199! This is a killer price for a color tablet. Even while it doesn't match the iPad's features, there's going to be some fierce competition this year.
New York City's Washington Square Park was the host to a giant Lightsaber Battle. Almost a thousand people showed up to battle it out in epic Star Wars style.
Admit it, most of us learned the letter C from the Cookie Monster's iconic "C is for Cookie" song. But today's kids - they have it better. They're getting some Mythbusters along with their early morning fill of Big Bird.
Japanese researchers have spent the past few months surveying Tsunami damage at 5,300 coastal locations. This information has created the largest Tsunami survey dataset in the world and the first map to visualize the crushing impact of the wave.
If you wanted to catch up on the last 10 years of hip-hop championed by the internet, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire's "The Last Huzzah" is a pretty decent place to start.
An axe used to be a tool fundamental to human survival. Today, I'm just as likely to be felling trees as felling zombies. I've decided to turn to sport to tap my inner woodsman with this vicious throwing axe.
Keep this FBI video in mind next time you're tempted to use that diabolical wicked laser of yours. The feds can track your air-menacing ass from the sky—provided you haven't blinded them yet, of course.
We wanted to love the original Thrive tablet with its many full-sized ports, but oh man was it chunky. The Thrive 7-Inch is almost exactly the same, but everything is smaller. It's still chunky, but it's not too much anymore.
About ten years ago, third-year computer science student Richard Jones wrote the code that would eventually earn him £25 million.