Scientists at Tufts University have refined a method that allows people to send messages using fluorescent strains of Escherichia coli. There's enough color combinations to encode the entire alphabet, the numbers 0 to 9 and a few symbols.
An unhappy side of Microsoft's corporate environment was potentially exposed in the comments of a blog post written by an unnamed employee. The post details the company's annual meeting and while the content is tame, some of the feedback is scathing.
Anyone notice the party that is going on at Google's website today? In case you forgot, September 27th is the date Google chose for their birthday.
Google + went public last week and its growth has been explosive. So explosive, it has some people wondering if it's time to take closer look at the social network.
This pendant from Fluid Forms will knock the socks off your location-crazed friends and bore the uninitiated who think GPS is an acronym for Great Public Schools.
Nothing says rugged outdoorsman like a hollowed out tree trunk with an iPhone connected to it. That's not actually true. But the iTree iPhone/iPod dock would fit perfectly in a ski lodge, cabin, or Ewok dance club.
Genelec's 6000A speaker is roughly as powerful as a pair of Harman Kardon's Soundsticks (minus the sub), comes housed in an attractive aluminum body and, given the company's history, probably contains quality components.
Remember the Galaxy Tab 10.1? We called it the best Android Tablet yet, and it still is. This is basically that, but 1.2 inches smaller.
We've been hearing about Android's answer to the iPod Touch since the days when men were men and HP made computers, but the rebranded-wait-no-back-to-the-original Galaxy Player 4 and 5 are finally here.
Amy Shackleton is a 25-year-old artist who paints without paint brushes. No, silly, it's not finger painting or graffiti or spilling paint and calling it a day, it's real masterpieces that look amazing. She uses squeeze bottles to make them.
Some media is reporting that a meteorite or a piece of a satellite struck a woman in Monte Grande, Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing her and injuring eight. Witnesses say that they saw a blue ball of fire striking a house:
It's not hyperbolic to say that Apple introduced multitouch to the masses with the iPhone. Apple thought that they could trademark it. Unfortunately for them, the United States Patent and Trademark Office thought differently. They've denied Apple the multitouch trademark.
So your house just burned down, taking everything you hold dear with it. You suspect it was your ex, but you have no proof. Luckily, British forensic scientists have found that cat litter is great for picking up traces of gasoline. Who knew?
VLC used to be the premo app for anyone who wanted to play any sort of video (movies, tv shows, etc.) on their iPad. Sadly, it was pulled from the app store. Luckily, there's It's Playing. It's like VLC except you can download it RIGHT NOW.
This is the SS Gairsoppa, a merchant ship that was crossing the Atlantic until a Nazi u-boat sunk it. It was loaded with seven million ounces of silver. That's $202.74 million, which will be kept mostly by the treasure hunters.