FutureEverything last week awarded their first FutureEverything Award to The EyeWriter, a new eye-tracking technology (pictured) that allows artists to “draw” with their eyes when unable to do so with their hands. “Art is a tool of empowerment and social change, and I consider myself blessed to be ...
Spring cleaning is upon us. Maybe this year, for you, that means a new paint job – if so, Grist’s Umbra Fisk has green advice for you in her eco-paint 101 video blog, recently posted online. Most conventional paints used today are chemical-based and unnecessarily toxic. They contain the VOCs ...
We've been watching it for weeks, but it looks like tonight Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland has finally erupted for the first time since 1823.
• It's about time! The SEC has charged a psychic with securities fraud for claiming to be able to supernaturally foretell the direction of the market. • The staff of IslamOnline, a Cairo-based journalism website that offers a platform for liberal and reformist views, have gone on strike over ...
The vote count looks promising for Democrats as the Healthcare Reform Bill is scheduled for a vote in the House this Sunday in what has become a lesson in procedural politics.
A 10 year-old British boy has successfully received a transplanted windpipe that was treated with his own stem cells to prevent his body from rejecting the donated organ; the surgery is a major medical advance.
The economic depression has proven a serious crisis for major film studios and in its wake Hollywood stars are flocking to Broadway to renew their acting careers.
April 8th is the date when a satellite made from a converted Russian-Ukrainian nuclear missile will be sent into space to map the world's ice fields in an effort to better understand global warming.
Unlikely Al Qaeda operatives can find a wealth of information supporting Jihad on the Internet and some have taken to courting terrorism groups like sports teams pledging their support in their free time.
Google's recent spat with China over political censorship has brought to light Google's reportedly transparent policy of censoring search results from many countries including Germany, Turkey and Thailand.
Ahead of proposed financial regulation legislation from the Senate, regulators are on pace to close more delinquent banks this year than in 2009 following Friday's closure of seven banks in five different states which brings this year's total to 37.
The free music streaming service that has a library containing over ten millions songs already enjoyed by Europeans is still in negotiations with record companies but hopes to break into America in 2010.
Twenty years on, the Department of Agriculture will beef up its enforcement of laws requiring organic food to be spot checked for pesticides responding to the industry's rapid growth in recent years.
Now that the taboo against the use of reconciliation to pass legislation has been broken, will a student loan bill be next to take the path of least resistance through the Congress?
It is likely that, within our lifetime, we will see a big earthquake ravage a populated area, such as northern Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, or Istanbul, to name a few major cities. These are earthquakes waiting to happen. It is inevitable that we will see a big one in the United States. It's ...