Technologies

Technologies

Crab Shells Could Become the Plastic of the Future

Researchers have found that instead of going into the garbage, crab shells could be going into a new form of biodegradable packaging.
Lauren Rothman
7.26.18
Technologies

WATCH: Genius Dude Converts Car Windshield Wipers into Kombucha Fountain

"I regret everything. Everything's sticky. I don't even think I can get the smell out if I clean it."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.25.18
Technologies

Chilean Man Paid for New Android Phone with 127 Pounds of Avocados

And they said avocado toast is a waste of money. Who's laughing now?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.4.18
Pizza

The Man Who Turned Pizza into a Drone Is Either a Genius or One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Happy Friday!
Hilary Pollack
5.18.18
Technologies

This Googly-Eyed Robot Is the Newest Employee at a Tennessee Grocery Store

Marty the robot wanders around the store, checking prices and alerting staff to spills.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
Technologies

'Cryptomatoes' Are Bringing Together Bitcoin Mining and Agriculture

One major criticism of cryptocurrency has been the huge amount of electricity required to mine it. This five-acre greenhouse is one solution.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.26.18
Technologies

Rabbi Suggests That Lab-Grown Pork Might Be Kosher

New food technology could call for revising—or at least clarifying—some of Judaism's oldest rules.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.23.18
Technologies

Apple Has Patented a Crumb-Resistant Keyboard

Finally, some good news for messy eaters.
Mayukh Sen
3.12.18
wine

Google Shopping Bans the Word 'Gun,' Accidentally Bans Sale of Burgundy Wines

The search engine also blocked searches for Guns ‘N’ Roses, the movie 'Top Gun,' glue guns, Nerf guns—you get the idea.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.28.18
Technologies

Study Confirms that You're Making Everyone Miserable by Checking Your Phone at Dinner

Now that there's evidence that you're being a jerk, will you please stop scrolling through your Instagram feed?
Jelisa Castrodale
2.28.18
Science

Food Hacking: Laser Bacon

Simon visits Kentaro Fukuchi, a professor who wants to fuse cutting-edge technology with the Japanese tradition of eating raw meat.
Simon Klose
2.25.18
Technologies

Pizza Hut's New Delivery Technology Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

You may remember the self-driving pizza delivery truck from the extra-creepy episode "Crocodile." Guess what? It's here.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.11.18