Don't worry, scientists are using their powers for good when they harness lightning in a lab to destroy concrete. The lightning zap breaks up the rubble into its core components without all the environmental mess created by shredding it.
There is a place called the RainRoom where you can walk into a downpour and yet stay completely dry. The people behind the room aren't dispensing superpowers at the door or using magic to do it. Well, there is some sophisticated technological magic at work behind keeping you dry, so that kind of counts.
Who says that all bicycles have to be the same? The inventors of the Bicymple have strayed from the herd and created a unique bike that has removed the chain and gears, and offers direct drive through pedals on the back wheel. Normally that would mean you're riding a unicycle, but in this case a front wheel, compact frame and handlebars have been added.
Legions of travelers everywhere are sure to rejoice over a new prototype suitcase that follows users during their journey. This suitcase contains receivers that communicate with your smartphone to keep your luggage rolling along with you — hands free. It's called the Hop.
Felix Baumgartner's attempt to set a record-breaking high-altitude jump from 23 miles above Earth was delayed on Monday, but should happen sometime later today. Here's what you can expect.
Carmakers these days don't just make money by selling cars; they are also selling a brand. That means they make products that evoke the feeling of their cars — with items ranging from driving gloves, bicycles, and headphones. Now Peugeot is getting in on the game of extending its brand with a move we've seen from Audi before: design a piano.
Africa's black mamba snake is one of the most poisonous snakes on Earth, and yet scientists are discovering that certain elements of the their lethal venom could actually be used as powerful pain relief, without side effects associated with known pain relievers like morphine.
In a ceremony earlier this week at NASA's Goddard Space Center, the United States Postal Service (USPS) unveiled a new series of stamps that show off the incredible beauty of the Earth when viewed from above.
Toyota is showcasing a new single person electric vehicle at CEATEC 2012 that envisions a future of small urban smart cars. It'ss laden with technology to adapt to and aid the user, as well as keep them connected. Meet the, um, Smart INSECT.
Whenever the sky dumps more than a foot of snow on us, we'll come up with "Snowmageddon" and a host of other snow-tagged monikers because winter storms have not been given names like their high-class summer cousins the hurricanes. Thanks to The Weather Channel, we have a definitive list to choose from.