Normally we love soap, the ultimate germ fighter, but after an oil spill, a whole lot of soap may be squirted into the environment and linger in the affected ecoystems. How does magnetic soap hightail it out of there?
Stories about electronic readers and tablets are all over the tech media these days. But what if you want a simple electronic device that lets you write down your thoughts? Perhaps you need an e-writer.
In all likelihood, there is at least one small box in the back of the closet full of cassette tapes that you just haven't gotten rid of. Learn more about these 8 great projects to resuse old cassette tapes.
Want to put that brain to work with some DIY that will actually help you in your day-to-day grind? From cooking with the sun to protecting the screen on your smartphone, these projects will satisfy your crafty techie side.
If you have a lantern flashlight, you probably know about the enormous batteries they require. An you probably also know...they aren't rechargeable. Learn more about hacking your lantern flashlight to keep going and going.
Calculators may show up anywhere in our lives that numbers do -- from calculus class to restaurants -- but the technology that powers these devices is fairly recent. What made it possible, and how does it work?
If you lived through the 1980s, then you know it was an amazing decade. It seemed like every month some cool new technology came onto the market. See the most popular consumer products that made their mark.