In a Hole, Golf Courses Experiment With 15-inch Holes

That golf courses across the country are experimenting with 15 inch golf holes the size of pizzas to… Read More

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 5:12 am

General Mills Retracts "No Right to Sue" EULA Clause

Just a few days after General Mills changed its policies to declare that people who so much as "liked" their page on Facebook thereby waived their right to sue the company in favor of arbitration, the company has reversed itself: "The announcement resulted in huge backlash on social media, as well as from consumer groups. Legal experts expressed… Read More

Posted on 21 April 2014 | 1:59 am

Drones On Demand

Gofor is a new company that is promoting the idea of drones on demand. All you have to do is use the app to request a drone and it shows you were they are and how long before one reaches your location. You want to take the ultimate selfie? Scout ahead to see if the road is clear or just find a parking space? No problem… Read More

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 10:50 pm

$42,000 Prosthetic Hand Outperformed By $50 3D Printed Hand

A man named Jose Delgado was so used to using a $42,000 myoelectric prosthetic hand for the last year that he didn't realize that there were other options out there. Although Delgado, born without a left hand, was able to obtain the hand via his insurance, he found that a 3D printed 'Cyborg Beast,' open source hand… Read More

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 7:18 pm

Biofuels From Corn Can Create More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. The findings by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln team of researchers cast doubt on whether corn… Read More

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 6:08 pm

L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects

A high school science teacher at Grand Arts High School in Los Angeles was suspended from the classroom in February, after two of his science fair students turned in projects deemed dangerous by the administrators. "One project was a marshmallow shooter — which uses air pressure to launch projectiles. The other… Read More

Posted on 20 April 2014 | 5:11 pm