The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years

If you were asked to name the most important innovation in transportation over the last 200 years, you might say the combustion engine, air travel, Henry Ford’s Model-T production line…

Disney to Make Augmented Reality Birthday Cakes

Disney has filed a patent that describes its plans for projector systems to produce augmented reality cakes and other food products. Along with sensors, these could be used to display…

Loom Decor Puts Professional Design Materials in Your Hands

The Fabric World Interiors store in London.Image: Flickr, Herry Lawford During her time at a top New York City interior-design firm, Ashley Gensler became frustrated by the exclusivity of the…

Playing Catch With Grover Is the Future of Video Gaming

You would think after 42 seasons, the creative minds behind Sesame Street would run out of ways to educate and entertain kids. Sesame Workshop has teamed up with Microsoft to…

Genomics Solves Medical Mystery

Between June and December of last year, 17 patients at the Clinical Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. came down with a bloodstream infection. Six…

Celestial Scorpion Reigns in Night Sky

There’s a giant scorpion hovering overhead, but have no fear. This creepy crawler is actually the constellation Scorpius — all sparkle and no sting. In his book The Stars in…

14 Phone Charms Good Enough to Eat

14 Phone Charms Good Enough to Eat 1. Sushi Etsy user Olga Bulgakova created her favorite type of sushi: salmon nigiri. Price: $5 2. Macaron According to the item’s description,…

Top 10 Pinterest Pins This Week

Top Pinterest Pins September 9th, 2012 Etsy, Yum! Recipes to Share Board “Adorable tea cookies.” Mashable, Tech & Gadgets Boad NES console transformed into a toaster. Crazy. (Apparently it actually…

Can You 3D Print Your Dream Home?

If you love LEGOs, you might have imagined building a real house from them. And with the surging popularity of 3D printers, such a dream seems well within reach. Nick…

10 Halloween Masks You Can Print at Home

10 Halloween Masks You Can Print at Home 1. Guy Fawkes A favorite of anarchists everywhere. Image: Flickr, See-Ming Lee 2. Wrap Around Animal Masks Anyone can slap on a…