October 23, 2009 If you ask me, geotagging is the next tsunami we're all sitting under. As the Web goes more mobile, embedding lat/long coordinates in stories and pictures is a sure-fire hit. But I never knew it would be so popular to geotag an airport men's room....
October 8, 2009 The Web site Digital Dowsing — from dowsing rods, the sticks used to find underground water — sells devices that translate paranormal phenomena into sounds, and even words.
October 5, 2009 It's more interesting to think about solar energy now than it ever has been. We list four good candidates for people who need solar chargers capable of powering a phone, camera or iPod.
June 19, 2009 Flickr's new "nearby" service lets people on the move see where they're heading. User-submitted photos are now populating maps seen in phone screens.
May 18, 2009 As Apple's App Store garners headlines for making developers into overnight thousandaires, I'm thankful for a free, reliable program that does everything I want.
November 24, 2008 Cooking a pie entails risks — and many of them center on the crust. We asked chef Chris Kimball of America's Test Kitchen to share his recipe for the perfect pumpkin pie. Honed by hours in the kitchen, the recipe gives the mild pumpkin two strong allies: sweet potatoes and vodka.
August 21, 2008 America's scooter industry is surging, benefiting from high gas prices and a slumping economy. Two other markers of their rising popularity have emerged: higher rates of theft and injury.
August 21, 2008 Record numbers of Americans are getting out of their cars and hopping onto scooters, spurred by high gas prices and concern for the environment. But with many options and styles to choose from, picking the right ride can be tricky.
July 22, 2008 The joy of 'bringing your own.'
June 26, 2008 The Supreme Court's ruling that Washington, D.C., can't ban its residents from owning handguns has advocates on both sides of the gun-control issue scrambling to reshape their strategies. Stanford law professor Robert Weisberg, a former Supreme Court clerk, offers his perspective on the decision.
June 16, 2008 I wish I could have seen this happen...
June 16, 2008 An outdoor tool that resembles a sculpture.
May 15, 2008 Video: A look at NPR's pet bat, nearly ready to fly free again.
May 14, 2008 On Thursday's show, an update on NPR's pet bat, Bat Mitzvah.
April 17, 2008 People from the Planet of No Nature.
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