What is Your Privacy Worth?

This question has been asked many times over the years, as producers of products and technology have both become increasing more interested in things we once kept private. Originally—by which I mean, before social media—our sense of privacy gave us … Read More

We Interrupt (Blank) For An Important Announcement

Today, The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Communications Commission held the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The test happened at 2 p.m. ET and included all broadcast television, radio stations and cable and satellite television … Read More

Never Miss Your Stop Again

How many times have you missed your stop because you were sleeping or reeeeeally immersed in something you are reading? Gah! So annoying! You have to get off and find the route going the other way, be late for where … Read More

Awesome Thing of The Week: Savage Edition

MYTHBUSTED. … Read More

Heartwill: An Online Safe Box For Your Memories

So many of us live an “online” life. It’s no wonder that a site has come along that gives us a forum to store our memories and create a legacy that will live on for the generations that come after we are gone. … Read More

Private…Errr Internet Eyes are Watching You

Much has been said about the power of crowdsourcing, but, the concept of an online game that harnesses the power of the internet “hive-mind” to prevent crime named “Internet Eyes” seems to walk a tight rope between security and invasion of privacy. … Read More

$1 Per Day To Not Get Pregnant

That’s right, dollar a day to keep babies away! Money is the oldest incentive to reward behavior, and a program funded by the University of North Carolina decided it’d be twice as rewarding to prevent teen pregnancy and up college … Read More

Scanners Hit To Close for Comfort

If you ever saw the late 80’s flick “Total Recall,” you might recall a stud Arnold Schwarzenegger gliding by airport security in seconds after merely walking by an X-ray device. Unfortunately we’re not there yet, but we’re getting closer. Are … Read More

Getting Under Your Skin

You know things are not good when kidnapping is seen as a growth industry, but that’s what it is in the Guarding Wave. Xega, a Mexican company, turned to developing and selling GPS implants to people who are concerned about being kidnapped–now a common fear throughout Mexico. … Read More

Quiet in the “Sunni Triangle of Death”

It is a sadly exceptional moment that we hear any good news from Iraq, or anywhere else for that matter. However, there have been several recent reports that paint a glimmer of hope around the gloomy issue of the Iraqi … Read More