David Ortiz Scores a Selfie With President Obama

After snagging the title of MVP of the 2013 World Series, David Ortiz can mark down one more accomplishment: taking a selfie with the President of the United States. As winners of the most recent World Series and as admirable citizens during the Boston Marathon bombing and beyond, the Red Sox were invited to the… Continue reading David Ortiz Scores a Selfie With President Obama

The Best Pranks of April Fool’s Day 2014

From shrink-wrapped cars to Pok√©mon wandering around Google Maps to balloons in surprising places, April Fool’s Day pranks can range from hilarious to just plain annoying. Take the woman who pranked her colleagues with a memo about brownies, for example, only to deliver a pan of brown e‘s to the office. If that’s not torture,… Continue reading The Best Pranks of April Fool’s Day 2014

This Edible Blob Could Solve the World’s Water Bottle Problem

Though people constantly drink their water from disposable plastic bottles, only 20% of those bottles are recycled. This leaves an enormous amount of unnecessary waste in our landfills and oceans. To combat this issue, a team of three industrial design students in London reconceptualized what a water container could be by creating the Ooho. Shaped… Continue reading This Edible Blob Could Solve the World’s Water Bottle Problem

The Next Trend in Wearables: Smartgloves

Forget Google Glass, smartwatches and fitness trackers: the next trend in wearable technology is smartgloves (for fools). A number of tech companies are onboard with the trend, including HTC, Samsung and Toshiba. Check out their “handy” new offerings below. HTC Gluuv Designed to look like a hands-free smartphone case gone totally wrong, the HTC Gluuv… Continue reading The Next Trend in Wearables: Smartgloves

How Technology is Changing Our Healthcare

Technology plays an integral, innovative role in healthcare, from improving diagnoses and medication allocation to changing the entire science of transplants and surgeries. Some advancements benefit a select few in seemingly unbelievable ways while others affect the care of almost every patient. Electronic Medical Records Electronic medical records are changing healthcare for the better even… Continue reading How Technology is Changing Our Healthcare

Israeli Students Create Fake Traffic Jam in Waze App Hoax

It’s pretty cool when you’re assigned by your school to hack a mobile app, like when these Israeli students were assigned to hack Waze. The assignment was to demonstrate what malicious hackers could do by creating a fake traffic jam on the app, which provides real-time traffic updates and notifications to people on the road.… Continue reading Israeli Students Create Fake Traffic Jam in Waze App Hoax