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Here are some of the weirdest inventions this year that made headlines this year.
December 27, 2011, 8:14 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
There’s still no evidence that our electronic gadgets will interfere with airplane function. So why the ban during take off and landing?
December 27, 2011, 5:29 AM PST | By Christie Nicholson
Here are some game-changing weapons that are being heralded as the future of defense.
December 26, 2011, 10:23 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
A series of short films showcase a projection system that’s the closest thing yet to an interactive holographic environment.
December 23, 2011, 6:00 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
NASA is investigating a mysterious “space ball” that crash-landed in a remote area of Namibia.
December 23, 2011, 5:30 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Innovation in unmanned sea drones leads to a world record and new, completely autonomous robots for the U.S. Navy.
December 22, 2011, 9:45 AM PST | By Christie Nicholson
The “Safety Sphere” motorcycle rider suit inflates dramatically, to the point where the rider resembles, well, a giant orange.
December 22, 2011, 5:50 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
Scientists use virtual reality to determine how people might respond when faced with an ethical conundrum.
December 22, 2011, 5:30 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen
A new jet-powered motorcycle may make the next world record for fastest land speed.
December 21, 2011, 1:35 PM PST | By Christie Nicholson
As part of the screening process, some employers have requested that applicants hand over access to their social media accounts.
December 21, 2011, 5:30 AM PST | By Tuan C. Nguyen