You Can Buy HTC's Flagship Phone Online Right Now

HTC's latest revision to its One smartphone might not be all that revolutionary, but it's still a damn good phone. If you prioritize great design over the latest and greatest features, the One M9 might be the Android handset you need in your life. And, if you have $650 and an internet connection, you can make that a… » 3/27/15 12:36am Friday 12:36am

Scientists Can't Agree How Long It Would Take To Fall Through The Earth

For years, a classic question posed to college physics students is how long it would take to fall to the center of the Earth. Given that we can smash tiny particles into each other at really high speeds using magnets, you'd think this would be an easy problem to solve. But apparently not. » 3/25/15 10:00pm Wednesday 10:00pm

These Sidewalk Games Only Appear When It Rains

NeverWet is a water-repellent spray that can basically keep anything dry. It's cool, if not the most practical thing in the world. But apply it to a sidewalk, let it rain, and magical things start to happen. » 3/25/15 12:12am Wednesday 12:12am

High-Rises Made Of Wood Might Actually Be Good To Look At

High-rise housing blocks are all too often concrete monstrosities, the kind of places that don't exactly scream Home Sweet Home. In an effort to make them just a little more welcoming, Swedish architects are proposing an all-wood construction. » 3/24/15 12:21am Tuesday 12:21am

This Webpage Uses Centuries-Old Physics To Let Anyone Scroll Hands-Free

The Doppler effect is a well-documented phenomenon in physics which causes a change in the frequency of a wave as the source moves closer to the observer. It's the science behind satellites and speed cameras alike. And, in the hands of one computer science student, it can make a little magic happen on your computer. » 3/23/15 10:00pm Monday 10:00pm

You Should Go Get Your Free 8GB Of SXSW Music

SXSW, the back-patting tech conference masquerading as a music festival, is wrapping up tonight down in Austin. In among the press conferences, there's been time for some actual bands to play — and for those of us unable to be there in person, the festival has released 8.42 gigabytes of DRM-free MP3s for your… » 3/22/15 11:34pm 3/22/15 11:34pm