NASA: Let's Explore Venus in Solar Zeppelins and Build Cloud City There

There's a lot we can learn about Earth's atmosphere from studying Venus, however, it's Venus' crushingly thick air—precisely what we want to study—that is preventing us from sending manned missions there. But this radical zeppelin could finally help us unlock the secrets of our celestial neighbor. » 12/19/14 11:40am Today 11:40am

The Air Force's Stealth Cruise Missile Just Got Even More Stealthy

In order to keep its pilots out of enemy cross-hairs but still be able to deliver devastating strikes against hardened bunkers, the USAF has spent the better part of two decades developing a family of long-range, semi-autonomous cruise missiles called the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile. And the latest JASSM… » 12/18/14 1:42pm Yesterday 1:42pm

LG's New WebOS 2.0 Ribbon Navigator Might Actually Be Usable 

For as much as I loved the LG 9300's curved OLED screen, trying to navigate through the set's menus using the motion-controlled smart remote and the onscreen Web OS menu could be an infuriating task. Hopefully the second generation navigation menu that LG just announced ahead of CES will make it less of a chore. » 12/17/14 9:00pm Wednesday 9:00pm

How to Do as Little Work as Possible Without Getting Fired

Just after college, I spent nearly six soul-crushing years in business casual clothing pushing paper from one side of a desk to the other. But a crippling caffeine addiction isn't the only thing I picked up from my time as a cubicle monkey. I also discovered the art of doing nothing without arousing the suspicions of… » 12/13/14 11:00am 12/13/14 11:00am

7 Stoney Gifts for the Cannabis Connoisseur

Now that weed is legal in two states and medically acceptable in 18 others, gifting Doritos and Visine to the stoner in your life isn't nearly as clever as it was back in 2004. Here are seven presents that are worth their weight in hash. » 12/12/14 4:20pm 12/12/14 4:20pm

China's New Pain Laser Makes It Feel Like Your Organs Are Boiling

Sure, it looks like somebody strapped a satellite dish to the roof of a box truck and painted it camouflage, but that doesn't make China's newest nonlethal weapon any easier to stomach. In fact, take a gut shot from this thing and your stomach will feel worse than a kitten in a microwave. Yet somehow, it won't kill… » 12/11/14 11:40am 12/11/14 11:40am

New Hot Tub Time Machine Trailer? New Hot Tub Time Machine Trailer!

Having conquered the demons of their past in 1986; our plucky heroes from Hot Tub Time Machine are living the good life in a modern world of their own making. But sometimes leaving well enough alone just isn't good enough so it's back into the hot tub for Nick, Lou, and Jacob for another riotous romp through… » 12/10/14 3:05pm 12/10/14 3:05pm

This Giant Vacuum Sucks Prairie Dogs Right Out of Their Holes 

For years, prairie dogs have been the bane of cattle ranchers, whose livestock are routinely injured when stepping in prairie dog holes. In response, ranchers have gassed, poisoned, drowned, or buried entire colonies alive. But one enterprising pest control company has devised a more humane method of removing the… » 12/09/14 11:40am 12/09/14 11:40am