Nanoscale Super-Sponges Boost Boiling (Gallery)
Fast and hot surface
March 27th, 2015
Using a scaffolding built from tobacco viruses, engineers have created a super-efficient nanoscale sponge.
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Suunto Ambit3 Sport Review: Multisport GPS Watch
The Suunto Ambit3.
March 26th, 2015
The Suunto Ambit3 has advanced swim features beyond most GPS watches, but its app is only compatible with iOS devices and wireless pairing options are limited.
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Birds' Foldable Wings Could Inspire Nimble Drones
Bird-Inspired Robotic Wings
March 26th, 2015
A drone that mimics the way birds fold and flap their wings could improve the design of future unmanned autonomous vehicles, and could even help the machines withstand midair collisions.
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Virus-Crafted Metal Nano-Sponges Boost Boiling
Drexel University lab's virus-templated nickel nanostructures
March 27th, 2015
A watched pot may never boil, but a watched pot coated in these super-sponge nanostructures might.
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Swimovate PoolMate Live Review: Swim Tracker
The Swimovate PoolMate Live.
March 26th, 2015
The Swimovate PoolMate Live has a bright display that can be read underwater, but it suffers from a bulky design and doesn’t sync wirelessly.
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How Real-Life AI Rivals 'Star Wars': A Universal Translator?
Star Wars droid C-3P0.
March 21st, 2015
Star Wars' beloved droid C-3PO's astounding translation abilities might be the most useful in everyday life, and the most likely to be replicated by real-life AI.
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Best Fitness Trackers for Swimmers: 2015 Guide
Our four top picks for swim trackers.
March 26th, 2015
Here are the best fitness trackers, GPS watches and smartwatches for swimmers. We tested 16 waterproof wearables in a variety of conditions.
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Garmin Swim Review: Swim-Tracker Watch
The Garmin Swim watch.
March 26th, 2015
The Garmin Swim's best features include its ability to track every part of a swim workout, even drills that don’t require you to take strokes.
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