Here’s What Being on Mars Sounds Like

None of us will probably ever make it to the red planet but if you want to get a feel for what Mars would sound like (or hear what it’s like from inside an airlock), saddle up with this video from Cody’s Lab. Read More >>

Consumer Reports Bend Test Pits iPhone 6 Plus Against the Competition

Sure, Apple claims that it's only received nine reports of bent iPhones and we highly doubt you'll have any reason to worry about your own, but do Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handle pressure any better than competing models? Consumer Reports put that to the test today, pitting the new iPhones against other giant handsets including the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Read More >>

Apple Display Patent Uses Infrared Light to Detect Touch Pressure

A simpler method of measuring how hard children are jabbing their fingers at the "BUY" button inside tawdry free-to-play applications may be on the way from Apple, after patents for a new pressure sensitive touchscreen were unearthed. Read More >>

Can Bad Weather Actually Cause Joint Ache?

You might have heard grandma or grandpa predicting a storm because they "could feel it in their bones" and when a storm hit you probably thought they'd just cheated by looking at BBC weather. Turns out, their joints probably do get a little achy when it's about to rain. Read More >>

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Five Scientifically Surprising Facts About Booze

People sharing drinks love to lay out the facts of life, love, and, of course, liquor. Wouldn't it be even better if this cocktail science were actually right some of the time? Here are five bits of booze trivia that smart drinkers can use to blow their buddies off their barstools. Read More >>

Pressure Sensitive Stylus Coming for iPad

There are many iPad styli out there, but most of them suck. And the ones that are good lack something extremely important for amateur and professional artists alike: pressure sensitiveness. Fortunately, the Jot Touch will be here soon to fix this. Read More >>