No more black ice?
The weather/motoring phenomenon of black ice can't actually be done away with, but a French company is working on developing road paint that changes colors just above the freezing mark, which could offer real-time warning to drivers that road conditions may be perilous, without any complicated or expensive sensors.
AIDS researchers turn pessimistic about finding a vaccine
The good times are over at Deutsche Bank: No more putting prostitutes on expense accounts
The absurdity of some people's behavior in the financial industry has made the strong backlash against their failures seem at least a little bit justified. But the real scare comes from some of the strange and irrational proposals being made by elected officials who think they can make things better by punishing the prudent and rewarding the gamblers.
Son hires drinking buddies for father at $15 an hour plus expenses
Related: An Atlanta bar owner has built a robot to chase away the homeless who hang around near his pub
Labor strike means no school for a million British kids
Ornate tapestries meet the digital age
Computers can now stitch tapestries that took our predecessors hundreds of person-hours to complete. Technology continues to make life better all the time.
Infrastructure and Earth Day