Hazardous

07.16.12
Explosion-proof flashlight could be the first to outlive its owner
07.16.12

Explosion-proof flashlight could be the first to outlive its owner

You know the drill, walking through that mine field, only to lose another good flashlight when you...

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08.22.11
Gemini-Scout robot can scope out mining accidents, may save lives (video)
08.22.11

Gemini-Scout robot can scope out mining accidents, may save lives (video)

We've seen robots capable of entering hazardous nuclear plants and dangerous buildings, but eng...

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05.31.11
Cellphones are dangerous / not dangerous: the WHO changes its mind
05.31.11

Cellphones are dangerous / not dangerous: the WHO changes its mind

To say that experts generally don't agree about whether cellphone radiation can fry your brain is an...

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07.29.09
Greenpeace takes a break from issuing reports to vandalize HP corporate HQ
07.29.09

Greenpeace takes a break from issuing reports to vandalize HP corporate HQ

As readers of this site know, Greenpeace has quite an active sideline in rating (and berating) tech...

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12.23.08
Wii blamed for ridiculous increase in British hospital visits
12.23.08

Wii blamed for ridiculous increase in British hospital visits

Nintendo's Wii has been maiming careless gamers since the day it was launched, but an inexplicable...

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11.17.08
Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous: leaky fillings edition
11.17.08

Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous: leaky fillings edition

We're not even going to pretend we fully grasp what's going on here, but the long and short of Shira...

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04.15.07
Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous, bee killing edition
04.15.07

Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous, bee killing edition

Apparently, we should all feel incredibly guilty for simply using our cellphones, as not only are w...

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02.20.07
UK posts signs to ignore navigation systems, avoid perils
02.20.07

UK posts signs to ignore navigation systems, avoid perils

Once upon a blue moon, we can only assume that the advent of GPS meant easier navigating for all, as...

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02.20.07
Woman plummets onto subway tracks while carelessly texting
02.20.07

Woman plummets onto subway tracks while carelessly texting

Granted, texting just might be bigger than Hollywood these days, but bigger than concern for one's o...

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