Rachel Z. Arndt

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16 Great Cooking Gifts for Tech-Loving Foodies
For the geek with more gadgets in the kitchen than any other room of the house, consider these seven ways to make food and drinks more …
Making cocktails
The Gift Guide for the Aspiring Bartender

To make the perfect drink, you need the right gear.

A participant stands near a screen during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack 2014 on March 21, 2014 in Geneva. Nearly 300 hackers from all Europe gathered to measure and improve their talent at the 7th edition of the Swiss security conference and ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack organized by SCRT a Swiss company specialized in computer security. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI
7 Ways to Improve Your Security Now
There's no foolproof way to thwart every digital attack, but taking a few smart steps will make it much less likely that you'll suffer …
The Quest for the Best Electric Toothbrush

Toothbrushes have come a long way, but which one is the very best?

New Rules of the Road That Work for Cars *and* Cyclists

Sharing the road means much more than just checking your blind spot.

The Ridiculous History of Wind Chill

Inside our obsession with measuring wintry misery.

Acme Made Montgomery Street Backpack /// $100
10 Gifts for Photographers & Filmmakers
Everyone shoots pictures and video on their phones these days. But if you're shopping for a true auteur this holiday season, consider t…
The Carry-On Bag That Charges Your Phone

Away's Carry-On is built to keep you charged up on your travels.

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9 Pieces of Obsolete Tech That Just Won't Die

From pagers to fax machines. Why is this stuff still around?

Gadgets Aren't the Reason You Can't Sleep
The new wave of sleep-aiding technology basks you in sleep-inducing red light and wakes you up when your body—not the clock—says it's t…
Why Siri Doesn't Understand You
Apple, Amazon, Google, and others are pushing us to use our voices rather than our fingers to interact with their products. But do we r…
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I Let a Bluetooth Smart Pan Teach Me To Cook

Pantelligent wants to make you a better chef—by taking cooking out of your foolish human hands.

Audioengine 5+ Speakers /// $400
Holiday Must-Haves for Music Lovers
Make this holiday season come alive with the sound of music. The speakers, headphones, and instruments we found will rock any audiophil…
Man Wears an Antenna on His Head to 'Hear' Colors

"I don't feel that I'm wearing technology—I feel that I am technology."

How to Get By Using a Tablet As Your Main Computer
Maybe your laptop is in the shop. Maybe you just don't feel like shelling out for a new computer. Either way, it's possible to use a ta…
Judge: Your Butt Dial Can Be Used Against You

Remember, people: Butt dials are preventable.

12 Ways To Make Microsoft Word Documents Look Great

If your resume always comes out of Word looking terrible, then pay attention.

How to Print Great-Looking Photos at Home or Online

Whether you buy a printer or send your photos off to an online service, here's how to make sure they come out looking amazing.

Climate Change Is Making Some Airline Flights Longer

It's going to take even more time to get from L.A. to Honolulu in the future.

This Underground Farm Is About to Start Selling Produce
WWII tunnels beneath London are now home to celery and coriander.
Hair Dryers Create Gravity-Defying Works of Art
French magician Antoine Terrieux will amaze you with hot air
You Can Walk This Bridge Made of 22,000 Sheets of Paper
No glue holds it in place—just its own weight
Watch Two Tiny Robot Arms Perform Surgery on a Grape
But are robots really ready to operate on humans?
MIT Photo Algorithm Removes Window Reflections
Say goodbye to accidental window selfies
Meet the Squid Robot Designed to Explore Europa
And 14 more wild ideas funded by the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program
Flickr's New Update May Make It the Best Online Photo Storage Solution
Better, smarter features, and you still get that free terabyte
A Lightsaber Is Easier to Repair Than an iPhone
I see you have deconstructed an old lightsaber