When AT&T facility mechanic Brian Buck goes into the field, he could get buried in 64 inches of snow, face 80-mile-an-hour winds, and have to sleep in his helicopter for days. Here's how he works smart.
Here's a riddle for you: What do most adults have even though nobody wants it and Alaskans have 30% more than average Americans? Consumer debt has become a part of the American dream for most with over $2,400,000,000,000 (yes, that's trillion) outstanding as of August, 2010.
While you were slumbering in your bed, innovación was dancing a pasa doble with the Jules Rimet trophy on its head, crying tears of alegría, and wibbling about in a state of what can only described as benevolent inebriation. Way to go, España, and dos cañas por favor!
The latest trend in the $900 billion travel industry: tourism that actively supports the environment and economy of a destination, leaving it a better place than before. This biennial conference in New Forest, England, will be abuzz with the United Nations Foundation's efforts to start tracking sustainable tourism next year. We charted a few of our favorite spots.
While you were sleeping, and Stanley A. McChrystal was wondering if his next post should be as the France soccer team's manager, innovation was doing stuff. On its iPhone, in pantyhose, and against Ghana.
Before 1859, America had no oil business. August 28 marks the 150th anniversary of its first commercial well. Today, the U.S. is the world's third-biggest oil producer and largest consumer. Join us for a tour of this gas-guzzling nation.
Weird things happen, yes--but when technology is the cause, everything seems more confusing. Didn't we build these things? Don't we know how they work? Here are seven quiddities topping the social news sites this week.