Language Isn’t A Firehose: James Joyce And The Future of Computerized Translation (Bloomsday E...

via Fast CompanyNearly 100 years after Joyce wrote his polyglot seminal work, are we any closer to a technological solution to breaking down ......

Building More Roads Only Causes More Traffic

via Fast CompanyExpanding highways and roads increases congestion by creating more demand--and building more public transportation doesn't help ......

The Tornado Epidemic Of April 2011 [VIDEO]

via Fast CompanyThere were more tornado deaths in April than any other time in history. The cause is unknown, but the damage is enormous.The ......

The Federal Government Wants To Help You Name Your Kid

via Fast CompanySure, there are a plethora of baby-naming apps on the iPhone. But how many of them were created by humble bureaucrats toiling ......

Tricorder X Prize To Allow Patients To Diagnose Themselves

via Fast CompanyQualcomm and the X Prize are offering money for a device that can spot diseases better than a doctor.Admit it: You've spent way ......

The Human Genome Project: How 23 Chromosomes Made An $800 Billion Economic Impact

via Fast CompanyEthonomic Indicator of the Day: $796 billion--the economic impact of the Human Genome Project. The Human Genome Project--a ......

Innovative Ways to Give Back to Communities: Micro-Finance With John Ferber

via Fast CompanyMicro-finance is terrific in concept. All it's missing is a winning platform. In this installment of Work Smart, John Ferber of ...

Inside Osama’s Compound: Now Available On Google Earth

via Fast CompanyWondering what it's like to explore Osama Bin Laden's now famous compound? Google Earth Blog points us to the Google 3D ......

Bill Gates Takes On Education’s Biggest Bureaucratic Beast With Video Games

via Fast CompanyAs states scramble to understand new educational standards, Gates eyes an opening for video games. Around the country, a new ......

Why You Should Consult Your Doctor, Not Facebook, On Medical Issues

via Fast CompanyA controversial (read: insane) alternative multiple sclerosis treatment has gained a popular following in Canada via social ......

Slashtag.it, The Mother Of All Search Shortcuts

via Fast CompanyWith Slashtag.it, you can search just about any site you'd want to, all from the same homepage or search bar. You might only ......

An Electric Trike In The Trunk Makes For The Ultimate Hybrid Eco-Car

via Fast CompanyChinese car firm Geely has a gift for you in the trunk of its electric McCar vehicle: A tiny electric trike that's actually ......