Glenn McDonald writes about culture and technology from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, NC. He’s a regular contributor to NPR, the Raleigh News & Observer, Indy Week and many quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. You can say hello virtually at glenn-mcdonald.com.
Forget laser surgery. If Google has a say in it, we'll soon be injecting devices into our eyes to help improve our vision.
Newly auctioned historical documents suggest the true origins America's pastime may be lost to the mists of time.
European startup promises 2-3 recharges per day using just plant, soil and water. Continue reading →
More than 10,000 drivers, professional and amateur, will square off on laser-scanned digital race tracks. Continue reading →
New research suggests that immersive VR headsets like the Oculus Rift may intensify the psychological risks of gaming.
A smart thermostat selects green energy sources when you crank up your heat or AC. Continue reading →
Rival construction crews go at with heavy machinery on a busy street in China. Continue reading →
Concealed sensors register rhythmic movement, and no we're not making this up. Continue reading →
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