[gallery] How Missile Tracking Cameras Are Remaking The NBA  The technology was originally developed to track missiles. Now, SportVU systems hang from the catwalks of 10 NBA arenas, tiny webcams that silently track each player as they shoot, pass, and run across the court, recording each and...

[gallery] The Economic History of the Last 2000 Years: Part II  The industrial revolution didn’t happen everywhere at the same time, but it did have the sam effect everywhere: massively rising GDP/person. The Japanese and Chinese stories are the most dramatic. Japan, which was behind Eastern Europe before...

[gallery] The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph …One way to read the graph, very broadly speaking, is that everything to the left of 1800 is an approximation of population distribution around the world and everything to the right of 1800 is...

[gallery] The IKEA TV Reviewed: Worse Than Assembling 100 Bookshelves at Once The IKEA Uppleva, a $1000 home theater system that appeals mostly for the cheap wood it’s packaged in. ...

[gallery] Privacy Concerns Remain for Location-Based Service Users  Tellingly, almost one-quarter of respondents said their greatest privacy concern was having their information used for marketing purposes. ...

[gallery] Mark Zuckerberg Is Worth More Than Nokia On Friday, a day after announcing it was slashing 10,000 jobs, the Finland-based company was worth about $9.3 billion on the New York Stock Exchange. That’s a mighty fall from the middle of 2000, when Nokia’s market cap neared...