With three young children and a full-time job, Emma Martini has little time for computer games. But every night she sits quietly at the end of her son's bed to reassure him while he falls asleep -- and plays Candy Crush.
Microwave popcorn makers could face a long and difficult task ridding their snacks of trans fats, if a US Food and Drug Administration proposal to ban the additives goes into effect. Just ask Orville Redenbacher.
Fast enough to catch micro expressions -- the tiny facial tells that help mentalists, psychics and other stage performers profess to be able to read minds -- the app isn't just good at being able to tell the difference between a smile and a frown.
The year is 2040. The rain is incessant, with storms that last for days. And it is hot. The heat comes in waves that seem to go on for longer and longer. It turns out that the climate-change hype was real. The daily failure of the ageing electricity grid makes...