Toronto has been called the raccoon capital of the world. Now, the city is launching a new weapon in its war against the backyard bandits — a redesigned garbage bin it hopes will keep nightly raccoon raiders away.
Nikola Tesla was a visionary and a recluse with a genius for invention. He's also a hero in Serbia, where an author has created a new fictional account of Tesla's incredible life and many achievements.
If you need a leg up in your quest to lose weight and eat right, food-coaching apps are promising an old-school solution: Get experts or peers to encourage — or nag — you. But would you pay for the privilege?
A new technology is on the horizon that could make the burning of gas, oil and wood to heat homes obsolete: A new company called Project Exergy is developing a way to capture the waste heat from computing to keep our houses warm.
William Mangels was the stereotypical German: meticulous, perfectionist and not that much fun. But when he came to New York, he discovered a talent for inventing iconic amusement park rides that soon made him the "King of Coney Island."
If you want to get legal advice in Canada, you can swing by Wal-Mart. And in the UK, legal advice is handed out in grocery stores. But a rule implemented more than 100 years ago in the US keeps legal advice largely out of reach for most Americans and keeps innovations from changing the stodgy legal field.