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Fact or fiction: What we know about the FCC’s proposal to unlock cable boxes

Sarah Pike, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 5th - 12:23pm

It's hard to know exactly what #UnlockTheBox means for both consumers and the cable industry. Read on to learn what we know for sure — and what we’re still waiting to learn — about this controversial proposal.

Meteor shower to peak Wednesday night

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:22pm

The annual Eta Aquarids meteor shower will be peaking Wednesday night all across the country.

From concept to company: 3 founders share startup advice

Robynn Garfield, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:45am

Three Utah-based startup CEOs offered advice for those looking to build their own company from the ground up.

Study: 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:08pm

A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds.

Hulu could soon launch new service with live TV, sports

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 3rd - 6:30pm

If you love the idea of cutting the cord but hate waiting until the day after an episode airs to watch, you might have a new option in the coming year.

3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 8:08pm

Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.

10 steps to speed up a sluggish Mac

Dave Palmer, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:46am

Use these easy 10 steps to give new life to a sluggish Mac. These steps do not cost any money and can help free up RAM and hard disk space without any special technical know-how.

SpaceX aims to send 'Red Dragon' capsule to Mars in 2018

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:12pm

SpaceX is shooting for Mars.

No more lost bags? Delta rolls out better tracking system

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 8:57am

What if tiny radio waves from your luggage could communicate its location to baggage handlers?

Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:35pm

It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel.

Mom from Brigham City creates ‘better’ breast pump

Katrina Lynn Corbridge Hawkins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:45am

Janica and Jeff Alvarez have revolutionized the breast pump, making it a more enjoyable experience for working mothers. In fact, the experience almost feels like nursing a baby.

Google patent reveals screens you can rip

Hope King  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:41am

Digital screens can already be bent and rolled. But Google seems to want to make them tearable too.

Astronomers fire up powerful lasers to get clearer view of space

Jareen Imam CNN  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:22pm

It's the kind of laser show you'd expect from the Death Star, only there are four of them.

BYU's cybersecurity team takes 2nd at national championship

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 3:02pm

Last weekend in San Antonio, the Brigham Young University’s Autolock team competed at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and took second place in a tightly contested match.

Have You Seen This? Plumber builds hoverbike

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 1:29pm

Internet madman Colin Furze is back at it, this time creating an apparatus we didn’t know we wanted, mostly because we didn’t know it existed: a hoverbike.

Google Fiber sponsors local students' video game

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:45am

Learn more about local student-produced video games and SpyHop's Power Up! game design program, plus the advice these students give to those wanting to learn video game design.

New Horizons team proposes plan to explore beyond Pluto

Jareen Imam CNN  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 7:01pm

Remember how big a deal the Pluto flyby was? We may get an encore.

BYU students create foosball table with artificial intelligence

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 11:31am

Concerns that artificial intelligence could overtake humans has spread to a new arena — the foosball table.

Nintendo announces new console, codenamed 'NX'

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 10:48am

Nintendo has announced a new console to replace the wildly disappointing Wii U.

Hubble Telescope finds tiny moon orbiting dwarf planet

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 7:46pm

Chalk up a moon for the icy dwarf planet Makemake.