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Utah man creates app to spark creativity

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:44am

Tanner Christensen wasn't in the app-making business, but he had a personal itch that he wanted to scratch. He wanted an app that would kindle a person's creativity, so he created Brainbean.

iOS 9 makes the iPhone a smarter smartphone

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:03am

The trope used to be that Android was for nerds and iPhones were for technophobes.

Google Street View cars will soon measure pollution

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:09am

What if air pollution data were as readily available as transit directions or weather forecasts?

5 chemistry activities you can do at home

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:59pm

You don't need a lab to learn about chemistry. These simple and inexpensive activities will teach basic chemistry principles from your own kitchen.

Personal experiences inspire team to create simple online immigration application

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:50pm

A local man's frustration with his new bride's complicated U.S. immigration paperwork led him to create a new online platform designed to help others in similar situations.

Amazon Dash Buttons available to Prime members for $4.99

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 11:01am

Dream of a world where you never have to conquer the aisles of the grocery store ever again. It's a beautiful thought, no?

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Brett Zongker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:18pm

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

Utah inventions: A surgeon who used kitchen utensils to save lives

Katrina Lynn Hawkins, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:45am

William Ray Rumel first learned to work hard on his family dairy farm. His continued determination resulted in his performing many firsts in Utah's thoracic field. And he often did his feats with kitchen utensils!

LG unveils a 'smart' new flip phone

Ananya Bhattacharya  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:19am

Old meets new or old beats new?

Artist creates 'sense of wonderment' grafting 40 different fruits into 1 tree

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:46am

A sculptor spent the last several years grafting together different kinds of stone fruit trees to make a single, multi-colored tree he dubbed the "Tree of 40 Fruit."

Terminating telemarketer calls: 3 smartphone apps put to the test

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:30pm

How do you stop annoying telemarketing calls when the Do Not Call Registry doesn't work? KSL Investigators put three smartphone apps to the test.

Back it up! Your smartphone contains important memories

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:45am

Too many these days do not back up their smartphone data and files. This article explains all of the best, and low cost, solutions for preventing the loss of important memories.

The search for ET has been going on for years. So what do we know so far?

Jonti Horner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:02am

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence elsewhere in the universe has leaped to prominence once again, with the announcement of the Breakthrough Listen initiative.

Google could let you record, share and replay your memories

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:03am

Dear Diary, no one needs you anymore.

NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin'

Michael Pearson CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:13pm

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted "Earth's bigger, older cousin": the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.

Hackable Chryslers need a software update

Jose Pagliery, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:40pm

Welcome to a future where cars -- like computers -- need urgent software updates. teams up with Google's Calico to research human lifespan

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:55pm

Data from a local genealogy company could help researchers understand the role genetics play in the human lifespan.

Utah inventions: Brothers with over 100 patents

Anne Hinton Pratt, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:36am

Growing up with brothers that became scientific geniuses was quite an education. I had six brothers; three of them were very gifted in the sciences.

Smithsonian tries Kickstarter to save Armstrong's spacesuit

Eli Watkins, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:45am

Spacesuits can make it to the moon and back, but apparently, decades of storage on Earth can take their toll.

Dippy the Diplodocus up for 'adoption': Could you find a home for a dinosaur?

Bryony Jones, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:06am

Do you have a bit of space to spare? Is it big enough to house a truly vast visitor? If so, you could be in with a chance of bagging yourself a really big roommate.