Consumer & Gadgets

Motivation is key to understanding our smartphone behavior

Why do we look at our smartphone so often, especially at times where we should be focused on other tasks? Behavioral psychologist Jonas Dora researched why smartphones are such a powerful tool of mass distraction, and found ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Fatigue test trial for drowsy drivers

Monash University researchers have found drivers with only three hours sleep are 10 times more likely to be involved in a crash.

Automotive

Metal fatigue suspected in Boeing 777 engine scare

Metal fatigue has emerged as the chief suspect in last week's spectacular engine failure on a United Airlines plane, which scattered debris over suburban Denver and led to dozens of Boeing 777 aircraft being grounded worldwide.