Yahoo develop Maps software that gives the “most beautiful” route
Bored of your commute? Looking for a slightly more interesting journey? Yahoo might soon be able to help. Researchers at the company have come up with an algorithm that will plot you a route based on the "most beautiful" journey between A and B. Its pretty clever how it works. According to Technology Review, Yahoo…
Shaving Science: Tech Digest visits Gillette's R+D centre
Every morning dozens of men visit the Gillette Research and Development Labs in Reading just to shave. There they are watched by scientists through two way mirrors in little booths to see how exactly how they perform the act. "Everyone…
Beauty goes Web 2.0 with SimplyCity and Osoyou.com
Proof that the Web 2.0 trend is reaching out beyond geeks: the cosmetics firms and fashionistas are getting involved.