This Way Up for Saturday 2 August 2008
The history of the barcode- from the first pack of chewing gum scanned in a US supermarket in 1974, to RFID.
We're off to a Hezbollah-themed eatery in Beirut in Lebanon.
Will jetpacks become a viable commuter vehicle?
Kiwi Nigel Richards has just become the first non-North American to win the US national Scrabble champs.
Invented behind the Iron Curtain, the Rubik's Cube was the three-dimensional puzzle that took off in the 80s.
Bill Thompson on the new internet search engine, Cuil.
Our vegetable buff Mike Morley-Bunker on the capsicum...it's related to the potato apparently!
Springy airline seats, shock detectors and the new way to detect coronary heart disease.