The 2012 time warp crashed Reddit, Foursquare, and LinkedIn and delayed dozens of flights when an online reservation system failed.
We talked to author and security analyst Peter Singer about why the next war will be so much scarier than past ones, and whether there's anything we can do about it.
In the future, there could be computerized tampons that tell you when to change them, dissolvable tampons that can release HIV-prevention medication, and tampons that even detect ovarian cancer.
I work in a medical simulation hospital, where we train doctors in horrifying life-or-death scenarios using fake patients, fake blood, and fake shit.
I don't know what it is exactly but sentences like, "I think my Wi-Five is broken" make my blood boil.
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Replace your cat with a goldfish, or only raise pets that you plan to eat later on.
The notorious graffiti artist's latest innovation could lift vandalism to new heights, but not everyone in the community is itching to get one.
I took this job to escape loneliness, to give myself something to do, but I find myself more alone than ever.
We speak to the game's writer, Sheldon Pacotti, about the way the game predicted trends in AI and surveillance.
Technology has been both a help and a massive hindrance to the blind community.
As our work and leisure time blurs together, there remains one simple way to escape the pressures and complexities of contemporary life.
Police departments around the country are deploying robots to defuse bombs and handle standoffs—and they may be getting increasingly weaponized.
The Disney film is clunky in places, but its optimistic message is the sort of thing summer blockbusters could use a lot more of.
The stuff we think of as pond scum could be the secret to fixing food scarcity and fuel security, but not until algae systems are less expensive and more efficient.
As coding goes mainstream, Becky Stern is encouraging crafters to make their own wearable tech.
The ammunition is being developed for hunters, but some say it could end up on the civilian market eventually.
It was an evening of pizza, beer, and technological subterfuge.
Simon Denny's installations at MoMA PS1 create an unflinchingly faithful and thus deeply confounding portrayal of the tech industry.
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
Existing unmanned robotics still rely on humans to pull the trigger, but in the future fully autonomous weapon systems could select and execute targets on their own.
With a reboot coming this summer, we tracked down some of the creators of the original's most fearsome metal contestants.
It's become fashionable to blame Facebook for depression, but mental health professionals say that explanation is incomplete.
I talked to sex workers and advocates about why an app is not the solution to their problems.
Following her instincts, artist and designer Leanne Wijnsma digs tunnels in the middle of European cities.