And the story of how it escaped Soviet Russia.
Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.
Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.
The president of the United States normally has a lot of responsibility, but if aliens arrive, he or she could end up deciding the literal fate of humanity.
Chatroulette was one of the shortest-lived internet crazes of the last decade. However, the 921 people that are online as I write this might feel differently.
Current prototypes can only be driven by remote control but it's a start.
With the help of a "special software", Spridningskollen are able to track IP-addresses and fine illegal file-sharers.
In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.
A new website started by a Syrian refugee living in Germany aims to explain everything from how to navigate the country's bureaucracy to how to order at a restaurant.
I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.
The holiday home and flat rental company just released a new set of rules to fight racial profiling on its platform, but will they work to eliminate implicit bias?
A new imaging technique can read what is printed on the pages of a book without ever opening it.
The company is trying to keep hosts from discriminating against renters by having users agree to a "community commitment," as well as getting rid of profile photos.
Changes to movie quotes, book titles, brand logos, and song lyrics are an entry point for believers of the Mandela Effect.
"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict."
"I chased a Blastoise inside and there was a dead body and a suitcase with 100K in it and my wife cheatin' on me with my best buddy."
I can't download the app, but that didn't stop me having a Poke adventure of my own.
Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radio telescope and an alien hunter's best bet at finding extraterrestrial life, could lose its funding and shut down.
"HIYA MUM! It's me, your dead son."
In the end, I started taking sips of booze just for the pleasure of the shocks.
"I realised I had catfished myself."
Would tracking emails get my faster responses or just turn me into a crank?
An anonymous aspiring model says Model Mayhem should have done more to warn her of the predators lurking on the site, and a three-judge panel is allowing her lawsuit to proceed.
Kenyatta Cheese, one of the founders of the world's foremost meme website, tells us how to explain dat boi to our grandmas.