Police departments around the country are deploying robots to defuse bombs and handle standoffs—and they may be getting increasingly weaponized.
Social media gives black people a way to share their anger and hurt at tragedies that seem to perpetually thrown upon us, even as it also gives strangers a way to attack us.
Welcome to Tender.
Taste+ promises to make something like Soylent as appetizing as foie gras without changing its nutritional content in the slightest.
The information released includes full names, email addresses (some with .gov accounts), marital status, IP addresses, and sexual orientation.
Catalin Alexandu Duru just set the shit out of the Guinness World Record for hoverboarding.
These strange-looking houses built with material like old tires, pop cans, and beer bottles are designed to be completely self-sufficient and make it possible for their inhabitants to live off the grid.
Study shows people with depressive symptoms have trouble focusing on the speech of others when in social settings.
In the last two decades NASA reported nearly 600 exploding meteorites, many as large as 60 feet, rattling the thermosphere like dynamite. Is anyone worried about that?
Not over my yacht!
Smartphones have made it easy for creeps to take sneaky photos of women in public places and then upload those pictures online without their knowledge—and it's all perfectly legal, at least for now.
Musk and the genetics pioneer have discussed how printed life could help terraform Mars.
Sometimes the universe is just perfect like that.
In 2013, Vivian Lee and Alvin Tan—a.k.a. "Alvivi"—were arrested after spreading antiauthoritarian messages and homemade porn online. Two years later the now-separated duo are still making waves on social media.
As an angsty middle schooler, the site Habbo Hotel offered solace. I became one of the social network's "It Girls."
Palmer Luckey says early adopters of VR porn are welcome on Oculus.
The Creators Project's new documentary explores how researchers and technologists are bringing Hollywood's digital humans to life.
A design for a flag to unite all Earthlings.
But researchers are calling for regulations.
Sex really doesn't seem like the most efficient way to reproduce, so why do so many species do it?
Researchers at the University of Surrey have worked out a way to differentiate between people who have ingested cocaine and people who've merely touched it.
Dr. X writes that Dread Pirate Roberts was supportive of harm reduction efforts, even paying him to keep offering advice.
To truly understand another person's plight, to know the shame of being called "sir" when you are in fact "ma'am," takes more than a video game.
An interview with Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in microfinance.