This 40-inch retractable and bendable rod allows users to capture their ass on camera with little physical effort, combining Americans' twin loves of laziness and narcissism.
Will we be living in virtual worlds by the end of 2015, or still booting up our Xbox 360? A little from column A, a little from column B.
In the documentary Deep Lab, premiering today on Motherboard, a group of women hackers, artists, and theorists try to answer what about the internet isn't working anymore.
The attack came just as President Barack Obama was delivering a speech on cybersecurity.
The new destination for illicit drugs and fake IDs may be found on a lesser-known anonymity service called I2P.
Few details have been made public, but a judge says using a legal, encrypted email service raises suspicion.
Last week at a dinner party in Melbourne, I met two former strangers brought together by a website and a genetic similarity found in their saliva.
Fire up CrossCountry Canada and start delivering potash from Saskatoon to Winnipeg in the most subdued and frustrating manner possible!
Anyone who's suffered the indignity of restoring data after a brush with malware knows that computer viruses suck. But whatever you've encountered, it's probably not as bad as Thunderstrike.
Global warming offers us proof that humans can haphazardly toggle the planet's thermostat. Might it be possible that we could harness technology to toggle it back?
In Nicholas Carr's the Glass Cage, the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us—from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps—and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
We spoke to Doulaye Koné, senior program officer for the Gates Foundation, to try to better understand the magic poop water contraption Bill Gates debuted this week.
If you've got a virtual machine to play on and a bit of courage, you can download the Linux-based operating system now and test it out yourself.
Homosexuality was still illegal in China while he was on the force. Now, he's arguably one of the most important figures in the country's LGBT community.
Bill Gates is funding the Omniprocessor, a machine that will hopefully help fight the global sanitation crisis.
Why philosophers and scientists believe that hyper-advanced, star-eating life-forms may actually exist—and that astronomers might already have the proof.
CNN founder Ted Turner commissioned a video for his network to play in case the world ended, but strangely the video was first publicized by the creators of the timeless Gremlins 2.
Cancer comes down mostly to chance, argues the most unsatisfying study of 2015.
From shitty Kickstarters to thinkfluencers to peak Uber—let's talk about the most obnoxious things of 2014 so that we may forget them forever.
Zipline through the Amazon from the safety of your desk.
It's 2015, and the dream of the floating transportation device from Back to the Future 2 is finally within our grasp thanks to Hendo Hoverboards. Skate legend Tony Hawk tried one of the real-life levitating planks and told us about it.
In 2014, side stories and spin-offs quietly pushed cultural boundaries in otherwise blockbuster games.
Miscreants with hidden identities write threats to other online users every day, but those users aren't typically celebrities.