A study found that people in bad moods spent more time on the social media profiles of the despicable and destititue, proving that will get cheered up by online schadenfreude.
A new start-up named Miroculus has created a device that hopes to detect cancerous cells and various other diseases using your phone and a few drops of blood.
Vivien Lesnik Weisman's documentary is little more than a valentine to the internet trolls who gave her access.
In a completely saturated social media landscape, how is an artist supposed to create enough work to get attention? Sam Newell has one answer: Let an algorithm make the art.
Yoshitomo Imura, was arrested in May after posting a video of himself assembling his very illegal firearm to YouTube.
A Kickstarter from something called Hendo Hoverboards, is promising "the world's first REAL hoverboard" for the low, low price of $10,000.
It doesn't look as if the US government will force Apple and Google to do away with default smartphone encryption.
Towns in at least seven states hope to challenge laws restricting community-owned broadband.
Five months after a European court decision that required Google (and other search engines) to "forget" certain information about people, the mechanics of that forgetting is still a complicated muddle.
Not everyone who wants change in the gaming press is gunning for feminists—the most vocal violence is being preached by a minority group of militant anti-equality nuts. Is there an end to the hate that has plagued both sides of GamerGate?
The swinging arm wins.
After a decade of uproar over piracy platforms, from Napster to BitTorrent, why is it that YouTube and Google seem to get a free pass?
People are injecting themselves with fecal enemas in an effort to cure Crohn's disease and other medical problems, but they're on shaky ground scientifically, say doctors.
I waited five months to get my hands on a package of the famous powdered food substitute and now I can't get rid of it.
Julian Tryba's Boston Layer-Lapse transforms the city's architecture into a dizzying, complex quilt of time and space.
A new project paid for by a grant from the Mexican government is getting people talking about privacy, secrets, and what we need to know.
Members of the speedrunning elite are showered with riches for their ability to play video games faster than anyone else.
James Comey attacked the very idea of encryption and even suggested that Congress should pass a law banning the practice of default encryption.
There aren't many places you can conveniently launch a homemade rocket. But a blustery Scottish moor, reachable only by winding roads that twist around reservoirs, wind turbines, and plenty of sheep, is one of them.
Operation Plowshare was all about using nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes—but the program produced few economic benefits and, activists say, polluted Colorado with radiation.
The upcoming title from Simogo is a "challenge-free experience in which you explore a nonlinear story through words, music, sounds, and illustrations." Sounds sort of like a jumbled-up book.
If the IDEA model is correct, we can expect Ebola to start burning out in December, with a total of 14,000 cases.
Advice on Snapchat etiquette, what to do when you meet Twitter people IRL, supporting your friend's Kickstarter projects, and sliding into someone's mentions like, "Yo, here's my dick."
Emin Mete Erdoğan mashes up the biggest machines conceivable to explore the limits of impossible sci-fi architecture.