Only 23 percent of the 50 billion plastic water bottles Americans use every year are recycled. Now we can use a 3D printer to turn all those bottles and old, plastic junk into new and exciting plastic junk.
The reasons vary by city, but in many cases, the reason you can't get gigabit internet speeds—without the threat of that service being provided by a company that wants to discriminate against certain types of traffic—is because of the giant telecom busine…
For two decades, Joe Jenkins has been on a crusade to get people to save their piss and shit and turn that waste into compost—a practice he says could solve many problems faced by the world's poorest regions.
We meet some of the top security researchers at the center of the car-hacking world. Their goal isn't to make people crash: They highlight security holes to illustrate flaws in car technology, intended to pressure auto manufacturers to be a few steps ahea…
For the past two decades, Dr. Alejandro Hernández Cárdenas has been amassing a macabre body of work. An unassuming local dentist, he has perfected a chemical formula that rehydrates corpses for identification.
After developing Tapestry, an app that lets seniors use social media in a simple way Andrew Dowling noticed it was helping to solve was late-life loneliness. Now he's developed Stitch, an app that some are calling "Tinder for seniors."
The design process begins with physical glitching, i.e. the cutting up, rearranging, adding to, and subtracting from each card. Zumbrunn then extrapolates upon and smooths out those glitches in Adobe Illustrator.
But the way these lovers, games and weed, commingle has only rarely been studied, and only ever in the context of substance abuse and how it relates to what is known as PVP: "problem video-game playing."
The Feds have a hard time hiring cybersecurity experts, largely because many hackers can find more lucrative deals that don't involve working for the government. The other reason? The FBI now says that its drug-testing policies are keeping experts off the…
If there was any remaining doubt that the Federal Aviation Administration is just making up its drone policies as it goes along, look no further than the way the agency handled the Washington Archdiocese filming its canonization procession last weekend.
Ari Kivikangas spends his entire life in front of a webcam. But unlike most vloggers devoted to sharing their lives with people who couldn't care less, there are no desperate pleas for followers. In fact, there's not much at all.
Tens of thousands of people may have been unknowingly exposed to an exotic array of nanomaterials in the workplace over the last decade. Now, a US worker is the first fully documented casualty of the booming nanotech industry.