Hunted for doing their job, security experts face both digital and real-world threats ranging from "subtle pressure" to Molotov cocktails.
How a textbook example of a major principle of physics—and a famous lesson in bridge design—got all twisted.
Desmond Patton of Columbia University thinks that using an algorithm to identify which gang members are in distress or making threats could give social workers and others a chance to help them.
Virtual reality makes it possible to see factory farms and slaughterhouses up close, without having to travel.
As London's largest black taxi school closes, cab drivers insist the Knowledge is still strong—and Uber isn't a threat.
The worldwide war on hoverboards, a.k.a. swegways, continues unabated.
Old-fashioned pay-by-the hour cyber cafes are thriving in immigrant-heavy neighborhoods.
In 1974, the National Institute on Drug Abuse hired the sci-fi writer Robert Silverberg to investigate drug themes in his booming genre.
For years Israel banned 3G mobile technology in occupied Palestine, blocking the high-speed data needed for GPS, streaming music, or sending emails on your phone.
As officials hash out a climate treaty at COP21, youth activists from developing countries feel the effects of climate change on a more personal level.
The Chinese government is targeting an iconic cultural institution: the sketchy net café.
In Berlin, Peppr makes prostitution easy.
On June 8, 1708, the San Jose was lost beneath the ocean. On November 27, 2015, it was found again.
David Mattingly perfected the art of turning kids into animals in the most subtly insane ways possible.
The internet has allowed like-minded people to find each other, and sometimes this has terrible, far-reaching consequences.
PrEP is not yet available on the NHS, but some argue it should be.
From brews to biofuels, this new method for making hybrid yeasts will have its perks.
Despite the pall of death, I logged in, and within about a minute, I started hearing those familiar little moist-sounding electronic pops.
The FCC is defending its open internet policy from industry giants.
Girls In Tech are helping women in developing nations use technology to create social change and improve their communities.
People are worried Tinder is making us more promiscuous, just as people have worried about every technology ever.
There's still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years.
The biggest debate at the International Summit on Human Genome Editing is where to draw the line between "medical treatment" and "body enhancement."