Expanded polystyrene is truly a wonder material.
"At some point, you have to lie to someone. You have to deceive people."
An artist presents his idea for keeping sheep safe from wolves in Spain.
The Facebook founder and other tech leaders signed a court brief asking the Supreme Court to side with President Obama in letting some undocumented immigrants stay in America.
Sound is essential to how the brain orients in space, so without audio that faithfully mimics reality, the illusion is lost.
The robocar did what humans typically do when they see something unexpected in their path—it swerved out of the way, smashing into the crowded public bus.
In the 1970s, a small group of astronomers used the first prototype of the Concorde to pursue a total eclipse across the sahara at twice the speed of sound.
The guy whose platform is responsible for Rickrolling will soon be hitting the Google campus.
At an exclusive summit on Necker Island, men in flip flops plotted how to overturn the global economy.
On International Women's Day, here's just a small sample of women whose work we've been following.
Emad El-Sayed, the 24-year-old who's facing deportation after he threatened to kill Donald Trump on Facebook, isn't the first case of social media screwing with immigration status.
The rise and fall of Latitude—an exclusive, for-profit underground society started by a wealthy backer—is a fable for modern Silicon Valley.
Change is on the way for what has been the video game industry's biggest and most significant event for the better part of two decades.
A former hacker wrote a script for finding firearms on social media.
Charlotte Shane's Prostitute Laundry shows how email is still a thriving format for women writers in the age of social media.
SD Biju, a.k.a. India's Frogman, has a hard enough time getting his mom to care about his frogs, to say nothing of the entire planet.
Japan's techno-cemeteries replace tombstones with LED Buddhas and conveyor belts.
America relies on immigrants to do the grunt work. So what happens when machines are able to take over menial labor?
A project presenting the facts of egg freezing reveals how little we actually know about it.
A paper published today in Astrobiology details a new strategy for seeking out intelligent life.
Though computer code may seem apolitical, it's far from it.
A new startup is fusing lab-grown neurons onto computer chips in hopes of improving artificial intelligence.
From sky to soil, the Atacama Desert is the best place to hone the search for extraterrestrial life.
Ryan Zehm would stop at nothing for a career in games, even if it meant living on the street for years.