Unlike most entrepreneurs who make millions of dollars inventing pointless apps like Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a Los Angeles-based entrepreneur named Mark B. Barron wants to use smartphones to solve America's gun violence problem.
In California, so-called water witches, draped in dubious pseudoscience or self-assembled mythologies—or both—typically use divining rods and some sort of practiced intuition to "find" water (for a fee, of course). And business is booming.
She's a regular person who wears jeans and spends too much time on the Internet. And she was created out of spite by the historically anti-feminist gamers of 4chan. This perplexing new symbol for (a form of) female empowerment is intended to fix gaming cu…
Operating with cutting-edge technology out of a trailer in rural Illinois, government researchers started today on a set of experiments that they say will help them determine whether or not you and me and everything that exists are living in a two-dimensi…
When I look back at those naked Lara Croft pictures from 1997, I can't understand why anyone would bother. They seem like an actual obstacle to jerking off. Thankfully, we've gotten a little better at this shit as time's gone by.
After some thorough exploration, Jamie Bartlett concluded that Facebook groups, anonymous Twitter accounts, and pro-anorexia sites that anyone can join are as distressing as anything you can find in the more fortified parts of the internet.
Likely designed to help reduce the country's reliance on foreign-made operating systems, the new OS will first be rolled out for desktops and will allegedly be coming to smartphones and other devices, too.
Video games aren't some obscure niche property anymore. Still, gamers let the non-gamers in a group make them feel like the weirdos and outcasts in a social setting. Enough of that. Video games aren't just common; they're beneficial.
Similar moderation techniques, like the banning of the "Jailbait" Subreddit, spurred cries of censorship throughout the virtual land. Fark's has been met with measured responses and general acceptance.
Colonies, the new bio-art collaboration between artist Vik Muniz and MIT synthetic biologist Tal Danino, features striking images produced from microscopic photos of bacteria, cells infected with viruses, and cancer cells.
The problem with the current club-drug policing policy, according to a new study, is that in penalizing anyone who might be viewed as facilitating drug use, we're penalizing anyone who tries to make drug use safer.
The spy agencies behind the Five Eyes snooping alliance are actively scanning networks across the connected world for vulnerabilities. So far, the agencies have mapped every server in 27 different countries.
We're succumbing to the economic equivalent of carbon monoxide. The future we were promised, of limitless leisure kept afloat by a few breezy hours of work each week, looks more distant than ever. Our destruction by automatons is disappointingly un-cinema…