Video cameras on city streets are only the most visible way your movements can be tracked.
“It’s not a secret that legal language is very hard to understand. It's borderline incomprehensible a lot of the time.”
After more than two decades of precision measurements, we've now reached the "gold standard" for how the pieces don't fit.
NASA is scrapping its Apollo-era launcher platform to make room for new infrastructure that will support upcoming Artemis missions.
"We live in an age in which there is too much excessive information, less knowledge, and very, very little wisdom." Elif Shafak has faced trial and investigation in her native Turkey for giving voice to the voiceless in her novels. We talk about her book THREE DAUGHTERS OF EVE and the fight for nuance in a world of binaries.
The Universe is filled with something, as opposed to nothing, and scientists don’t understand it. When we look around at the Universe: at the planets and stars, at the galaxies […]
Hawking, who died in March, answers questions like "Is there a God?" and "Is time travel possible?" in his final book, which is available today.
Ketosis is known to work wonders in terms of short-term weight loss. But what about the diet’s effects over the long term?
A lack of resources may have made the route once considered likely impossible.
“The Greatest” defeated all opponents when the heavyweight division was its richest. Has any physicist done the same? “The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did […]
The Urban Confessional project offers free listening to anyone who has no one to talk to.
A mysterious, unidentifed, low-frequency hum as been baffling people for years.
Words of wisdom from American aviator Amelia Earhart: "Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do."
Why is a psychologist claiming "patent rights" for a basic psychological technique that he did not invent and does not own the patent for?
Leila Janah describes how the idea of microwork can be used to employee those in need of work in the developing world. Janah is the founder and CEO of Samasource.
There have been many supernovae in the Milky Way seen over the past 2,000 years, but nobody ever saw the most recent ones! Image credit: NASA/CXC/NCSU/K.Borkowski et al. “When I […]
No single factor can explain the aging process. Rather, lifespan is determined by complex interactions among diet, mitochondrial DNA, and nuclear DNA.
Comes a time when you realize, you’re basically a straight-up Luddite, or at best the loyal opposition to the social media age, and you might as well embrace that and […]
How long must creative people wait for the Web’s new wealth to find a path to their doors?
One factor that is involved in resilience is having a moral compass, a set of beliefs that few things can shatter.
It’s hard to walk down a grocery aisle these days and not notice the many food labels that shout out “Rich in Antioxidants!” or “Good source of Antioxidants!” or “Fights […]
A new report calls out electronics companies that are doing their part to ensure that the sourcing of materials they use in manufacturing isn't fueling violence in war-torn areas.
What is the Big Idea? The energy crisis is one of the greatest economic and social problems of our time. How can greenhouse gas emissions be reduced at a time […]
A few days ago a friend of mine showed up carrying a city map of Amsterdam in the form of one of the simplest and smartest product redesigns I’ve seen. […]
One self important minister who tends to LESS THAN FIFTY parishioners had national newscasters intoning sober pronouncements about his opinions on the Quran all this week? Are we serious? Is […]
Please! Miss Serena Williams, you just a Tennis players! You can F-word yourself, like Tiger did it ( I am sorry to put you in the scale of Serena, but your profanity is the same as her!) You can not F-word the empire! Play by the rule and respect to your profession! Please! Foot fault is foot fault. Miss Serena Williams. WE AMERICA, THE HOME OF THE BRAVE, DOES NOT NEED THIS KIND OF TENNIS CHAMPION IN US OPEN! Shame!