When we make pieces of our infrastructure "smart" with computers, we also give them the other characteristics of computers, like bugs, crashes, hackability, and downtime
Believe it or not, it's what Japan is planning to do to prevent further contamination at Fukushima. Can it really be done?
The Hyperloop is awesome. But...
As Rdio rolls out Pandora-like stations, a personal look at the state of loving music
Bacon, an early bedtime, and a few tattoos to mark where the electrodes go
Who could resist Exploring Space With a Camera? Or Rockets and People, the autobiography of rocket designer Boris Chertok?
A new service lets you link to stories through domains like loath.es or iwantth.is
If something is shared, printed, or said enough times, it might never become true, but it does become real.
The long-road to yesterday's test-tube burger debut in London, and beyond
The energy system is a huge $6 trillion enterprise, but the basics are simple and human.
"I used to distract myself, some mornings before I got out of bed, by pressing the television remote control gadget from one channel to another."
We know a lot more about our latest hire from his tweets than his transcript or resume
What an anthropologist's examination of Vegas slot machines reveals about the hours we spend on social networks
The future of the car could well be small, cheap-to-operate electric vehicles for the workaday commute and a sports car or SUV whenever you want one.
Chromecast doesn't so much "solve a problem" so much as create a new one: Why can't I put my content, whatever it is, on any screen I encounter, at the touch of a button?
Power was not evenly distributed.
When it comes to drones, men are from Mars and women are from some other planet not named after the Roman God of perpetual war.
A dramatic photo doesn't say quite as much about the state of the Arctic as it appears to
The Mars Reconaissance Orbiter spots Curiosity down on the surface.
A revolution began here. And this is what is left over.