Two recent news stories suggest that America needs a rest home for statuary, a la Budapest's Memento Park.
In the age of apps, it's easy to forget how many of our systems depend on complex code -- creating hidden, and potentially dangerous, risks.
Our emergency phone systems need to be reevaluated.
Counterfeiting techniques have become so advanced that even the most sophisticated numismatists cannot detect fakes.
The new Apple laptop is one of the most difficult-to-repair computers ever made.
Drivers in New Jersey and other states are facing longer lines in the Federal government's efforts to require still more proofs of identity in order to obtain a license.
Experiments with computer-modeled towns demonstrate the difficulties of separating technological innovation from human interaction.
Postal services were at their zenith when the Titanic and the Hindenberg went down.
Our "unconventional wisdom" for college graduates has become all too conventional
High-end neighborhoods are becoming emptier, lonelier places as the world's super-rich buy up luxury residences across the globe.
Ernest "Chick" Callenbach's 1977 novel reminds us how the medium of print shaped the books and culture of an era.
Vogue is under fire for deleting its admiring portrait of Syria's first lady, having not absorbed the lesson of Watergate: Don't delete your mistakes.
To observe a human sweep a room would be less than stimulating, but watching a robot do the same thing is marvelous.
Didn't know Starbucks used bug juice in your drink? Fear not -- they're giving up the practice, anyway.
Grammatical rules are akin to dress codes: They were once dogma, but now are in a constant flux.
How important were the proper clothes in ensuring passengers a spot on a lifeboat?
What James Cameron got right and tragically wrong about the oceanic disaster
How one piece of misinformation sent some of the the ship's male passengers in the wrong direction, and to their probable deaths
Yes, there may be upsides.
The general-turned-president was one of the earliest victims of using technology impulsively