2012 was not the hottest year on record, but the direction we're heading is pretty clearly a bad one.
With its new search tool, Facebook is aiming to be more than an online social space -- it wants to be a resource too.
Facebook unveils a powerful new search tool that will put the wisdom of your friends at your fingertips.
If you've ever looked out your window and wondered, "What is that down there?," a new iPad app will satisfy your curiosity.
At 4 *billion* light years across, this quote-unquote "object" throws astronomical assumptions that go back to Einstein into doubt.
For the past several years, mass shootings were followed by furious but brief spikes in searches for "gun control," but since Newtown, a new, elevated rate has held steady.
Just kidding, totally safe for work
Taken just minutes after the bomb fell, as incomprehensible horror unfolded below
With every click on Facebook, you leave a little trail of your social life. Now researchers are saying they can piece those clues together, and pick out who your closest friends are.
Planets, planets, everywhere, and all the distances didn't shrink. Planets, planets, everywhere, nor any warp drive we can think (of).
Dangerous wildfires across Tasmania and New South Wales, shown in pictures sent to Earth from the International Space Station
An artist's quest to make art tailored to the Internet, in the physical spaces of modern Los Angeles, London, and Newcastle
A few reflections on a plan to help phase out all-male panels at science and tech conferences
Men: You can fix this. Refuse to participate unless there are women on stage with you.
Google dodges a bullet.
Our planetary neighbor is a dusty, barren land. Here, it's re-imagined as a hospitable, wet globe, a bit like our own home.
Families can pay up to around $20 for just a 15-minute call with a loved one in prison. Perhaps that is about to change.
What is it about humans that make lists so appealing to us? According to Umberto Eco, "We like lists because we don't want to die."
And in the process he learned something awesome
With the ascent of mobile, landlines dip back to World War II-era diffusion.