For nearly 10 years a petition seeking to lower the rates prisoners and their families pay to talk on the phone has languished before the FCC.
The story of the photograph that revealed the geometry upon which all life is based
Nothing, just nothing, can match the mechanical grace and force of a cheetah running at full speed.
A new line of research hopes to drastically reduce the amount of energy required for warping space-time, and get us to Alpha Centauri in just two weeks time.
A lively discussion on the social curation site, Reddit, has produced a list of videos that will cheer you up on this rainy day.
Most of the lunar rocks given away following the Apollo 11 and 17 missions have gone unaccounted for and periodically turn up in weird places.
The Washington Post's charming book critic goes after Apple for its aggressive patenting.
A concept light fixture called Nebula 12 will make clouds to match a stormy weather forecast.
On the one hand, he's got sad dehydrated sweet potatoes. On the other hand, he's got his two best cosmonaut pals. Also, he's in space!
"Using your brains to think of an idea and your skills to implement it? That's the old model."
For reasons that are not exactly rational, cameras mounted on a wall just seem orders of magnitude less creepy than those inside the eyes of mannequins.
Those who "liked" the Republican candidate were not enthusiastic voters.
If you want food to last you, you'll have to look elsewhere.
And just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday!
It's not just Petraeus. Google is seeing ever greater efforts by governments to monitor citizens' online activity.
Beginning a bit after 2 p.m. EST today, the moon will pass between the sun and the Earth, but you'll need an online stream to see it unless you are in northern Australia.
The rural pockets of Yemen, Somalia, and Pakistan have never felt so close and so far away.
Federal agents are searching for the patent, which no one is known to have seen since around 1980.
In protest of their creationist congressional representative, voters in Athens-Clark County, Georgia, threw their weight behind the father of evolutionary biology.
Upending predictions, young voters made a strong showing at the polls. Did they go because "everybody's doing it," as they saw on Facebook?