The patent for the common temperature indicator, which many Americans rely on in order to cook their birds just right
One of the men who developed pepper spray is outraged by police who use it on protestors. Just another example of an inventor who can't control his creation.
Scientists thought that liquid water lay many miles below Europa's icy crust, but a new study posits otherwise
What if digital tools make it easier to destabilize governments, but not to build new ones?
A chart of the ups and downs of Occupy Wall Street news coverage over time shows growth over the past week
A sketchbook from the 1980s contains some of the earliest versions of computer icons we still see today
A new material created by scientists is 99.99 percent made out of air. It is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam.
Brian Douglas, who proposed to his girlfriend in Zuccotti Park, talks a little bit about why he supports the Occupy movement
A mashup of two popular maps reveals the parts of the world connected by electricity but not by Facebook
Teams of web developers are trying to figure out how to embed the idealism of their movement into the design of their websites
A just-released map from NASA shows the change in elevation across the moon's surface at a level of detail never seen before
An artist has created a computer program that imagines new versions of jellyfish based on parameters she sets
Among the set of agricultural products targeted for rejiggering, apples are the beauty queen
An image of a region in a nearby galaxy where there are about 2,400 stars
For the most part the Occupy movement is pretty low budget, but to fund three special projects, web-sourced crowds have ponied up
The Occupy movement may not have figureheads, but it is not faceless
An exhibit at a Dutch museum evokes "the feeling of drowning in representations of other peoples' experiences"
Amazon's new tablet does one thing best: Help you to spend more money at Amazon.com
A project to tweet the events of World War II serves up some important lessons on history, and how we process unfolding events
This morning, amid heavy snowfall in Kazakhstan, three astronauts began their journey to the International Space Station