Following the invention of agriculture, one thing led to another, and ta da: the world's most popular pet.
But more than 40 percent correctly identified it as a virtual currency in a new Bloomberg poll.
@TweetsofGrass has just begun its fifth reading of the poet's seminal work.
On a sunny day in 1938, seven siblings sat atop a split-rail fence. More than seven decades later, a hunt across the Internet identified who they were.
In just a few flickering pixels, our entire planet and its only moon.
Amputee Igor Spetic says the device can even produce the sensation of touching different textures, such as smooth metal, fluffy cotton balls, rough sandpaper, and soft hair.
A new collaboration will have top science journalists engaging with their readers at the subreddit r/science.
The first rule for surviving an atomic attack: Ne paniquez pas.
All bodies are getting assistance from technology all the time, yet some are stigmatized. Abler is one woman's quest to rectify this.
In the latest installment of its semi-annual report, Google puts an emphasis on the project's limits.
Perhaps what we sent to the stars isn't what we thought it was.
Here's what's going on beneath the needle.
With an election looming in less than a week, journalists are being pressed into holding off on publishing their work, for fear that they won't be able to serve it to readers.
A novel method of network analysis will help researchers identify your significant other, even if you decline to post that information online.
According to a new major study, sites such as Match.com, OK Cupid, and eHarmony are playing a significant role in American romance.
Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable
A map from the Oxford Internet Institute reveals the geographical distribution of billions of photos uploaded to the popular image-sharing site.
A new Gmail extension adds algorithmically generated text to the bottoms of emails, in an effort to unwittingly snare government eavesdroppers into capturing innocent communications.
On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, our second annual round-up of our work on women in technology.