Using statistics to quantify the most qualitative emotion: love
The tech giant is building a huge moat around social interactions with Messenger and WhatsApp.
To weed out hires who might go on to misbehave, recruiters are relying on ethics questionnaires, personality tests, and credit histories. But can they truly anticipate misconduct?
Jay Z and other ultra-famous stars declare a revolution in the form of $20-a-month subscriptions.
A technologist says the day of airliners flown by remote control is closer than we think. Is that good news or bad? Plus, why it's better to be a co-pilot and other lessons from the latest crash.
Cost pressures, alcohol as the only "approved" anti-mental-illness drug, and other ramifications of this murder/suicide
One of the most important security steps you can take is also one of the least intuitive.
Scott Kelly's year-long stay in space will make him age faster and slower than his Earth-bound brother.
On shirts, they're on the left for the ladies and on the right for the gents. That's because of horses, babies, and Napoleon.
The New York Times should make the print edition more expensive before switching to online only, BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti says.
Only two creatures—both mammals—have been seen by private orbiting cameras.
Since its founding in the 1950s, L. Ron Hubbard’s organization has put a premium on controlling the flow of information—an increasingly impossible enterprise in the Internet age.
Explaining a hazard of aviation, in the aftermath of the Germanwings crash
The Mars probe is the first human-made vehicle to travel 26.2 miles on a non-Earth planet.
The two-and-a-half-minute presentations from these entries left lasting impressions.
Facebook wants to host content from The New York Times and BuzzFeed. Should they share their work?
The popular release-schedule site The Projection List doesn't want to be anything other than, well, a list.
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft picked up on a dazzling light display on the Red Planet.
"We are keen to establish a mutually beneficial relationship with you." Who could resist a possibility like this?
The "news" of the death of the author Chinua Achebe two years after the fact shows how timestamps are losing relevance.