How incomplete government data encourages a pervasive pot myth
Since most things about the modern airline experience are so unpleasant for most of the traveling public most of the time, it's worth noticing how smoothly these professionals do their work.
An axe attack in the early 1990s damaged the same network of satellites that helps you map directions today.
The Hillary Clinton email controversy intensified after it was revealed that she ran her own computer server out of her Westchester home.
A series of happy accidents and analog technologies led to the weird sound effects of the 1950s and beyond. An Object Lesson.
Felines aren't keen on human music, so scientists created special songs for them.
Humans have innumerable differences, but there are only about 700 emoji.
The free video-streaming upstart is starting to rival the larger site for traffic in some countries, but it isn't necessarily doing anything illegal.
Consuming media in double- and triple-time may be more efficient, but at what cost?
Many major cities don't keep comprehensive data about assaults against passengers—and even FBI-led background checks have limitations.
The chairman of California's costly and controversial infrastructure project explains why (in his view) it actually will get built—and whether its champion, 77-year-old Governor Jerry Brown, is likely to be able to take a ride.
Why geo-filters are crucial to understanding the app’s appeal
A look at major differences in the tech industry’s approach to parental leave
A pair of sunglasses promised a miracle.
How a tense exchange between the NSA director and a Yahoo executive reveals the rift between D.C. and Silicon Valley
Using a camera strapped to the creature, scientists reveal for the first time the intricacies of how the sea giant hunts.
An optical illusion may lead us to question the nature of reality, but it shouldn't make us question each other.
Can religion-themed apps help enhance devotion, or do they only get in the way?
The future of the Internet is far from decided.
What America's historic ruling means in plain English
Why Medium’s new features are more important than they seem