When the machine became ubiquitous in homes across America, a new kind of anxiety captivated consumers.
Jay Z and other ultra-famous stars declare a revolution in the form of $20-a-month subscriptions.
When the government places a location monitor on you or your stuff, it could be violating the Fourth Amendment.
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
Scott Kelly's year-long stay in space will make him age faster and slower than his Earth-bound brother.
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.
The House Judiciary Committee is only the latest body to use Michael Scott, Emma Stone, and red-headed mermaids to get attention for its messaging.
A Pew survey finds people in 32 developing nations say staying in touch with friends and family is the main reason to use the Internet.
Yale is poised to join the list of top-tier universities now offering online master’s programs. Will these initiatives work?