The same tech that’s helping farmers with legal crops is a boon to the agricultural underworld.
Instagram users are sharing their thoughts using #TBH—but are we more or less sincere online?
"The decision on HSR is going to shape the future in ways we can’t predict, and a touch of modesty in the arguments would be welcome."
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Is there a better way to talk about a feature that will allow cellphones to be shut down remotely?
Watch as this colony forms a daisy chain to pull a millipede—a behavior researchers have never seen before.
Fifty-nine foods are immortalized as emoji. Can someone eat only their real-life counterparts—and survive?
For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. An Atlantic exclusive.
Colleges, Uber, AIPAC, the police, and other topics of the day
California has been the only western state without groundwater regulation—but now that looks set to change.
Cemetery-loving hobbyists have uploaded millions of photographs of headstones from all over the United States.
How 30,000 antique New Orleans newspapers listed on Craigslist found a home
You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.
Many forces combine to shepherd a video game from conception to completion, but rarely are they acknowledged.
Meet the first human-related species to be identified with more than fossil records.
The logarithmic magnitude scale is confusing to many, but it's here to stay.
The creator of Flappy Bird is back with a game offering the sublime agony that comes with mastering a craft—and still failing.
Inside the weird and hopeful world of cryonics surgery
New features in software programs like Slack let people go on tangents and have side conversations more easily—more like talking out loud.
Scientists are embarking on data rescue missions all over the world to find and digitize old climate information.
A father-son talk in the Internet age