Finding empty pools for skateboarding has never been so easy.
Last week, I wrote about a new Brookings report on sextortion, an increasingly common form of blackmail that the authors…
The social network has said that it would never try to influence how someone votes, but that doesn't mean that it couldn't.
For generations, families have relied on thimbles, needles, and thread to transform the clothes they have into the clothes they want to wear. An Object Lesson.
Scientists are working on nonaddictive opiates, pills that sober you up, and pot designed to produce certain moods.
Photos and links will no longer count against the famous constraint.
This morning, Mother Jones unveiled new designs for both the magazine and website to celebrate the publication’s 40th anniversary. In…
During exam seasons or political revolutions, government-ordered blackouts raise human-rights concerns.
Among the world’s most popular websites, most traffic comes from mobile devices.
How do you account for taste?
Corporations, data brokers, and even criminals might buy failed companies just for their users’ personal information.
The company has no legal obligation to be balanced—and lawmakers know it.
After shutting down, an online community plans to preserve its data on a micro-etched metal plate.
It’s not just for Helvetica snobs.
The app’s new icon shows what has changed about mobile technology.
Without screwing it up
It kinda looks like a pin cushion from this perspective: A photo…
Thousands of victims have been blackmailed into performing sexual acts online, but the law doesn’t treat their tormentors equally.
The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?
In the latest incident involving the app Periscope, a French woman broadcast her suicide.
As web traffic shifts toward mobile, a new study finds Wikipedia remains the most popular informational site around.