An upcoming Oculus Rift experience tracks a character's recovery following a sexual assault—aiming to enable empathy, even therapy, for survivors and outsiders alike.
The digital currency—popular among a mostly white, mostly libertarian contingent—might prove useful in communities where it's relatively difficult to secure a loan or transfer money.
NASA’s newly released images hint at the destruction of the Pillars of Creation 6,000 years ago.
A tournament for tech leaders of the future is rooted in traditions of the past.
Using the snotty strobe lights in its mouth, this deepwater mollusk can fend off hungry predators as mighty as the mantis shrimp.
The Facebook CEO's reading group could signal further movement into commerce.
Welcome to a world where it's impossible to tell the difference between random hackers and governments.
"The same inherent disadvantages that crippled the Soviet centrally planned economy in trying to compete with the American free-market-capitalism model are coming to bear on the Pentagon," says a former Air Force officer.
In an 800-page document dump, the U.S. government revealed critical vulnerabilities.
Secure communications infrastructure isn't just nice to have; free society depends on it.
Pundits and scholars too often phrase queries that miss the point: The transformative power of any technology relies first on underlying human forces.
Tipsy zebra finches slur their songs and high spiders spin asymmetrical webs.
American creators are embracing the ideals and practices of craftsmanship—but that’s less of a break from tradition than a return to it.
A divisive word remembered
Cell phones still aren't as important as their old-school counterparts, according to new Pew survey.
Because counting down with a normal analog or digital timepiece is so 2013.
For teenagers in Ghana, finding scraps in one of the world’s largest dumps is an after-school job.
The making of Manhattan’s first micro-apartments
The two big things the classic trilogy missed: the rise of mobile and the Internet