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.
What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?
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
Under the pale moon, for so many years many of us have wondered: What do other people have in their fridges? This week, Sweden showed us.
A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.
Scrolling through Facebook has largely replaced browsing through old photo albums. What does this mean for how we make and store memories?
The rise of pronouns like "I" and "we" reflects broader representation in an age of democratized publishing, not just narcissism.
Blue light makes the brain think it's time to wake up, just as you're getting ready for bed.
Homestuck is one elaborate, self-referencing inside joke collapsed in a truly digital narrative.