A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
Debates about online milk exchanges wouldn't be possible without a simple—yet revolutionary—machine.
High-speed conveyor belts, tablet-ordering, not a waiter in sight. Your nigiri has never been fresher.
It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.
NASA raised thousands of jellyfish in space. They ended up unfit for life on Earth.
The contemporary version of the age-old self-portrait gets the gallery treatment.
The earliest computers were human. And, more often than not, female.
New footage shows Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking freefall from the stuntman's point of view.
As Twitter lifts its limitations on Direct Messages, an ode to the tweets that lamented them
We humans are beginning to think of space less as a setting and more as an environment.
The chain attempts to bring activism full circle: back to the coffee shop.
Tales of temporary rejection from an organization not used to being ignored
Thousands of commemorative medallions misspelled the name of "Jesus."
"I had often wondered if such solitary objects exist, and now we know they do."
This year's winner for Literature learned of her win over a voicemail.
A previous decade called. It would like its cause back.
Ruth Benerito, chemist and inventor, died this weekend at the age of 97.
As a massive bureaucracy closes for business, the National Zoo offers a lesson in digital news production.
You may be holding the key to better preparedness -- right in your pocket.
The brief, definitive guide to winning the best competition the world has ever known
Even world leaders can get twitchy fingers.