Mark Zuckerberg Kicks Off Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Spin Cycle With a Washed Response (updated)

Honestly, we're not all that impressed.

12 hours ago

We’ve Seen What Bots Do to Democracy. Are We Adapting Fast Enough?

We can't make political talk online civil, but we should at least try to make it human.

12 hours ago

A Dangerous Cyberattack On A Petrochemical Plant Could Be The First Of Many

Cyberwarfare won't just be restricted to our digital lives.

12 hours ago

Scientists Claim They’ve Developed a Male Birth Control Pill — Again

Things that we don't have yet: Warp drive. Time Travel. Male birth control.

13 hours ago

AI Helps Scientists Discover New Viruses — Here’s Why That Matters

A new way to look at the words “computer virus.”

14 hours ago

Stormy Daniels Took a Polygraph. What Do We Do With the Results?

Polygraphs rely on several false assumptions, but we still love to think they mean something.

14 hours ago

Cryptokitties Are Like Pricey Beanie Babies, And Just As Devoid of Value

I thought I was buying a cryptokitty, and all I got was a picture of a dumb cat.

16 hours ago

Scientists Engineered A Suit That Makes You Feel Like You’re Driving Hungover

There's no scientific evidence that hangovers affect your driving.

17 hours ago

Local Newspapers Are Essential for Saving Us Through Science (Which, Of Course, Means They’re Dying Right Now)

They track disease outbreak and could help us understand the extent of climate change.

March 20, 2018

To Save Polar Glaciers, Scientists Recommend Ludicrous Schemes

When the *scientists* are freaking out, you know things are really bad.

March 20, 2018

There’s A New Kind of Aurora on Earth, And its Name is Steve

Steve's unique formation meant different physics were at play.

March 20, 2018

Physics Has Created the Spoon That Will Never Spill on You

This futuristic spoon will always stay level no matter what you do to it.

March 20, 2018

Unhackable Smartphones Could Provide Refuge from Cyber Attacks

An unhackable smartphone may help businesses facing mounting pressure to combat cyber attacks.

March 14, 2018

The Most Ridiculous Deals for Pi Day

We did the math.

March 14, 2018

Happy Pi Day, Here’s Some piCoin, piCoin is Actually a Thing

Don’t actually buy piCoin.

March 14, 2018

Meet the First American to Sell Her Home Using Blockchain

“This first deal makes it much easier for the rest of the 49 states to iterate the process.”

March 14, 2018

Trump <3s Musk, Might Let His Tweets Dictate Economic Policy

What doesn't Musk have a say in?

March 13, 2018

How Earth’s Most Extreme Environs Are Key to Humanity’s Future

“In an evolutionary sense, we don’t have any time to adapt."

March 13, 2018

3 Things You Need to Know About the Controversy Over Google’s Quick-Loading AMP Pages

We all want faster mobile web browsing, but at what cost?

March 12, 2018

3 Takeaways From Elon Musk’s SXSW Talk (and One Song)

Complete with a "Mars Bars" joke.

March 12, 2018

US Absent From Global Meeting on Ocean Health. That’s Bad News for the Planet

A healthy ocean means a healthy planet. Trump doesn't seem to care.

March 12, 2018
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