They don’t hover and they’re not even really boards, but riding one around New York will get you a ticket.
Most people hate their jobs anyway. Why not kick your feet up and let a robot do it for you?
“Top Yoga Songs For Halloween,” “Three-Week Abortion Day in Pictures,” and more.
Privacy advocates worry that governments will use terrorism as an excuse to take away people’s right to secure communication.
“People that I would say are trolls sort of took over. The inmates started running the asylum.”
We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.
Catching up with young vloggers who are famous for reasons I still don’t understand.
After helping drive brick-and-mortar bookshops out of business, the tech giant launched its first physical store in Seattle.
Decades after the fall of Soviet Union, scientists are working to determine the lasting environmental effects of Soviet nuclear testing in Kazakhstan.
The slow transition from text-based language to pictograms took another step, hooray!
The success of The Martian has increased public interest in NASA’s mission to Mars, but so far it hasn’t increased the amount of money Congress is giving NASA.
The writer is composing his next book over the course of the next five days, and you can watch him do it in an experiment that’s sort of like Twitch for novelists.
The war on self-balancing scooters—a.k.a. “hoverboards”—has officially begun.
When your perspective, your health, and even your home are laid to waste by your insatiable desire to check all of your Facebook notifications.
Most people threw out all those “50 Hours Free!” CD-ROMs that were everywhere in the 90s, but a select few collectors made it their mission to hoard hundreds or thousands of the discs.
Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán has helped to uncover links between government officials and narco-paramilitary commanders.
Nothing is more suspect than a man in a suit talking about drugs.
Whether the video is an urban legend or the work of a uniquely depraved Australian man in jail in the Philippines, a certain segment of the web loves talking about it.
Former hedge funder Martin Shkreli made headlines for jacking up the price of a medication dramatically. How can we stop price-gouging from happening?
Charles Hamm, founder of the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art, believes that displaying your relatives’ tattoos on your walls is no weirder than putting an urn of cremains on your mantle.
New Test Knows Every Virus That Has Ever Infected Your Body
There’s New Evidence for an Alternate Theory of the Origin of Life
These Chimps Helped Us Find a Hepatitis Vaccine. Now They’ve Been Left to Die
The Pentagon Accidentally FedExed Live Anthrax Samples to Labs
Big Brother Narco: Cartels Are Building Their Own CCTV Networks
What It’s Like for Someone Who’s Blind to ‘See’ by Echolocation
Faking Taste with Electrical Shocks to the Tongue Is Our Dystopian Food Future
Elon Musk and Craig Venter Want to Print Life on Mars