The construction of European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope, which will boast a humongous 39-meter aperture, is no longer in limbo. Its development in Chile's Atacama Desert is finally
A lot of money went the wrong way on Wall Street this year, and none of it was managed by the Quartz staff. Still, we used our 20/20 hindsight to gather up six of the worst investing ideas of the year.
The DB10 was designed in close collaboration between Aston Martin and film director Sam Mendes Revealed on the 007 stage at the historic Pinewood Studios, the first new member of the Bond 24 film cast
Now they're trying to steal 2016: The demented GOP schemes to rewire the Electoral College and elect a Tea Party president
Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Jeb Bush (Reuters/AP/Sara Stathas/Kevin Lamarque/Stephan Savoia/David Manning) December 6, 2014 6:15PM (UTC) Republicans have only won the popular vote for president
Drake and Diddy reportedly got into it outside a Miami Beach nightclub in the wee hours Monday morning, with the situation coming to blows. Well, maybe just one blow, according to a TMZ source, who said
You down with OTT? With all the recent hype about networks such as HBO and CBS starting to offer their shows on the Internet, the fact remains that more than 100 million U.S. households still prefer to
Apple has announced its favorite apps, music, movies, TV shows and books of the year, with Elevate – Brain Training declared iPhone App of the Year while number puzzle game Threes! won iPhone Game of Year.
December 6, 2014 6:00PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time for American culture to get even more aggressively religious than usual,
AirlineRatings.com recently released its list of the World's Top 10 Airlines, including the best low-cost airlines. The site looked at four regions — the Americas, Asia/Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and
The latest, greatest data visualizations We are awash with data, and it keeps piling up: Some analysts estimate the amount of digital information in the world now doubles every two years. The growing wave
Antonio Stradivari, the master violin maker whose instruments sell for millions of dollars today, has been dead for nearly three centuries. Only 650 of his instruments are estimated to survive. But the
Blog WinBeta claims to have used an early version of Cortana for Windows 10, and the blog says it can do everything the mobile version does. This includes tasks such as setting reminders, making Skype
WASHINGTON -- Billionaire casino magnate and GOP sugar daddy Sheldon Adelson wants a big favor from Capitol Hill, and he’s looking to the top Democrat in Congress, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, to
Here's a recipe for disaster: a low-budget movie with a cast that's never acted before, a first-time director, and a star who refuses to do publicity. That's the story of Prince's iconic 1984 film Purple
A warbird turned to science The Predator drone is an iconic symbol of America’s current wars, and its younger -- but bigger -- Predator-B sibling often goes by the ominous name Reaper. In NASA’s hands,
In their latest gushing profile of Mark Zuckerberg this week, Time examined Facebook's international strategy to bring the developing world online and link them into Facebook's digital empire. Turns out,
With the rally in stocks that we've seen this year and a surge in high-yield debt issuance, Roubini said we're now at the midpoint of the bubble, in an interview with Yahoo Finance. Next year may see gains
Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light. Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space
Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014. DigitalGlobe 1 of 25 There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the overhead view that provides the most unique perspective.
The feature films "American Sniper," "Boyhood" and "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and the TV series "Fargo" and "Mad Men" were among the recipients Monday of the American Film Institute's
Ted Sarandos has one of the coolest jobs in America. The executive in charge of Netflix’s multibillion-dollar content budget gave a presentation to investors in New York today at a conference hosted by
Rough times in San Francisco. Colin Kaepernick is under fire in San Francisco. By some accounts, he's literally ON fire. A number of 49ers fans have been seen burning the quarterback's jersey. Overreaction?