If you're a regular reader here at CNET, then you've probably noticed an awful lot of stories about Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa -- particularly the many ways in which she can take control of the home.
Since advice is usually ignored and rules are routinely broken, I refer to these little pearls as merely “suggestions.” There is nothing original about this list. It has all been said before by writers
"JPMorgan merged with Chase. Bankers Trust got brought out of Deutsche Bank. Lehman Brothers went bust. Bank of America bought Merrill Lynch and then Deutsche Bank is Deutsche Bank — who knows!" Derhalli
Chances are you’ve never folded an origami swan with thoughts that it could save your life. Engineers at Brigham Young University did — well, kind of. It’s not a swan, but the inspiration is hard to miss.
(CNN) — A newly US-approved drug with an $89,000-a-year price tag has been put on hold, owing to the latest uproar from advocates and lawmakers over high drug prices. The drug, a steroid called deflazacort,
Beng Mealea, an eerie jungle temple that invokes the earlier, less-discovered days of Angkor Wat, gives plenty of hope to the Indiana Jones in all of us. Siem Reap has become one of the world’s tourism
The Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures tells the story of African-American women whose maths skills helped put a US astronaut into orbit in the 1960s. But the history of black women working for Nasa back
Summer 1940 and the Battle of Britain was an unqualified victory for the Luftwaffe - the tiny RAF crushed in a matter of weeks after the German air force managed to destroy Britain’s radar stations and
Despite the US vice-president reaffirming a commitment to collective defence, the mood in Munich was mostly one of frostiness and consternation Europe’s leaders gathered in apprehensive mood in Munich
"We need to learn the lessons of history.” Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) gave a staunch defense of the free press Saturday, noting that attacks on the media are “how dictators get started.” Speaking on NBC’s
Appendix removal is the most common emergency surgery in children, but researchers say that antibiotics might offer a less-invasive alternative Antibiotics could be an effective alternative to surgery
A newly discovered Churchill essay on aliens is a timely reminder of the dangers facing life on Earth
If the British prime minister was seeking solace in the prospect of life beyond our war-torn planet, would the discovery of a plethora of exoplanets aid or hinder such comfort? The 11-page article - Are
Smartphones to become pocket doctors after scientists discover camera flash and microphone can be used to diagnose illness
Smartphones will soon become mobile laboratories which can monitor bone density, calculate red blood cell levels and even predict if an asthma attack is imminent. Scientists are repurposing the technology
High cholesterol 'does not cause heart disease' new research finds, so treating with statins a 'waste of time'
Cholesterol does not cause heart disease in the elderly and trying to reduce it with drugs like statins is a waste of time, an international group of experts has claimed. A review of research involving
Meet the paperfuge Researchers have used the technology behind a 5,000-year-old toy to create a cheap paper device that can separate blood and could could change how some diseases are diagnosed in the
By Meghan Leahy Meghan Leahy Email Bio Follow Q: My 9-year-old got a tablet for Christmas, and we’re trying to figure out what the rules will be, especially with school back in session. I see you posting
Kids using social media is fairly inevitable but even just one hour online can make kids less content with their lives. Pinterest Just last night I was chatting with my babysitter about how much more life
Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver. While I'm definitely into