"He's a tough character," Superman actor Henry Cavill told Entertainment Weekly when talking up "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." "People like the darker vigilante." Then he offered a possible reason:
This is the first column in a series, where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Up until now, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now
Over the last year, there has been much contention about who actually plays video games and what they want from them. A new survey by games research firm Quantic Foundry suggests that much of the vitriol
The company’s logo on the doorbell was so tiny that I wasn’t sure I was at the right door. After 18 months of hard work, I was the first journalist to see Molotov in action, a brand new way to watch TV.
Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it. Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been
After being sacked as a shadow cabinet minister, he said: "There are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters." He is relentlessly optimistic. "Voting Tory will
The other day my niece and nephew came to visit. They walked into the house and were drawn, almost magnetically, to the table where all of my gadgets were laid out. They caressed my phone. Fondled my camera.
New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians. Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology
Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal. Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently
Despite most hackers being "in it for the lulz" — a hacker term meaning "doing it for fun" — some did not take kindly to threats of disruption to their favourite video game services. In the weeks following
Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research
Almost 30 years ago, Congress granted the Supreme Court nearly absolute discretion in the cases it had to hear, causing a devolution of the federal judiciary to one where the regional circuits are permitted
If you opt for an off-contract unlocked version of the phone, you'll still get a massive $140 discount. This brings the full price down to $359 from $500. If you buy a new second-generation Moto X on you'll
How much money would you give up to prevent a stranger’s pain? And how does this compare to what you’d pay to prevent your own pain? With colleagues at University College London I addressed this question
Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base. Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on
But speaking with Forbes, CIA head of recruitment Ron Patrick explained what it takes to get a job at one of the most secretive wings of the US government. And much of it looks like a pretty standard application.
In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining
DES MOINES, Iowa — Sean Spain is selling a house for $10,500, about the price of a used car with a sleepable back seat. Granted, the house is 100 square feet. But the home is a charming little rebuttal
Thanks to Russian scientists, a new breed of fox is available. And it’s pretty darn cute. Dogs have been evolving as human companions for at least about 14,000 years. Cats have lived with us for 12,000.
This story is part of the New Boom series on millennials in America. We've all heard that automated voice mail lady, telling us what to do after the beep. But fewer people than ever are leaving messages.
A Catholic boys’ school has reversed its permission to allow civil rights drama Freeheld, starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page as a lesbian couple, to shoot on location in New York State. Salesian high