Hot garbage It's easy to love a robot with a face. But it turns out we'll react just as positively to a trash can sitting on a Roomba. That was the finding of four students at the Stanford Center for Research,
Ew This column is part of 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 rectifying
(AP/Carolyn Kaster) Iceland is sending its white-collar crooks to jail. Meanwhile U.S. bankers are yet to answer for their crimes Larry Schwartz March 2, 2016 8:00am (UTC) This article originally appeared
Cernan: Boy, that sure is weird music.Young: We’re going to have to find out about that. Nobody will believe us.-Apollo 10 transcript This weekend, the Science Channel released the preview for their newest
In its symbolic look at the likelihood of armageddon, members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced today that they are keeping the world's so-called Doomsday Clock at three minutes to "midnight"
From Mexico’s Cave of Crystals to waves frozen in time, these natural formations will make you look twice. 1. The Cave of Crystals Mexico Mother Nature hid the largest crystals in the world nearly 1,000
If you've tried all the tricks -- dimming your screen, closing apps and turning off unused antennae -- but your laptop's battery still can't hold a charge, it might be time to replace the battery. A battery's
Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich I am looking at a blob of water. Not pond water. Not pool water. Just ordinary H2O floating about in what appears to be zero gravity. And inside its wetness there’s
There’s a new prime number towering above all the others - until the next one is discovered. New year. New largest prime. A computer in Missouri has discovered the largest known prime number, 274,207,281–
The humble gecko is the real-world equivalent of Spider-Man, at least when it comes to the ability to walk up walls. But now scientists say that little lizard is the closest we'll ever see to real-life
The perfect organism This column is part of 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 We
His mother had taken the game controller away after he hit his sister on the head with it An 11-year-old boy dialled 999 after his mother stopped him from playing with a games controller. The child, from
Instead of spending an hour poring over a dense scientific paper I'm writing about, I'd spend just a few minutes and understand everything perfectly. Unfortunately, while there are plenty of businesses
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Social justice isn't easy to achieve. Somebody will always feel as if they have the short end of the straw.