WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave local government officials across the United States more leeway to begin public meetings with a prayer, ruling that sectarian invocations do
When 35-year-old Jason Eldridge arrived home last Thursday from his job as a systems administrator with a healthcare company in Charleston, West Virginia, he acted no differently than he normally would:
Findings 'consistent with scientific misconduct,' according to head of Intellectual Ventures Dr. Nathan P. Myhrvold has an eclectic range of interests. The ex-Microsoft CTO is a physicist, a proponent
How to separate news value from shock value With the release of audio recordings of the Sandy Hook 911 calls, media outlets are weighing the news value of using them against the inevitable criticism that
Mao Zedong was a founding father of the People's Republic of China. He died in 1976, but his presence is still firmly felt in the small village of Nanjiecun, where one of the country's last Maoist communes
Turtle Beach is offering upgrades until Jan. 30, 2014, on select Xbox 360 headsets to make them compatible with Xbox One. The promotion only applies to four models: the XP400, XP510, XP Seven and X42.
Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings. They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who
We're go out on a limb here and say that the Venn diagram of Engadget fans and Tolkien fans looks something like this. So, we figure you'll probably want to hear about a brand new Chrome experiment that
Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is really hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have
San Francisco Turns Into Gotham To Make A 5-Year-Old's Dream Come True And It's The Most Heartwarming Thing You'll See All
Last week, we wrote about the Make-A-Wish foundation giving 5-year-old Miles, who is battling Leukemia, the chance to fight crime as his favorite superhero. Friday, Nov. 15, San Francisco was transformed
King Tut's chariot crashed and later his mummy burned, says an upcoming TV show. King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well fed and fiercely protected,
Anonymous internet market for illegal goods reopens just four weeks after original site was shut by US authorities. A new anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs has opened, with the same name
Rumors were running wild for a while; some believed it was either a floating data center or a marketing stunt for Google Glass. Some believed it was an exclusive Google party boat. Now Google has finally
Veteran game designer Richard Garriott is showing off his latest RPG Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues six months into its development since being funded on Kickstarter for $2 million earlier in year.
Nobody seems to much care about hard drives anymore. Whereas we previously waited anxiously for the next doubling in capacity, modern cloud storage and flash memory have turned the old trusty HDD into
Chilling new evidence that Britain and America came close to provoking the Soviet Union into launching a nuclear attack has emerged in former classified documents written at the height of the cold war.