One of the biggest mysteries of the new detective novel The Cuckoo's Calling was the identity of the author. It was written by Robert Galbraith, which was revealed to be the pseudonym of Harry Potter J.K.
Beams of light are usually speeding along at around 186,000 miles per second, but for one minute, researchers in Germany brought some to a screeching halt. Using a crystal frozen to temperatures below
Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest
Meet the two chemical reactions that most influence the malt character and color of your brew. Before you read this column, I urge you to pop open a belated birthday beer. Pour that beer into a clear (pint
Shouldn’t we feel sorry for the victims of painful physical humor? "Tragedy is when I cut my finger," the Mel Brooks adage goes. "Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." Or when a guy gets
So it is possible. Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal. The researchers made mice believe that
Yes, you could have, you little bookworm. My parents were right!! A spate of studies over the past decade has found that kids who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop near-sightedness. time
Consider the chemistry. Just a week from now, thousands of people will trek to Rockland, Maine for a festival devoted entirely to the eating of a creature once thought only worthy of "poverty food" and
In the new film The Wolverine, everyone's favorite genetic anomaly loses his ability to self-regenerate. Here are some of the things he should fear the most. In a new summer film, everyone's favorite anomaly
The Autonomous Automobile: Can Robot Cars Evolve to Make Complex, Human-Like Decisions Behind the Wheel?
How much are you really driving anymore? How much are you really driving anymore? In most new vehicles, the driver is just a biological cog in a matrix of computerized control that reads and filters human
If you’re like most Americans, your daily routine serves merely as a minor distraction from the weight of life’s most pertinent and urgent question: How can I turn my Porsche Cayenne into a sweet-ass possibly
“I can see all of the devices in your home and I think I can control them,” I said to Thomas Hatley, a complete stranger in Oregon who I had rudely awoken with an early phone call on a Thursday morning.
Microsoft’s Kinect is a controversial device that seems like it has the potential to be a technology game-changer, but hasn’t managed to do anything all that revolutionary to date. That doesn’t mean the