Trolling the Internet with stories dressed up as sober, centrist scholarship — it’s what the Atlantic does best Haroon Moghul February 19, 2015 10:37pm (UTC) Imagine a group of people who rape. Enslave.
A Swedish woman who allegedly kept her daughters captive indoors for several years has been arrested. Police officers suspected that the 59-year-old “restricted her children’s freedom ... for quite a years”.
Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. If we're all going to die, there's something slightly exciting in the idea that the end will be unexpected.
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering
Digital twins, already in use at top clinics and medical schools, could help plan complex operations, surgeon says Soldiers will have full-body scans stored on their medical files to help surgeons rebuild
Retired Army sergeant Theresa Hannigan lost the use of her legs as a result of her time in the service. More than seven years ago, Matthew Tilford suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed
MassRoots' social network for cannabis users contravened Apple's policy of banning apps that promote drug use, and had to go. Two weeks after that decision was made, an army of hemp-wearing advocates managed
Earlier this month the U.S. Navy's research office rented out a conference center in Washington, D.C., to show off some of its hottest new technology. On display was an electromagnetic gun, and drones
On Twitter, some thought the ABC drama crossed the line with Olivia Pope's (Kerry Washington) kidnapping and subsequent auction, drawing comparisons to slavery. As a result, creator Shonda Rhimes has out.
A star of the MTV series “16 and Pregnant” has been arrested in Delaware on prostitution charges following a multi-agency sting operation. Valarie Fairman, 21, and eight other women were taken into custody
(Reuters) - A law enforcement officer shot and wounded an inmate Friday evening during a confrontation in the restroom of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, according to airport officials. No
An Alabama police officer has been arrested and fired from his department after allegedly assaulting and paralyzing a 57-year-old grandfather visiting from India. A dashcam video obtained by AL.com shows
An Alabama police officer has been arrested after video emerged of him slamming an unarmed man to the ground after repeatedly trying to question him, law enforcement officials said. Officer Eric Parker
JACKSON, Miss. — Lisa Daugherty knew she had to be brave for her daughter, Jessica Chambers, as the teenager lay in a hospital bed in Memphis after being found severely burned on a rural road in Courtland.
It was a split-second decision. A distressed man with a baby in tow was pacing back and forth in a manic state and shouting incoherently. The responding police officer calmly addressed the man in an attempt