Machines of the future make their predecessors seem as old-school as the dot matrix printer. You know that scene in Terminator 2 when the T-1000 emerges from a shallow pool of metallic liquid? It’s a It’s
"Obviously, then, what is needed is not only people with a good background in a particular field, but also people capable of making a connection between item 1 and item 2 which might not ordinarily seem
Can the company do what's never been done before? Researchers at Lockheed Martin made headlines this week with the announcement that they are on the fast track to building a nuclear fusion reactor. But
Featuring several diamonds, two breasts, and one extremely awkward cockatoo, her Vanity Fair cover underscores what made the hacking so outrageous: lack of consent. This morning, Vanity Fair published
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public since September 3. And today for the first time he did not take part in the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Korean Workers Party.
No more wondering to yourself, "Ah, how much more can they take before I pass out?" Instead you might be able to walk into a Walgreens pharmacy for a reportedly painless fingerprick that will draw just
We are very far from the knowledge needed to make good climate policy, writes leading scientist Steven E. Koonin By Steven E. Koonin The idea that "Climate science is settled" runs through today's popular
Back in 2012, a UK company called Oxford Nanopore announced a chewing gum packet-sized DNA sequencer, something that people found hard to believe since rival machines can be as big as fridges. After dealing
BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth.
Thanks to the proliferation of local transportation services like Uber, we’re entering a world in which people have less reason to drive everywhere they need to go. But at what point will it become less
The concept that has underpinned the modern geopolitical era is in crisis Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan's young
A few years ago, the late American film critic Roger Ebert illustrated an article about the pornographer Hugh Hefner with a nude photograph of Playboy magazine’s June 1975 Playmate of the Month. It went