The North Korean government first released the "Arirang" smartphone in 2013, which appeared to run a modified version of Google's Android operating system. The updated Pyongyang Touch now comes in a range
Three new Lego figures - all female scientists - have been unveiled. But why does the toymaker's portrayal of women provoke such controversy? A palaeontologist, an astronomer, a chemist - into the pantheon
Condoleezza Rice called it an "outpost of tyranny." George W. Bush said it was one-third of the "axis of evil." And now James Franco and Seth Rogen have a comedy about it, much to Pyongyang's disapproval.
'I realized that’s not a power I want to wield' It's rare for a public figure to shun Twitter, but Jason Segel, the actor known for How I Met Your Mother and currently starring in the upcoming movie Sex
On a good day, Sverker Johansson adds more than 10,000 articles to Wikipedia. Johansson is by far the most prolific contributor to the online encyclopedia, having submitted 2.7 million articles, or 8.5
The mega-drink, ordered by a customer named Sameera cost totaling $60.58. That beats out the previous record of $54.75 set by a man in Dallas earlier this year. The huge Frappuccino featured a whopping
Snapchat may be best known for its "ephemeral" messaging, but the company is experimenting with a new way to share live events. Just hours before the World Cup final between Argentina and Germany, all
The loss of money is known to share a similar psychological and physiological system with physical pain. Researchers have found that money is actually a pain buffer. In one experiment, participants were
A couple weeks ago, Business Insider UK editor Jim Edwards enlightened us all with an explanation about why our earbuds always get tangled. Apparently the length and "agitation" of the earbuds cause them
She’s a Young Conservative Mother Who Posted a Picture That Would Make a Liberal’s Head ‘Explode’ — She Tells Us How Some
Holly Fisher is no stranger to people disagreeing with her political beliefs. But the West Virginia mother has recently been receiving death threats, some that have extended beyond her to her children.
The author has his own productivity magic: a vintage word processor. "I have a secret weapon," he told late-night host Conan O'Brien. "I use WordStar 4.0 as my word processor." It's part of a two-machine
Schools have adopted new ways of teaching subtraction and multiplication, and parents have been speaking out about how they can no longer help their children with their homework because they don't understand
The four-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom apartment has 360-degree views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. It's being sold by William Duker, a private investor who did a stint in prison for defrauding the government.
4K TV adoption will largely be driven by the rapidly falling average selling price (ASP) of 4K-capable televisions, according to a recent report from BI Intelligence on the market for 4K TVs. In just years,
The Los Angeles Times's Julie Cart reported on Sunday of plans to build "restaurants, hotels and shops" on Navajo Indian land adjacent to the eastern portion of the Grand Canyon. The 420-acre Grand Canyon
Instead of taking a pill a day, what if you could take one pill that lasted 16 years? That's the premise for a new project funded by the Gates Foundation, which looks at innovative ways to deliver drugs
Google's engineers want to help you brush up on your geography knowledge. The company has taken its vast Google Maps database and used it to create a new game called Smarty Pins. The concept is extremely
Meet career Navy man and self-identified geek liaison Michael S. Rogers Admiral Michael Rogers, the relatively new head of the National Security Agency (NSA), made headlines last week for publicly downplaying
The world's tallest water slide is almost ready for the public — it just needs a little bit more testing before it opens later this year. The Verrückt at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn Waterpark is 168 feet
ATM skimmers, the miniature devices that stealthily help fraudsters capture your credit and debit card data, are getting smaller and harder to detect. Skimmers have always been designed to blend in with