This week, the Cupertino company reportedly will settle a lawsuit brought against it by A123 Systems— a large-battery company that alleges Apple deliberately poached its employees to develop its own car
A space mission tracking the most violent explosions in the Universe has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Richard Hollingham discovers how Swift has changed our view of the cosmos. You do not want
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
“Project Zero“, aka the Samsung Galaxy S6, is rapidly approaching a fever pitch the likes of which Samsung has arguably never seen before. This is in part, however, because the company itself is in a which
When people around the world woke up, and when they slept in, in 2014 Everybody sleeps—so goes the Sesame Street song meant for obstinately awake children. That may be true, but what people stay up late
Photograph: Heba Elkholy/AP Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste in court in Cairo in March. 276 http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/2/1420217084089/f0351fa7-98a6-4489-b3de-fd8da0c184d7-460x276.jpeg
Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.
Crowdsourced rankings website Ranker named the best cancelled shows of 2014, and though these ones won't be coming back in the new year, they still had a good run. Here are the top 11 shows that were last
It’s that time of year again, folks, when list posts reign supreme and reflective 2014 musings clog your feeds. Although this post meets that description, rest assured it will provide at least one thing
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure Each week at Popular Science, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology.
From industrial robots to wheat production to female billionaires, the statistics that lurked behind the scenes this year This year shattered records from the number of billionaires to the number of refugees.