Picturelife didn't want to sell, but it had to In November 2013, when the photo storage service Everpix went down, the CEO of rival Picturelife offered assurances to his company’s customers. "We have of
Could studying ants reveal clues to reducing highway traffic jams? Physicist Apoorva Nagar at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology thinks the answer is yes. Nagar says he got interested
Another end-of-year report from CERN. No new collisions yet, but lots of progress I made it back from CERN last night, despite the “problem with radar” over London, as the attendant in the Swiss lounge
US personal finance,Thanksgiving,Poverty,US income inequality,Walmart,Retail industry,Social exclusion,Society,US news,World news Walmart employees sometimes depend on food banks and welfare for their
European migrants to the UK are not a drain on Britain’s finances and pay out far more in taxes than they receive in state benefits, a new study has revealed. The research by two leading migration economists
In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration missed its own deadlines for making a decision on mandating car-to-car communications, but says it will come soon. Officials will decide in the "coming
As 2013 came to an end, many reflected on last year’s biggest tech news — and Bitcoin was a serious contender. But the main question remains: why are people interested in Bitcoin? This whole debate reappeared
Modeled after a Nerf gun--but with 200,000 volts under the hood While browsing a bookstore near his home in Seattle last year, Rob Flickenger came across a graphic novel titled The Five Fists of Science.
London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many
The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters.
The 30-ton vessel, Faith, is armored to keep out unwanted guests. Tom West has tackled some impressive builds over the years, including telescopes, a sawmill, and his house in Poland, Indiana. But West,