At 11pm on 6 December 1876, policemen patrolling the Champs-Élysées discovered a well-to-do bourgeois in a public toilet, engaged in what they described as “indecent exposure” with an 18-year-old labourer.
• The World Economic Forum: What if we actually got things right with fixing climate change? • Venice’s regional council floods for the first time — right after it voted against climate-crisis action.
Yesterday, Apple launched its new 16-inch MacBook Pro. This was notable for one major reason: the keyboard. Apple has backtracked on its controversial butterfly design and has gone back to the old design:
Stanford Medicine has published the full results from its record-breaking Apple Heart Study. While preliminary results were presented back in March, the full results were published today in the New England
(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs's response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc's credit card, suggesting it should pull down the
What is white, fragile and sexist? There are innumerable answers to that question, but the one I’m looking for in this instance is the Apple Card. The tech giant released its first branded credit card,
'Blade Runner' Was Set In November 2019. So How Close Have We Come To That Prediction Of Our Future?
Science-fiction movies are pretty goddamn awesome because it goes beyond the restrictions of realism and predicts what can or cannot happen in the future. Netflix’s Black Mirror is likely everyone’s hot
PASADENA, Calif. — On a Thursday in mid-October, Flea sat in a patio chair he’d dragged down to the lawn, looking out at the green lake in his backyard. As the late-morning sun beat down on his graying
Smartphones are an important way for governments, tech companies and bad actors to snoop on you, as you leave a digital paper trail. But how does this happen? NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden detailed
The arapaima has evolved scales tough enough to defend against razor-sharp teeth, a great feature for military body armor. The U.S. Air Force studied how an Amazonian fish can survive in the same waters
Those who warned of slippery slopes can start crowing: The city of Denver, one of the first places in the US to legalize recreational marijuana, will vote on whether to decriminalize magic mushrooms in
Smart words from the man behind Caddyshack, Stripes, St. Vincent, -- and of course, Garfield the Movie -- just in time for Groundhog Day. One of the best things about Groundhog Day is that thanks to Bill
I was getting on the D.C. Metro one day when I saw a young woman do something that caught my eye. She noticed that her beau was on the train and she plowed right through the crowded train to get to him.
We've seen more than a few products that offer customers the chance to grow fresh fruit, herbs, and vegetables in their own home with minimal effort, but a device named Grobo from a Canadian startup looks
All too often, public Q&A sessions after movie premieres are exercises in self-congratulation and randomness: People ask about camera lenses and “where you got your inspiration” and how it felt to kiss
In NY 41×41, director Paul Trillo uses a 41-megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 smartphone camera to zoom two miles down 41 blocks of 5th Avenue. Warning: Vertigo ahead. In digital photography, there’s a direct