A jailed member of the punk band Pussy Riot has launched a hunger strike to protest against slave-like living conditions and an alleged death threat from the deputy head of the prison where she is serving
A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend. Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in Nevada
The way our brain handles remembering to remember something, called prospective memory, has been somewhat of a mystery to scientists, until now. "Remind me not to forget…" I often say to my roommate. phone
How did monosodium glutamate get such a bad rap? After a consumer crusade in the '60s, the compound has become synonymous with bad Chinese food, Doritos and processed cheese powder — but a new long-form
Next-gen cars' incredible shrinking engines THE TREND Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation threw down the gauntlet: They set a new standard that will require
Lots of headlines last week warned young people (those under 55) that drinking more than 28 cups of coffee a week – four cups a day – may lead to an increased risk of all cause mortality. In other words,
If you’re attending World Maker Faire in New York next month, be sure to see the progress Chuck Fletcher has made on his InMoov robot, an open source humanoid robot that anyone can print and motorize.
This year's... Margin Call, for its laser-like focus on the finance world; Cosmopolis, for its denunciation of billionaire excess; GoodFellas, for its sweeping overview of a complex shark-tank of a social