The drone. The iPhone. Bluetooth. GPS. Before they changed the world, these technologies were schematics on paper. Here is where the future began. Forget the image of the lonely inventor tinkering away
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You've likely heard of the popular video game Minecraft. What you may not know is that it was developed by Markus “Notch” Persson ("Notch"
Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust 100 The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55) Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying
Travelers always want to bring home something that will remind them of their trip — but many often get stuck buying cheap knick knacks from tourist traps. To avoid getting something you'll only throw in
Does it help to push the buttons on pedestrian crossings, train doors and thermostats? Often the answer is “no”, as Chris Baraniuk discovers. The tube pulls in to a busy station along the London Underground’s
Our verdict is in: Apple staged the most impressive recovery of the last 20 years. Here are 19 others that overcame hard times. Apple: The Most Impressive Business Comeback Of The Past 20 Years In our
On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos,
Developer guidelines suggest apps be used no longer than 10 seconds at a time A new Bloomberg report reveals that Apple has allowed some companies, including Facebook and BMW, into its Cupertino headquarters
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries.
In the past decade, the website has become a huge part of our culture and an important platform for brands to engage with users. It's where music videos live. It's where movie trailers premiere. It's a
Ten years is a long time on the internet, especially when 300 hours of video are uploaded to your site every minute. On YouTube’s 10th birthday, we trace the growth and growing pains of online video Allow
The science behind what makes people scratch Semanza lived in the Rukungiri region of rural Uganda. He suffered such unbearable itching that continuous scratching with his fingernails did not afford him
Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of Invisibilia, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior. This
A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try? The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.
"Boyhood" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" earned the top film prizes for drama and comedy or musical, respectively, at the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.'s 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night. "Boyhood,"
The construction of European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope, which will boast a humongous 39-meter aperture, is no longer in limbo. Its development in Chile's Atacama Desert is finally
What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company
This story has been corrected. The Space Exploration Technology rocket factory is a large, white hangar-like building near Los Angeles international airport, with a parking lot filled with late-model and