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Will we ever understand the beginning of the universe? – Ross Andersen

One crisp day last March, Harvard professor John Kovac walked out of his office and into a taxicab that whisked him across town, to a building on the …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …

Autonomous Cars

8 Most Breathtaking Weddings Held Around the World

Over the course of six years, we've seen some truly breathtaking photos of people being married all around the world. Whether they were standing amongst African wildlife or using nature's fury as their backdrop, these couples decided to exchange their vows in a time and place they'd never forget. …

Weddings

Books of the year 2014

It is New Year’s Day and I should be looking forward but I’ve been busy – and delayed by the flu – so I’m not yet done looking back. Listed below with potted reviews are the 23 books I read in 2014. This continues a tradition I started last year, when I decided to read less internet and more …

Books

Five Big Things To Watch At CES 2015

You have probably been hearing quite a bit in recent months about the Internet of Things coalescing into a major high tech business opportunity. You are likely to hear a lot more about this during the upcoming 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>The Internet of Things converges intelligent …

5 African Tech Startups to Watch | Inc.com

Africa is becoming an active breeding ground for startups, according to CrunchBase. The database of technology companies found 2013 was the most active year for technology investment on the continent. (CrunchBase is an open-source site, so the increase may in part reflect an increase in the number …

Startups

The Human Body: What It Is and How It Works, in Vibrant Vintage Illustrations circa 1959

Much of our inquiry into what makes us human focuses on understanding consciousness, yet we spend the whole of our lives in our physical bodies. As a lover of anatomical art and vintage science illustration, I was instantly enamored with <b>The Human Body: What It Is And How It Works</b> — a stunning …

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-03-22T09:33:10+00:00 March 21st, 2018|<p>A collection of great rail journeys around the world: from the legendary Trans-Siberian …

Have the climate sceptics really won?

Earlier this week, Martin Wolf of the Financial Times announced that the "climate sceptics have won". His comments echo those of former Nasa …

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The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Spain just spent $680 million on a submarine that can’t swim

One of Spain’s largest defense splurges may also be one of its most embarrassing. After spending nearly one-third of a $3 billion budget to build four of the world’s most advanced submarines, the project’s engineers have run into a problem: the submarines are so heavy that they would sink to the …

General Dynamics

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: the next console war pits living room against cloud

Microsoft and Sony's consoles are alike, but their visions diverge<p>We think of video game consoles as being principally about, well, the games. But when the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 went head-to-head in 2006, it wasn't games that truly determined the victor. What eventually drove the Xbox 360 to …

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ISPs

New light shed on US government's extraordinary rendition programme

A groundbreaking research project has mapped the US government's global kidnap and secret detention programme, shedding unprecedented light on one of …