Moms When Rotem Elnatan was 2 years old, his physical therapist told his mom Debby Elnatan some upsetting news: “Rotem does not know what his legs are. He has no consciousness of them.” Rotem, now 19,
Parents It was hard not to notice the 510-pound freshman in English class who dwarfed his peers and walked with his head down, sullen and quiet. His teacher knew that the 14-year-old needed help. What
Author Simon Garfield doesn't consider himself nostalgic. But his two new books, On the Map and To the Letter, chronicle just how much history we have lost due to the prevalence of digital maps and correspondence.
Think about your last meal. Whether it was a big, juicy burger or a kale and spinach salad, there's a good chance that something in that meal was grown or preserved with nanotechnology. For a little more
Or, how synthetic muscle can be like a Chinese finger-trap. The newest material used to make artificial muscle can lift more than 100 times more than the meaty stuff you have stuck to your skeleton. It
As a new British Museum exhibition opens, here's our pick of the horned-helmet brigade – both real and fictional Is there a Viking that you think should have made the list? Leave your comment below and
An updated version of Docs to Go has now landed in the Play Store, bringing a completely redesigned look and several new features to the table. Docs to Go 4.0 is also making the free version of the app
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a new chip to power wearable devices that mimics the human brain and could give us more intelligent augmented
Microsoft OneDrive app now automatically backs up your photos, giving away 100GB storage for free today
SkyDrive users may have noticed that Microsoft has recently changed the name of its cross platform online storage service. The new title – OneDrive. This name change has also come with a few tweaks to
Reasons to cheer the rise of the machines The advances we’ve seen in the past few years—cars that drive themselves, useful humanoid robots, speech recognition and synthesis systems, 3D printers, Jeopardy!-champion
Internet Google is working on data transfer speeds that would make its Google Fiber service seem like dial-up in comparison. The company’s chief financial officer, Patrick Pichette, announced that Google
Michael Christian Martinez, the first ever Olympic figure skater from the Philippines, says he has learnt a lot at Sochi despite finishing 19th overall. The 17-year-old says it was amazing to compete the
It's been almost six months since Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia for $7.2 billion, and today the phone manufacturer reiterated its intention to have the sale complete before this ends.
What you look for on the Internet reveals a lot about you, which is why a growing number of people are turning to services that do not track their searches and offer greater privacy protections than Google.
Google’s intentions with its Chromebooks have always been clear: disrupt Microsoft’s Windows monopoly. The approach of low-cost devices and a modern cloud-powered OS has left Microsoft a little nervous,