It's a question you probably wouldn't ever ask a stranger, unless of you course you're really in the mood. But when one Indian woman asked random people for condoms for a social experiment, things got incredibly awkward.
Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn."...
Electricity bill got you down? Blame your cable box or PlayStation or printer or refrigerator or any of your smart, networked devices that have a gentle-sounding but energy-sucking "standby mode." A new report from the International Energy Agency puts the energy from networked devices worldwide at 616 terawatt-hours. That's more than the entire energy consumption of the United Kingdom.
We’ve only had Android L in its Developer Preview form for about a week now, but there has already been some incredible discoveries that weren’t part of the keynote presentation. Google’s next update [...]
While performing deep brain surgery on a woman with epilepsy, neuroscientists from George Washington University stimulated an area of her brain that unexpectedly — and temporarily — caused her to lose awareness. It's a discovery that could shed light on the very nature of consciousness itself.
It was a story of personal triumph that she wanted to tell for "so long." Fortunately, this unidentified New York woman ran into Brandon Stanton, the man behind one of the Internet's favorite blogs, Humans of New York.