I think it's well known that beer is one of mankind's greatest inventions. But aside from the perfect taste, and ability to make in-laws seem magically more tolerable, it turns out that beer also has its very own built-in anti-spill mechanism.
La politique d'utilisation des données du réseau social a été mise à jour cette semaine. Si Facebook joue pleinement la carte de la transparence en expliquant les tenants et aboutissants de cette politique, les utilisateurs peuvent, plus que jamais, se sentir fichés par le géant de Palo Alto...
When you think of the US space program, spaceships and satellites may be the first thing that comes to mind, but there are plenty of mundane items that we take for granted that we have thanks to NASA and its contractors.
Here's a fascinating visualization created by Muyueh Lee that shows the differences between how the English language and Chinese language each describe colors. On the left, you can see the number of English names for color hues (there's a lot!
While you were probably wishing Thanksgiving break would start already, the astronauts on the International Space Station made history. They 3D-printed a spare part for the 3D printer. In space. Read more...
Over the weekend, Syamantec published a report which described a sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin that had been snooping on servers for years. Now, new reports suggest that it's linked to U.S.
It's the day after the night before, and you ate way too much. So in the quest for marginal gains, how many calories might you be able to burn off by laughing your way through today? Peter Janiszewski finds out.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably enjoying quite a few privileges that you may not even be aware of. You may even take what you have for granted: such is the nature of privilege. It can be a hard thing to understand, even for adults.
Yes, a Blu-ray copy of Police Story 3: Supercop was destroyed for the sake of science. It turns out that the nanostructure of Blu-ray disc makes them especially well-suited to soaking up light—exactly what you'd want with a solar panel.
On September 17, the National Archives published a seemingly routine announcement in the Federal Registrar. Couched in language about preserving records of value is a line about the destruction of records and a list of federal agencies.
Last week we asked for your worst stories of accidentally hitting Reply All , those horrible moments when you realize that the thing you meant to send one person just went out to the whole office (or company, or family reunion thread, or other...
It’s an anonymous messaging app, thought up by US students Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington. You can only communicate with people in your vicinity, but that isn’t stopping investors pouring hundred of millions of dollars into itName: Yik Yak.