Articles by Alex Pasternack
John Kiriakou is the only CIA officer to go to jail in connection with the agency's enhanced interrogation program—and now he's looking for work.
In 1980s Los Angeles, David Leventhal's robot was the life of the party.
You've got questions about RadioShack's relevance. I've got answers.
"At 50 kilometers up, Venus is remarkably Earth-like, excluding the need for any serious terraforming projects."
CES offers a portrait of a future that is already disintegrating, so move fast and try not to break too many things—and take lots of photos.
"If I had the time and a sledgehammer," George Lucas said, "I would track down every copy of that show and smash it."
There are serious concerns about what "sound cannons" can do to the physical body, and in turn to the body politic.
Poitras talks to us about meeting Edward Snowden for the first time, why she lives in Germany, and about being on a government watchlist.
The line between simulated and real warfare can sometimes seem scarily thin.
Lightning never strikes the same place twice, until it does, and you're in a rocket to the moon.