Articles by Brian Merchant
As expected, Obama has shot down the nation's most controversial oil pipeline. And it's not why he says he did.
The vast majority of the internet's health sites are sending troves of data about your medical searches to corporations.
There’s a case to be made that the first science fiction ever filmed wasn’t about spaceships, aliens, or trips to the moon.
Jeb Bush published hundreds of thousands of emails from the people of Florida, including their medical records, social security numbers, hopes, dreams, and racist rants.
They should have sent a computer.
The story of the rise and fall of Hipster Runoff, and its elusive creator Carles, is the story of the last decade on the internet.
We're not even through January yet, and 2015 is shaping up to be an exceptionally apocalyptic year.
One of the world's biggest climate change deniers just published a paper that scientists are calling "complete trash." So how did it pass peer review?
This year, protesters around the nation sought to #ReclaimMLK. In the process, they brought his ideas on technology, science, and the future to the fore.
Five reasons this 'hottest year ever' is worse than the last. Besides just being hotter.