A nail polish that changes color when your drink has been spiked isn't empowering.
Citizen scientists are like Dr. Livingstones venturing into the past, seeking the source of the Gowanus canal.
The grass is always greener somewhere else.
And Ken Caldeira, the climate scientist who pioneered the research, fears its time is coming.
At a Vegas pool party, checking in on Facebook's relationship with the hacker set (it's complicated).
It may be the most ambitious piece of personal data-gathering in history.
Inside the nondescript Pentagon-funded research lab developing games under the pretense of teaching elementary students STEM skills.
Jeff Davis is a libertarian solar installer who wants to eliminate fossil fuels' grip on Hawaii.
It's not every day that the CEO of the world's biggest PR company calls you up to deny that his firm denies climate change.
The legendary space artist chats with us about his six-decade career and Pluto's dwarf planet status.
The stakes couldn't be much higher.
At the Las Vegas hacker convention Defcon, any old bachelor party could become collateral damage.
From porn to tacos, there's an altcoin for everything. But for how long?
A Buddhist scholar tries out the brain-reading headband designed to increase mindfulness.
Not long after strapping into Birdly, a new full-body VR simulator, the real world fades away, and I'm in full control.
And in 10 or 15 years, you will be too.
Ectogenesis is a social and political minefield.
Accept the fact that we don't control our brains as much as we like and move on with our day, or simply chuck your computer into the toilet and go outside.
Google's accidental robo-selfies are a chance to glimpse the transitionary moment before our entire sensory experience is digitized.
A guide to the ineffable delights of science fiction by women, for women.
Yesterday, thousands of people watched bloodied bodies smolder on a faraway field, thanks to a Russian news outlet. Is this taking livestreaming too far?
The role-playing universe has migrated from the fringes of the internet to Facebook pages.
As the demand for cognitive enhancements expands, nootropics have grown from the stuff of internet-driven self-experimentation to an expanding sector in the massive supplements market.