BLACKSBURG, Va. — Many states, especially those in the South, often refer to the mosquito as their “state bird,” a dry joke making light of the high prevalence of the bothersome bug.
Forgeries have got so good – and so costly – that Sotheby’s has brought in its own in-house fraud-busting expert. By
Explore the 2018 data and build your own charts. Compare dimensions and data types between or within countries, Discussions over misinformation, disinformation, and ‘fake news’ have reignited interest in news literacy.
For an energy source that’s been around for three decades, the lithium-ion battery is only just hitting its stride. It’s worked its way up from primitive cellular phones to cameras and laptops before entering everyone’s pockets inside smartphones.
No list of the greatest ads of the past 40 years would be complete without Guinness’s ‘Surfer’ ad.
We’ve long known that processed sugar is bad for kids.
Susan Kare’s icons and fonts for the original Macintosh were revolutionary. They gave a lifeless computer a warmth and personality that lives on in the modern Mac to this day.
Back in the early 1990s, psychologist Suzanne Gaskins was living in a small Maya village near Valladolid, Yucatán, when she struck up a conversation with two sisters, ages 7 and 9. The girls started telling her — with great pride — about all the chores they did after school.
When Azeem asked me to give a talk at CogX, he asked me to focus on just a single point that I wanted the audience to take away.
Ms. Lange is the architecture critic for Curbed. On April 20, Nintendo released a new line of accessories for its best-selling Switch game console.
Honeybees understand that “nothing” can be “something” that has numerical meaning, showing that they have a primitive grasp of the concept of zero.
For many commuters who have had one too many after work, Uber has been a godsend, allowing over-the-limit passengers to stumble into a cab and get dropped off outside their door at the touch of a button.
CarMax is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to pre-owned vehicle retailing. It sells more than double the used inventory than their nearest competitor and they make significantly more money doing so. The primary reason for this is simple—most people are overpaying.
Some of my points are a bit naughty. But I maintain that they’re based in fact and fairly widely known. So well-known, in fact, that I’m surprised to have never read it somewhere else.
When Consumer Reports recently found that the braking distance on the Tesla Model 3 was worse than that of a Ford F-150, CEO Elon Musk took the criticism and found a solution.
Here’s a problem that probably hasn’t occurred to you: A lot of space aliens might have difficulty becoming a spacefaring species. Michael Hippke, an affiliate at Germany’s Sonnenberg Observatory, explains the problem in a new paper.
Facebook is adding a dating layer to its main mobile app, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today during the company’s F8 developers conference keynote in San Jose, California.
Two years ago, when Twitter was fielding acquisition offers, Disney (DIS) considered buying it, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed this past October.
The Mars 2020 mission’s heat shield was undergoing stress testing when it developed a crack that appeared around its entire circumference. The shield is designed to protect the rover as it enters the Martian atmosphere.
Blue Origin is aiming to launch its New Shepard rocket for the eighth time on Sunday, founder Jeff Bezos said in a tweet. The launch window will open at 9:30 a.m. EST, Bezos said, adding that “livestream info” will be coming soon.