A New York-based design team has created a line of clothing that hides the wearer from airborne thermal imaging, with drones particularly in mind. The design team behind the clothing is hoping its art and design project will help promote discussions about the high price of privacy.
A memo obtained by NBC News explains the legal rationale for the drone strike that killed an American citizen. But one critic says this memo, by expanding the definition of what constitutes an imminent threat to U.S. national security, this memo is distinctly different from the legal justification for torture.
Despite voters rejecting California's Prop 37, other states are now considering similar initiatives to require labeling of genetically modified food. In Washington, grassroots leaders are hoping for a victory against the deep-pocketed food industry.
Hauling trash off the International Space Station can be an expensive proposition, especially without NASA's Space Shuttle fleet. So NASA has come up with a system to recycle the waste astronauts develop into radiation-protecting tiles for the space station.
The alleged plotters behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks were back in court this week, but quickly the hearings became less about the accused and more about the court itself. Some unknown entity censored the court's audio broadcast, which infuriated the defense and the judge, who ordered it not happen again.
Micro-unit apartments are gaining popularity in big cities, running out of space. Through smart design and creativity, the winner of New York's adAPT NYC competition has created a plan for smaller units, with smart design.
Immigration reform is a top priority for Republicans and Democrats in the current political term. Both agree that something needs to be done. Farmers and agricultural industry types hope that their agreement includes fixing the guest worker program. But some immigrant activists say that's not such a good idea.
Switzerland is often held up by gun rights advocates as a model of what the United States could be with the right gun laws. But many in Switzerland say, not so fast. They point to already tightened restrictions and a, crucially, a healthcare safety net that lets fewer people go witout treatment.
By using the GINI coefficient as a measure of inequality, the GlobalPost has mapped and compared cities across the world that are struggling with income inequality. In two cities across the world from one another, the findings were remarkably similar.
The Israeli armed forces have allowed women in combat roles since the 1990s. And while there are still a few specialties where they're banned, they have years of experience. As the United States opens up to officially endorsing women in combat, Israel offers a glimpse of what may be ahead.