With rhinos on the verge of extinction, conservationists are turning to novel efforts to prevent poaching. Enforcement agents in South Africa are now using a DNA database to help them identify the origins of seized rhino horn.
It turns out that a lot of the false news stories shared on social media before the election were generated by teenagers in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. And according to BuzzFeed News, they made a good amount of money doing it.
If only passports could talk, they would have stories to tell. By digging into the historical aspects, the dates and the travel stamps, passport collector Tom Topol has made some interesting discoveries.
A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.
The old saying used to be, “What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” Today’s version might be, “What’s good for Comcast is good for the country.” Well, as many people are now discovering, what’s good for Comcast — or AT&T, or Verizon — kind of sucks for the rest of us.
Video games aren't all first-person shooters targeted at adolescent boys. They're becoming increasingly complex, story-driven narratives that cross cultural and gender boundaries and touch topics that would have been taboo.
More than three decades after the worldwide communications network was born, David Clark and Yochai Benkler say they’re deeply concerned that the Internet is headed in a dangerous direction that its founders never intended.
An international gang of cyberthieves raided thousands of ATMs - including many in Manhattan - using bogus magnetic swipe cards loaded with pre-paid debit card information hacked from two banks, US authorities said.
A plane powered only by 17,000 solar panels completed a five-day flight from Japan to Hawaii early this morning. Will it inspire a fleet of solar-powered planes? Not right away, but one airline is moving into biofuels.