Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
DARPA's new prosthetic hand could let amputees feel touch sensations
'We’ve completed the circuit.'
Russia lifts Wikipedia ban after it edits drugs entry
Russia's media watchdog said Tuesday it had lifted a short-lived ban on Russian-language Wikipedia over an entry on a form of cannabis.
The Uber of moto-taxis tries to bring order to Jakarta's traffic insanity
And the drivers of traditional bikes — ojeks — aren't happy.
Russia bans, un-bans Reddit, continues streak of failing at the internet
It's not just Reddit.
Hiroshima simulation: Enter any location in the world and visualize the bomb's aftermath
Scary — but not as scary as the real thing, which happened 70 years ago on Thursday.
White House finally responds to petition calling for Snowden to be pardoned
The whitehouse.gov petition has been live since June 9, 2013.
If you thought NASA's New Horizons mission was done blowing your mind, you were wrong
The RoboCup world soccer championship proves humans will dominate sports for a while
Be proud. No matter how uncoordinated you are, you can still kick a soccer ball better than an autonomous robot.
The quality of this 8K YouTube video is so good you probably won't be able to watch it
Is 'Ghost Towns' too real for you?
Some UK schools are using 'anti-radicalization software' to spy on kids, because terrorism
A child is never too young to start on the path toward violent jihad, according to the logic of Britain's Counter-Terrorism and Security Act of 2015. Well, there's an app for that.
Google Street View goes underwater for #WorldOceansDay
'Mapping the ocean is key to preserving it.'
It may be time to disconnect and move to the woods
Between NSA surveillance and foreign hackers, it's hard to imagine that any of our information is private any more.
Cubans take heat for using the US Interests Section's free internet
Most ordinary Cubans can't afford the cyber cafes that offer a pricy but limited web service.
Earth needs a flag. How about this one?
You know, for when we colonize Mars and fight wars against aliens.
The US military is hosting a 'lab day' to show off its latest killer robots
Ukraine tried to score a PR victory in Nepal after the quake. It didn’t turn out well
What was supposed to be a quick extraction descended into a weeklong folly of broken airplanes and stir-crazy journalists.
In the drone race, Europe is killin' it
Europe has taken the lead over the US in developing a 'good guy' civilian drone industry.
In online war with IS, the US is behind the curve: experts
The large scale and fast pace of the IS group's social media campaign poses a daunting challenge, especially for a government bureaucracy.
This new messaging app from developers in Myanmar is kind of revolutionary
Hush is the right name for an app that lets people in Myanmar — a country that just recently emerged from oppressive isolation — talk freely.
Feature: Smartphone app scrambles for carsharing commuters
A number of smartphone apps are currently battling in the field of car-hailing, with Uber and Lyft winning the war so far.
Human rights groups are already freaking out over the killer robots of tomorrow
Keep one eye on your Roomba.
French TV station hit by 'unprecedented' pro-Islamic State hack
Broadcasts are expected to take hours, if not days, to restore.
Russian hackers are reading White House emails
US authorities say they have traced the cyberattack to the Russians, but assured sensitive communications remain secure.
Indonesia's answer to Buzzfeed has insane potential
The potential market in Indonesia for viral content is pretty much unparalleled anywhere else in the world.
2014 was actually the safest year on record in the aviation industry
GlobalPost's got a new look
Things look a little different on GlobalPost today. What you see will depend on whether you're visiting us on a laptop, your smartphone, or your favorite tablet. Here's a quick tour of our new features.
What’s the Buzzfeed? The UK prime minister is about to find out
After snubbing UK broadcasters, David Cameron agrees to a beer with the online empire.
Why 3G might be the best thing that's happened to Ukraine this year
It’s a telecom gift to a country in need, even if much of the world is moving on to 4 or 5G.
None of these things work anymore in Crimea
It’s been downhill ever since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula last March.
7 natural wonders that humans could destroy within a generation
Unless things change, say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef.
These maps show you how many people are online in the world
Scandinavia is crushing it while developing nations fall behind.