Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Here are some cool things we could use drones for instead of killing and spying
What about fighting forest fires instead of bombing wedding parties in Yemen?
The world's newest environmental watchdog is a satellite
On Thursday, the Sentinel-1a satellite sent its first images of Earth down from space.
These are the largest infrastructure projects in the Western Hemisphere
Some of them will surprise you.
The Netherlands debuts a futuristic highway that glows in the dark
If you take a nighttime drive along highway N329 in Oss, the Netherlands, it's going to be awesome.
11 numbers that show how prolific illegal downloading is right now
The world's obsession with online piracy shows little sign of letting up.
The zero-emission engine is getting ready for prime time
As the global market for electric and hybrid cars expands, Germany is also betting on another alternative power source.
Why USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ plan missed the point
Instead of clandestine backing for a messaging platform, the US could just stop blocking computer and smartphone sales to Cuba.
There's little web users can do to thwart 'Heartbleed' internet bug
The bug has potential to affect users of some of the world's biggest websites because OpenSSL encryption technology is used on about two-thirds of all web servers.
Now you can take a tour of Angkor Wat with Google Street View
Visit the '8th wonder of the world' without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Astronaut posts the first Instagram from space
On the International Space Station, 15 nations work together on an orbiting laboratory where they do things like Instagram.
Life in Eastleigh, where a bomb attack Monday means you'll be arrested Tuesday
Somalis living in Kenya's capital face terrorist attacks by their countrymen, but also profiling by Kenyan police.
On Location Video: World Cup 2014 will basically be a giant robotics show
Rio, like Sochi, is having to get inventive to ensure safety. Will it work?
Now Hiring: Deputy Social Media Editor
This is a fun job.
Ah, sunny Spain. Perfect weather for drones
A flourishing young industry is up against image problems and privacy concerns.
Can China's Baidu search engine censor results in America? Sure, says a US court
Because free speech.
If you dig maps, history, and open-source tinkering, the New York Public Library just made your week
The New York Public Library has just released 20,000 high-resolution digitized maps for you to download and a web app that lets you overlay the past and the present.
North Korea's new space logo is a total ripoff of NASA
Also it's the Spanish word for 'nothing.'
This device could revolutionize childbirth. It was created by a car mechanic
How an Argentine's basic bottle cork trick led to an invention experts say will save mothers' lives around the world.
The history of internet use, in 3 GIFS
This says it all, pretty much.
Physicists are building an NSA-proof internet
The next generation web — far more secure than today’s — is on the way. Here’s how it works.
800 emoticons and 'black smiley face' ain't one
An African company has just created the first black emoticons. How else can emoji diversify?
Hey monks, meet crowdsourcing
Franciscan monks take to the internet to try and raise funds to restore a room St. Francis himself stayed in.
Powerland Shanghai: A green tower for Red China
Red China’s turning green, thanks to a new state-of-the-art tower.
How Russia could strangle the US space program
If you use a cellphone, have a GPS system in your car, or get cash from ATMs, you should be worried.
China says this debris could be Malaysia flight 370
Chinese satellites have picked up new possible plane wreckage in the southern Indian Ocean.
Turkish president says on Twitter that social media bans are unacceptable
Courts blocked access to Twitter after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's defiant vow, on the campaign trail on Thursday.
These countries are among the biggest 'enemies of the internet,' according to a new report
The United States and United Kingdom made it onto the list for the first time.
Berlin the world's first city with its own domain name
An estimated 50 cities worldwide are preparing to launch their own domain names, but .berlin is the first.
The world wide web is 25. Here are 25 of its most memorable moments
Happy birthday, global hypertext system! This is your life.
'Atomic peace mission' has spawned an arsenal-in-waiting
Japan’s appetite for nuclear power seems quixotic for a nation devastated by its dark side.
5 of the most SXSW things happening at SXSW so far
If the 80,000-volt taser drone doesn't kill you, try out the real-life Mario Kart course.