Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
Apparently there's so much trash in space that we need a $915-million 'Space Fence'
We humans have been littering in space since 1957. Now it's a mess up there.
Russian programmers prove some people can’t tell the difference between a Ukrainian teenager and a robot
The chatbot that passed the Turing test is not very convincing, has no idea what's happening in Ukraine, and is very, VERY weird.
Scotland's fake murder and other epic Google Street View pranks
Remember the scuba divers chasing a Google car in Norway?
Wi-Fi on the moon is now as fast as the Wi-Fi in your living room
A brand new reason to ditch Comcast.
In Argentina, enormous fracking potential and opposition to match
Argentina's president says 'drill baby, drill.' But fracking makes people afraid, and so do big American oil companies.
Crowdfunding, peer-to-peer start-ups face uncertain future in Spain
Airbnb and other sharing-economy websites are under threat even as the government seeks to end the country’s crippling economic crisis.
UAE clamps down on Facebook, issues 'do's and don'ts' for the country's users
Content that is "contrary to public morals" is also prohibited.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea commands you to know about a new video game!
It's called 'Glorious Leader!' and you get to 'defeat waves of imperialists, combat over-the-top bosses and ride unicorns.'
News drones over El Salvador
Illegal in the US, newsgathering drones are taking off in Latin American media.
The pages from this 'Drinkable Book' can purify contaminated drinking water for an entire year
3.4 million people die each year from diseases related to contaminated drinking water. Can a piece of paper change that?
Need an armored vehicle or hazmat suit? This London show is your answer
Meet the world of disaster shopping at the Counter Terror Expo.
This hilarious commercial from Sweden shows what online lag would feel like in real life
Swedish ISP, ume.net, has a message for potential customers: you wouldn't tolerate lag in real life, so why tolerate it online?
Who's afraid of Big Brother? This guy
Germany's largest publisher lobbies against Google.
Brazilian president signs groundbreaking law ensuring net neutrality and privacy
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff praised the US's decision to ease control over the internet and called for a more transparent network following the NSA spying scandal.
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.'