Widgets, gadgets, and the geeks who will inherit the Earth.
How to foil spies in the Snowden era
From typewriters to quantum cryptography, governments are exploring old and new ways of keeping information secret.
If you build an innovation hub in Siberia, will they come?
Russia wants to boost its lagging economy by developing its tech industry, but attracting the key ingredient — people — may be the most difficult part.
How the Taliban and a cow prove Afghanistan loves social media
Read on, you'll see why.
Get ready for city living, whether you like it or not
Q&A: When you ask a leading architect to predict the future, this is what it looks like.
Tinder not working for you? A German website may have an alternative
Kaufmich.com is promising a free market for prostitution.
Vietnam's dog thieves now resort to homemade tasers to catch their prey
Though grilled canine is sold legally in roadside stalls, dog snatchers are deeply reviled.
This weekend, Hungarians threw computer parts at government buildings
Don't mess with net neutrality.
5 ways drones are making the world a better place (without killing anyone)
Drones are used for killing, but many are also making the world a better place.
This celebrity scientist wants Germans to stop recycling. Here's why
Eco-warrior turned chemist Michael Braungart is trying to kickstart a new industrial revolution.
This chart shows how incredibly cheap India's mission to Mars was
It cost India less to go to Mars than it cost to make the movie 'Gravity.'
This new hyperrealistic graphics engine will change the world ... if it's real
Or it could just end up benefiting the US military industrial complex.
This is how companies should commemorate the anniversary of 9/11
Don’t do it.
Mexico's Peña Nieto hopes for a galactic legacy with this Norman Foster airport
Plans for a six-runway airport with a space-age design could leave Mexico’s president with a major legacy — or a major headache.
The trial of the Pirate Bay founder is as salacious as you'd expect
The prosecution has gone straight to attacking Gottfrid Svartholm Warg's character. And really it seems kind of desperate.
Vietnam jails bloggers so much it rivals China ...
… and yet they keep speaking out.
How the US militarizes the world's police, not just Ferguson's
US police militarization is part of a global story about the importation and exportation of equipment, tactics, and funds for the purposes of domestic and international security.
These ladies love the Israel Defense Forces this much
Sacrificing midriff for country.
The US plans to hand over its internet oversight role
An already-tangled internet governance system looks to be getting more complicated, and some fear without US oversight the internet, and its censorship, could fall into authoritari
Welcome to Silicon Allee
You read it right. Berlin may finally be living up to its hopes of becoming Europe’s startup hub.
Coming soon: Flights from New York to Beijing in just 2 hours!
Disclaimer: This offer is currently limited to intrepid billionaires.
Here are the 15 most popular world leaders on Twitter and their most retweeted tweets
Who has the most followers? Hint: It's not Tony Abbott.
ISIL loves terrorism and kitties
Prepare to be sucked into a weird hole in the internet, one of violence and war and also of cats.
Finally, we know which country is the most useless
The Good Country Index is a (less-than-perfect) ranking of how much different nations contribute to global welfare.
How ISIL is gaming the world's journalists
These militants are good at the internet. A little too good.
GlobalPost is hiring a Social Media Editor
This is a fun job.
Is this the world's lamest cyberattack?
Hackers break into Domino's Pizza customer databases in France and Belgium and find... delivery instructions and favorite toppings.
This adorable little robot is about to hitchhike across Canada all by itself
Pick him up, and HitchBOT will even talk to you.
Ai Weiwei wants you to pose with your leg as a gun. Here's why.
"Leg-guns" are the hot new selfie craze.
These high school students in France are learning to fly drones
Who says the military should have all the fun?
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.