Details of how the DDoS attack remain vague, but one thing seems certain: Our internet is frightfully fragile in the face of increasingly sophisticated hacks.
When Republicans and Democrats watch the exact same event, they somehow walk away with radically different conclusions about what just happened, because the human brain is constantly filtering the world in a manner that reinforces the goals and values of our favorite group.
CDC officials said STD rates are rising at a time when many of the country’s systems for preventing those infections have eroded.
If you think all airline food tastes bad, it’s not your imagination. But don’t just blame the chef. Serving flavorful food at high altitude poses a unique challenge.
Stephen wanders over to the Canadian embassy to fill out some paperwork in case the candidate he isn't rooting for wins — which is one of the more American things one could do.
To explore the space of possible minds is to entertain the possibility of beings far more exotic than any terrestrial species.
In Germany, Holland or Finland it’s not unusual to visit a sauna with colleagues. And in Finland it’s perfectly natural to have seen your boss without a stitch of clothing.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: there's a tie in Georgia, Trump gets booed at a roast, and Hillary Clinton may actually be a good candidate.
In the hacks on John Podesta and Colin Powell, the phishing emails were designed to look like Gmail alerts containing a Bitly link that led to a fake webpage to harvest the victim’s password. Podesta and Powell were fooled, but don’t think only baby boomers aren’t good at spotting malicious emails.
ShoMo and Justis are two women of color who will do anything in their power to get Trump in the Oval Office.
Bridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to New Jersey governor Chris Christie, took the stand in the Bridgegate trial Friday and dropped a few bombshells. Kelly, who sent the infamous “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, testified that she told Christie about the “traffic study” plan in August 2013, a month before the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
Google's secretive change means that DoubleClick ads that follow people around on the web may now be customized to them based on the keywords they used in their Gmail.
Time Warner's stock soared nearly 10% Friday on reports that telecom and media giant AT&T may make a takeover bid for the company.
Right on the heels of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announcing its finalists, another weird photo contest has chosen its champion.
In this interview clip from an aborted Errol Morris project, a more down-to-earth Trump offers his two-cents on "Citizen Kane." To Trump, the answer is simple: Kane should have just gotten himself another wife.
Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the US should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech, according to people familiar with the matter.
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How Donald Trump took a page from Vince McMahon’s WWE playbook and captured the imagination of millions.
Ken Bone is (was?) America's sweetheart, but we are a fickle and forgetful nation. That's okay with Ken. He's just happy to have been a part of the process at all.
A new class of stellar objects could be causing ultra-bright repeating outbursts from old, quiescent galaxies.
In the 1990s, Democrats helped shift the national conversation away from systemic racism. If the country’s first black president could not disrupt the racial status quo, what can we expect Clinton to accomplish?
A Silicon Valley dad decided to test his theories about parenting by turning his yard into a playground where children can take physical risks without supervision. Not all of his neighbors were thrilled.
This video will make you hyper aware of the thin earthly veil that separates our reality from that of the ghost animals, not long gone from the mortal coil, crying out across their cold purgatory.
The Switch is simultaneously low-key and extraordinarily ambitious, and it's tough to say how it will fare.