Stealing ideas and fighting over patents existed back when computers had gears, too.
Inside the race to represent California’s absurdly wealthy — and sometimes just absurd — 33rd district.
You know that censorship has won its war on truth-telling when journalists happily police themselves.
Most of us will probably walk away from an Oculus Rift demo thinking, "Yea, that was pretty cool." This person, on the other hand, totally loses his grip on reality after his friend pranks him.
Could living in the mountains help with weight control? Maybe.
Netflix has reached an agreement with three cable companies that, for the first time, will let U.S. subscribers watch the streaming video service as though it were an ordinary cable channel.
Anti-tobacco groups are hailing the proposal as a major step toward bringing order to the world of "vaping." But TV ads and flavored nicotine cartridges won't be affected.
We'll be the first to admit that most of the pictures that come out of Coachella look more or less the same, but photographer Mark Davis at Getty found a way to liven things up.
Open internet activists are preparing for a digital march on Washington.
The car is surrounded. I hear the unmistakable sound — though I’d never heard it firsthand before — of guns being cocked, accompanied by high-velocity instructions in Russian to get out of the car. Doing as we are bidden, we are next told by men in full-face balaclavas and in full camouflage fatigues to place our hands on the top of the car.
More than 30 million Americans between the ages of 16 and 25 have details about their lives stored in a Pentagon registry. Their names, phone numbers, email addresses, ethnicities are available to recruiters 24 hours a day.
GE continues to break stuff for our entertainment. This one reminds us of those time lapses of exoctic plants growing, combined with someone popping a massive zit.
Indonesia-based photographer Nordin Seruyan uses photography to unveil a tiny world that often goes unnoticed by human eyes.
Asserting that “Mormon” is a brand, lawyers for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are suing Mormon Match, an LDS dating website that tried to launch earlier this month, for using the word in its name.
Contrary to appearances, online reviews reflect the opinions of the few.
If one group of Bitcoin black market enthusiasts has their way, the next online free-trade zone could be a much more elusive target than Silk Road.
For better or worse, 'Saidoweizu' is exactly what one would expect from an Alexander Payne remake helmed by the first assistant director of the second unit of 'Mr. Baseball.'
Amid executive reshuffle, the gaming studio lost $61M in Q1 2014.
A new pop-up restaurant in Amsterdam, which bills itself as the world’s first for solo eaters, aims to remove the social stigma of forking dinner without a companion. In fact, there isn’t a two-top in the joint.
What corporate buzzwords reveal about the history of work.
It's not just "tax the rich." He thinks he's found a way to make a dent in America's most vexing economic riddle. He's running for office in New York City now, and his colleagues might be on his side.
Kale responds to rumors that it is, in fact, gay. BuzzFeed reports.
Using aggregated data provided by Facebook, we were able to create an unprecedented look at the geography of baseball fandom, going down not only to the county level, as Facebook did in a nationwide map it released a few weeks ago, but also to ZIP codes.
Before Simon Ostrovsky was detained and held by pro-Russia separatists in Sloviansk, he filed this dispatch featuring an interview with his future captor, the city's self-appointed "people's mayor," Vyacheslav Ponomarev.
If you're wondering what a Digital Prophet at AOL does to justify his existence (and salary), here is video documentation.
A simple culinary technique may go a long way toward ridding the world of excess plastic waste.
Next time you spend an inordinate amount of time trying to dissect a watermelon, remember that people like this guy exist.
Larry Page is the Steve Jobs of Google. As with Jobs, it took a long exile for Page to mature into a self-awareness of his strengths and weaknesses. And, like Jobs, Page came back with wild ambitions and new resolve.
“What’s the big deal?” you might be asking yourself right now. “Isn’t pine tar traditionally used in baseball?” Allow us to explain.
Dads might generally be out of shape, but, when you need them, they bring the speed.
Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher recently championed by conservatives for resisting attempts by the federal government to restrict the land his cattle grazes on, was captured spewing incredibly racist remarks.
News of doctor and nurse drug overdoses hit the press this week, highlighting an ongoing (and growing) problem.
Uploading the content of one's mind, including one's personality, memories and emotions, into a computer may one day be possible, but it won't transfer our biological consciousness and won't make us immortal.
While setting out to fabricate new springs to support a cephalopod-inspired imaging project, a group of Harvard researchers stumbled upon a surprising discovery: the hemihelix, a shape rarely seen in nature.
Once again, Bad Lip Reading makes absolute nonsense like "I have jeggings for my pelican" instantly quotable.
The Republicans who withheld their support for Cliven Bundy were rewarded on Thursday morning when The New York Times' Adam Nagourney reported the Nevada rancher is a grade-A, pro-slavery racist. The ones who took the Bundy bait are changing their stories.
Stephen Colbert made a surprise appearance on "The Daily Show" to re-announce his retirement.
State Department whistleblower Peter Van Buren took an unlikely fall into the minimum-wage world when he lost his job in 2012. Today, he gives us a first-hand look at what it's like to subsist in poverty-wage America.
Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff.