An Indian hacker promised governments he could supply them with NSA-level technology. But when Mauritania hired him to help spy on its cell networks, things went way, way south.
A BuzzFeed News analysis of data from the social platform has identified the most prolific boosters of material from the far-right party.
Today, members of Trump's transition team told members of the press that Trump has chosen ex-Georgia-governor Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture. Here's what you need to know.
Many people worry that running ruins knees. But a new study finds that the activity may in fact benefit the joint, changing the biochemical environment inside the knee in ways that could help keep it working smoothly.
The amount of complex population forecasting you can do with a simple equation and Feigenbaum's Constant is absolutely magical, even when it descends into pure chaos.
Why attempts to improve AM and FM radio technologies tend to land with a thud — a thud no harder felt than with the FMX standard, circa 1989.
We already doubled the average life expectancy once, from the early 1900s to today. Who is to say that we can’t do it again, especially now that we know so much more about aging? Is it possible that the idea of ending death isn’t so crazy after all?
Scott Pruitt, Trump's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, is a nightmare nomination for Democrats.
Tom Price is a Republican physician from Georgia who entered politics in 2004 as a member of the House. Since his nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services, he as faced scrutiny over a series of investments he made while serving in the House. In today's hearing, those questions haunted him. Here are the highlights.
Information literacy is not the antidote to fake news, because the institutions for teaching it can’t be trusted either
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In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut. Why aren't other countries following its lead?
Snap is an ultra-secretive organization where employees are unlikely to know the goals or strategy of other teams. Will it stay that way?
There’s no exact science when it comes to determining the value of life for the victim of a police shooting
He was supposed to retire to a triumphant post-presidency. Then Trump happened. Here's how Obama is gearing up for a battle he never planned to wage.
When President-elect Donald Trump replaces Barack Obama on January 20, the Democratic Party will find itself more removed from power than at almost any point since the party’s creation. And the party's future remains uncertain.
"The bloom’s animation effect is achieved by progressive rotations of the golden ratio, the same ratio that nature employs to generate the spiral patterns we see in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotational speed and strobe rate of the bloom are synchronized."
This is the third consecutive year to set a new record. The streak is the steepest and most sustained surge in planetary temperatures in the modern age.
If anyone ever asks you what "dedication" looks like, open up this video in a browser tab, plop them in a chair and let them bathe in this man's glorious anguish.
There is a certain kind of abdominal pain felt only when a catastrophe appears at the door of the world you know and proceeds to bang on it.
The cool thing about therapy is that everyone can benefit from it. Still, there are dozens of hurdles — social, bureaucratic, economic — to overcome in order to find help. Here, a simple guide to navigating the complex world of mental health.
Before he was murdered, the Native American activist was investigating police involvement in rural North Carolina’s cocaine trade. I spent nearly 30 years looking into what really happened.
It's no accident Louis CK has enjoyed success in comedy. The master comedian knows the ins and outs of carefully crafting a killer joke.
For Democrats, Betsy DeVos is the opposite of what they'd like to see in a Secretary of Education candidate. The Republican heiress has no experience in education, and has been a vocal advocate for the charter school system. And Democrats didn't hold back during her confirmation hearing.