Angela Saini's "Superior" charts the rise of race science that's being enabled by technology and genetics research. Discover the worrying new trend in this extract.
The ALFA-X, Japan's next-generation bullet train, will hit speeds of up to 400kph. But why does it look so weird?
Microsoft is taking the world's second-best-selling game of all time into augmented reality. But will the push to net even more players stretch the game's DNA past breaking point?
A study of UK adults suggests that we're having sex less often than a decade ago. But it might just be that we're getting more honest in our survey responses.
If you want to combine your love of espresso with a desire to be green, you may have to make a few unexpected coffee choices.
"I don't post things because I'm really aware of my personal details and stuff."
"You're never going to write anything again, and you'll never get any work again and you're f**ked. That's it mate. You got to keep running or you f**king drop dead."
In the UK, men are paid more than women in 7,755 out of 9,961 companies and public bodies that have submitted pay gap data so far this year.
The RBI aims to help solve posters' puzzles, but with strict rules to prevent online manhunts and dangerous meddling.
We now know the first 31.4 trillion digits of the tastiest mathematical constant.
Sales of illegal animal products shifted away from shopfronts in Laos and are surging on the Chinese social media platform WeChat.
A new breed of influencers on YouTube and Instagram are embracing transparency around how they get paid.
Flashes of inspiration are considered a human gift that drives innovation — but the monopoly is over. AI can be programmed to invent and refine ideas and connections. What's next?
The problem of distrust runs deeper than social media, with Amazon's recommendation algorithms also pushing people towards anti-vaxx content.
Unreadable text, obscure and confusing icons and non-existent menus. TikTok, like Snapchat before it, is a brilliant design nightmare.
Boosted by an unusually strong jet stream, a Virgin Atlantic flight reached almost unheard of speeds on its journey from LA to London.
Scores of YouTube videos with tens of millions of views are being inundated with comments by pedophiles, with adverts from major brands running alongside the disturbing content.
Right now, children are filming themselves chewing, whispering and tapping to give their adult audience an ASMR buzz. The Chinese government banned them, and PayPal blocked their payments, yet some still earn thousands. But at what cost?
Antibiotic overuse means that the sexually-transmitted bug is stronger than ever but now researchers are starting the messy work of beating super-gonorrhoea for good.
Frustrated by unhelpful and prudish sex education, pornographers are starting to produce educational porn that presents sex in all its awkward glory.