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.
Having a child is a deeply personal experience. The internet aggressively turns it into anything but.
In China, love and romance designed by women for women could be the next video game trend.
Led by the charismatic Masayoshi Son, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank's Vision Fund is taking over tech, one company at a time. This is the story of what happens if the disruptors are disrupted.
After failing to push through European legislation to force tech giants to pay tax on a portion of their EU revenues, France is forging ahead with its own tech tax
Scientists are building a huge database of all the bacteria in the human gut after identifying new species found inside each and every one of us.
We're getting better at diagnosing diseases, such as Alzheimer's, that still have no cure. But as diagnoses creep forward, we're left facing a new set of ethical dilemmas.
Thought Collection #1 was big? Collection #2-5 just dwarfed it.
For the first time, researchers observed a stellar death before their eyes — a supernova and a forming black hole or a neutron star.
Meet the Kohler Numi 2.0, a lavatory with surround sound speakers, smart lighting, a seat warmer and Alexa voice assistant, taking the Internet of Things to a whole new level. You need never be alone in the smallest room in the house again. But is that a good thing?
The UK government has a plan to stop children and teenagers seeing porn on the internet. Here are all the problems with it.
To create the first choose-your-own-adventure episode of "Black Mirror," Charlie Brooker and his team had to reinvent how television is made.
The final line of defence against dodgy crowdfunding campaigns could be 90,000 Redditors.
Hitman-for-hire darknet sites are all scams. But some people turn up dead nonetheless.
We all want to do more to reduce our impact on the environment, but working out what steps to take to actually make a difference is a bit of a minefield.
There are plenty of reasons to feel pessimistic about humanity's future. Presented with our greatest ever challenge, scientists and technologists are showing the way forward.