The story of the Bald Knobbers' rise is a terrifying parable about what happens when government fails and violence reigns. It's a lesson that’s perhaps more relevant in the political climate of 2017 than Americans would like it to be.
Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart say it's their last "X-Men" movie. Wolverine is busted-up, drunk, and tired. "Logan" is flexing its gritty take and R-rating as if to say to other comic book movies: "Come at me, bub."
If astronauts are going to make it on long duration space missions, they’re going to need some veggies.
What Tinder did for dating, this company is doing for networking. Shapr connects you with all the inspiring people you live near but would never meet. The result? More inspired, meaningful and connected collaboration.
Against all odds, scallops are basically the butterflies of the ocean.
The allegations of AJ Vandermeyden, who still works at the celebrated electric car manufacturer, paint a picture of a hostile work environment dominated by men where inappropriate sexual behavior is tolerated and women face numerous barriers to advance their careers.
Apple is driven largely by a centralized development structure, stemming from its fabled design studio, whereas Google has a more distributed, open-source approach to new products.
Don't open that gate — those dogs will tear each other apart! Oh, no, they're fine actually. Couldn't be bothered.
The 31-year-old is a driving force behind the White House’s policies.
In the space of 12 months, the number of gay men in London being diagnosed with HIV dropped by 40%. Across England it was down by a third. And in large part, Greg Owen was to thank.
And by that, we mean that Oliver totally raked Noah over the coals before disemboweling him until there was eventually nothing left.
After going up against "La La Land," which tied the all-time record for Oscar nominations with 14, how did the critically acclaimed "Moonlight" pull off that big win?
It would be an unusual move for Apple, which has never been afraid of pushing its own connection standards, but not completely inexplicable. The company has already adopted USB-C on its MacBook line, and the two standards share some key features, including reversibility.
You know how sea lions are often pictured balancing balls on their snouts? Well, their ability with their snouts goes far, far beyond balancing a stationary ball.
Earth's oceans are filthy, and it's getting worse. Scientists predict there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
A medicine long used to help people addicted to opioids quit their drug habit can help alcoholics and other heavy drinkers cut back, too.
Odor-blocking shirts, ingenious core trainers and more of our favorite workout gear to help you look fly and feel fit.
Despite its clear-eyed view of climate change's risks in the 1991 film, the oil giant has lobbied against strong climate climate legislation for decades. Dutch magazine The Correspondent unearthed the film and is making it public again.
Maybe Newtonian physics doesn't need dark matter to work, but Mordehai Milgrom instead.
Nominating Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court? Important, and normal. Appointing Steve Bannon to the NSC? Also important, but not normal. The New York Times breaks down the flashpoints from the Trump administration's first month.
The robot, called Handle, can also pick up heavy loads in its "hands," roll down stairs, jump on tables, and generally do a bunch of stuff that will make it easier to track us down and eliminate us one by one.
Waymo found "the final piece of the puzzle" for its claim against Uber in documents I procured last year.
In the Texas tower shooter's autopsy in 1966, a small tumor was found in his brain — and it might have been at least partially responsible for his rampage. As our understanding of neuroscience progresses, will our understanding of criminal justice change with it?
Nope, no fancy pedal work here. This guy is just the God of musical multi-tasking.
Routine sexual "preying" at company events "was done out in the open and appeared to be encouraged, or at least condoned, by the company," one former store manager said.
This Fast, Fully-Encrypted VPN ensures your cyber security and lets you bypass geo-restrictions that block your favorite streaming services.
The lengths gastronomes go to in search of real hunger.
After hitchhiking as a teen, photographer Antoine Bruy discovered a radical community living off-the-grid: a wave of people leaving the rat race behind.
Maybe you think it's inevitable that we'll have self-driving cars soon — that they'll be safer, and capable of sharing the road with humans. Actually designing that AI can be tough, as this little 2D demonstration shows.
Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal — but what does that even mean?
Two private citizens approached the company, and are reportedly “very serious” about the trip.
Populism has been alive and well across Europe for years now, but the European migrant crisis has injected a new strain of nationalism into the movement.
Bootlegging gangsters of the 1920s and 30s firing a barrage of bullets at the G-men in pursuit — that's the mental picture you might have of the Tommy gun.
The garment appears across cultures and centuries — but what does it mean?
"I didn't become a software engineer to be trying to make ends meet," said a Twitter employee in his early 40s who earns a base salary of $160,000. It is, he added, a "pretty bad" income for raising a family in the Bay Area.
By the terms of a 1659 treaty, France and Spain alternate sovereignty. Every February, French representatives meet their counterparts on Pheasant Island to hand it over to the Spaniards; every August, they get it back.
“From the moment when they made us bring up the corpses, and we understood that we wouldn’t get out of there alive, we reflected on what we could do,” Motke Zeidel remembered. And so Zeidel and his fellows plotted their escape.
One of the problems with Vantablack is that it is very difficult to apply and can't be touched (lest the carbon nanotubes that help it do its black magic break), but the new material tougher and can be handled. And the effects it can create are still stunning.
Asked earlier this month about the most important person in her life, Ginsburg, who was widowed in 2010 and lost a close friend with the 2016 death of Justice Antonin Scalia, responded, “My personal trainer.”
Honestly, if every fishing trip was a fight between you and an alligator, more kids might be excited to go.
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