Wait, why is there a Pokemon gene?
September 26, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
When it comes to designing wildlife corridors, our most brilliant analytical minds are still no match for Mother Nature. But we’re getting there.
September 25, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
There’s a reason we have thumbs.
September 19, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
The U.S. blogging company is showing an error message to users inside Russia who try to read the blog of Alexei Navalny, a prominent politician and critic of the Russian government.
September 16, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
An etiquette expert, a social scientist, and an old pal of mine ponder the ever-shifting rules of friendship.
September 16, 2014 • 7:23 AM • Share
Twitter has created its own buzzing, digital agora, but when users want to speak amongst themselves, they tend to leave for another platform. It’s a social network that helps you find people to talk to—but barely lets you do any talking.
September 12, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Where do a zebra’s stripes, a leopard’s spots, and our fingers come from? The key was found years ago—by the man who cracked the Enigma code.
September 8, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
This year may be the driest in California in half a millennium. These reports explore how the drought is affecting agriculture, business, and living conditions in the nation’s most populous state.
September 5, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
A round-up of some of the most notable cyber attacks tied to China from the last several years.
September 4, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
While the average contribution increases, the number of donors falls.
September 4, 2014 • 6:15 AM • Share
Placebo buttons in elevators and at crosswalks that don’t actually do anything are just the beginning. One computer scientist has collected hundreds of examples of technology designed to trick people, for better and for worse.
September 3, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
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