Thirteen years ago, Brett Christensen was the victim of an email hoax. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to preventing the same fate for others.
A growing portion of the elderly look and act anything but.
What we can learn from Amish healthcare, the super secret Hollywood Republican society, and messy messy campus politics.
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The Cincinnati Zoo has a bunch of cheetahs and an extra GoPro camera and we're go glad they decided to put those things together.
Many organisms can glow brightly even in the dead of night, but it is surprisingly hard to figure out which one is the most dazzling.
Shooting plants with herbicide from a helicopter may come off as gratuitous, but Leary, an invasive weed specialist at the University of Hawaii, stresses that the team’s work is detailed and highly coordinated.
This is Tactical, and that's Skippy. Tactical is an animal lover, who claims Skippy is always all up in his driveway and acting aggressive. We swear there's no animal abuse in this clip. Just a strange man and a strange bird caught in a turf war.
Nuclear physicists wonder: Should we downsize our nuclear arsenal?
Workers at the Jinhua Partytime Latex Art and Crafts Factory, in Zhejiang province, are churning out thousands of Donald Trump masks in preparation for the US election. They're pretty creepy.
There's little more aesthetically pleasing than a beautiful poem written in calligraphy. Magic ink art is one of those things.
For over a century, fraternal orders like the Elks served as the cornerstone of American social and civic engagement. And now they're making a comeback.
For Petraeus, the affair is a footnote to an otherwise celebrated career. But for Broadwell — not as decorated, not as public, but still accomplished in her own right — it has become a lasting stain.
Remind us to never get into a "yo mamma" contest with TJ Miller, because it'll never end.
Nazis and members of the "alt-right" consider Taylor Swift an Aryan pop queen who is “red pilling” America into a race war through her pop hits.
Since the 1990s, millions of teenagers have been arrested for breaking curfew, which a policy analysis shows has a disproportionate impact on minorities.
You don't actually have to go to the Genius Bar and waste your time and money with Apple. There are people who know how to fix your laptop. And this guy is proof that they're experts too.
From Beyoncé to Radiohead, reviewers no longer get to hear an album early, but maybe that’s no bad thing for readers.
A 20-something living in Kansas is crafting the very best Crying Jordan memes you'll ever see.
Hate the hassle of trying to use your favorite streaming services internationally? Us too. Get your movies fast wherever you go with your Getflix.
Jessica Carbino studies the vexing question of what factors into that left or right swipe.
How a digital trailblazer and progressive powerhouse lost its way.
You know how there are sounds that are nice? Like waterfalls and thunderstorms? This is the polar opposite of that. This will make you grab your gut and fall on the ground.
Although they felt the optimism of pioneers, the first suburbanites shared in the widespread anxiety that the experiment might not work, an anxiety that manifested as worries about unanticipated health effects.
Because they are deterministic automatons, computers struggle to generate numbers that are truly random. But a new advance on a method known as a randomness extractor makes it easier for machines to roll the dice.
If you're up for a very terrible dining experience, maybe some of this is edible?
To put it simply, this is a game where, without realizing, players consistently think and behave like their character. Considering the central character is a sociopathic, inhuman murderer, that is no small feat.
Memorial day, what with its nice weather, is the first big grilling weekend of the year. Why slave away in a hot kitchen on a beautiful day when you can toil over an open flame in the pounding sunshine for hours? It's the American way!
The coolest thing about this project is that it's extremely easy to do, and will probably impress your friends.
The pop-culture punchline was the job of a lifetime to those who worked on it.
Thanks to smartphones and social media, thousands of photos and countless hours of videos of battles are everywhere instantly. Yet the fog of war — a near impenetrable atmosphere of uncertainty around the truth of the fighting — persists.
Clinton's influence would undoubtedly be felt by millions of people living far beyond her own country. But would she be the most powerful woman ever to have lived?
The best thing about Facebook Messenger? You can just start a conversation and then nope the hell out.
When Procter & Gamble (P&G) developed olestra, a fat substitute that added no calories to food, its scientists and executives thought they had a blockbuster. Unfortunately, it also gave people terrible diarrhea.
As storm clouds gathered, Chief Carroll Czichos knew the river would rise. But he didn’t know by how much.
Most Americans have been taught that using atomic bombs on Japan was justified because the bombings averted a costly U.S. invasion. But terrible and inhumane as they were, they played little role in Japanese leaders’ calculations to quickly surrender.
Hydraulic presses have been destroying object after object without pity, but this huge neodymium magnet actually stands up to the big brute.
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Chromebooks are good, Trump's hair is a weave and big waves are scary.
Stand-up meetings have become a routine part of the workday in many organizations, spread largely by the adoption of agile and other innovative management methods. Here's why stand-ups might not be best for everyone.
The company what3words assigned every 10-square-foot block of space in the world a new name.