BIC, more famous for making ballpoint pens than computer fonts, is developing a "universal typeface" created by averaging the penmanship of hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.
A new study involving World of Warcraft players using female avatars revealed clear gender distinctions when it came to in-game movement.
The dangers of darkness and vitamin D deficiency have been creeping into recent considerations about natural light. Eighty years ago, the conversation was far more alarmist and far more embracing of our nearest star.
The move is in response to allegations that the US government spied on online and phone communications in the country. One expert says it should work for domestic traffic, but international transactions will require more attention.
Many Americans seem to hold on to a romanticized portrait of Columbus even when they are exposed to his dark side.
The Vatican recently announced that following World Youth Day events on broadcast or social media can count towards a length reduction...but only if it's accompanied by "requisite devotion."
Fearing for his marriage, a dentist fired an employee he deemed "irresistible." The Iowa Supreme Court said that's perfectly fine.
The history lesson in Zimmerman's acquittal in the murder of Trayvon Martin
Three nights a week, as many as 300 Runners Venezuela members jog along the streets of Caracas to maintain their fitness while avoiding being kidnapped. It's one approach to maintaining normality in an increasingly dangerous city.
For Leon Wieseltier, the corrosive effects of modern technology spell the demise of humanity as we know it. I'm not so sure.
With a new ad campaign, the children's charity may be one of the first of its kind to openly challenge social media participants.
What motivated the perpetrators of the carnage at the Boston Marathon on Monday? Authorities are a step closer to identifying those responsible, and we may eventually learn why they decided to detonate bombs at the finish line of America’s premier road race. But the meaning of the attack goes well ...
Five percent of the world's CO2 emissions come as a result of holiday travel. Two researchers are looking into ways to encourage vacationers to reduce their carbon footprint by using social media to share rides and information.
With our increasingly global 21st century making the traditional college quadrangle look a little parochial, the Minerva vision is an intriguing development.