Proposals to speed up adoption procedures for orphans of the Haitian earthquake are raising ethical dilemmas about the value of psychological safety versus the reality of food and water shortages.
A wireless internet connection to the International Space Station meant to soothe the isolation associated with space travel has produced the first tweet from outer space.
Meant to be the liberal answer to conservative talk radio, Air America will soon go off the air after having promoted its stars like Al Franken and Rachel Maddow to national political prominence.
Researchers have determined that biological limitations on human running speed may be much lower than previously thought, allowing humans to achieve speeds of 35-40 miles per hour.
Apple is reportedly in discussions with the school text book publisher McGraw-Hill to put its books on the forthcoming Apple tablet computer expected to have e-reader capabilities.
A new report says young people spend nearly eight hours each day on one media platform or another, up one hour from five years ago, which is more time than they go to school or even sleep.
The man accused of killing one soldier and wounding another outside a an Arkansas military recruiting center has changed his plea to guilty and is claiming links to Al Qaeda.
Protestors who are skeptical about the efficacy of homeopathic medicines are staging a “mass overdose” in a bid to prove that such treatments are bogus.
Text messages, Tweets and other web postings are assisting rescue workers in locating survivors of the Haitian earthquake still trapped under the rubble.
A slimy fungus-like mold has revealed to scientists a means of designing superior computer and telecommunication networks, according to astonished scientists.
Scientists have worked out that about 1.2 million years ago the human race was an endangered species with only around 18,500 individuals capable of breeding.
The row over Chinese hackers illegally accessing the emails of human rights activists has escalated to global proportions with high profile officials exchanging a war of words.
Former “The Tonight Show” host Conan O’Brien has been given a whopping $45 million settlement to walk away “gracefully” from NBC which means keeping his mouth firmly shut.
A gun manufacturer that came under fire from critics for inscribing biblical references onto its rifles has decided to stop putting such references on products used by the military.
Volunteers have recovered scores more corpses in Nigeria’s central Plateau state following violent and religiously motivated clashes which erupted in recent days.