You have two choices when raising your kids in the internet age: shield them from the online bad or actively prepare them to be good e-citizens. While the former is easier and feels more safe, the latter will better serve the child through adulthood.
In a recent Guardian profile, actor and playwright Sam Shepard declared that American culture is "on [its] way out," especially since so much of its industry has been off-shored.
The Nantucket Project sees art + commerce as "the new convergence" that defines our world today.
The facelift designs for a zoo in Givskud, Denmark inspire awe (and just a little bit of terror). BIG, the firm tasked with rethinking the animal park's look, calls it "the world's most advanced zoo."
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe believes the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be enhanced by a concurrent skills competition between the world's top robots. Would a Robot Olympiad be a silly stunt or a major step for 21st-century technology?
How does modern technology intersect with ancient spirituality?
Motorola has introduced a temporary tattoo that can easily unlock your cell phone. Is digital body art something we can anticipate seeing more of in the future?
The Hanwa Eagles have introduced a cheering section of automated fans that can be controlled by fans at home. The struggling team hopes these new supporters will improve the game-day atmosphere.
A new gadget called the pd.id detects date rape drugs that may have been slipped inconspiculously into an unattended drink. The devices are battery powered and can be used repeatedly.
Just as Shazam helps identify songs from snippets, a new technology developed by British scientists will be able to match bird calls with a virtual database. If made into an app, it would give a whole new definition to the phrase "tweeting."
The Uniform Law Commission supports a plan that would grant loved ones access to a deceased person's social media accounts unless otherwise specified in a will. Opponents of the plan say it infringes upon privacy rights.
Sorry, Orange. Black is the new black. A new material created by British researchers absorbs all but 0.035% of visible light.
With their sources of drinking water nearly dried up, the thirsty town of Wichita Falls has incorporated treated wastewater into its water supply.
A crowdsourced effort to take control of an abandoned satellite has ended due to rocket failure. The valiant endeavor may encourage others to try their hand at commandeering old satellites.
The bulky pacemakers of the present could be replaced by tiny mechanisms as small as a grain of rice. The secret to shrinking the devices is in how to power them wirelessly.