The first paintings made by human hands, new research suggests, were outlines of human hands.
It might not be completely the fault of competition, but the city's taxi drivers are making far fewer trips than they were just a few years ago.
Behold, the wonders of petrichor.
For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining the evolving language of cities.
An astronaut aboard the ISS takes a photograph capturing the violence raging on one part of Earth.
A rogue wave and a lot of plastic octopi shed light on the workings of ocean currents.
British Airways has revealed the Turducken of in-flight entertainment.
That innocuous little device atop your TV has a surprisingly large carbon footprint.
The restaurant chain has already installed 45,000 tablet ordering stations nationwide.
Apple's foray into "the Internet of Things" is less about the things, and more about the Internet.
Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world's water works.
Long-distance digits long ago shed their monetary worth, but they gained something else in its place: cultural value.
Watch the "Pineapple Express" make its way from Hawaii to the West Coast.
Today in selfie sadness: images that treat sleeping humans as architecture.
A cutting-edge building material promises structures that are both sustainable and ... compostable.
You know how sometimes you can see yourself in the eyes of another person? Others can see you, too.
Google opens up its mapping functionality to allow for DIY imagery.
Phone-call data track the distribution of courtesy (and the lack of it) over recorded conversations. We'd thought better of you, Buckeyes.
A storm is bringing flight delays and cancellations across the country over the busiest travel days of the year. Track the agony with this infographic.