A Swedish university has installed a system that relies on the unique structure of everyone's hands as a new way of letting people purchase food on campus.
The former US secretary of state, who supported the Bush administration's warrantless wiretapping programme, is seen as a terrible choice to sit on the board of the cloud storage company.
There's a lot of water in the Thames, so wouldn't it be nice to give people access to it for a bit of fun?
Web engineers are currently in panic mode as they try to repair the damage of a bug that has gone unnoticed for more than two years.
Researchers have found a way to make the technology required for seeing in the dark small enough to fit on an eye.
Privacy advocates secure a big win as EU metadata collection by telecommunications companies gets struck down.
Enceladus, a peculiar world that spurts water out via geysers, has been confirmed to have liquid water below the surface.
Two drones that crashed into South Korea, just south of the DMZ, at the end of last month are being analysed for an idea of how advanced North Korea's drone program is.
Brendan Eich, the new CEO of the Mozilla Corporation, donated money to a campaign to ban gay marriage - a position which some believe clashes with Mozilla's social justice mandate.
Astronomers have detected a new dwarf planet out in the Oort Cloud, many millions of kilometres out from the orbit of Neptune - and its orbit hints at the existence of something much bigger.
A judge in Ankara has ruled that the government in Turkey has no right to restrict access to the social network, as it violates the freedom of access to communication.
What could a social network want with the Oculus Rift?
BBC's Newsnight relied on two British experts to help explain this week's momentous discovery of primordial gravitational waves – but the Mail thinks they could only have been chosen for “diversity” reasons.
Just like the Higgs discovery last year, finding evidence that inflation theory is correct is a smoking gun that can unlock whole new fields of study.
There was an earthquake in LA, and the journalist that scooped everyone else on the story was an algorithm.
A mammoth discovered last year in the Siberian tundra has now been dissected, giving up samples of blood that might increase our chances of one day bringing the species back from the dead.
How fast can you read? Not as fast as you could, according to Spritz.
Maybe the mysterious creator of Bitcoin was using his real name all along. Or maybe not.
A website claims to want to grow the meat of celebrities and sell it as a novelty food item - but ignore the joke, because it's technically feasible.
You wait a thousand years for a new planet, and hundreds come along at once.
The flash would have been visible from Earth, and as bright as the brightest stars.
A site in the Kootenay National Park has proved a fantastic source of fossils from the Cambrian explosion, 542 million years ago.
Banners on websites like reddit, Upworthy and tumblr are a response to the US government's appropriation of the internet as a tool for spying on citizens.
A man taking part in the drinking dare game Neknomination drank a pint with two fish floating in it. This is very much not a good idea, for you OR the goldfish.
A fraud issue with one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges has built into a crisis that has knocked hundreds of dollars off its value. Again.
Even the communists know that the old way of doing things isn't cutting it any more.
Not a response to NYC's overheated property market, but one possible sustainable construction method for the future.
Suggested tagline: “Be the goat you want to see in the world.”
Sinkholes can appear any time, anywhere, without warning - a particularly dangerous natural disaster that can't be avoided easily.
An accidental breakthrough into a chamber beneath the Earth's crust has led to a possible breakthrough in geothermal energy production.