A look back at the worst new inventions of the last year.
When Marty McFly travelled forward in time to 21 October 2015, he was confronted with all manner of technological advancement. Science fiction, to be sure, but we are surprisingly close to seeing a few of the film’s wackier gadgets become reality.
Over four-fifths of them provide no evidence of effectiveness.
Since 1995, recorded crime has fallen. But much of it hasn't vanished - it's just on the Internet.
In an industry where men hold most of the jobs and write most of the code, celebrating women's contributions on one day a year isn't enough.
When new technologies emerge, the old ones are meant to fall by the wayside - but sometimes, they manage to rise from the ashes.
A recent study into a substance linked to low birth weight in newborns shows, again, that drinking from plastic bottles – and reusing them – can be dangerous.
Hidden car emissions are a huge environmental and legislative problem, but pretending that Volkswagen is the only culprit isn't going to solve anything.
Ten years into invisibility cloak product research, they're close to becoming a manufacturable reality
The car manufacturer's CEO has stepped down following revelations that the company had concealed the true emissions of 11 million of its vehicles.
Our laws on child pornography don’t allow for the rise of the internet, let alone smartphones, and they’re already woefully out-of-date.
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