Actions of finality—such as closing a menu—may make you happier with your choices
If selling glasses online seems like a fool’s errand, then the founders of Warby Parker may just be the most farsighted fools ever
NASA’s next eye in the sky: the Webb space telescope
Intelligent cars put the brakes on for cyclists
International breweries are going after the African beer market with gusto, partly by tapping into a home-brew tradition
How last week’s pasta is on track to become the next big thing in environmental sustainability
A new obesity study suggests hitting the heights can mean dropping the pounds
FUBU co-founder Daymond John has become a go-to guy for business advice. But the nuggets of wisdom he doles out to budding entrepreneurs, he says, are mostly his mom’s.
Hoping to forget the Facebook statuses you read when you’re bored? Good luck.
Need to mend a coral reef? Robots to the rescue!
Computer history gets a reboot
Software remedies for tax season headaches
Big spender? It might be something in the air
High-tech balloons that keep floodwaters at bay
Playing the name game with tequila maker Patrón
Fully automated vehicles promise to reduce accidents and save drivers time and money, but their long-awaited arrival may not be good news for all
Helping Rome’s Colosseum bear up under the weight of history
A new generation of citizen scientists is taking discovery out of the ivory tower and onto the street
A new generation of supercomputers is allowing us to process information in ways that were once unimaginable—and which remain unpredictable
At Brasilia’s new stadium, the earth scores big-time