Concussion research is usually the domain of medical science, but a group of physicists in France decided to tackle the subject in a very... tactile way. They banged a beaker full of water with a hammer, hoping to better understand the forces and motions involved in head trauma.
Two drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against their employer, Waitr Holdings, Inc., alleging the company violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to meet minimum wage requirements. The suit also claims that some drivers had been misclassified as contractors while performing the work of employees.
Though Matt Smith was recently spending time playing royalty in Netflix's The Crown, he's headed back to genre territory soon. Just maybe not in the project you were hoping to see him in.
A little more than a month after the Wall Street Journal reported that Airbnb was in talks to buy HotelTonight, the two have sealed the deal on an acquisition.
Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai's assessment of how rapidly broadband deployment has accelerated across the country may be hot bullshit, Ars Technica reported on Thursday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg--who used to be concerned about maintaining a low public profile until mounting scandals forced him into the limelight last year--understandably has a rather hefty security detail. As the CEO of a company with billions of users across the globe, a fair number of whom are presumably are less...
As Mark Zuckerberg's privacy parade carries on, a researcher has revealed his findings of a since-patched Facebook vulnerability in Messenger that could potentially expose information about who users had been communicating with.
Two senior Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are raising concerns about potential violations of the Federal Records Act committed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
A new case report from the Centers for Disease Control released Thursday starkly highlights the costs of not vaccinating children. It details a unvaccinated 6-year-old boy's encounter with tetanus--and the hugely expensive, two-month-long effort it took to save his life.
Do you know where you'll be on April 6, 2019? If you heavily rely on GPS, you may not be able to determine where you are when that date rolls around. That's because GPS navigation technology was originally built with a short-sighted timekeeping system that will reset next month and has the potential to cause chaos.
Facebook, the very open platform that would like to be the opposite of that in the near future, announced a big change this week: It will no longer be a dumping grounds for the anti-vaccination conspiracies of a few misinformed clowns.
Last September, Italian physicist Alessandro Strumia gave a bizarre lecture at CERN in which he argued--to an audience of young women scientists--that women are less qualified to conduct physics than men. On Thursday, CERN officially severed its association with Strumia.
A pair of bills that prohibit spreading fake news and insulting authorities just made it one step closer to becoming law in Russia.