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.
Last week, Amazon started quietly teasing just where its massive Lord of the Rings TV show would take place in the Middle-earth timeline. Now, the speculation has been confirmed: We're heading back into the Age of Númenor.
In the months leading up to Carol Danvers' impending arrival into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, both the studio and Captain Marvel's stars have made a point of letting us know just how powerful the movie's titular is. She stronk. She fly. Photon blasts? She's got those in spades. But up until recently, we'd been led...
Following a report from the New York Times earlier this week that such a move was imminent, Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei has announced that it is suing the United States government for restricting federal agencies from using its products as it continues to hit back against claims that it poses a national...
Two cost-cutting rounds of layoffs affected hundreds of Snap employees last year beginning in March. While the company, which owns Snapchat, maintains that the majority of these employees were men, a greater number of employees across some teams who worked directly with the company's top brass and were laid off were...
On Wednesday, the saga of the most infamous GoFundMe campaign in history came closer to a conclusion. A woman and a homeless man whom prosecutors claim engaged in a fraudulent scheme that raised $400,000 on the crowdfunding site have pleaded guilty to federal charges.
The head of the U.S. intelligence community is no longer required to publish an annual report detailing the number of civilians and enemy combatants killed in U.S. drone strikes abroad.
An air-to-air imaging technology developed by NASA has resulted in the first images ever taken of interacting shockwaves produced by in-flight supersonic jets. The new images, in addition to being beautiful, will help NASA design jets capable of producing gentle rumbles instead of loud sonic booms when breaking the...
George R.R. Martin Says There May Be 'Discrepancies' Between the Game of Thrones Finale and His BooksMar 7, 2019
Yes, George R.R. Martin is still working on The Winds of Winter. Yes, that means A Dream of Spring will come eventually. But before that happens, we're getting the eighth and final season of HBO's Game of Thrones. What will this spoil for fans of the A Song of Ice and Fire series? Hopefully: not everything.