Computers & Technology

7 Computer Pranks to Try on Your Friends
7 Computer Pranks to Try on Your Friends

Have some fun at work with these mischievous computer pranks—but don't be surprised when your… >>

The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas
The Humble Beginnings of 5 Big Ideas

Where we see tangled headphones, annoying insects, and painful bandages, these scientists saw the… >>

Coping with Death on Facebook
Coping with Death on Facebook

Should it be easier to pass away gently on social media? Three people who have suffered loss share… >>

“Gravity” Movie Logic: NASA Tells Us What It’s Really Like

NASA astronaut Cady Coleman consulted on the film, and talked to us about why it's a surprisingly… >>

What Cool Things Can 3D Printers Make?
What Cool Things Can 3D Printers Make?

Yes, 3D printing's made the jump to your home—but scientists are using it for much, much more… >>

Be a Savvy Facebook User
Be a Savvy Facebook User

Most people know not to blithely give out personal information to strangers online. But when it… >>

9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
9 Names to Know in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, there is a 1 in 8 chance of a woman having invasive… >>

Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed
Remembering September 11: How America Has Changed

"Nothing will ever be the same" was our constant refrain after the terrorist attacks. But how… >>

Feel-Good Story: Touching Tribute to a Veteran Dad
Feel-Good Story: Touching Tribute to a Veteran Dad

Sabrina Brady’s heartwarming "best day ever" won a high-stakes Google design contest. >>

Cool Photography: Google Faces Finds Smiles from Space
Cool Photography: Google Faces Finds Smiles from Space

Have satellites captured optical illusions in these pictures of Earth, or is the planet really… >>