The American patent system was designed to stimulate innovation, but some citizens argue that it’s hurting innovation and limiting access to technology.
The realm of professional sport has been taken by storm by the rise of eSports. These video game events now compete with traditional sports leagues.
Trump is trying to throw world leaders off-balance so that he can extract more trade concessions from them; or he is just adrift.
The role of baseball in Japanese-U.S. diplomacy has a long and rich history after it was introduced to the Japanese people in the 1870s.
Starting from March 1st 2018, the Swiss government banned the common practice of boiling lobsters alive. They “will now have to be stunned before they are put to death” as stated in the government order.
Antonio Meucci is the true inventor of the telephone, not Alexander Graham Bell. This century-long controversy had finally been settled by the Congress in 2002. The acknowledgement was the result of the House of Representatives’ vote of the resolution H.RES.269.
In 1956, a movement similar to the ‘Yellow Vests’ was led by a bookstore owner. Tens of thousands gathered in Paris to express their disgust for the elites.
Oil prices are highly variable and completely out of the control of individual executives. So why do executives earn more when oil prices go up?
The Reid technique can even convince some innocent suspects that they are guilty. Suspects will sometimes reenact a crime they did not commit.
When these scandals strike, charities face a dilemma – keep the money given by the now-tarnished donor or return the tainted funds.
The classic description of the Hum is that it sounds like a truck engine idling. For some, it’s a distant rumbling or droning noise. It can start and stop suddenly or wax and wane over time.
Nothing in the formulation of quantum mechanics that mandates that it should apply only to the very small, and not to the human scale.
While economists generally oppose government intervention in a “free market,” the current situation cries out for change.
Receiving money from opioid makers in one year is associated with doctors prescribing more opioids the next year, according to disclosed data.
Bitcoin, and other new technologies – such as data centers, computers and before them trains, planes and automobiles – are often energy-intensive.
Arsene Wenger: For years it was always THE game of the season that decided the Premier League, at this moment it’s not the case but it is still a big game. It could be again
A plot of global temperatures and the Manchester United Climate Model reveals that half of global warming is the result of Manchester United.
Online information isn’t reliable, whether it is news or search results, and social media is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers or foreign powers.
Research shows that economic pressure pushes drivers to work extremely long hours, contributing significantly to truck crashes.
Facebook is closing its doors to researchers. The latest casualty is the app Netvizz, a research tool used by hundreds of academics.
Media tend to cast the violent acts of white criminals as unfortunate anomalies of illness. For black shooters they render them as inherent criminality.
Digitalcourage filed a complaint at the Constitutional Court against the German government for using Trojan spyware to illegally read encrypted messages.
Jerry Davis, University of Michigan On Aug. 2, Apple became the first U.S. public corporation to achieve a US$1 trillion valuation, making it the largest company in the world – by one measure at least.
Police in the U.S. kill on average more than 1,000 men per year, or about three men per day, about 8 percent of all adult male homicide deaths.
As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them.