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Published: Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:31:23 -0500


Almanac: The giant squid

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:24:01 -0500

On December 4, 2006, an elusive ocean beast was captured live on video for the very first time

Almanac: The giant squid

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:05:10 -0500

On December 4, 2006, an elusive ocean creature - renowned in art and legend as a terrifying beast - was captured live on video for the very first time. Jane Pauley reports.

Human ancestor "Lucy" was a tree climber, study suggests

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 21:42:47 -0500

More than four decades after she was discovered, “Lucy” is still providing new insights on human origins

Why are people freaking out about Instagram's screenshot notifications?

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 01:53:11 -0500

Some people are losing it over Instagram's new screenshot notifications. CNET editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with some perspective.

In Macedonia's fake news hub, teen shows how it's done

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:30:21 -0500

“A fake news article is way more opened than any other,” says teenage purveyor of bogus online "news"

Apple using drones to make its maps better

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:19:16 -0500

Apple is reportedly trying to update Apple Maps using drones, which the company says are more efficient that camera-equipped minivans. CNET editor Jeff Bakalar explains the advantages and pitfalls.

How 10 popular streaming TV services compare

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:45:35 -0500

Taking a look at how the new DirectTV Now measures up to other online viewing options

Anti-radiation underwear, and other gift ideas for techies

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:18:03 -0500

Here's how to please the super geek in your life

Death Star would cost $7.7 octillion per day to operate

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:16:19 -0500

Talk about death to the Empire's budget! A British company runs the numbers, including laundry and light-bulb bills

Four new elements on the periodic table now have names

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:03:06 -0500

The latest additions to the periodic table were all named after significant people or places

Russia hunts for debris of crashed spacecraft

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:32:35 -0500

An unexpected crash has Russian workers combing through the mountains of southern Siberia

How Trump administration could reshape the internet

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:15:01 -0500

One possible target: Rules that aim to protect individual choice and promote innovation online

Scientific secrets of cats' amazing, Velcro-like tongues

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:15:50 -0500

Inspired by the ways cats groom themselves, researchers are paving the way for potential breakthroughs in robotics

Unemployment at lowest level in nearly a decade, and other MoneyWatch headlines

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:14:10 -0500

U.S. jobless rate sinks to 4.6% amid steady hiring; Donald Trump touts job-saving Carrier deal; and Starbucks CEO to step down. These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.

Why some Rockefeller descendants are "denouncing a family legacy"

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:37:21 -0500

One descendant of John D. Rockefeller is calling ExxonMobil "morally bankrupt" and criticizing the oil company's record on climate change

Smartwatch or fitness tracker -- which one to give?

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:46:47 -0500

Here’s a guide to how they compare, in functionality, design and cost -- plus, a look at specific products

Police make arrests in "unprecedented" cybercrime takedown

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:01:20 -0500

​U.S. and European officials say they’ve knocked out a cybercrime group that inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in global losses

For environmental dogs, sniffing out doody is their duty

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:14:27 -0500

Pollution-sniffing dogs at the Jersey shore have been directing their noses to solve a sewage mystery

Study: Biggest tornado outbreaks spawning more twisters

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:31:57 -0500

The most extreme tornado outbreaks are generating more twisters than they did decades ago, researchers say

Space station cargo ship crashes in Siberia

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:28:37 -0500

Russian spacecraft carrying supplies for the International Space Station suffered a malfunction soon after launch