Last Build Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 06:42:44 +0000
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Psychopaths are not a lost cause, one scientist argues. They simply suffer from a learning disability, and proper treatment could save society lots of pain and suffering. By Suzanne Leigh.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000What's the typical U.S. spook reading up on? From encryption to extraterrestrials, recently divulged documents offer a glimpse between the covers of the National Security Agency's classified internal magazines. By Ryan Singel.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Now that the new World of Warcraft expansion is upon us, it's time to consider the extras that are yet to come. How about smokin' cybersex, more elves than you can shake a Quidditch broom at, and humanoid tapirs? Commentary by Lore Sjöberg.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Congress considers protecting journalists from being forced to reveal their sources, while punishing government workers who leak secrets to reporters. Here's why that schizophrenic approach actually makes sense. Commentary by Jennifer Granick.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 13:25:00 +0000Chris Kohler and friends podcast from Japan, discussing the highs and lows of the Tokyo Game Show. Plus: More TGS pics and game impressions. In Game|Life.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 13:00:00 +0000A Harvard researcher finds that sites certified by Truste are twice as likely to install adware or spam you than equivalent non-certified sites. In 27BStroke6.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 13:00:00 +0000GM and Honda are inching closer to commercial fuel-cell vehicles, but creating the hydrogen infrastructure for refueling will take an addtional decade. In Autopia.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 04:30:00 +0000Researchers creating the Allen Brain Atlas unveil their first accomplishment -- a map of every gene in the mouse brain. Next up is a similar study using human brain slices. By Xeni Jardin.
Mon, 25 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000How do you get general relativity and quantum mechanics to live together? String theory is the darling for now, but other promising approaches are floating out there as well. By Mark Anderson.
Mon, 25 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Convenient and beguiling, the cell phone nevertheless is devil's handiwork. Don't think so? Read on. Commentary by Momus.
Sun, 24 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000At Space 2006, arguments erupt over whether the moon, Mars or a space station should be the central settlement. Each has its advantages and downsides. Robert Lemos reports from San Jose, California.
Sun, 24 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Plenty of video games promise 40 hours of play, but who has the time? That's right, those hard-core, teenage players who occupy the other side of that raging demographic schism, that's who. Commentary by Clive Thompson.
Sun, 24 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Congress is poised to pass a bill that could bury dozens of lawsuits over the Bush administration's warrantless spying, hiding them behind the closed doors of an intelligence court in Washington D.C. By Ryan Singel.
Sun, 24 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Some able-bodied people want to improve their bodies with artificial parts. But their dreams may outpace the capabilities of technology. By Chris Oakes. Part four in a four-part series. PLUS: A Question of Mind Over Matter Give 'em a (Working) Hand Grow Your Own Limbs Take an Interactive Bionics Tour
Thu, 21 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000The latest project at the Museum of Sex harnesses our collective sexual preferences to tailor personal recommendations for adult content. Commentary by Regina Lynn.
Thu, 21 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Japanese gamers get a cheaper PlayStation 3, and everyone gets HDMI. But Sony wonât say what percentage of PS3 units will be the less expensive models. Chris Kohler reports from Tokyo.
Thu, 21 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000If shopping for clothes is not your idea of fun, you may want to head to a body scanner near you. The devices collect measurements that help shoppers find the perfect fit and the apparel industry to better size its garments. By Tracy Powell.
Thu, 21 Sep 2006 11:00:00 +0000A high-tech scammer may have used an easily obtained default pass code to reprogram an ATM into giving out free money. With 75,000 cash machines in service, the manufacturer says it's coding a software update to force careless operators to change their codes before the cash scam gets out of hand. By Kevin Poulsen.
Wed, 20 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000When the social discovery site turns members' most trivial actions into unfolding "News Feeds," users rebel, and the company races to quiet their anger. Both sides learn a hard lesson about the illusory nature of online privacy. Commentary by Bruce Schneier.
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000Now that weâve got tourists blasting into space, we have to give them somewhere interesting to drop their disposable income. Commentary by Lore Sjöberg.
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000After digging through the most awesome examples of next-generation web services on the net -- and the most useless -- we've compiled this list of the best and worst. What's Web 2.0's killer app? And which app simply kills our will to live? By Michael Calore.
Mon, 18 Sep 2006 23:00:00 +0000SanDisk's new music player is nice, and RealNetworks' companion Rhapsody subscription service offers some cool features. Together, can they make an iPod killer? Commentary by Leander Kahney.