The tallest building in the world remains unchallenged—for now
The Burj Khalifa soars over 2,700 feet high, and a tower designed to rise even higher is on pause. What happens next is anyone's guess.
Twitter turns to Community Notes to factcheck images
The social media platform has recently faced a deluge of hoax and AI-generated material.
A lost ‘bawdy bard’ act reveals roots of naughty British comedy
The 15th century manuscript features a killer rabbit centuries before ‘Monty Python.'
Big Tech’s latest AI doomsday warning might be more of the same hype
On Tuesday, a group including AI's leading minds proclaimed that we are facing an 'extinction crisis.'
Honda’s electric go-karts pack a race car’s spirit into a tiny EV
These fun vehicles will hit 45 mph—and have more in common with real open-wheel race cars than you might think.
Watch the US Navy launch an ocean glider from a helicopter
The Slocum glider is a type of robot designed to gather information about the sea's conditions.
Snorkeler pries crocodile’s jaws off his head to survive attack
Surfer and diver Marcus McGowan said he was 'simply in the wrong place, at the wrong time.'
A robot gardener outperformed human horticulturalists in one vital area
UC Berkeley researchers claim their robotic farmer passes the green thumb Turing Test.
Plague DNA was just found in 4,000-year-old teeth
New evidence shows that a strain of Yersinia pestis was in Britain millennia prior to the Black Death.
5 ways to ensure your cat actually likes playtime
These science tips can help you find and make toys your furry friend will enjoy.