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Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real and dangerous threat.

By October 29, 2015


Drones deliver abortion pills to women in Poland

Drones have been used to deliver abortion drugs to women in Poland in a protest against Poland's pregnancy termination laws.

By June 30, 2015


Should incest-warning app be a Facebook service?

Providing a sorely needed patch to a market gap, IslendingaApp shows you genes before you remove your jeans. It is, sadly, an Iceland-only service, but might it be expanded and developed by everyone's favorite site?

By April 17, 2013


Rick Santorum's error page needles Hillary Clinton

Technically Incorrect: The latest Republican to enter the presidential race has a Web site. Its 404 page goes after the Democratic candidate's e-mail habits.

By May 28, 2015


Silicon Valley: Start-Ups episode 2 -- babies, incest, babies

The second outing of the Silicon Valley reality show on Bravo featured pain, more pain and even more pain. Oh, and 26-year-old worries about biological clocks.

By November 13, 2012


Turn Twitter into a TV remote control with magic #WatchOnSky tweets

British broadcaster Sky, home of "Game of Thrones" and "Mad Men", is following Comcast with magic hashtags that let you watch or record your favourite shows from your Twitter app.

By April 16, 2014


Game of Thrones movie could end series in $100m conflagration

George RR Martin has tortured fans with the possibility of six more seasons of the bloody TV show, ending in a huge movie -- with giant dragons.

By March 21, 2014


Game of Thrones season 4 to be unsheathed on 6 April

HBO says the fourth series of the fantasy gorefest will start a week later than last year, apparently to avoid clashing with The Walking Dead.

By January 10, 2014


The 404 1,365: Where we don't believe everything we read (podcast)

A new virus threatens to ransom your data, Square Cash lets you send money through e-mail (sounds safe), a dating site for the mentally ill, and how Amazon profits off Holocaust deniers and other wretched authors.

By October 16, 2013


Ep. 1253: Where there ain't nothing wrong with a little Bjork and grind

With just over 300,000 people living in Iceland, it's safe to say that everyone is related. You can imagine what this does to the dating pool, so the country developed an app...to prevent incest. 100% serious.

By April 22, 2013