The 2014 Ig Nobel winners are in, celebrating the best scientific achievements "that first make people laugh, and then makes them think".
A security company is giving out free GPS devices, so that no one steals figurines from nativity scenes in places of worship.
A Vatican cardinal insists that it wasn't Jack Dorsey, but Jesus Christ who invented the short, pithy message.
Amazon's publishing arm will publish short bios of "icons" who exhibit varying degrees of goodness, such as Jesus, Josef Stalin, J.D. Salinger, and David Lynch -- but no Jeff Bezos.
Internet users continue to use many of the same weak passwords used a year ago, according to a new list compiled from password files released by hackers.
Ecce Homo: Behold the Internet meme. After a woman in Spain seriously ruins the restoration of a prized Jesus painting, creative Netizens go wild with their own riffs.
Though it weighs more than 1,100 water striders, this little bot can leap 5.5 inches in the air while skimming the water's surface.
Conceived by an alcoholic schoolteacher and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright student Fay Jones, it won the highest honors in architecture. CNET Road Trip 2014 stopped in for a visit.
The father of modern taxonomy beats Shakespeare, Jesus and Napoleon as the most influential person in history, according to Wikipedia PageRank figures.
The iPhone has come a long way since it debuted on June 29, 2007. CNET looks at how it changed the face of mobile devices -- and talks with some of the people who still (mostly) love it.