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From stocks to airplanes to newspapers, it's just been a bad day for tech

Outages on Wall Street, in the airline industry and at a top newspaper on Wednesday show just how precarious our digitally organized lives are.

By July 8, 2015


Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015


Rare shark caught off Scottish coast won't win any beauty pageants

Scientists catch an unusual shark that looks like a cross between a blobfish and an electric eel. No wonder the poor species doesn't go out in public much.

By October 2, 2015


Your viral glory of the week: Boxing kangaroos

Technically Incorrect: Almost 2 million people have flocked to Facebook to see an extraordinary video of two kangaroos performing very skilled, kickboxing-style pugilism in the middle of an Australian road.

By October 4, 2015


Drone captures a serious shiver of sharks off Florida coast

A shiver is one name for a group of sharks. It's also what you'll do as you see this footage of dozens of the creatures swimming together off the coast of Florida.

By September 22, 2015


Rise of the Tomb Raider: Like father, like daughter

Rise of the Tomb Raider's extensive skill tree and diverse environments let you guide Lara into the role she was destined for in your own way.

By September 25, 2015


Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015


Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015


India relents on Internet porn ban

A fierce public backlash to a ban by the government of India on 857 porn sites has led to a reversal of the decision, with sites containing child sexual abuse still outlawed.

By August 17, 2015