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After more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls are kidnapped, a viral hashtag makes the world pay attention.
Ross Ulbricht, a San Francisco resident who goes by the online moniker "Dread Pirate Roberts," was indicted Wednesday for allegedly operating the drug Web site Silk Road after federal authorities shut it down.
Coordinating with three anti-trafficking organizations, the Web giant aims to use data collected by helplines around the world to fight modern-day slavery.
A professor at Clemson University delves into the societal underpinnings of the popularity of zombies in our culture.
PETA has made a Pokemon parody that slams the game for its mistreatment of imaginary creatures.
A Neil Armstrong-inspired petition to change the controversial holiday to a celebration of American exploration and innovation is prepared for liftoff.
A newly revealed patent application can be summed up simply: Apple wants to enslave every electronic device under your roof.
Google Ideas aims to use technology to solve tough problems like trafficking in humans, organs, drugs, and arms.
The famed mathematician-turned-murderer-turned-tech author's listing in Harvard's 1962 alumni report causes controversy. Under "awards," he lists his eight life sentences.
A new effort under way at the world's largest museum and research institution could eventually mean more of its 137 million objects will be publicly available, even if just via 3D digital models.