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Shock rock: Machine uncovers honking 1,111-carat diamond

A specialized sorting machine that uses X-ray technology sniffs out one of the largest diamonds ever discovered.

By November 19, 2015


Scientists working to uncover the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids have long been one of the world's most awe-inspiring sites, and now universities around the world are using new technology to explore what's inside these monuments.

By October 28, 2015


Remains of 300-million-year-old 'supershark' uncovered in Texas

Dallas fossil hunters unearth the remains of an extinct shark that was 25 percent bigger than a modern great white. Everything really is bigger in Texas.

By October 21, 2015


Apple uncovers new Apple TV 2015 (photos)

Apple has announced its latest Apple TV which includes the company's first app store for the living room and Siri voice search.

10 Images By September 9, 2015


Islamic State militants will aim to kill via cyberattacks, says UK chancellor

The future direction of cybersecurity investment and legislation is a high priority for politicians in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

By November 17, 2015


The 404 Show 1,637: Japan's Star Wars trailer, Candy Crush maker sells for $5.9B, remembering iPod 1 (show notes)

Russ and Jeff check out Japan's Star Wars trailer, discuss Activision's $5.9B King Digital acquisition, remember the first iPod, uncover the mystery of the Boston Garden Monkey and so much more on this week's show.

By November 6, 2015


EPA now testing every new diesel on the road

The agency wants to make sure cheaters can't rely on the same tactics that kicked off Volkswagen's scandal.

By November 9, 2015


New Marvel game lets you guide superheroes through college-like experience

Forget epic battles. In a new mobile game from Marvel, our young superheroes and villains will need to navigate the trials of dating, socializing and training at their academy.

By November 5, 2015


Volkswagen halts sale of European diesels linked to emissions scandal

German automaker also adds a vehicle ID lookup tool to its US site and suspends its head of quality control.

By October 21, 2015


Newly discovered snail fits into the eye of a needle

Researchers uncover some of the world's tiniest land snails and take a fascinating photo of the little shelled animal tucked into a very tiny space.

By October 1, 2015