New research finds a period, or the lack of one, changes the way a text reply is interpreted.
An incident at a Texas pool party puts the psychology of surveillance to the test.
One reporter marvels over how the things he cherishes most about his parents aren’t those that he would have ever imagined.
It's not necessarily a life-or-death service, but those anti-quake towers bolster morale—and the economy.
Even in this Internet age, it's a lot.
We complain that we’ve become addicted to glowing screens, but it’s less the screens themselves than what's behind them that’s the big draw.
New research finds having a mobile device within easy reach divides your attention, even if you're not actively looking at it.
Charged building material could make the renewable grid a reality.
Everyone's solution: find somewhere else.
(The point is the limits of mental multitasking.)