With the Olympics ahead, artificial-wave makers appear to be one-upping one another in their attempt to bring surfing to the world.
Richard Ratay, the author of "Don’t Make Me Pull Over!: An Informal History of the Family Road Trip," discusses the factors that turned road trips from an individual adventurer’s pursuit into a family activity—and those that led to their decline.
Its TV-as-catharsis approach to the monotony of office work was groundbreaking, but the show's premise wasn't built to last more than a few seasons.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal is drawing attention to malicious data thieves and brokers. But every Facebook app—even the dumb, innocent ones—collected users’ personal data without even trying.
Spaceport America was supposed to bring a thriving space industry to the southern New Mexico desert—but for now it’s a futurist tourist attraction, not an operational harbor to the cosmos.
The Senate candidate's allies believed party activists were trying to change bylaws to exclude him—but a last-minute amendment preserved his eligibility.