In the Martian landscape that is the Atacama desert, astrobiologists are learning how to recognize extraterrestrial organisms.
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.