Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say. That's because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.
In light of doubts over certain claims, the crowdfunding platform has frozen the campaign for Anonabox, a small Internet router designed to deliver online anonymity by encrypting data over the Tor network.
Siberian wildfires, flooding in Alberta, toxic algae in Lake Winnipeg - they're all linked, say the authors of a new United Nations-sponsored book entitled "Water, Energy and the Arab Awakening," being released Monday.
A Czech zoo says a 34-year-old northern white rhinoceros has died in Kenya, further reducing the world's dwindling population of the critically endangered animal. Suni was born at the zoo in Dvur Kralove in June 1980. The zoo says Suni was found dead Friday in the Ol Pejeta animal sanctuary.
A top-secret space plane has landed safely on the Southern California coast. Officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base said the plane, which spent nearly two years orbiting Earth on a classified mission, touched down Friday morning.
Forget your PIN – the future of credit card technology is here, and it’s sitting at your fingertips. Biometrics company Zwipe announced a partnership with MasterCard Friday to create the world’s first fingerprint-activated, contact-free credit card.
The recent discovery of a Royal Navy wreck in Canada's Arctic has opened a historical window onto the 19th century, allowing archeologists to investigate the long-lost Franklin Expedition like a detective would examine a crime scene.
Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay - the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.
A prominent volcanologist disputed Japanese regulators' conclusion that two nuclear reactors were safe from a volcanic eruption in the next few decades, saying Friday that such a prediction was impossible.