Venus Williams managed to avenge Serena’s US Open loss to Roberta Vinci with a three-set win on Friday

Roberta Vinci famously spoiled Serena Williams‘ Grand Slam quest last month in the semifinals of the US Open. And on Friday at the Wuhan Open, the Italian did her best to end…

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Burning Man 2015: fire Tetris and a hacked Boeing 747

Microsoft’s new activity tracker is the $249

A new Surface and new Lumia smartphones might be what everyone was waiting to hear…

Next generation gadgets for kids: foam furniture, city turds

This simple, lightweight chair is made by slotting together flat sections of plywood. These are…

Twitter’s new CEO is Jack Dorsey

My first knowledge that I was on the wrong trail came when I heard the yells of the pursuing savages suddenly grow fainter and fainter far off to my left. I had gone but a short distance further when what…

How Much Consciousness Does An Octopus Have?

Animals ranging from parrots to elephants continue to challenge our perception of consciousness, long-held as a uniquely human trait. But the reaches of consciousness don’t stop at animals. The ethics of consciousness, not just in humans but also animals and…

What Is Stressing These People Out?

A five-storey mesh dancer, a giant game of fire Tetris and — if rumours are to be believed — a hacked Boeing 747 are just a few of the oversized artworks on show at Burning Man (August 30 to September 7). Microsoft’s newest wearable is called…