Lou Reed, the singer and songwriter whose work as a solo artist and as the leader of cult-favorite band The Velvet Underground influenced generations of musicians, has died at age 71.
You’d think he’d be more careful: The man who was once responsible for the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency was giving a background interview during a train ride, but he didn’t notice that a fellow passenger was live tweeting the highlights.
Two secretive Arizona-based groups with links to the Koch brothers have agreed to pay $1 million in fines and admitted to making millions of unlawful intermediary contributions during the 2012 California campaign season.
Twitter announced today that it plans on selling 70 million shares at $17 to $20 each, during its initial public offering.
Astronaut Karen Nyberg, one of the six people now aboard the International Space Station, demonstrates how little effort it takes to move around in microgravity.
The United States spy agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders, The Guardian reports today, based on a classified memo given to the paper by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
A day after reports surfaced that the NSA may have spied on dozens of world leaders, France and Germany are offering to hold talks with the U.S. to establish new rules on surveillance.
The U.S. Navy’s first “supercarrier” is being sold for just 1 cent to a ship breaker.
The former University of California police officer, who gained international notoriety for pepper spraying student protesters almost two years ago, is back in the news.
Here’s a funny quirk of the modern age: It takes just seconds to pull up a bad sci-fi movie about invaders from the moon and watch it in HD. But actual communications between the Earth and moon are just as static-filled as they were back in the 1960s.