The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: The Complete Official Guide Collector's Edition

Counting raindrops using mobile-phone towers...

Some birds use discarded cigarettes to fumigate their nests...

IF YOU are reading this while sitting in an aircraft and are of a nervous disposition, do not be alarmed, but the temperature inside the jet engines keeping you aloft probably exceeds the melting point of the materials that those engines are made from. That they do not consequently turn into a molten mess is a feat of modern engineering. It...

“OUR sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’. We, their sons, are more worthless than they; so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” That was the way of the world according to Horace, a Roman poet, writing in about 20BC.He has no shortage of contemporary successors. Doomsayers of the past two...

Games for people with disabilities...

Many antidotes to snake venom do not work as well as they might...

A new way of propelling spacecraft may open up the asteroid belt...

SEXISM is among the prime suspects for the scarcity of female professors. Yet proving that bias against women is widespread in academia—or even exists at all—is tricky. But a forthcoming paper in the Journal of the European Economic Association rises to the task.This paper’s authors, Friederike Mengel of the University of Essex,...

Autonomous construction equipment could be the intermediate step between automated factory equipment and self-driving cars. Although there is plenty of justified enthusiasm for self-driving cars, there are still many technical and regulatory challenges to overcome before we can move automation from enclosed industrial settings to the open road....

At Ignite in September, Microsoft officials said to expect a roadmap in early October outlining its timeline for migrating Skype for Business users to its Microsoft Teams group-chat service. On October 24, Microsoft provided the first few items on that roadmap. A quick recap of what's happening: Microsoft plans eventually (we don't know when) to...