The spontaneous success of Pokémon Go shows how powerful internet memes can be.
New York, Berlin and Paris have all suffered some ill effects from online rental platforms – without proper regulations, Rio could follow.
The restaurant chain is facing a boycott for shopping illegal workers to the authorities. But is that really fair?
Men and women experience autism differently, which shows something revealing about where autistic characteristics may come from.
Is there anything wrong with breastfeeding children up to five or six?
A philosophical assessment of the latest Star Trek films demonstrates their sophistication.
Britain should focus on energy efficiency and small-scale renewable projects, not huge new power plants.
New studies show that athletes don't need to lift heavy weights to gain power.
Prevention and education are key to tackling hate crime in Britain.
In her annual statement to the press, the German Chancellor insisted recent events would not change her stance on welcoming refugees.
Scientists have discovered two new types of ants in the rainforests of New Guinea thanks to an advanced X-ray imaging technique.
In the West, the public perception of Stalin and the Terror lingers from the period immediately after his death in 1953. It shouldn't.
It's down to money, popularity and a lot of lobbying.
Dozens of factors are at play.
As the budget deficit fades from political view, anxiety shifts to the much wider current account deficit. It may signal UK dynamism, but neither financing nor closing it look easy after Brexit.
If turnout had been 100% on June 23, you might be eating a croissant right now instead of protesting about Brexit. Then again, you might not.
Environment plays an important role in how you remember things.
Some argue that it would be impossible to understand an alien language, as it wouldn't have the same grammar as humans use. But others are more optimistic.
How learning languages and travelling abroad can help you have a better relationship with your body.
The difference between a customs union and a free trade area – explained.
Scientists are excited about sending a microphone to Mars for the very first time.
New research solves enigma of strange hotspots in Jupiter's atmosphere.
The people who killed a priest in Rouen were driven by a warped agenda, not their social and economic backgrounds.
France needs to find a place for Islam in its fiercely secular state.
Knowing how rip currents form and how to spot them could save your life.
Don't expect a solar-powered 747 anytime soon.
How expert opinion can out-trump the artist's own word.
Restaurants can open the 'Doors of Perception', too.
Scientists are using detailed computer models of the ocean to trace debris back through the currents to the potential crash site.
Dolly the sheep died young with osteoarthritis, but new evidence shows early-onset diseases aren't inevitable for clones.
Here's the technology Amazon needs to get right for drone deliveries – and what it will mean for everyone else.
New evidence suggests that Homo naledi didn't deliberately deposit their dead in a hidden chamber.
A new move away from petrol power could drive the global economy further than ever before.
Think Donald Trump is too hotheaded to be president? New research from Yale suggests Trump's lack of careful consideration may help him build trust with voters, while Clinton's carefulness harms her.
What science can tell us about ageing and strength.
Recent legal changes must be accompanied by a cultural shift.
Results from the games can tell us a lot about how different nations approach elite women and disabled athletes.
In the space of two days, Turkey showed more diplomatic goodwill than it has in the last two years. Why?
Here's the science.
The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
A professor at Ohio State surveyed Turkish citizens about their views on democracy. What he learned helps explain the current crisis in the EU wannabe.
Bernie Sanders may have endorsed Hillary Clinton, but politics as usual has had its day. It's time for progressivism to move fast.
A natural byproduct could clean up polluted and war-ravaged land.
500m posts are made daily on Twitter alone. Policing them is no easy task.
The countries who regularly top the medal table spend millions on training and developing athletes, money that poorer countries simply can't afford to spend on their sporting stars.