Cozy knit sweaters could help robots ‘feel’ contact
The snuggly garb is used to teach robots how to sense possible collisions in advance.
A notorious spyware program was deployed during war for the first time
An Israeli tech company's Pegasus spyware was detected on the phones of Armenian journalists and other civilians critical of Azerbaijan's incursion.
Guam hit by strongest ‘Super Typhoon’ in decades
The storm had Category 4-level winds of about 140 miles per hour just before midnight local time on Wednesday.
Danish painters used beer to create masterpieces, but not the way you think
Nineteenth-century craftspeople made do with what they had. In Denmark, they had beer leftovers.
Netflix is rolling out a feature that ends password sharing in the US
Everything you need to know about the new "Netflix Household" feature.
A new material creates clean electricity from the air around it
The physics at play in a storm cloud, but in a thin, hole-filled film.
African spiny mouse joins a small but mighty group of bony plated mammals
The small to medium sized produce spiny structures under their skin of their tails—and can even regrow them.
There’s a good reason why so many adults are scared of clowns
Plus other fun facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Chevron’s carbon offsets are mostly ‘junk,’ according to global watchdog investigation
The scathing new report from Corporate Accountability said 93 percent of the oil giant’s offsets were environmentally problematic.
Neglected sewage systems are a public health risk for low-income communities
One-quarter of the global population is infected with soil-transmitted helminths that can cause serious health problems.