Featured by Annalee Newitz
What archaeologists got wrong about female statues, goddesses, and fertility
Our modern ways of understanding gender don’t always prevail in history.
What unearthing ancient cities teaches us about exploring outer space
Excavating Pompeii with a bevy of drones and mapping tools could help us safeguard life.
What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals’ Extinction
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
Five Labs That Make Going to Class the Best Part of College
Not every student falls asleep at the thought of doing another lab. For a fortunate few, homework means setting off bombs, making lightning, crashing cars, and unleashing 100mph winds. Come meet the luckiest students in the country inside (with video)
Project Ideas for Chaos Lovers
Everyone at the Chaos Communication Congress wants to participate in hands-on experiments as much as possible. That’s why the worshop...
Digging Under the Great Firewall of China
IT security expert Sebastian Wolfgarten wanted to find out if he could get around the so-called Great Firewall of China,...
The Hacker “Scene”
Hacker Jeopardy and Powerpoint Karaoke round out lectures and demonstrations at the Chaos Communication Congress
Your Own Personal RFID Firewall
Speaking to a packed and sweaty crowd this afternoon, RFID researcher Melanie Rieback explained the technology behind RFID Guardian, a...
Your Computer is Hot — And I Know Where You Live
This morning at the Chaos Communication Congress, Cambridge Ph.D. student Steven Murdoch (pictured at left) knocked everybody’s socks off with...
Automatically Translate Finnish into Klingon
In a day of fantastic lectures and demonstrations at the Chaos Communication Congress, one of the most intriguing came from...