People who donate DNA to ancestry websites or medical databases are inadvertently signing up to a "genetic afterlife" in which intimate details could be revealed after their death, ethicists have warned.
The administration wants to cut billions in warplanes to build a wall. President Donald Trump wants to shift nearly four billion dollar in the defense budget away from military procurement to fund his
The planes would spy on enemy forces and conduct air strikes. U.S. Special Operations Command plans to purchase up to 75 “armed overwatch” planes that will conduct intelligence, reconnaissance, and even
Smart speakers are creepy recording devices that eavesdrop on unsuspecting people. A new piece of custom technology offers the chance to fight back. Stylized as a cyberpunk bracelet, a "wearable jammer"
“L’Arrivée d’une train en gare de La Ciotat” or The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station - first released in 1896 - was one of the first films that premiered in theaters. The less than a minute film
The USAF plans to disperse its airplanes to prevent huge losses in a future war, so air units will need to become lighter and more agile. The U.S. Air Force’s sprawling bases abroad will come under major
The goggles will display crucial information, allowing soldiers to make decisions more quickly. The U.S. Army is planning to buy 40,000 pairs of 'mixed reality' goggles, enough to outfit nearly one in
Solar panels and wind turbines are making electricity significantly more expensive, a major new study by a team of economists from the University of Chicago finds. Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) increase
Unlike the previous 2014 model, the 2018 Mac mini has user-upgradeable RAM. The repair experts at iFixit are now selling a do-it-yourself RAM upgrade kit for the 2018 Mac mini that can save you hundreds
This article originally appeared on Quora as Ryan Carlyle's answer to the question:What are some policies that would improve millions of lives, but people still oppose? Anti-science activism and statistics-illiterate