Are bloggers and citizen journalists unethical?

In today's world of digital publishing, it's very difficult to know who's really reporting, how their reporting is funded, and whether or not the information they present is accurate.

Can you help identify this mystery holiday singer?

In 2007, professional writer Kim Fernandez received a holiday mix CD from a friend. The mix included a piano-and-voice recording of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," sung by an unknown artist. It's time to test the power of the internet—can we identify the artist?
Ron S. Doyle

Are GPS zombies eating your brain?

Navigating on GPS zombie auto-pilot may damage this important part of your brain and increase Alzheimer's risk. Find out ways to help stop your inner GPS zombie from eating your brain.

Are Cooks Source Magazine and Judith Griggs innocent?

Lynch Mobs & Copyright Violation: As American as Apple Pie—Isn’t!

Why Facebook is Making You Happier

A September 2010 survey by mtvU and the Associated Press shows that technology and social media are pervasive in the lives of 18-24 year olds. It also says they're happier today than they were two years ago—which may suggest that social media is making us all happier.

How Google is Replacing the Government.

In the same manner that companies like Halliburton and Blackwater are (functionally) replacing the military, Google is one of several companies poised to govern us—or eliminate the need for a government at all.

How video gamers are finding the cure to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and more.

Scientists at the University of Washington spent years letting supercomputers try to solve the mysterious puzzle of protein folding, a important key to curing the world's worst neurological diseases. When the supercomputers fell short, they tried something revolutionary: They gave the puzzle to video gamers.

I-Dosing: Digital Drugs and Binaural Beats

Forget the medical marijuana dispensaries popping up on every street corner in California and Colorado and the disturbing accessibilty of real drugs like ecstasy and cocaine. Let's all worry about the new "digital drug" in town: Idozer.

The Digital Privacy Paradox

Should we really care that digital copiers are storing your credit card statements on their hard drives?  What would we lose—and gain—by accepting total transparency?

Do you love your iPhone more than your mother?

Does our adoration of iPhones and other machines even count as love?  Is it emotional, physical, an evolutionary necessity, a psychosexual substitute?  And can this material love really compare to maternal love?