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9 subtle ways technology is making humanity worse

Technology has become so ingrained in society that it's hard to remember what the world was like before it. That's not necessarily a good thing.
America's elderly spend more time on screens than America's youth.

Millennials and Gen Z love their technology — but American seniors are actually spending the most time on their screens

TV explains the screen-use gap between American seniors and younger generations — the former spends about four hours more a day with the TV on.
Getting thousands of unwanted emails is a waking nightmare.

How to mute endless Gmail threads so you’re not stuck in a ‘reply all’ hell

To hide notifications from ever-growing email threads, Gmail users can go to a drop-down menu above the thread and click "Mute."
There are good moments too.

Forget retirement: Senior citizens are founding small businesses, and research shows more of them are likely to succeed than young entrepreneurs

For some seniors, retirement is an opportunity to learn how to start their own small business, and they're doing it at New York's Senior Planet.
A mobile phone with the Google Maps application.

15 things that were much harder before we had smartphones

These 15 things were much more difficult before everyone had a smartphone in their pocket, from getting directions to listening to music.
Evolution, ecology, and biodiversity majors end up with a mid-career salary of $100,000.

The 20 best college majors for people who want to change the world — and get rich while they do it

Some jobs pay well, while others allow you to feel like your work makes a difference in the world. But the two don't have to be mutually exclusive.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Uber and Lyft are lashing out at New York City regulators over ‘malarkey’ vehicle caps

"The new rules could potentially restrict where, when, how drivers can work, and we just don't think that's good for New Yorkers."
Resurrectionists would dig corpses out of graveyards and sell them to medical schools.

From leech collectors to knocker-ups, here are 16 weird jobs our ancestors did that no longer exist

The Industrial Revolution did away with many oddball gigs that your great-great-grandparents might have had.

SoftBank smashed profit forecasts ahead of its $100 billion fund launch

The billionaire CEO of the Japanese tech giant, Masayoshi Son, plans to deploy a massive wave of capital raised from high-profile investors.
Gravity Industries' jet pack suit.

8 mind-blowing technologies that will soon make armies fight like Marvel superheroes

From a jet suit to tiny drones, militaries around the world are looking to outfit soldiers with gear straight out of "The Avengers."