Northeastern England has seen a sharp rise in the number of cases of syphilis, and the local health boss reckons he knows why. Social networking.
Google's aggregated Google News site draws more traffic to news outlets than any other online source, but users who track news on Facebook are more likely to revisit those news sites.
Look, we'd all like our jobs to be made a little easier. But some Spanish forensic anthropologists have a rather big request - the creation of a global database of everybody in the world.
Drivers in Austin, Texas thought their cars were possessed when their horns started honking in the middle of the night or their vehicles simply wouldn't start.
The Queen invented the telephone, and Isaac Newton discovered fire - according to British schoolchildren, anyway.
New York artist Nathan Sawaya has built a five-foot-tall Blackberry Tour 9360 phone from Lego.
It's been described the most valuable internet domain name in the world, and it's coming up for auction in about ten days' time.
If the latest Comscore report is any indication, the average Internet user who watches online video will soon view over 200 videos a month, or more than 6 each and every day. Nearly half of those come from YouTube.
When an air traffic controller's son had the day off school, he was brought to work - into the control tower at one of the busiest airports in the world. The FAA is now investigating.
We can all breathe easy: the British Ministry of Defence has decided that UFOs aren't dangerous.
In an extraordinary example of optimistic brown-nosing, Topeka, Kansas has changed its name to Google.
Would you pay $27,000 for a flying machine built using scooter parts and a barbecue gas bottle? Yes? Then you've still got time to place your bid.
An elderly Russian driver reportedly had a heart attack at the wheel, after a prankster hacked into a mainframe to beam a porn film onto a giant billboard.
A bunch of bishops are calling on people to give up technology for Lent.
Steve Jobs hasn't been best pleased at previous efforts to write his biography. But, it seems, he's now found somebody worthy of the task.
Watch out, guys: in, ooh, about ten years time, you'll need to prepare for a female invasion.
That's right, idiot, two more days before you supplicate yourself at the altar of mawkish crappiness that is St. Valentine's Day. Why not buy it something that you can steal back for yourself later. List mania!
It's amazing the things you can see on StreetView. The Empire State Building, the Eiffel Tower - and frogmen leaping out of lawn chairs.
On the eve of the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, the Iranian regime is feeling the pinch from the Green Movement. Iran's large population of under 30s is as tech savvy as they come, and the authorities are doing everything they can to stop them from disrupting government backed festivities with their demonstrations.
What's the most important news story in the world today? The Haiti earthquake, the possibility of peace talks with the Taliban or Tony Blair facing questioning in the inquiry into the invasion of Iraq? Don't be silly. It's a new consumer gadget from Apple.