Akanksha Upadhyay

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Turning Dead People Into Materials

Once upon a time, human beings were biodegradable. But with modern-day corpses shot full of embalming chemicals before being sealed inside metal …

Scientists aim to harness the humour of autocorrect

A team of scientists have been researching the comic power of unintentional autocorrecteds in the hope of making computers funnier<p>A team of scientists are working on a scheme to make computers more humorous by harnessing the power of autocorrect errors.<p>Hannu Toivonen, a computer scientist at the …

Another image of Fantastic Mr. Fox 🐺 It was such a memorable encounter with this little guy. I turned the corner and saw him next to a stopped pickup truck in the middle of the road. The snowmobilers told me that he was friendly, and boy were they right. I freaked out, parked, and swiftly grabbed my camera. I sat in the middle of the road for 10 minutes with him. No cars, not a soul around, just me and Mr. Fox. Life changing! The two fox photos are iPhone, excited to share the DSLR images! #northandeast

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

The Most Popular Password Of 2013 Is Not Even A Word

If you’ve slacked off with your online security as of late, you might want to take a look at the 25 most popular passwords of 2013. And, change every …

Facebook co-founder: email is about to die

When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz ran the company's engineering team -- in those heady days when Facebook was still taking over the world -- …