Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do. Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social every
At the county level, America is a tremendously unequal place. The median household income in the poorest county (Wilcox County, Alabama) was $22,126 in 2012. In Falls Church, Virginia, where highly educated
The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.
Photo: 20th Century Fox/Courtesy Everett Collection This holiday season, no matter what your background is, there is almost certainly bound to be some mandatory family bonding in your very near future.
Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far). Here are
Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere." As ubiquitous and universally beloved as his face is now,
The sleepy commuters, crowded cars, conductor's voice, and train doors opening and closing are just a part of traveling around New York City. And though the subway system has only gotten larger and more
Parents What do ducks, duchesses and directions have in common? They’re all part of the popular crowd, at least when it comes to baby names. Think Korie and Silas, of "Duck Dynasty" fame. Think George,
Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete blocks, cinder blocks, cobogó, or even decorative terra-cotta bricks: call them what you will,... Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach,
But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future? Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with
When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different.
The Magnum photographer Alec Soth picks his top 10 photo books of 2013 1. Emmet Gowin & Sergio Larrain (Aperture) A double-whammy of perfectly produced career retrospectives of two great and underappreciated
You might think that professional photographers, whose craft is being co-opted by Instagrammers and selfie-takers, would be the last to crowdsource “Likes” as a metric to judge a photography contest. again:
From 15 of the best albums of the year Year in and out, we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably
John Chillingworth is a photographer that few have heard of, even among those who have some knowledge of the genre. Yet, his work featured in the UK's best known illustrated magazine, Picture Post, which