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After Her: Why our love of technology will remain unrequited

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Many of us have become incredibly attached to our gadgets, rarely straying far from our phones. Human-gadget interaction is …

Instagram adds 50 million users in six months, will start selling ads next year

Instagram revealed its user base for the first time back in January, and after topping 100 million users February 26th a blog post today says its community has grown to "more than 150 million people capturing and sharing moments every month". That means it's added 50 million users in the last six …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

World's oldest man claim for '123-year-old' Bolivian herder

If Bolivia's public records are to be believed, Carmelo Flores Laura is the oldest living person ever documented, at 123 years old.<p>The native Aymara lives in a straw-roofed dirt-floor hut in an isolated hamlet near Lake Titicaca at 13,100 feet, is illiterate, speaks no Spanish and has no teeth.<p>He …

New MIT software makes it easier to design complex 3D printed objects

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab<p>Most consumer 3D printers print in hard plastic. That’s suitable …

This is Norm, the Most Adorable Pug on Instagram

Jeremy Veach is a 23-year-old photographer from Port Orchard, Washington. Inspired by Maddie (one of the early Internet pet sensations) and Momo …

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …