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The Doll That Helped the Soviets Beat the U.S. to Space

Meet Ivan Ivanovich, the mannequin who beta tested space.<p>Not long ago, though, when space travel was still one of humanity's most epic and frantic goals, the concept itself -- sending <i>a man</i> into <i>space</i>! -- alarmed people. Particularly those people who were responsible for making the travel happen in …

IAmA Community-Focused Innovator: The Secret To Reddit’s Success

There was little fresh insight from the President, but it was a defining moment for the site that bills itself as “the front page of the Internet.” …

Innovation

“How I Met Your Mother” Creators On Building A Long, Funny, Mystery

In the 1960s, <i>Gilligan’s Island</i> was able to maintain its conceit that the castaways came this close to being rescued time and time again, but never …

TV

Yeah, We Broke the Internet: The Inside Story of the Biggest Attack Ever

Sven Olaf Kamphuis says his group was behind this week’s massive Internet attack. He also says it was completely justified—and kind of blamed the …