If the supervolcano underneath Yellowstone National Park ever had another massive eruption, it could spew ash for thousands of miles across the United States, damaging buildings, smothering crops, and
Before the iPod was even a thought, Sony had sold hundreds of millions of its iconic cassette players We take portable music for granted these days. Any commuter in any big city in the world is more likely
They will add to the already gigantic heap of Lego bits: 86 for every person on the planet. The toymaker has enjoyed ten years of spectacular growth, almost quadrupling its revenue. In 2012 it overtook
People will make art with any technology. ASCII art is as much a part of the Internet as emoticons, cats, or lol. We're talking about pictures made from text: letters, numbers, and special characters #
One of the inherent downsides of technology's rapid advancement is how much of its history gets left behind with each new plateau we reach. However, the great minds at the Internet Archive (IA) have come
His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942. They
Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error
The 70s began for me in 1975—on April 1, 1975, to be exact. That was the day I signed on to move to New York and begin work on a new late-night comedy/variety series for NBC. And it was going to be live.
We are living through a banner year in automotive history. Rarely has there been so much birthday gridlock around notable vehicles. The Porsche 911 is on a protracted 50th anniversary tour, which will
While we’ve all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it’s not too often that we come across photos that look paintings.
Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson. Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage
Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture. The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio