There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video. If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital
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.
Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown
Wildlife A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s
An Italian artist illustrates the iconic buildings of your favorite movies from The Big Lebowski‘s Malibu bachelor pad to The Incredibles‘ futuristic suburban home. Sometimes, even more than wanting to
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
While 2012 was a knockout year for tablets — with the introduction of the iPad Mini, Nexus 7, and Microsoft Surface — 2013 is actually somewhat boring in comparison. Yes, tablet sales continued to grow
Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology. If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After
Well, our question from last week as to Thanksgiving social media etiquette appears to have been answered in resounding fashion, as the holiday saw the most traffic for Instagram of all time. (On a day
Practically everyone reading this will have heard the reports about the lengths Apple will go to in order to ensure that its products are on the cutting edge of industrial design. Well, to those reports
When you think of mobile operating systems, it’s likely that two platforms come to mind: Android and iOS. Although there are other operating systems out there including Windows Phone 8, Firefox OS and
Oldest human genome reveals less of an East Asian ancestry than thought. Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely
Wildlife A gurgling stream runs down Croagh Patrick, a mountain by the sea and an important site of pilgrimage in western Ireland’s County Mayo. Though water-rich, Ireland faces supply challenges and reforming
"Ring of Fire" tectonic activity responsible for this week's eruption. Japan got just a little bit bigger this week, as a volcano created abrand new island about 600 miles (970 kilometers) south of Tokyo.
TravelIntelligent Travel Five hundred years ago, Juan Ponce de León set sail from Puerto Rico–where he had been appointed governor by the Spanish crown–in search of magical waters said to restore vitality.
It turns out Thanksgiving and Hanukkah have a lot in common, even when they don't fall on the same day. Why is Thanksgiving 2013 different from all others? Because this year, it's not just Thanksgiving.