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'Urban Jungle' Google Street View Hack Shows Cities in a Post Apocalyptic World

If you can’t wait to see what the post-apocalyptic future will look like, a Swedish developer has created a Google Street View hack that will make …

Google Street View

17 Unique Places to Find Great Content to Share

I get a particular thrill from finding little-known restaurants that serve amazing food. My greatest hits list includes elk tacos at a highway diner, …

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Two Poe museums, in Va. and Md., offer different glimpses of the horror mastermind

<b>Because of the grisly</b> and often mysterious themes in Edgar Allan Poe’s writing, his death in 1849 remains one of the most enduring mysteries in American literature. After traveling from Richmond to his home in New York, Poe, known for his short fiction and poetry, was found delirious in Baltimore …

Happy St. Patrick's Day: The 4 Scientific Ways to Become Luckier

It sounds crazy at first: <i>How can you possibly become luckier?</i><p><b>But it turns out luck isn’t chance and magic. There’s a science behind it.</b><p><b>Richard …

How to Create Visual Social Media Content

Shares 5K<p>Do you use images to boost engagement?<p>Are you looking for tools to create better visual content?<p>Creating compelling visuals for your social …

If physicists are smarter than social scientists, are religious people dumb?

A recent study in the <i>Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion</i> by Edward Dutton (University of Oulu, Finland) and Richard Lynn (University of Ulster, Northern Ireland) proclaims that physicists are more intelligent than social scientists.<p>Why, you ask? Because, of course, they have higher …

Mobility, measured

AMERICANS are deeply divided as to whether widening inequality is a problem, let alone what the government should do about it. Some are appalled that …

Who’s behind me?

HISTORY is littered with powerful people undone by hubris. Julius Caesar should have ignored the cheers of the Roman crowd and paid heed to the …

Obama is like Apple, Google and Facebook: a once hip brand tainted by Prism

Among the guests at the fabled Bilderberg meeting, held this weekend just outside London, are the top brass of Google, Amazon and Microsoft. How …

How at risk for attack is your company? BitSight’s gets $24M to tell you

BitSight believes the best way to tell if your company could get hacked is through the data you currently have.<p>The company received a $24 million first round of funding today, from data-excited venture capitalists including Menlo Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Globespan Capital, and …

Facebook, Twitter, and the Tsarnaevs

When we log on to Facebook, it asks, “What’s on your mind?” It asks that of those planning to plant bombs and those planning breakfast. And Facebook has continued to ask us to share more—more thoughts, more often, with more people—along with nearly every other piece of technology or service worth …

People Believe Something on Twitter for Some Reason

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Federal investigators said today that they were “baffled” as to why millions of people chose to believe something they read yesterday on Twitter, a social-media site that has falsely reported the deaths of more than seventy-five thousand different celebrities.<p>“It’s …