Mark Zuckerberg has shared a look at Facebook's massive Luleå data center in Sweden.
Towels, toothbrushes and even bars of soap: these are the things you should and should not share with friends.
In the spring of 1970, Nikita Khrushchev posed for a series of seemingly silly photographs. A group of American editors needed the photographs as a sign to proceed with what would come to be seen as an explosive and grand act of Cold War subterfuge: the publication of Nikita Khrushchev’s memoirs, against the wishes of the Soviet leadership.
Proper Cloth is making it remarkably easy to get made-to-measure shirts. Between their sizing algorithm that creates a custom shirt size in seconds to their Design A Shirt tool that lets you customize every detail, everything is done online. No wonder they’re the highest-rated online shirtmaker on Google.
The crazy collapse of Silicon Valley darling Hampton Creek, the rise of the Fixer Uppers and more of the best long reads of the week.
Being gainfully employed is about more than money. We need to consider what will give our lives purpose and connection in the age of automation.
Social media has, in its own way, provided us a means of generating other selves. We just haven’t yet learned to set them free. Beyoncé has.
Pretty much all of JJ Abrams' work, from "Lost" to "Super 8" to "Star Trek: Into Darkness," revolves around the same gimmick. And with "10 Cloverfield Lane," he finally figured out the right way to use it.
Alexander Selkirk was marooned on an island for more than four years. But his story was very different from the famous novel.
In 1934, the capsule, a copper cylinder, was buried with a formal ceremony in the foundation of one of the buildings of a training center the Nazis were constructing to indoctrinate future leaders of the Third Reich.
VSauce talks about a small tile that was likely smuggled onto the Apollo lander and explains fixed points.
In the four years since Tinder’s launch, the right swipe has become the prevailing signifier of our generation — shorthand for like, lust, and (possibly, hopefully, finally) love.
Michael Brick was a reporter for The New York Times during 9/11 who worked on the newspapers “Portraits in Grief” series. He regretted writing one particular portrait about a firefighter named Paul Ruback. Before Brick died of cancer earlier this year, he asked his friends to get a story published that would help him correct the record.
It would actually *increase* immigration, you fools!
The anti-Islam group ACT for America has a direct line to Donald Trump. Now, it has seized on allegations of a hideous crime in Idaho’s Magic Valley to spread its reach among regular Americans.
When it comes to infrastructure development in developing countries, there are projects that instantly appeal — like hospitals. Or schools. And then there are those that are a much harder sell; sewers, for example, or prisons.
Unlike any other service on the market, this VPN immediately and automatically activates an encrypted VPN channel as soon your device connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network (even if your phone is in locked mode or in your pocket.)
Atlas Obscura mapped the real places that inspired the best kids' books.
More people are using multiple electronics for more hours a day, starting at ever earlier ages. But we weren’t built for them.
This POV video of top Formula One driver Nico Rosberg is annotated to show what his feet and hands are doing (a lot more than just steering). It's really, really impressive — as is how close he comes to the wall on every turn.
Elections become instantly more palatable when SNL is on the case.
Piobbico is a tiny village located in the eastern Italian region Marche, that sits between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. I got there on the first Sunday of September, because that's where this year's Festival of the Ugly took place. Hundreds of people gather in this tiny village annually, in order to elect the next president of the World Association of Ugly People.
To date, biologists have typically had to study the progress of a virus through indirect means, such as studying the antibodies — actually tracking the viruses themselves has been difficult. However, researchers say they've found a way to follow the progress of a virus in real time.
It's the middle of the week, so we're going to cut to the chase: If you want to watch something relaxing, this tile power washing video will do the trick.
Musical.ly, an app you’ve probably never heard of unless you are a teen, or the proud owner of a teen, just raised $100,000,000 in funding. Which means it’s time for you to learn what it is, what it does, and why it’s worth so much money.
Based in Osaka, Japan, Ball Pool Bar Dive is the perfect combination of your dreams from your early childhood and your early twenties.
We're pretty sure you all are smarter than this, but we just want to be thorough.
I took my son to Paris Fashion Week, and all I got was a profound understanding of who he is, what he wants to do with his life, and how it feels to watch a grown man stride down a runway wearing shaggy yellow Muppet pants.
Cabarrus County, North Carolina, is definitely not a hotbed for imported European supercars, nor is it in a big damn Northeastern hurry. But it makes as good a claim as any to be the fastest county in the USA. This is the mecca of going way too fast.
Last summer, we were promised a battle between two mech fighting machines, America's Mk II and Japan's Kuratas. The guys behind the Mk II say the fight is months away — but first, they need to lay a beating on their robot to make sure the humans inside it won't die.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: Trump is in training, the Southwest loves Hillary and Republican millennials are confused as heck.
When I took a job cleaning expensive Manhattan apartments, I had no idea what I would find out about my clients.
You don’t need to own a lot of clothes, just a few really excellent essentials. And we've helped you find the best.
David Ishee’s goal isn’t just to make glowing Frankenpuppies. The glowing puppies are just proof of concept. Eventually, he wants to sequence the genomes of all of his dogs to check for common genetic conditions among Mastiffs like hip dysplasia and thyroid problems and then figure out how to engineer them out.
The Republican nominee is a callous businessman.
Some owners of Samsung top-loading washing machines say their appliances exploded while in normal use. Now, federal safety regulators have confirmed they are looking into the matter and are advising Samsung owners on the best way to avoid the potential problem.
Sending a password or secret code over airborne radio waves like WiFi or Bluetooth means anyone can eavesdrop, making those transmissions vulnerable to hackers who can attempt to break the encrypted code.
What North Americans refer to as the Panama Hat is actually a hat that is made in Ecuador. But the hats that are actually worn throughout the country of Panama, known as sombreros pintados, are quite different.
Musk might have explained the transportation side of things, but he failed to address the most important part of bringing humans to mars: the people.
Earlier this month, the Mets signed Tebow to a minor league contract, because hey, why not. Today, in his Florida Instructional League debut, he hit a dang home run. Because of course he did.