An abecedarian for today's corporate, weird, hyperconnected world.
The man behind Facebook's audio explains how it was created.
This is what it looks like inside a twister.
I ordered him one day from a website that sells 3D-printed objects, a marketplace for goods created in the new way. Then I forgot all about it until the day he showed up, a meme materialized.
The surprisingly beautiful conclusion to the cicada's life. Also, basically, what HD was made for.
Apple, Samsung, and Google.
A marathon swimmer meets a tough, weird little shark in the middle of the night.
Eating baby seals is only the beginning.
All your Internet can be traced back to this moment.
At least, that's one thing Sears is trying out.
It's probably more like 1995, which is still pretty amazing.
Yick, ack, ugh! It is gross. But it is also impossible to stop watching.
Weirdly, they were more correct when it came to 2010 than 2001.
"We had storms that went from virtually nothing to producing large hail and tornadoes in less than an hour in some cases. So it's gonna go fast today."
A backgrounder for understanding the storm that hit Moore, Oklahoma.
A meditation on the diversity of Earth.
Charting the growth of the big social networks that aren't Facebook.
And it wasn't just Exxon. In Silicon Valley's early days, all sorts of major corporations tried to get a piece of the pie.
A far-flung team is trying to build the first digital lifeform to work out the basic principles of the brain.