An investigation into the origins of the laser-etched gravestones that put a face to the name
The Dentzel carousel of Glen Echo Park in Maryland is a gorgeous example of the merry-go-round industry's early 20th century output
A new study looks at which words tend to be used disproportionately by men and women on the short-form messaging service
They heal quickly. They can swim up to 22 miles per hour and hold their breath for 12 minutes. Seriously, what can't dolphins do?
A newsroom is more valuable than the papers it sells. Here's one way to unlock more value.
Analysts tell and are seduced by narrative, by stories that they then translate into the strange language of Excel and spreadsheets
New research published in the journal Medieval History suggests more women sailed on Viking expeditions than previously thought based on bones buried in 9th-century England
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New experiments indicate the LHC will find the elusive Higgs boson soon ... if it exists
In keeping the spirit of Atlantic founder Ralph Waldo Emerson alive, three of our editors try their hand at an age-old tradition
As Internet natives, who communicate by IM in the office anyway, have kids, they'll have a good reason to start working from home
Website homepages are the new A1 and they should be archived that way
Google is scaling back how much it features the crowdsourced reviews site and putting more energy into building out its own service
The social sharing buttons you find embedded on many websites are automatically tracking you -- this software will stop them
Larry Page has demonstrated he wants to create a more streamlined, more potent Google, and he's doubling down on search
An ocean research team found out that while it's bad to have a 10-foot, 1,000-pound shark stuck on your boat, getting it off is even worse
Zillow's got great tools, a clean look, and has had a remarkably hot debut on the NASDAQ, but can we rely on the data its presenting?
Long before NASA's famed Shuttle program came to a close, the biggest space ambitions of many an American had already withered
Contrary to those who see rapid obsolescence for things published on the Internet, I think the exact opposite is true
How a series of innovations, from that little stool to complex venting, made an American favorite easier to deliver and better to eat