Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
The end of an era: Just 18 percent of survey respondents report using the full-faced emoticon.
She's stylish and sassy and, it seems, "breaking through plastic ceilings."
That innocuous little device atop your TV has a surprisingly large carbon footprint.
One closed API at a time, the era of the open web is waning.
When your server is a screen, you spend more money.
A new guide to publishing your work with The Atlantic Technology Channel—and a theme for the month
Kenneth Arnold saw something, said something, and ushered in the UFO-industrial complex.
High-tech packaging that will keep your cheese intact ... and disrupted
Astronauts on the International Space Station play a gravity-defying soccer game.
The real stars of each match have evolved from pigs' bladders to lumps of rubber to aerodynamic, TV-friendly spheres.
There was a time when you could dial 1-900-Mix-a-Lot. Sort of.
The FAA just issued the first permit for commercial UAV operation.
A Where's Waldo-style depiction of knowledge, conversation, and animals
They might not have passed the Turing Test, but they won the battle for wackiness.
So here are 30 things to know about everyone's favorite Soviet-themed time suck.
In its half century of deep-sea exploration, Alvin has combed the ruins of the Titanic, helped scientists assess oil-spill damage, and played host to one very famous bologna sandwich.
The flattening effects of video, via a mini-documentary made at the dawn of the Vietnam War
A team of marine archaeologists wants to find the most ancient of technologies by using the most cutting-edge ones.
Getting rid of the Roman numerals required painting and spraying and pigskin-applying.