Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
Energy-trapping paint is bringing a Tron-like aesthetic to the roads of the Netherlands.
A company is trying to remove the social stigma associated with hearing loss.
NASA to astronauts: "Let them eat kale."
A new messaging service hints at an Internet built on forgetfulness.
Sometimes, a self-taken photo can double as proof of life.
Yelp's move toward search-via-emoji hints at the way social services will organize the information they gather.
The hegemony of "Ryan" and "Aidan," as seen through Social Security Administration data
Here's a listicle from the 19th century that pokes fun at ... listicles.
When wildfires combine with wild winds, beautiful—and terrifying—things can happen.
Apple has tried to trademark "startup." Facebook has tried to trademark "book."
Spoiler: Just add some hydrogen.
Coffee's future may involve some not-so-average Joe.
A mystery in 20th-century selfies
(Except for activities related to the International Space Station.)
Six humans are in Hawaii, testing the psychological effects of life on another planet.
The finale's last scene underlined the show's oddly insular conception of friendship.
What's next for energy generation? We won't keep you in suspense.
A man's dramatic rescue from a burning building, like so many similar scenes captured by amateurs, comes complete with a Director's Commentary.
“The dominant reaction to the move could be summed up in three letters: WTF.”
Technology now allows us to think about the voice "like we think about fonts for written text."