Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
The very recent renaissance of a very old word
Connor Johnson started by donating his allowance to the cause. Then he decided to do more.
Google opens up its mapping functionality to allow for DIY imagery.
The talk that kicked off the personal computing revolution looks a lot like today's tech presentations ... and much, much different.
Triumphant returns are also a triumph for bureaucracy.
The notional postal workers may be flying some exceedingly unfriendly skies.
Hint: We need GIFs to show you what the they look like.
You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.
What does Imgur, one of the most highly-trafficked sites on the web, want to be when it grows up? Television.
Phone-call data track the distribution of courtesy (and the lack of it) over recorded conversations. We'd thought better of you, Buckeyes.
Everything should be made into marshmallows, even pictures you take with your phone.
If you're celebrating the holiday outside of Earth, you'll enjoy a bird that "resembles sliced deli meat" and stuffing that has "a broth-heavy, institutional flavor."
A storm is bringing flight delays and cancellations across the country over the busiest travel days of the year. Track the agony with this handy/horrible infographic.
Yet another teenage girl captures an image of herself.
And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed.
To sleep, perchance to freak out some fellow commuters ...
Archaeologists reveal the "sweet, strong" flavor of ancient booze, and wonder whether they might be able to recreate it.
A reminder that astronauts, on top of everything else, are entrepreneurs.
... And then returned it to her. Because Twitter.
While today's prosthetics strive to surpass human capabilities, the earliest versions sought to replicate them.