A new company is bringing the engineering savvy of rocket science to the design of the high-heeled shoe. Can stilettos that are actually comfortable to wear change centuries’ worth of symbolism?
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.
We could marvel at the mysteries of the cosmos ... or we could do some math.
Linguists are recognizing the delightful evolution of the word "because."
It took a well-connected city to make Miles's dream come true.
Nearly 150 years after it panned Lincoln's seminal speech, the Patriot-News is changing its tune. This is how the editorial came to be in the first place.
The "most ambitious book ever conceived by an American writer" was first published with entire sections missing.
Fluid mechanics explain the workings of your cab franc.
"Public expectation stifles creativity," says the head of Google[x].
It's occasionally gorgeous, often ubiquitous, and thousands of years old.
In 2006, the service's founders weren't sure what to call their new product. Some errant text messages solved their problem.
Amazon's new deal with the U.S. Postal Service will reverse a century-old approach to mail.
An Italian astronaut calmly, delightfully describes the wildest trip humans can make.
The conventional wisdom of coupledom holds that intimacy equals privacy. Claire and Alan are reversing it.
It fired 50 rounds and showed no signs of stopping.
Haiyan is headed toward the Philippines—and breaking pretty much every storm-categorizing scale in the process.
What better way to mark the occasion than by buying yourself an "I'm Trending" brooch?