Irene Greif talks to The Atlantic about her life and legacy.
Now you can explore Jerry Seinfeld's apartment ... through virtual reality.
A Q&A with the makers of Pop, the new app that lets you talk in text, pictures, videos ... and GIFs
And four other intriguing things: personal thermal imaging, thawed viruses, octopus wrestling, and the everyday GPS tracker.
Behold, “the java-bean equivalent of DRM."
Time zones are useful fictions.
ABC’s live stream of the 86th Academy Awards highlighted the huge gap between internet TV’s promise and its glitchy reality.
The woman who developed the algorithm behind the Spanning Tree Protocol reflects on her illustrious career in math, computer science, and networking.
In Street View mashups, we see not just clever Photoshopping, but two cultures' ways of seeing a place.
And four other intriguing things: Mark Penn at Microsoft, a better virtual-reality headset, feminist data, and the ghosts of Fukushima.
Space agencies across the planet launch the most ambitious plan yet to understand how the world's water works.
A guy found it on a school trip. An AMA with a Smithsonian paleontologist helped identify it.
The brain-net, troll theory, art and surveillance, standing at the bottom of the ocean, and the drug argot.
We'd lose more than Facebook.
It's what's keeps us tethered to the quaint notion that "a day" is equal to one rotation of the Earth.
Where the Pacific Ocean is east of the Atlantic
The submersible descends into the darkness.
The time that ends up on your smartphone—and that synchronizes GPS, military operations, financial transactions, and the internet—originates in a set of atomic clocks at the U.S. Naval Observatory.
The scourge of false spring, noise pollution, Whole Foods pseudoscience, solar war, and a large purple jellyfish.