A floating basketball, a giant mound of Play-Doh, an exact replica of the Liberty Bell: His works result from artistic vision, yes, but also some physics and chemistry wizardry.
"In a sense, we're already becoming cyborgs."
A survey about digital laughter gave respondents a write-in option. Their answers may surprise you.
A strange video game from the Her animator bests Spike Jonze's film at depicting what a relationship with an alien really would be like.
Deep inside Google, a small team has been trying to solve a problem that's easy for any schmuck around the watercooler but frighteningly difficult for the world's most data-rich company: telling a story.
"I am very grateful for the Israeli 'know how' that created it, the effective AIPAC lobbying that ensured its funding, and the Congressional and Presidential support that made it available to the citizens of Israel." So writes an American rabbi from a bomb shelter in Jerusalem.
"Tell me whhyyyyyyyyy," Srikanth Nandyala begs of the telecom giant.
The "portable aquatic play device for body planing" was inspired by the design of a roll of film.
It’s a complex, constantly multi-tasking network of tissue—but the myth persists.
Where campaign strategy and comedy marketing collide
Via Twitter, a new way to add accountability to public—and political—information
When the fighting is over in Gaza, one of these stories is going to look strange.
Before the NSA revelations and Buzzfeed listicles, there was the early web. And it was an incredible blend of personal, mundane, and extraordinary.
A writer and a designer make art to find out, with the help of 2,000 friends.
Eight beautiful user-submitted photos from the writer's crowdsourcing success.
Designers of feline-focused tablet apps are learning a lot about how pets play.
The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts can’t afford to buy them.
A colossal brain-shaped jungle gym lights up to reflect actual neurological activity.
For your reference, a detailed pro-and-con about the most ambitious current attempt to change America's transportation infrastructure
It's time for broader national attention to the most expensive and ambitious infrastructure proposal in America today.