The serial nature of vlogging makes it the perfect way for people to take control of their own stories, and document the process of transitioning as it happens.
In a very optimistic book published at a very pessimistic moment, Walter Isaacson explains how a group of oddballs and savants collaborated to create the world we live in today.
The man who first patented a "surf-type snow ski" ultimately lost the battle to name the sport.
I wanted to visit my father in prison, so I hitched a ride with a stranger from the Internet. He also happened to be a quadriplegic.
In next month's election, Jerry Brown is seeking a fourth term as California's governor and public support for his plan for a north-south bullet train to transform travel in a car-dependent state. Here is more of what's at stake.
More than an inconvenience, these mollusks are a decent metaphor for broadcast's evolution in the Internet age.
All the major surveys disagree. Maybe it's a secret.
Desert Golfing is just you, a ball, and an eternity of sand. It's not exactly fun. It may also be the best smartphone game in a long time.
Research confirms what margherita lovers already know: The perfect cheese is bendy, bubbly, and capable of getting brown. (In other words, mozzarella.)
Nintendo's mascot melee series Super Smash Bros. just released its first handheld version. Playing it makes you feel lonely.
In a report about the status of the nation's millennial population, Washington relied heavily on emojis and graphics, abandoning words almost altogether.
Trust the system, said person for whom the system worked.
A recent patent from Phillip Morris imagines a web-connected e-cig. It could help users quit—but it could also open their pipe up to tracking and hacking.
It took years of industry advocacy before the cellophane sack, invented in the 1960s, caught on.
A third of you admit to it, anyway.
Under the banner of free speech, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been host to rape videos and revenge porn—which makes female users feel anything but free.
Author Steven Johnson talks to the engineer turned philanthropist about the future, technology, ice, capitalism, and optimism.
The first death will occur on Day 86, according to MIT researchers examining the Dutch proposal.
Recent college graduate Kunal Basu-Dutta has figured out an inventive way to get his name out there: Posing as a social-media editor for websites (including our own) in the hopes that he'll become one.
Bonhams, a premier auction house, is having its first scientific history sale.