For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining topical terms.
And scientists aren't sure what to do about it
One (very authoritarian) way to prevent cheating
We're more hopeful about—and scared of—autonomous vehicles than people in the UK or Australia.
"The machine produces a particularly good and unique drink or confection."
Baby-tracking tools can help make sense of the chaos of sleepless nights with a newborn.
And so do some readers.
Why do we celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Because we can.
Sickness-related isolation used to involve banishing patients to islands; now the ill are kept separate in our midst.
Since the 1920s, it’s been changing channels and changing lives, including yours. An Object Lesson.
A Chrome extension reveals the font choice for the text under your cursor.
Evan Sharp, one of the co-founders of Pinterest, delves into what the wildly popular image-collecting site is really about, and what it's likely to do in the future.
How a single PR stunt reveals the complicated, pervasive intersection of logistics and culture
A century ago, musicians predicted instrument design changes that never happened.
Even if the USPS were agile enough to adapt to 3-D printing, doing so would only scratch the surface of remedying the agency's financial troubles.
Not yet, and hopefully not ever
Her smartphone game is extremely popular and extremely ridiculous. And totally genius.
From phonographs to smartphones, no technology—or industry—is immune to change.
As the web's reach expands, non-English speakers will need fonts for their own alphabets.