When Steve Jobs presented his proposal for a new Apple campus to the Cupertino City Council back in 2011, he had one aim: to create the best office building in the world. A little over four years later, Apple is well on its way to completing...Show More Summary
On Jan. 3, 1996, Microsoft CEO Bill Gates wrote an essay titled "Content is King" in which he made a number of bold predictions for what the internet would look like in the future. At the time, only about 1% of the world was online, connection speeds were painfully slow, and there were relatively few websites to choose from. Show More Summary
Having a 5-year-old son who's suddenly into science and technology has made me realize that Peter Thiel was on to something with his famous quote: "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters." My son talks all the time about inventions he wants to build when he grows up. Show More Summary
While YouTube stars often share the intimate details of their lives to millions of fans, there's one thing they usually leave out: money. We hear conflicting mumblings. We hear that YouTube star PewDiePie has reportedly made $12 million,...Show More Summary
The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view. But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. Show More Summary
It has been a terrible year for Ocado stock. Currently, it's down to 304p from a high of 470p in mid 2015. Mostly, this is Amazon's fault. Amazon's UK CEO, Chris North, gave an interview to The Guardian last week in which he said Amazon Pantry would extend the range of grocery items it will deliver to people's doors. Show More Summary
Jay Z likes to do things personally. So one day in March he sat down and dialed the phone numbers of some of the users of his new music-streaming service, Tidal. Staff at Roc Nation, Jay Z's sports- and entertainment-management company, listened as fans reacted with shock to phone calls from Jay Z. Show More Summary
If you want to get a sense of how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella thinks he's doing at his job, now nearly two years in, he gave the world a hint on Thursday. That's when he published his "favorite stories of 2015 - people & organizations...Show More Summary
Thinking about splurging on a new gym membership for the new year? Hold that thought. There's an at-home fitness app that allegedly gives you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the weight room — so long as you commit to it. Show More Summary
If you don't have time to cook yourself a gourmet meal, or lack the skills, the Moley Robotics Kitchen is for you. UK-based company Moley Robotics created this concept kitchen prototype, which includes an oven, stove, touchscreen unit, and robotic arms and hands. Show More Summary
We learned a lot about the brain in 2015, but we still have a long way to go. From a viral photo that changed how we see the world to discoveries about how the brain changes as we age, here are some of the biggest discoveries we made about the brain this year: 1. Show More Summary
While listening for earthquakes, Baghdad station recorded something else.
A report from the Economic Times (via MacRumors) claims that the iPhone 7 will be waterproof. The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus both have higher levels of water resistance than previous models, but Apple didn't describe them as waterproof. It's...Show More Summary
Do you know what your child is doing online? Could they — gasp — be hacking? That's the question posed by a public-service-announcement-esque video released by the National Crime Agency earlier this month. It's part of a new campaign...Show More Summary
Tiny cameras attached to the birds' tails give a clear view of corvid intelligence.
Mark Hamill has taken to Twitter in an effort to save "Star Wars" fans from spending money on items with fake autographs. Fans have been sending the actor who plays Luke Skywalker photos of signed memorabilia, asking about their authenticity,...Show More Summary
It's been nearly 20 years, but there isn't a better Christmas gift unwrapping video than this: Those two kids are freaking out over the Nintendo 64, Nintendo's third major console released in 1996. And their reaction was justified at the time. Show More Summary
The year is almost over — and what a year it was. We were treated to plenty of surprising innovations in 2015 — phones, watches, cameras, tablets, laptops, games, virtual reality and augmented reality headsets, you name it. But moreShow More Summary
Ars investigates the murky world of conspiracy theory to see what NASA hid in 2015.
The Alphabet-owned smart home company Nest just released a new ad on YouTube that highlights the most amazing moments its users caught on video this year. People captured the various absurd, scary, and romantic clips with the wi-fiShow More Summary