On this week's episode of MashTalk, the Mashable Tech team talks about a wide range of things happening in the tech world from Android to VR to McDonald's (yes, Mickey D's) to Apple CEO Tim Cook. I'm joined this week by our Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and for the first time by our tech analyst and editor Adario Strange. Show More Summary
Treecology: 30 Activities and Observations for Exploring the World of Trees and Forests is an excellent new nature activity book for kids of a fairly wide range of ages. Like a tree, the pattern of the book is pretty straightforward but fractal like; you start off simple but end up pretty much anywhere in the…
Preseason ejections aren’t the most common thing in the world, but there were a pair of them in last week’s game between the Chiefs and Rams. Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner were both ejected from the game after getting into a scuffle late in the first half of last weekend’s…
These are several shots of the world's new largest pearl, a massive 34kg (75-pound) behemoth that measures a foot wide and 2.2-feet in length. For reference, that's about the same size, but not shape, as of one of my balls. They pearl beats the previous record holder (the Pearl of Lao Tzu, aka the Pearl of Allah) by some 61-pounds. Show More Summary
Many pistol shooters of my generation grew up in a world with a wide variety of fantastic black plastic handguns that are as durable as a tank, have triggers ranging from “decent” to “awful”, run below six notes in price, and are uniformly ugly as sin. Show More Summary
August 23, 1991 was quite a day. Not only did the World Wide Web become accessible to the public, that was the day Nintendo brought their Super Famicom console to North America as the Super Nintendo. Nintendo had been involved with gaming...Show More Summary
If you’re looking for the sweetest meet cute in the whole wide world, then I’d like to introduce you to the dynamic duo that is Steven and Fiona. For their love story? It started in an elevator, and the aftermath? It’s nothing short of stu-hun-ing. From the perfectly pink florals to the shockingly beautiful ceremony, […]
GUEST: Every once in a while, a product comes along that changes everyone’s expectations of what’s possible in user interfaces. The Mac. The World Wide Web. The iPhone. Alexa belongs in that elite group of game changers. Siri didn’t make it over the hump, despite the buzz it created. Neither did Google Now or Cortana, despite their […]
Vietnam is home to some of the most incredible caves in the world. The famous Hang Son Doong cave system is 40 stories at its tallest height, wide enough to accommodate a 747, and even has its own weather system. But anyone looking to explore the caves is going to have a 2-year wait ahead of them. Show More Summary
The web's not dead. But the dream of truly democratized media is still a dream. The post At 25, the World Wide Web Is Still a Long Way From Reality appeared first on WIRED.
It's just 20 feet wide, but the new bridge hovering 1,000 feet over China's Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon (in the park that inspired the movie Avatar ) stretches for more than 1,400 feet—and has set a record for being the world's highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge, CNN reports....
Last December, we celebrated 25 years since the first website went up. On December 20, 1990, researchers at CERN, including web founder Tim Berners-Lee, created a test website for their new creation — a tutorial on how to use the what would become the World Wide Web. Show More Summary
Lots of people are celebrating the public availability of the World Wide Web today, which is great! For all the problems experienced out there on them intarwebs, the Web has brought us an unparalleled knowledge base and a new way toShow More Summary
Let’s get real about #InternautDay. Today is being celebrated as the 25th anniversary of public access to the World Wide Web, (aka Happy #InternautDay), but in the history of the internet and Web access, this is a fairly inauspicious date. Show More Summary
LONDON — One British computer scientist is going to have a hell of a lot of Twitter notifications by the end of the day. On Tuesday morning, people took to social media to mark Internaut Day — the anniversary of the date on which Tim...Show More Summary
On this day back in 1991, a British researcher working in Switzerland made and a little thing called the World Wide Web was suddenly open to the public. And now, 25 years later, it’s safe to say the WWW has changed just about every aspect of our lives. For better and for worse. The child of […]
On this day in history: On August 23, 1991, new users for the first time were able to access the World Wide Web. The occasion is known as Internaut Day.
There came a time when handing someone a business card without a web address printed on it was like groping in the dark for a footprint when the whole wide world already had firm impressions under the brightness of the Sun. Today, it is somewhat of a similar scenario if all you have to show for an online presence is a website. Show More Summary
Ang Lee's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk has been set to have its world premiere October 14 at the New York Film Festival. The bow of the TriStar Pictures pic comes ahead of its wide release November 11 as it positions itself for awards...Show More Summary