Game of Thrones is clearly done taking its time. The amount of plot that happened in last night’s episode, “Home,” is staggering; it moved as fast as an old man being tossed from a bridge, and it hit as hard as Cersei’s zombie-knightmare Ser Robert Strong. It was almost too much, and that was before another final…
It’s been eight months since New Horizons made its historic flyby of Pluto, but data keeps on trickling in from the intrepid space probe. Scientists have now produced a new composite map, creating the sharpest and most detailed look at the dwarf planet yet.
The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web—those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing—are not for the faint-hearted or untrained. With the right tools, however, there’s little to fear and plenty to discover. Here’s how you can start exploring the deep web without having to…
Remember that part in the new Snowden trailer, where Ed sneaks data out of the NSA by hiding a memory card in a Rubik’s cube? Has to be bullshit, right?
This year, the cicadas flooding the northeast will actually be 17 years old, due to the strange insect’s 17-year-long gestation period. Needless to say, lots of things have happened since 1999.
Ewan McGregor throws water on Obi-Wan movie rumors. Jon Favreau may be returning to the director’s seat at Marvel. 10 Cloverfield Lane’s director heads to Black Mirror. Plus more Power Rangers filming, even more footage from Civil War, and a new clip from Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers get!
You might not have as many close friends as you think. Researchers have provided new evidence that lends weight to a theory that says you can only maintain five close friendships.
This story was originally published on December 8, 2015. Shortly thereafter, Craig Wright scrubbed much of his digital presence and disappeared for months—until May 2, 2016, when he publicly announced that he is the creator of Bitcoin.
Radiohead has left the internet. The band seems to have removed its online presence, replacing its home page with a plain white screen, deleting its Twitter and Facebook history—and sending out hard copy leaflets in the post.
The Australian businessman Craig Wright has published a blog post in which he claims to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
Hulu is said to be working on a live-streaming service that it would use to provide broadcast and cable TV channels like ESPN and the Fox network.
I love my Kindle, but mostly because of Amazon’s warranty. In five years of owning Kindles, I have broken three, all entirely because of user error that involved a sharp force to the unyielding e-ink display. A new tech from China promises to put a stop to all that.
John Whitney was one of the earliest pioneers of computer graphics, most memorably known for his work on the opening sequence of Hitchcock’s Vertigo. But even in this educational video for IBM in 1968, the distance that computer graphics has come is startlingly clear.
DO NOT CLICK ON THIS UNLESS YOU’VE SEEN TONIGHT’S GAME OF THRONES. SPOILER WARNING.
Apple is known for harboring a bunch of design freaks, but did you know that you’re never meant to speak of iPhones, just “multiple iPhone devices?”