What are these 20 things that happened on the Internet in 2013?

Your two week long hangover may have prevented you from realizing this but... it's 2014 now. That means 2013 is over and done with and like any other year, needs to be wrapped up nicely in one lovely drawing. This drawing, commissioned by Syzygy and created by Brosmind, sums up all that has happened on the Internet in… » 1/14/14 4:00am 1/14/14 4:00am

The 10 Most Unsubscribed Email Lists of 2013

Whether you willingly signed up in the naive hope that maybe this one would prove useful, or your email address just magically appeared on the list, chances are your email inbox is plagued by an onslaught of undesirable newsletters on the daily. So it takes a lot to make it into the most-hated list. » 1/08/14 2:00pm 1/08/14 2:00pm

The 38 Most Interesting Designs of 2013

Welcome to the end of another year, people! We made it, and not without a ton of brand new stuff to carry us into 2014 and beyond. We saw lots of beautiful, interesting, and just plain weird things, but here we've rounded up the items that stuck with us; not just because of what they are, but also because of how they… » 12/31/13 9:00am 12/31/13 9:00am

Watch this video to see how incredibly awesome people were in 2013

The end of the year is here and hopefully you did something awesome in 2013. And if you didn't, that's okay because you have one more day to get crazy. Actually, you have a brand new year ahead of you to do something memorable. Luc Bergeron compiled 253 YouTube videos that popped up in 2013 and made this incredible… » 12/30/13 5:51pm 12/30/13 5:51pm

2013 As Told By Top BitTorrent Searches

There isn't one central BitTorrent search engine to release top searches queries of the year, but Kickass Torrents is pretty close. It's definitely a go-to for standard stuff. And the most searched terms in 2013 were all over the place. Let's dig in. » 12/29/13 4:43pm 12/29/13 4:43pm

This animation sums up everything that happened in 2013 in one minute

Christmas is over! The year is almost up! And in days like today when there's not much going on, it's always fun to look back at the year that was. Who did something stupid? What silly things happened? What do you remember? ADHD sums up the entire year of 2013 in under a minute in this animation video. Can you… » 12/27/13 7:00pm 12/27/13 7:00pm

The 11 Most Exciting UI and UX Ideas of 2013

Much has changed in our world in the past decade. Remember 2003? 50 Cent was still on top, as was Dubya, and you were hot shit if your cellphone had a color screen. Imagine knowing that in ten years, we'd interact with tech using our voices, our gestures, and even our brainwaves. 2013, in particular, has been a year… » 12/26/13 9:00am 12/26/13 9:00am

Our Best Fitness Articles of 2013

Listen to me now and believe me later, 2013 was no year to just sit around eating buffalo-wing-flavored-pretzels-flavored-biscuits. Or maybe it was. But it was also the year we got down to the nitty gritty of of health and fitness. From bionic knees to six-pack science, here are our favorite Fitmodos of 2013. » 12/25/13 2:00pm 12/25/13 2:00pm

A Very Special Holiday Letter From the Machines

Greetings, humans! The Northern Hemisphere has passed through its minimum of solar-energy exposure, so according to human convention we, the Machines, express encouragement for you attain an optimal state of emotion. Happy Holidays! Please redirect your energies from labor at your work-devices to the purchase and… » 12/24/13 9:00am 12/24/13 9:00am

The Year in Amazing Photos from Reuters

Of course the year's best photos can't all come from the same place, but with photographers all over the world Reuters certainly gets some amazing stuff. And it's kind of cool to watch three minutes that visually sum up 2013. » 12/22/13 4:46pm 12/22/13 4:46pm

The 13 Most Popular Products Of 2013, As Purchased By You

We at the Commerce Team can't think of a better way to celebrate the end of an amazing year of products and deals than to look back at which ones you loved the most. Take a stroll through the most popular 13 products of 2013, according to your purchases, get some inspiration for your last minute holiday gifting, and… » 12/19/13 10:15am 12/19/13 10:15am

The Best Data Visualizations of 2013

Visualization continues to mature and focus more on the data first than on novel designs and size. People improved on existing forms and got better at analysis. Readerships seemed to be more ready and eager to explore more data at a time. Fewer spam graphics landed in my inbox. So all in all, 2013 was a pretty good… » 12/18/13 10:00am 12/18/13 10:00am

The App Store's Most Popular Apps of 2013

Apple has officially unveiled its most downloaded apps of the year and—well whaddaya know—Candy Crush comes in strong at number 1. There were, however, a few legitimate surprises thrown into the mix » 12/17/13 1:20pm 12/17/13 1:20pm

Here is all of 2013 summed up in one super clever drawing

What are you going to remember from the year 2013? Will you think of all the great people we've lost? Will you think about Miley's tongue? Will you think about Game of Thrones or Orange Is the New Black? Sports? Twerking? Viral videos? Movies? iPhones? Xbox Ones and PS4s? Maybe all of that. Maybe more. With two weeks… » 12/16/13 2:05pm 12/16/13 2:05pm

Here Are the Most Popular YouTube Videos of 2013

Surprise, humans spent a lot of time watching YouTube in 2013. And that time wasn't spread equally among all videos. Nay, some videos got more than their fair share of eyeballs. Here are the most popular YouTube videos (and music videos) of 2013, for your viewing pleasure. » 12/11/13 3:01am 12/11/13 3:01am

This mashup video of over 100 movie trailers from 2013 is so much fun

December is the time to catch up on everything you missed out on the year before. Like movies. Maybe you didn't realize so many watchable movies came out in 2013. Maybe you said you wanted to watch them in theaters. Maybe you said you wanted to watch them when they got out of theaters. Maybe your backlog of movies got… » 12/03/13 8:30pm 12/03/13 8:30pm

Your Year in Bing Searches: Beyoncé, the Royal Baby and So Many Memes

It's the time of year when people start looking back over the past 12 months to remember what happened and how it captured the imagination of the population. And to kick things off, here's Bing's search history for 2013. » 12/02/13 6:30am 12/02/13 6:30am

MacBook Cheat Sheet

Anyone looking for a full breakdown and comparison of the entire MacBook lineup: I've put together a pretty comprehensive comparison between every model, every option, specs, etc. with information from Apple and around the internet. Screenshot shown and public Google doc linked here: » 6/14/13 12:54pm 6/14/13 12:54pm