Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Happy Thursday. I’ve got a collection of apps to feast your eyeballs on, little bits of software that makes shipping, photo curation, and GIF selfies (which I guess is a thing) way easier. You can also download some free apps to make boring messaging more creative or some simple utility apps that measure the… » 4/16/15 11:00am 4/16/15 11:00am

Kowloon Walled City: Remembering Hong Kong's Chaotic City of Darkness

It's been 20 years (to the month) since Kowloon Walled City was demolished, but amazingly, it remains one of the most dense structures ever built. As many as 33,000 people crammed into the seven-acre plot, known in Cantonese as "the city of darkness," before they were relocated in 1993. This diagram, from the South… » 4/19/13 1:11pm 4/19/13 1:11pm

Squeaky Toys With Mute Buttons Will Save Dog Owners' Sanity

There's something about squeaky toys that dogs just can't get enough of. Maybe it's a deep down carnal desire of wanting to hear their prey scream, or maybe to their ears the high-pitched squeal is like a siren's song. But what's for certain is that it can often be incredibly annoying to humans, so to solve that… » 2/26/13 8:31am 2/26/13 8:31am