The internet is a big place. There’s so much to read and watch and listen to that it can be overwhelming. We all have those stories that we start, get distracted for one reason or another, and promise ourselves we’ll finish later. Well, if any of those stories were on Paleofuture, here’s your second chance!
In the hours between the shooting spree at Umpqua Community College and the moment news networks were able to name Chris Harper Mercer as the alleged gunman, crowds on social media clamored for a name to fill the informational void. 4chan gave them two, both of whom turned out to be alive, and neither of whom has been…
The small fishing village of Astoria, Oregon, tried to scare off a pesky sea lion colony with a large fake mechanical orca. It was a cunning scheme, one that pitted the sly artifice of man against whatever it is sea lions have. But alas—nature won.
Wow, here's an absolutely stunning picture of a waterfall in Silver Falls, Oregon taken by photographer Jarred Decker. Only at first glance the picture doesn't even look like a shot of a waterfall. It looks more like you're peering into the soul of Godzilla.
I've never been to Portland, but I've seen the airport's carpet a million times. If you asked me to draw a picture of the delightfully geometric 80s design, I could probably do it with my eyes closed. How, you wonder? Hipsters. That's how.
When Oregon was granted statehood in 1859, it was the only state in the Union admitted with a constitution that forbade black people from living, working, or owning property there. It was illegal for black people even to move to the state until 1926. Oregon’s founding is part of the forgotten history of racism in the…
Before I was born, my mom lived in a treehouse in the Smoky Mountains and had a pet goat with one ear. His name was Van Goat. This was the late 70s, and even then, it was a unique lifestyle. But my how treehouse culture has evolved.
OR7, the wolf who journeyed from northeast Oregon to California, found a mate and has just sired these three puppies. They're the first born anywhere near California in at least 100 years and these are the first pictures of them.
Wooden gadget accessories appeal to a certain kind of dweebus—I am that dweebus. And Oregon's Grove has been among the best for years. Now they're making iPad cases. Are they worth it?
In this week's round-up of landscape reads, we've got sacred grounds, coffee grounds, and camping grounds.
Don't take your phone hiking—you're probably not going to get service and bears might eat it. Instead, find your way through the woods with Garmin's Oregon personal navigator.
At last, Matt Groening has revealed where The Simpsons is actually located: the actual Springfield is next to Eugene, Oregon, the state where Groening grew up. We went through the entire city to find what the most important locations look in real life.
Data centers are power-hungry, and Facebook's Oregon center in Crook County is no exception, using 28MW. While that's fairly standard, it has doubled the power use of the county.
I was about to call this Ideo electric commuter bike the best, well, something, but that's just not the case. It won an important competition in Oregon, the Manifest bike building competition, and that's where the accolades stop.
Green issues are obviously close to Google's heart, as they've followed up last July's move into the renewable energy business with a $100 million investment in Shepherds Flat Wind Farm in Oregon, which you can see being worked on above.
Facebook recently took the wraps off its shiny new data center in Prineville, Oregon and—courtesy the Open Compute Project—we've learned the whole massive thing sounds lean, mean and relatively green.
Over Thanksgiving 2006, James Kim, a CNET editor, disappeared along with his wife, Kati, and their two young daughters in the snowy Oregon wilderness. Kati and her two children survived; James did not. She recently recounted her experience for the first time to 20/20, detailing the family's encounter with bears and…
Hey, here's a thing that's suddenly not cheating anymore: using a computer spell checker on school writing exams. This week's top head-shaking sign of the times is courtesy of Oregon, now condoning the practice for middle and high schoolers.