Foursquare Attempts to Unterrible Itself By Bringing Back Mayorships

Remember last year when Foursquare split its app in two, and got rid of all the fun features that actually made people want to use Foursquare? Well, people like me didn’t like it! Now Foursquare is backing down, at least a little bit. You can now be a mayor of your favorite coffee shop again! » 6/22/15 5:45pm 6/22/15 5:45pm

Herding reindeers sure looks a lot like controlling alien locust swarms

When you get hundreds of reindeers together and try to move them around, they turn into one gigantic sentient-seeming swarm that spins around together. This footage, taken from above with a drone by photographer Jan Helmer Olsen, shows the stunning spirals that are created when herding reindeers. It's got to be… » 2/26/14 10:39pm 2/26/14 10:39pm

Spacecrafts to Unravel Earth's Mysteries or Destroy It

This is the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer. Or GOCE for short. Or the most amazingly good looking spaceship orbiting around planet Earth. Or Darth Vader's racing shuttle. Call it whatever you want but when it's launched next month on a Russian Rockot, this vessel will be the first of the… » 9/19/08 9:15am 9/19/08 9:15am