Here's What Your Favorite App Really Thinks of You

Your favorite apps are there to cater to your every whim. At least until it's time to cater to the whims of a monolith that wants to know your personal details, and is willing to pay top dollar for them. Here's what you really mean to the photo sharing services—and basically everything else—of the world, compliments… » 12/13/12 11:17am 12/13/12 11:17am

The Onion's First TED Talk Parody Is Freaking Hilarious (Because It…

Wouldn't it be great if cars ran off of compost? That's not the topic of a TED Talk, but, sadly, that small nugget of an idea is all you would need to to be granted the freedom to pontificate before an audience of naive dreamers at a hokey conference. Welcome to The Onion's first TED Talk parody. It's incredible.… » 10/17/12 12:56pm 10/17/12 12:56pm

Five TED Talks That Will Make You Actually Care About Earth Day

The annual TED conference is a bastion of original thinking, its speakers on an edge so cutting they could draw blood. Over at Brain Pickings, they've got a roundup of five of the most environmentally important TED talks of the last several years; including this revolutionary one by cradle-to-cradle design guru… » 4/22/11 2:20pm 4/22/11 2:20pm