How SpaceX Became a Major Player in the U.S. Space Industry

Hello, and welcome to another weekend installment of Reading List where we show off some of the great science and tech reads you might have missed (while continually reading gizmodo dot com, of course). This week's narrative big hitters comes from Motherboard, Wired, Quartz, and The New York Times. Take a break from… » 10/26/14 4:00pm Sunday 4:00pm

The NYTimes.com Is Relaunching By Putting Your Face on the Front Page

The New York Times already gave us a preview of its brighter, cleaner, and all around more beautiful website earlier this year. But starting tomorrow, the redesign will be here to stay. And to celebrate, the New York Times is showing off just how customizable (and GIF-able) it's new homepage will be. » 1/07/14 10:20am 1/07/14 10:20am

Is Fashion-Conscious Design the Future of the Stapler?

Most of the documents we send these days are digital, but when it comes to attaching the physical ones together, there's nothing quite as helpful—and satisfyingly clicky—as a good old-fashioned stapler. The New York Times has whipped up a little ode to the device, in appreciation. And the key to staplers' survival… » 3/23/13 7:00pm 3/23/13 7:00pm

The New York Times Will Charge $15+ for Its Website Paywall

A bizarrely-staggered paywall will come into effect from March 28th, with readers getting 20 free articles a month. After that, it'll be $15 for a month's subscription to the website and phone app; $20 for the month's website use and iPad app use, and a steep $35 for using the website, phone app and iPad app.… » 3/17/11 10:55am 3/17/11 10:55am

Unconfirmed: New York Times' Website Paywall Will Cost Up To $20 a Month

The New York Times announced on Wednesday that they were putting in place a paywall from this month—meaning "a visitor to NYTimes.com will be allowed to view a certain number of articles free each month; to read more, the reader must pay a flat fee for unlimited access. Subscribers to the print newspaper, even those… » 1/21/11 7:54am 1/21/11 7:54am