The Very First Wikipedia Entries for 19 Iconic Products and Companies

Single-serving tumblrs tend to fizzle out and die before their first day is even up, but First Drafts of History might actually have some staying power. Because when it comes to hunting down the more delightfully bizarre of Wikipedia's first entries, there's enough material to last a lifetime. » 10/17/14 12:30pm Friday 12:30pm

Man Photoshops Technology Into 15th Century Paintings, Hilarity Ensues

Not everyone appreciates a GIF. And not everyone appreciates an early Renaissance masterpiece. But there's more audience overlap than you'd think. Just ask Scorpion Dagger, née James Kerr, an artist whose GIFs feature subjects from 15th century paintings creeping on Instagram and unfriending each other on Facebook. » 1/30/14 1:00pm 1/30/14 1:00pm

A Simple Waterproof Camera That Automatically Shares Your Shots Online

Samsung's Android-powered Galaxy Camera was the first dedicated shooter that let users instantly upload their photos to their favorite social networks. And while it offered better image quality and controls over a smartphone's built-in camera, at $500, plus the cost of a data plan, it was a tough sell. But at just… » 8/21/13 11:27am 8/21/13 11:27am

Yahoo Internet Life Magazine Is an Awesome Relic of the Dot Com Era

Yahoo yesterday announced that it's bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion to communicate to millennials cool, hip, relevant, and that it understands what GIFs are. But back in the early ages of the dot com-era, the company was saying that through a monthly publication called Yahoo Internet Life Magazine. » 5/21/13 10:39am 5/21/13 10:39am

Flickr's Massive Redesign: Full-Res Photos, a Terabyte of Free Storage

Sure, Yahoo just about killed Flickr, but today it's trying to restore its former glory. Just after the company this morning announced its $1.1 billion dollar acquisition of Tumblr, it showed off a completely redesigned version of Flickr with giant photos and more storage than you probably even need. » 5/20/13 5:21pm 5/20/13 5:21pm