If you’re the type of person who opens a million tabs in a single browser window, here’s a trick that might bring you some relief: You can reduce tab clutter in Safari (or Chrome or Firefox) by shifting some of your favorite websites to the menu bar in OS X. That means your favorite website will be a click away…
Earlier today, a hand-addressed envelope found its way onto our desks here at Gawker Media headquarters.
Match.com, Tinder, and OkCupid all hope to find your soulmate, no matter where you are. Whether you’re looking for long-lasting romance or just a hookup, there’s bound to be one service in this ménage à trois of a showdown that’s right for you.
If you’re racing a late afternoon deadline, or hope to get any more work done today, you’ll want to close this tab immediately. The rest of us, however, will spend the next few hours watching our favorite YouTube videos with the Benny Hill chase music as the soundtrack.
The White House’s back-to-school present is a little different this year: a redesigned College Scorecard website that uses open data to help find you a school.
We all check (and double-check) our social media while ‘killing time’ in the bathroom, but what happens when you run out of new posts? A new site called Poopfiction is here to help, serving up short stories depending on how much time you think you’ll be in the loo.
If you’re reading this, you have access to the Internet. But what would happen if the Internet suddenly went away? And what would it take to make that happen? This week’s episode peers into the dark fantasy of many of us who work for the Internet: a world without it.
With Typedrummer Kyle Stetz created an incredibly simple website that still has the power to destroy your morning’s productivity. The idea is simple: turns whatever you type into a hypnotic sequenced drum beat. You can create the humble beginnings of a hip-hop track by simply mashing your keyboard.
A report that Amazon no longer sorts toys into “boy” and “girl” categories is currently sweeping the internet. It’s not exactly true, but it might be a sign that the change might be on the way.
If you’ve logged onto the Internet Archive recently, you might’ve noticed that humanity’s ultimate information dump has a pretty new face. And about time too.
Are there too many websites? Obviously, yes: There are too many websites. Throw all the websites into the dumpster and set them on fire. But leave me the Official Turner County Sheriff's Office website. Because it is perfect.
Last year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) famously botched the record-breaking public comment period on net neutrality thanks to its crappy technology. Now, the agency has launched a slick new system that suggests this won't happen again. Too bad they're about eight months late to updating the technology.
If you've got an extra tab to spare in your browser and a love of graphics or web design, check out this fun online clock that converts the current time into its corresponding six-character color hex code. The site's background also happens to reflect the current color value, and over the day it will slowly shift…
According to a newly-published New York Magazine profile, eBay founder Pierre Omidyar sounds like a pretty weird dude. The lengthy piece not only documents the billionaire's latest shenanigans, but also the origins of the world's largest auction site. Funnily enough, Ebola plays a strange role in that story.
Researching a vacation but are too busy to click through a hotel's Yelp reviews to see if it actually has rooms available? Fear not because starting today, you'll be able to book hotels through Hipmunk without ever navigating away from Yelp.
Just yesterday, the White House launched the US Digital Service, a new initiative with the express purpose of saving federal websites from imminent disaster/themselves. And after a brief audit of the state of our (unfortunate) digital affairs, we can officially say—well, they've got their work cut out for them.
Hey, remember that time the U.S. government launched a website and it was a disaster and it didn't work? I'm not just taking about HealthCare.gov, there are actually a whole host of horrible government websites out there. Now a new department will be making sure the U.S.'s websites don't give the country nightmares…
Everyone has a favorite local patio they like to escape to during the summer, but if your timing isn't right, you might find yourself sipping a cold one in the shade. To ensure that never happens, some enterprising folks have whipped up a handy website that shows you exactly when your preferred summer spot is shady,…