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The original eBay.com hosted a page about Ebola

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. »11/04/14 12:11pm11/04/14 12:11pm

The US Government Has a New Team to Make Sure Its Websites Don't Suck

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… »8/11/14 2:15pm8/11/14 2:15pm

This Clever Site Tells You If Your Favorite Bar Patio Is Sunny or Shady

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,… »6/09/14 11:15am6/09/14 11:15am

What Searches Look Like With the Top Million Sites Removed

At this point it's ludicrous to think of using any other search engine than Google. But while it's very effective, you'll find your search results coming from many of the web's top sites again and again. What if you wanted to find something a little more eclectic? Well, a new search engine called Million Short offers… »12/10/13 8:54am12/10/13 8:54am