James Surowiecki: When social media became news
TED Talks James Surowiecki pinpoints the moment when social media became an equal player in the world of news-gathering: the 2005 tsunami, when YouTube video, blogs, IMs and txts carried the news -- and preserved moving personal stories from the trag...
Evan Williams on listening to Twitter users
TED Talks In the year leading up to this talk, the web tool Twitter exploded in size (up 10x during 2008 alone). Co-founder Evan Williams reveals that many of the ideas driving that growth came from unexpected uses invented by the users themselves.
Adam Ostrow: After your final status update
TED Talks Many of us have a social media presence -- a virtual personality made up of status updates, tweets and connections, stored in the cloud. Adam Ostrow asks a big question: What happens to that personality after you've died? Could it ... live ...
LIVE UPDATES: Daredevil Attempts Record-Setting Skydive
If all goes well, Felix Baumgartner will take about half an hour to get back to Earth during this afternoon's 120,000-foot skydive attempt.
63 Reasons Why Boybands Were Better In The '90s
BSB, NKOTB, Boyz II Men, NSYNC, Hanson, 98 Degrees >>>>>> One Direction, The Wanted, Big Time Rush, and all those other new boybands. Here's 63 solid and totally legit reasons...
48 Pictures That Perfectly Capture The '90s
These pictures are all that and a bag of chips!
Slinky Drop Answer
Slinky not long enough? Click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsytnJ_pSf8 How does a slinky fall when extended by its own weight and then released? We d...
Floating Soccer Pitch on Devour.com
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The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2011
What a year! Here's to 2012 being a more quiet and less destructive year.
What the World's Biggest Websites Looked Like at Launch
It's hard to imagine that the treasured websites we all use today were at one point just scribbles on a piece of paper.
Walking Through Doorways Makes You Forget : Discovery News...
Go into another room and forget what you meant to do? Your brain may just be in the act of refreshing.
What Are The Odds? | Visual.ly
What are the odds that you exist, as you, today? Author Ali Binazir attempts to quantify the probability that you came about and exist as you
Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived
An ode to the father of the electric age.
9 Ways Twentysomethings Screw Up Their Lives
Your 20s are a time when the things you do -- and the things you don't do -- will have an enormous effect across years and even generations to come. Here are 9 things that so many twentysomethings do that mess up their lives.
Looks To Try: Hamburger Eyeshadow
This is actually taken from a Burger King Netherlands ad. Pair with some pizza slice earrings to complete the whole mouthwatering look.
Surprising Things Women, Men Want Revealed By Social Media...
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Ocean trench: Take a dive 11,000m down
With the help of some polystyrene heads, science reporter Rebecca Morelle finds out what happens at the pressure experienced 100m below sea level.