Science & Technology | Social Media

7 Misconceptions About Social Media

In this episode of Misconceptions, we're debunking some commonly held beliefs about social media, from who owns what you post to what happens to your data.

Science & Technology | Tech

23 lesser-known cofounders of the biggest tech companies, and where they are now

We tend to forget that Steve Jobs, Travis Kalanick, and Bill Gates, didn't create Apple, Uber, and Microsoft alone.

Science & Technology | Tech

15 Computer Sounds That Will Take You Back to the '90s | Mental Floss

Modems screeching, ham(p)sters dancing, floppies grinding, AIM buddies leaving, ICQ messages coming in....

Gaming | Gaming

​How the First Video Game Cartridges Came Into Existence

They're pretty much a distant memory now—except for tinier descendants like 3DS and Vita games—but it used to be that cartridges were the only way to get video games playing onto a TV. The exact origins of the cartridge have been tough to trace, but a

Science & Technology | Tech

King of click: the story of the greatest keyboard ever made | The Verge

The first thing you notice about the IBM Model M keyboard, when you finally get your hands on it, is its size. After years of tapping chiclet keys and glass screens on two- and three-pound devices,...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Ignore age—define generations by the tech they use

When kids are shown 1980s technology, they're dumbfounded. Today's generations will be divided by technology as it evolves, and they should be.