Tech

No, Samsung Did Not Pay Apple One Billion Dollars in Nickels

A story you may have seen floating around your Facebook feed about Samsung paying off…

This New App Will Use Your Old Facebook Posts to Write a New One

“What Would I Say” is a fun little site that will compile all your old…

Funeral Selfies: The World’s Most Depressing Trend

There’s not many ways to make funerals sadder than they already are, but there’s a…

Science: Taking Pictures of Your Food Makes You Enjoy It Less

See? All along, we’ve been making fun of people who take pictures of their food…

Instagram Will Start Having Ads, Obviously

We all remember the Great Instagram Freak-out of 2012 in which the breakfast picture powerhouse…

Meet South Korea’s Army of Jellyfish Killing Robots

The jellyfish invasion is coming. That may not be technically true, but it feels true.…

And Now We Are All Just Non-Golden iPhone Having Losers

This morning, you woke up with a beautiful black-and-white iPhone that does exponentially more for…

The Internet’s Reaction to Miley Cyrus and Syria, Compared

Not a lot to say about this one. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of Google searches…

Why Does Everyone Think Neil Armstrong Just Died This Morning?

If you’re scrolling through your Twitter and Facebook feed, you may be seeing a few…

Has Anyone Seen Where ‘The New York Times’ Went?

As of 12:00 EST, the Internet can’t seem to find the world’s most prestigious newspaper.…

Did a Woman’s iPhone Electrocute Her?

There are allegations coming out of China that a young woman was electrocuted by her…

It’s the Apple Store’s Birthday, So They’re Just Giving Stuff Away

Happy fifth birthday, Apple’s App Store. It is legitimately very hard to believe that Apple’s…

Now Twitter Wants to Start Tracking Your Every Move Too

In the early days of the Internet, you were your own person, roaming free and…

What Does This 22-Year-Old’s App Do and Why Did He Just Get $25 Million For It?

This is Lucas Duplan. He’s a 22-year-old college dropout, and he just made a top…

Path: Social Media’s Next Thing, Maybe

If you’re one of those people who likes being on the next big thing before…

This Excel Spreadsheet Is (Wait for It) Excellent

Old people are often stereotyped as not knowing how to use new technology, but 73-year…

‘Operation: Clone a Wooly Mammoth’ Is a Go

Russian scientists have discovered what is the best preserved wooly mammoth carcass in history, and…

‘Rolling Stone’ Owner Decides His Son Should Run the Website

Are you a fresh out-of-college kid with no appreciable work history other than your alt-country…

Google Charts Our Affect on the Environment

Google’s put together something that only they could put together, and it’s as amazing and…

And Now ‘The Onion’ Has Been Hacked

The Syrian Electronic Army continues its reign of terror across the Twitterverse, today taking down…

Good Night, Sweet Hotmail

Alas, poor Hotmail. You were a little bird who flew too close to the sun.…

Scientists Figure Out the Part of Your Brain That Tells Your Body to Age

So, it turns out Ponce de Leon might have been going about his quest for…

Here’s the First Ever Website

The year was 1991. The man was Tim Berners-Lee. The invention was a “wide-area hypermedia…

Why We Take Our Grief to Twitter

“Did you hear?” “No, what?” “Boston.” I quickly spun to my computer screen. The tone…

Someone’s Invented a Time Machine and It Sounds Kind of Lame

It’s hard to imagine a boring version of a time machine, but give it up…

Someone May Have Finally Confessed to Murder on Reddit

One of the most fascinating results of online communities like Reddit is the seeming divorce…

Facebook’s New Phone, for People Who Need More Facebook

You ever feel like it’s just impossible to get on Facebook? Like, you’d love to…

Twitter’s 140 Best Users According to ‘Time’

TIME Magazine has put together its list of this year’s 140 best tweeters. RELEVANT Magazine…

Facebook Is Looking Into Hashtags

From the outside, Facebook and Twitter look like frenemies. Their now universal symbols sit side-by-side…

‘The God Particle’ Has Been Found

Physicists today announced that they believe they’ve found an actual Higgs boson, the theoretical subatomic…

Reader Is Dead

Last night, Google published a short, curt blog post announcing that they’d be putting Google…

Did You Get Hacked By a Russian Website Last Night?

Michelle Obama, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Sarah Palin, Attorney General Eric Holder, Mel Gibson, FBI Director Robert…

The RELEVANT Guide to Tomorrow’s Technology

In the last few weeks, the web has been clamoring over demo videos of cool…

Scientists Build a Terrifying Internet Just for Robots

European scientists have built what they’re calling a “standardised knowledge base for robots,” which is…

What If You Were Both a Child and an Adult?

A Parisian photographer named Cristian Girotto has taken the whole “inner child” thing and made…

Facebook’s Facelift

Facebook is shaking things up again, with a brand new newsfeed that promises “less clutter,…

17-Year-Old Girl Creates Cancer-Killing Nanoparticle

Angela Zhang is a 17-year-old girl who is probably a good deal like most 17-year-old…

‘Sleep Texting’ Is Apparently a Thing Now

There’s a report on CNN about the rise of “sleep texting,” which is related to…

This Guy Plans to 3-D Print ‘Meat,’ Obviously

There’s been a lot of recent talk about 3-D printers and the various implications they…

Oh, Cool, the U.S. Postal Service Is Launching a Fashion Line

Over the past 50 years, most of the major fashion innovations have come from the…