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After 35 Years Of Delivering The Mail, 'Mr. Floyd' Is Going To Hawaii

Beloved mailman Floyd Martin's story went viral online, and now people are donating to his dream vacation.

Digg 25 May 2019 2:28 am

Lock Picker Tests Company's 'Improved' Bike Lock After He Easily Cut The Original. And, Well...

The CEO of Ottolock did not have kind words for the Lock Picking Lawyer after the YouTuber snipped through the bike lock in seconds. But Ottolock has now released the ext

Digg 25 May 2019 2:28 am

The Lost Romance Of The Transylvanian Spa Town

Time has performed irreversible deeds upon one of the world's oldest spa towns, declared by 19th-century nobility as the most beautiful on the continent, only to be hande

Digg 25 May 2019 2:28 am

New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal Editors Alarmed By Assange Indictment

The newsroom chiefs at these publications raised concerns about the Trump administration's latest threat to the First Amendment.

Digg 25 May 2019 1:38 am

Watch This Unbelievably Strong Robot Pull A Three-Ton Airplane

This quadruped robot has a surprising amount of torque.

Digg 25 May 2019 1:38 am

Why Solving A Rubik's Cube In Under Three Seconds Is Damn Near Impossible

A Rubik's cube novice interviews world record-setting speedcubers and the creator of the Rubik's cube himself to learn the limitations of the hobby.

Digg 25 May 2019 12:35 am

Would You Leave Your Life Behind For A House You Saw On Instagram?

Such is the power of Cheap Old Houses — an Instagram account with over 400,000 followers that functions as part ruin porn, part e-commerce site — that dozens of p

Digg 25 May 2019 12:35 am

On The Arsonist's Trail: Inside Australia's Worst Bushfire Catastrophe

One day in 2009, fires swept across Victoria, leaving 173 dead. It became known as Black Saturday. When it emerged that not all of these disasters were natural, local det

Digg 24 May 2019 11:21 pm

There Is Too Much Stuff

In the arms race to sell as many sandwich bags or beach towels as possible, a problem has become clear: Variety isn't infinitely valuable.

Digg 24 May 2019 11:21 pm

An Astounding Amount Of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath The Martian North Pole

Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars.

Digg 24 May 2019 11:21 pm

Firefighters Try To Rescue An Absurdly Powerful Anaconda, Get More Than They Bargained For

Brazilian firefighters struggled in vain to rescue a beleaguered snake in Sao Paolo. One firefighter wasn't so lucky.

Digg 24 May 2019 10:46 pm

The Politics Of Going To The Bathroom

Access to adequate restrooms is a fundamental necessity for everyone, but it's harder to come by the less structural power you have.

Digg 24 May 2019 10:20 pm

America's Largest Cities Are Shrinking

The three largest US cities, New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago, shrank last year.

Digg 24 May 2019 9:00 pm

Apple's Keyboard 'Material' Changes On The New MacBook Pro Are Minor At Best

The changes seem to amount to a new membrane that might be more effective at repelling debris and a new dome switch that might be more resilient.

Digg 24 May 2019 9:00 pm

18 Of The World's Most Wondrous Public Transportation Options

As terrific as first-rate mass transit can be, all over the world you can also find public transport options that are experiences in and of themselves.

Digg 24 May 2019 9:00 pm

Man Posts On Craigslist Saying He's Found A Lost Cat, Turns Out It's A Wild Bobcat

Kudos to the man for being kind and to other users on Craigslist for pointing out that he had invited the wrong kind of cat into his house.

Digg 24 May 2019 9:00 pm

Driver Hops Out Of His Car Into An Unmanned Truck To Stop It From Barreling Down The Highway

The truck continues down the road for over 600 feet after he pulled the brake.

Digg 24 May 2019 8:06 pm

Disruption Comes For Death

Cremation is on the rise. Whimsical and environmentally friendly businesses are changing the final frontier.

Digg 24 May 2019 7:39 pm

The City That's Giving People Money

Randomly selected Stockton residents are receiving $500 a month. The experiment might prove that guaranteed income works.

Digg 24 May 2019 7:39 pm

Listen To Acclaimed Author Naomi Wolf Realize A Major Thesis Of Her New Book Is Wrong During An Interview

Naomi Wolf gets fact-checked over her understanding of a legal term in her upcoming book about executions in Victorian-era England.

Digg 24 May 2019 7:39 pm

Harrison Ford Pays Emotional Tribute To Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew

After reacting to Mark Hamill's impression of him, Ford describes the sense of loss he feels living in a world without Mayhew in it.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:57 pm

Now Even The UN Is Worried About Sexism In Voice Assistants

Even the UN is coming for sexism in artificial intelligence— showing that there's nothing cute about Siri or Cortana's appeasing remarks.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:28 pm

The Bitter Life Of A Shattered Jockey: A Mostly True Story

Mary Bacon's life was irresistibly fascinating, but the way she recounted it was also riddled with exaggerations and outright falsehoods.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:28 pm

Video Filmed At Four Trillion Frames Per Second Captures Light In A Flash

A new ultra-fast camera can generate a film of dozens of frames at trillions of frames per second.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:28 pm

Why Shamans Stand Apart

Modern-day shamans in a variety of sectors appear to tame uncertainty by embracing their otherness.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:21 pm

When A Fatal Grizzly Mauling Goes Viral

How much does the world need to know about a deadly bear attack? That question was tested in the Yukon last year, after the horrific loss of a mother and daughter caused

Digg 24 May 2019 5:21 pm

Frances Tiafoe Is The Next Great American Hope

Tiafoe grew up on a tennis court — just not in the way as stars before him.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:21 pm

What Reparations For Slavery Might Look Like In 2019

The idea of economic amends for past injustices and persistent disparities is getting renewed attention. Here are some formulas for achieving the aim.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:21 pm

The Wildest Proposals For Notre-Dame's New Roof

Despite dissent from critics blasting the potentially rushed restoration, a slew of wild proposals have already started to roll in.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:21 pm

Memorial Day Sale: Take An Extra 15% Off These Sleek Minimalistic Wallets

From money clips to card keepers to bi-folds, these stylish options won't put too much stress on your soon-to-be-replaced wallet.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:04 pm

The Man Who Died Many Times In A Decade-Long Con, And More Of The Week's Best Scam Stories

TurboTax cheats military service members, Woodstock 50's possible future as the second Fyre Fest and more of this week's best scam and hoax stories.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:04 pm

This URL Shortener And Retargeting Pixel Allows You To Acquire More Users For Less

PixelMe is a link shortener, retargeting pixel, and UTM tag generator — all in one. Don't have the funds to hire an entire marketing team? This app is the solution you

Digg 24 May 2019 5:04 pm

Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble

The esports industry is held together with wax and string, which, sources say, hasn't stopped it from flying too close to the sun.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:55 am

The Rise And Fall Of Feminist Sports

Billie Jean King once tried to find a sustainable business model for feminist sports coverage. Then women's fitness tried to revive the swimsuit model.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:32 am

More Headlines, Fewer Bottles: The Rise Of Clickbait Scotch

How it tastes and whether someone actually buys and drinks the stuff is beside the point.

Digg 24 May 2019 6:32 am

All 151 'SNL' Cast Members As Pokémon

It wasn't easy. For one thing, comparing humans to semi-sentient pocket monsters can be incredibly cruel. For another, there are 22,801 possible pairs of Not Ready for Pr

Digg 24 May 2019 6:32 am

Laws In Georgia, Alabama Spark Interest In Mail-Order Abortions

Sites that offer information on self-administering abortion pills have seen spikes in inquiries.

Digg 24 May 2019 5:29 am

Separated By Design: How Some Of America's Richest Towns Fight Affordable Housing

In southwest Connecticut, the gap between rich and poor is wider than anywhere else in the country. Invisible walls created by local zoning boards and the state governmen

Digg 24 May 2019 5:29 am

Meet Murray Cox, The Man Trying To Take Down Airbnb

The Australian native runs Inside Airbnb, which uses the startup's own data to highlight illegal listings in big cities.

Digg 24 May 2019 4:26 am

How To Be A Good Ex

It's not quite the same as staying friends, and it's not for everyone.

Digg 24 May 2019 4:26 am

The Ending Of LSU And Auburn's SEC Tournament Baseball Game Was Wild

​Down by a run with in the bottom of the 9th, LSU was in an okay spot, with 1 out and runners on 2nd and 3rd bases. But then Auburn went and just handed them the game.

Digg 24 May 2019 3:47 am

Carly Rae Jepsen And The Rise Of The Micro Pop Star

As hip-hop and streaming change the power dynamics of musical celebrity, Jepsen and other artists making traditional pop have embraced a new kind of boutique stardom.

Digg 24 May 2019 3:16 am

The Obscure Exercise Technique Changing Injury Rehab

How blood flow restriction became the hottest method in physical therapy.

Digg 24 May 2019 3:16 am

The Wealth Detective Who Finds The Hidden Money Of The Super Rich

32-year-old French economist Gabriel Zucman scours spreadsheets to find secret offshore accounts.

Digg 24 May 2019 3:16 am

A Side-By-Side Illustration Of How Much Faster Formula 1 Pit Stops Have Gotten Since 1981

At some point between 1981 and 2019, F1 ​teams realized that a 3-second pit stop is a whole lot better than a 25-second pit stop.

Digg 24 May 2019 2:56 am

Get Dressed Up For Summer Wedding Season

Now that the weather is starting to really warm up, the summer weddings are bound to hit one after the other. Prepare yourself for the wave of invites with these fashiona

Digg 24 May 2019 2:55 am

Memorial Day Sale: Watch Out! Save 20 Percent On These Analog Watches

Don’t want your email and text messages living on your wrist at all times? These classy analog watches are worth checking out.

Digg 24 May 2019 2:55 am