Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
My brother forwarded me an email recently that has been spreading around the Internet faster than kudzu.
I was checking out the Raw Feed today, and saw a pretty fun photo tool for anyone who's ever tried to capture a popular landmark, but got stuck with random people cluttering their shots.
When chatting with my 9-year old cousin Ryan this weekend, he told me a disturbing fact.
I had no idea that July was National Ice Cream Month, or else I would have been indulging far more frequently (I hate to let a good national observance go uncelebrated).
If you're a freak for desktop graphics and computer symbols (like I am!), then you absolutely need to get your hands on Tim Elverston's new Cursor Kite.
Today's Weekend Word Wrap is mostly inspired by a suggestion we received from a reader named Kelsie, who writes that we should do something on the word "Pip," which, it turns out, is o
Sorry I haven't posted sooner but I was busy this morning listing a few items on eBay. (Anyone in the market for an old Mac Powerbook ca. 1992?
The keen eyes over at SugartownCreative have spotted a gaffe in the new Frank Gehry-designed InterActiveCorp headquarters, located in Chelsea.
You think you've had a tough week? Just be glad you're not a member of Class Osteichthyes, which has taken a real beating in the last few days.
The Times reports today that scientists are reconstructing the Neanderthal genome, which has led to lots of debate about whether we should clone one, were that possible.
According to BoingBoing, Amazon.com has been threatened with a lawsuit from the American Humane Society for choosing to hawk subscriptions to two cockfighting magazines on their site: The Gamecock (cu
How is it that I've never stumbled across The Tattooed Banana site before?
According to the New Scientist Inventions Blog (which scours US patent applications for interesting finds), Hewlett-Packard is attempting to help control prescription drug abuse by creating an inhaler
I'm definitely not trying to turn this page a Flosser Stalker site (c.f.
The Kircher Society has been running a feature on Lesser-Known Museums all week, including today's Frog Museum, "a collection of 150-year-old satirical tableaus of domestic life in the 19th