Men Describe Being Proposed to By Women
"It was a dizzying kind of surreal joy the likes of which I’ve never felt before."
How File Sharing Broke the Internet’s First Forum
Usenet—a formative online protocol intended for conversations—was forever changed once the public figured out you could transfer binary files through it.
Why the Iconic 'Power' Symbol Looks the Way It Does
A modern-day hieroglyphics standard brings us most of our icons.
Artists Take Polaroids of the Digital World
The Impossible Project’s latest endeavor blends smartphone imagery with analog instant film technology.
This Dying Star Is One of the Most Massive White Dwarfs Ever Discovered
And as far as scientists know, there's only one star like it in the Andromeda Galaxy.
New research shows how binary code can self-replicate like DNA
Researchers got strands of binary to replicate themselves in a simulation.
Enter The Binary Worlds of Anonymous Generative Coder LoremIpsum-404
You won't believe the fact that these gorgeous images were rendered entirely in binary code.
What Binary-Based Money Would Look Like
The decimal world is a relic. Let's go binary.
These Computers Talk With Smoke Rings And Lasers
"Binairy Talk" is a smoke signal communication revival—but with a healthy addition of lasers and binary code.
How the Universe's Most Intense Magnetic Fields Are Born
A runaway star was "the smoking gun" that explains why some dying stars form black holes, while others become magnetars.
Polynesians Used Binary Long Before Europeans
Hundreds of years before computers did, too.
Video: Computer Jay Programmed a Robot to Rap
Premiering Computer Jay's "Binary Fix," featuring the programmable rap robot, Moogodore 2600.