A Definitely Not at All Biased History of ItsTheReal by the ItsTheReal Guys
On the release of the hip-hop sketch comedy duo's debut album 'Teddy Bear Fresh,' they tell their story.
Forget Columbus, Eratosthenes Disproved the Flat Earth Myth
He even calculated the planet's circumference almost perfectly. In 240 BC.
The 22-Minute Rise and Fall of Rocket Mail
In 1959, the US flexed its nuclear muscles by delivering mail by cruise missile.
Happy Anniversary to the World's First Cell-Phone Call
"I'm calling you from a cell phone, a real handheld portable cell phone."
The Rise and Fall of the Java Applet: Creative Coding’s Awkward Little Square
It's easy technology to hate, but the Applet predicted an age of web applications.
The Primitive Streetlights That Predicted Electronic Music in 1899
A century ago, 'singing arcs' were going to turn London's nascent power grid into music.
The Story of Cock.li, the Site Used to Shut Down the LA School District
"The largest email related cock joke on the internet."
How This Unlucky, Irritable, Disorganized Astronomer Was Thwarted by Uranus
Let’s celebrate Pierre Charles Le Monnier’s 300th birthday by highlighting his biggest blunder.
The First Nuclear Reactor Lived Under Some Bleachers by a Football Field
Happy birthday to Chicago Pile-1. Rest in peace.
Happy 200th to George Boole, the Grandfather of Digital Logic
Almost a century before computers, Boole realized the universe can be computed.
That Time Canada Blew Up an Underwater Mountain with a Thousand Tons of TNT
From Zombies to Telepathy: When Science Takes on the Supernatural
Five experiments that just went for it.