The 404 1099: Where we dump the tape delay

Complaining about NBC’s coverage of the London Olympics is a sport we can all engage in, but the programming tape delay isn’t the network’s fault–it’s the Internet’s. Today we’ll discuss the games’ corporate sponsorship and its effects on social media…

The Secret of Shrimp-Tailed Ice

In 2009, glaciologist Evgeny Podolskiy stumbled on something he’d never seen: soft, feathery fronds of frost called shrimp tails. He left the mountain with photographs and a question: What weather conditions produced the strange formations? Now, with t…

Microsoft saying good-bye to Hotmail

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Microsoft saying good-bye to Hotmail
It’s not often we get a shakeup in the email world, but say hello to Microsoft’s new free email account, Outlook.com. It’ll eventually be replacing Hotmail, but you might wan…