Guy Sims Fitch had a lot to say about the world economy in the 1950s and 60s. But no matter what you thought of Guy Sims Fitch’s ideas, he had one big problem. He didn’t exist.
The New England Patriots’ recent success is a reminder of how America’s favorite sport is also the most hierarchical and least collaborative.
Upon locking herself out of her car, Nicole Kelly came up with a kinda dumb plan to break one of the windows with a hammer. The universe had other ideas.
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The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."
In a nation dominated by the other bat-and-ball sport, cricket, Pakistani baseball enthusiasts are just trying to get on base.
Tiger Woods ain't what he used to be, but he's still able to play the role of vice captain for Team USA at the Ryder Cup. In a sad scene, Tiger tries to get relive his glory days by jumping into the team photo and then has to be told twice to stick to the sidelines.
While Elon Musk is expected to reveal details this afternoon, this concept video for the Interplanetary Transport System reveals one striking design decision. Instead of launching everything at once, SpaceX launches the spacecraft into orbit first, then launches a refueling tanker afterwards to give the ship enough fuel to get to Mars.
Nobody could figure out why. Then, finally, with a single medical test it became painfully clear.
"By far, one of the biggest barriers to therapy in this country is money. I wanted to see first hand if having money is the golden ladder to better mental health."
The first debate has come and gone, and the show was definitely worth the wait. Whether you're looking the biggest zingers or another flip-flop, we've got you covered with all the highlights.
Meet the team of 11- and 12-year-old mini-Kaepernicks protesting during the national anthem in southeast Texas — despite death threats and their coach's suspension after a nonstop fight against injustice.
Every time you get a pizza delivery, you should thank this inventor.
One guy that you've never even heard of, Vasili Arkhipov, saved the entire world.
In Japan, Dodge vans aren't just for transporting church groups or a bunch of 2x4s — they're also for going really, really fast.
The Verge went to China's Silicon Valley to see the front lines of the robot wars.
One of Hollywood's scariest films, "The Shining," is a masterfully crafted mosaic of disturbing shots and creepy images. But what's up with the totally unexplained bear-man giving another guy a blow job?
For people with chronic illnesses, having food delivered to their door can be a lifeline.
42 years ago, Evel Knievel attempted to cross Idaho's Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered rocket. He didn't make it. However, career stuntman, Eddie Braun, idolizing Evel, followed in the daredevil's footsteps and actually managed to stick the landing.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: Trump really doesn't like 1996's Miss Universe, a small-town bar reacts to the debate, and Clinton laughs at Trump's mic conspiracy.
Dress for Success has been outfitting disadvantaged women for nearly two decades. Can clothes really open up a whole world?
Chris Thile, a 35-year-old mandolin player, aims to find out.
Trevor Noah attempts to unpack some of last night's madness and catches Hillary on one big lie.
From 3D printers to Raspberry Pi (and more!) this nine-book bundle is packed with interactive DIY hardware and Internet of Things training.
The latest crop of prize predictions illuminates the century-long struggle to assign credit to individual researchers.
The quest for a vaccine against rhinoviruses may have seemed quixotic, as there are more than 100 varieties circulating around the world. Even so, the immune system can handle the challenge, researchers say.
Back in the days when people used landline telephones strung together with copper wire, most calls into lower Manhattan passed through a 31-story art deco building at 140 West Street.
In the half-decade since the “halal internet” idea took root, what is Iran’s national internet, and what exactly launched last month?
In Washington, DC, seven people live in a single home and pool their incomes, which range from $80,000 to a couple thousand.
At this point, it’s probably safe to say that labeling cars as being specifically for women is stupid.
The members of Blondie decided to use their musical talents to help the Schmoyoho guys tackle the first debate.
When you're a golf coach like Ryan Rustand and you spend a massive amount of time around clubs and balls, you tend to pick up a useless trick or two. But this is just excessive. (*In a previous headline, we referred to this as a hole in one. We were wrong and, for that, we apologize.)
There is Big Space, with big corporations receiving contracts from NASA to produce custom-built hardware and software following NASA procedures at enormous cost. And there is Little Space, aiming to carry out space operations using hardware and software mass-produced for other purposes by companies in a competitive market at vastly lower cost. And they're vying for the future of space travel.
A new app wants to "democratize" city spaces by offering private, well-designed rooms by the hour — but only elites can afford its rates.
AfterEllen was a first-of-its-kind publication, a home for a generation of lesbians seeking to find themselves celebrated, represented and understood online. But today, these kinds of spaces are weirdly less necessary than they once were.
Marlins player Dee Gordon usually bats left-handed. But after his friend and teammate José Fernández died tragically this weekend, he decided to step up to the plate righty as a tribute. He nailed a homer.
Five-month-old Abrahim Hassan has the usual DNA from his mom and dad, plus a tiny bit of genetic code from a donor.
The final numbers are still being tallied by Nielsen. But the debate averaged a total of 80.9 million viewers across 12 of the channels that carried it live.
Late into Monday's debate, Hillary Clinton brought up Alicia Machado, a former Miss Universe who has alleged some ugly treatment by Donald Trump, including comments about her weight ("Miss Piggy") and her race ("Miss Housekeeping"). Not content to let things slide, Trump decided to call into Fox Tuesday morning to, uh, clear the air?
“They said, ‘Hey, we’re going to do something stupid, we’re all gonna get hurt, basically knocking a ball around with makeshift mallets out of ski poles and PVC piping in a crappy parking lot down the street,’” she says. “I said, ‘Yeah, sure, that sounds like fun!'"