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W.E.B. Du Bois’s Little-Known, Arresting Modernist Data Visualizations of Black Life...

On a recent research visit to the Emily Dickinson museum and archives in Amherst, I chanced upon a most improbable discovery of forgotten,...

It’s Like the Financial Crisis Never Happened…

It's 10 years since the U.S. subprime crisis began, and everything's wonderful on Wall Street. A decade after the world began to notice the...

Disney Develops a Method for Wirelessly Powering an Entire Room

Free-roaming wireless power has been a dream of engineers since the days of Tesla and Edison waging their war of innovation but a number...

Disney finally nails free-roaming wireless power delivery

Disney Research has achieved room-scale ubiquitous wireless power delivery. That is, Disney has created a prototype living room where 10 objects-a smartphone, a lamp,...

Why disasters repeat themselves: We ignore the lessons of the past...

Our memories are short - even when the consequences have already proven deadlyIt is often observed that history is inevitably prone to repeat itself,...

Find Out What Song Was #1 on the Day You Were...

Online radio app Playback.fm has a new music generator that will actually tell you what the number-one song on the radio was when you...

W.E.B. Du Bois Was A Master Of The Hand-Drawn Infographic

The prominent civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois was also a historian and sociologist-a background that led him to a firm belief in the...

NFL Futures Odds: Patriots Early Betting Favorites To Win Super Bowl...

The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in one of the greatest games ever, and oddsmakers like their chances...

Here’s how much you should spend on ‘fun’ each month, according...

So what's the most you should be spending on leisure activities and entertainment, or what you might call 'fun'? According to Corley,...

Mansion Featured In ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Is For Sale

The 9,500 square foot home that was built in 1900 was regularly featured on the hit show and is currently listed for $1.695...