American entrepreneurship has slowed in every decade since the 1970s. Strip malls and yellow pages used to brim with new small businesses. But today, in a lot where several mom-and-pop shops might once have opened, Walmart spawns another superstore.
"Good optimization means that the game works at the same framerate across a wide range of hardware specs, including low-end configurations."
I get frustrated that society treats singledom like the lame factory default setting on a new phone, and everyone has to install the "IN A RELATIONSHIP" app as quickly as possible.
From how much you should spend to what the Four C’s are, here’s everything you need to know before buying an engagement ring.
There's more going on than just the classic sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.
In 1993, the doll company set out to introduce its first black character. All she had to do was represent the entire history of black America.
An in-depth explanation of why ballpoint pens have the stuff that they do.
"Sent in 1977, the Voyager Golden Record was intended to introduce Humanity to possible beings in outer space. But centuries later, Voyager is back on Earth..."
After Angry Birds earned more than $300 million at the box office, it was only a matter of time before other studios decided to jump on the bandwagon to adapt mobile phone games.
Film fame allowed Glover to do the things he really cared about.
And she's not half bad for picking up a bass for the first time.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation Saturday, which would require entertainment database websites to remove an actor's age five days after receiving a request to do so.
If you've been to the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and you've experienced the "Art of Videogames" exhibit, well, you have Chris Melissinos to thank.
Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major winner who brought golf to the masses and became the most beloved figure in the game, died Sunday. He was 87.
Even though he was brought down shortly after landing, this dodge by Quindan Smith is an instant contender for the all-time best way to evade a tackle.
"Your order is ready. Please pull up to the window."
Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez died Sunday morning in a tragic boating accident. This 2013 profile tells the fascinating story of his fight from the isolated island of Cuba to the major leagues.
Last year, the FBI nearly destroyed the life of an innocent physicist, all because the law isn't keeping up with technology.
Lionfish are an invasive species decimating native fish and crustacean populations in the Atlantic. They also don't have any natural predators. The only way to keep their numbers at bay is for fisherman to get involved in culling, sometimes using unconventional means.
Experiments like one in Bangalore, luring migrants to fill factory jobs, collide with an old way of life that keeps women and girls in seclusion until an arranged marriage. And once exposed to a new world, its hard for these girls to go back.
How often should you be taking care of basic hygiene routines anyway? Of course, needs will differ from person to person, but overdoing it can wasteful of both your time and your fancy soaps.
Next time you see someone roll past a stop sign or lose control of their car in the rain, remember that person isn't a bad driver. They're just a bad mathematician.
State authorities say they have taken a suspect into custody, 20-year-old Arcan Cetin, in connection with Saturday's deadly shooting of five people, almost 24 hours after the gunman opened fire in a Macy's store in a crowded mall of small-town Burlington, Wash.
Just a few years ago, autonomous sensory meridian response became the sudden focal point for a sizable Internet community. More recently, however, our collective interest seems to have stagnated.
As a part of his quest to analyze every "Legend of Zelda" dungeon ever made, "Gamer Maker's Toolkit" host Mark Brown has devised a method to simplify complicated dungeon designs into easy-to-understand graphs.
"They’re not a national organization that represents any sort of mainstream physicians. They’re a political group."
Despite there being 46 days until the election, in some states you have less than 20 days to register to vote.
Nothing crazy here, just two cars doing some cool circular drifts in perfect harmony. Enjoy.
The rise and fall of the first interactive erotic computer game.
When the owners of the Old Fashioned Tavern and Restaurant received a cease and desist letter demanding they stop holding Taco Tuesdays, they thought it was a joke.
This training teaches you how to maximize Google’s world-class data platform and up your social media presence.
It's the late 1960s, and things are starting to get weird. Luckily, the government was there to document it all in their drug newsletter Micro-Gram.
The US Coast Guard said Fernandez was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach. Fernandez was 24 years old.
Who are those people drinking beer in a forest at golden hour?
The ship elevator at the Three Gorges Dam in China is basically as big as your office building.
There’s one song that’s been sampled far more than any other, according to one measure. The website WhoSampled.com, whose audience obsessively tracks what’s sampled, says that a 1960s track called “Amen, Brother” by The Winstons is the most-sampled track in history, and it’s not particularly close.
Los Angeles officials have steadfastly refused to identify the Wet Prince of Bel Air, the homeowner who pumped an astonishing 11.8 million gallons of water during a single year of California’s crippling drought.
While critics mocked Kaepernick for being a multi-millionaire complaining about injustice, teams like the Woodrow Wilson Tigers are actually living in places where, for a number of social and economic factors, the odds for success are stacked against them.
Three working stuntmen — and the battle scars that define them and their work.
Vox reconstructs the history of rapping through the syllables and sounds that make its incredibly complex beats connect, and in some cases, disconnect.