[gallery] The other 95% of history  [The research] suggests that 17% of all human history was created in the 20th century, and 5% has been created since the year 2000. ...

[gallery] In San Francisco, Silicon Valley Culture Stands Apart - NYTimes.com But a mile and a half up Market, in the shadow of the golden dome of City Hall, it’s a different picture. Boarded-up buildings. Empty, littered lots. Even in boom times, the area never improved. This is...

[gallery] Infographic: Charting the Death of the Printed Coupon - The Atlantic In 1992, consumers saved $7.7 billion by using coupons. By 2006, that amount had fallen to $2.6 billion. That year, the numbers started to climb after falling for 14 years. In 2010, consumers saved $3.7...

[gallery] Royal Pingdom: Google Chrome’s amazing growth spurt. The top web browser by June 2012? Based on the performance of the past six months: Chrome will pass Firefox by November 2011. Chrome will pass IE by June 2012. Chrome will have in excess of 50% market share by November 2012.  ...

[gallery] World’s Largest Digging Machine Goes to Work – Singularity Hub Two football fields long, it weighs in at 45,500 tons and moves on 12 caterpillar tracks. For comparison: The Titanic weighed just over 46,000 tons  NASA’s space shuttle crawler has only 8 caterpillar tracks and weighs a “fluffy”...