No, Seriously, It’s Not Safe to Ride in the Bike Lane Casey Neistat got a ticket for riding his bicycle outside of a bike lane in New York City. He argued with the police officer that sometimes he does so because there are obstructions that make...

Artists Buy Entire Contents of Convenience Store, Sell Items as Pieces of Art Five artists walked into the Fancy Grocery convenience store in New York City’s West Village and bought each and every item. By the end, Hercules, the owner, was completely depleted of his inventory...

[gallery] Steve Jobs rests his head against his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, after delivering the keynote address to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference at Moscone West on Monday....

[gallery] Kindles Getting Cheaper, and Huge: 10 Percent of Amazon’s Business Next Year  The big picture is that [Citigroup’s] Mahaney thinks Kindle readers and books will generate $6.1 billion for Amazon next year–nearly 10 percent of its overall sales. Again, remember: This business didn’t exist until Thanksgiving...

[gallery] Two Ultraheavy Elements Added to Periodic Table | Wired Science  “A committee of international chemists and physicists has officially added two new elements to the periodic table: the ultraweighty elements 114 and 116. They’re the heaviest members yet of the periodic table, with whopping atomic weights of...

[gallery] ShareThis Study: Facebook Accounts For 38 Percent Of Sharing Traffic On The Web The chart shows the percentages that actually clicked through. The raw sharing numbers are higher:  Facebook makes up 56 percent of all shared content (up from 45 percent in August, 2010) Email at 15 percent...

[gallery] Visualizing Mental Maps of San Francisco - Uptown Almanac  The project site is worth exploring and full of great quotes such as: On the Marina: “Y'know, its not really necessary. I don’t really need this.” “The Outer Sunset and Outer Richmond are sort of drive through areas for me. it’s the...

[gallery] The Billion-Dollar Startup Club: Then And Now - Forbes Key differences: Today’s billion dollar startups are much older than their Web 1.0 counterparts with a median age of 4.1 years, almost twice the age their bubble era counterparts were when they hit the billion-dollar milestone. Today’s crop of startups...