March 2, 2015 · 1,400 views
China was so ahead of the curve they had predictive text on their typewriters. They also really, really needed it.
Feb. 24, 2015 · 5,803 views
If you were born in the Year of the Dragon, you might think your zodiac sign is the best. The problem is, lots of other people do too.
Feb. 23, 2015 · 1,581 views
The Priceonomics Analysis Engine can now extract text from web pages and calculate the reading level.
Feb. 23, 2015 · 2,343 views
If you looked even remotely like a newborn piglet in Colonial America, it often came with a death sentence.
Feb. 19, 2015 · 489,561 views
In 1990, Marilyn vos Savant correctly answered a probability puzzle in her column for Parade Magazine. And then, the world called her an idiot.
Feb. 17, 2015 · 2,050 views
From 1790 to present day, the reading level of State of the Union Addresses has steadily declined.
Feb. 13, 2015 · 7,622 views
We built an algorithm to figure out the most interesting facts in the world.
Feb. 12, 2015 · 708 views
Last week, a fire in San Francisco's Mission District displaced 18 families, most of whom were low-income, long-time Latino residents. This is who they are.
Feb. 11, 2015 · 2,144 views
Narcissists tend to be charming and successful, but also egotistical, self-focused, and vain. Thankfully, spotting one just got easier.
Feb. 10, 2015 · 10,884 views
Is it possible to give half your work away for free and still turn a profit? One designer says 'Yes,' and urges you to follow suit.
Feb. 9, 2015 · 2,250 views
A map that captures San Francisco's varied history of horizontal expansion.