Enlarge / Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian (credit: Getty Images) Entrepreneurs Alexis Ohanian and Steve Huffman famously founded Reddit as college roommates in 2005. Tech journalist Christine Lagorio-Chafkin’s recent book, We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet’s Culture Laboratory, follows their sometimes rocky relationship as Reddit grew from a simple, user-directed […]
While we’re big fans of images of the very small, as brought to us by the Nikon Microscopy Competition, we also admire the really big. And each year, that comes courtesy of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. This year’s winners were recently announced and have gone on display a the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, […]
It definitely wasn’t aliens in Antarctica.
Apple sold 41 million iPhones in the second quarter, while Huawei’s shipments were at 38.5 million, according to Counterpoint Research.
Misinformation targeted at Somali-American communities in Minneapolis is fueling the state’s biggest outbreak in three decades. The post Anti-Vaxxers Brought Their War to Minnesota—Then Came Measles appeared first on WIRED.
SONEAR sees 25-metre-plus rock when it was, well, so near A small asteroid made a rare, close pass between Earth and the moon on August 28.…
360 million old Myspace accounts are vulnerable in one of the biggest hacks yet. The post Hack Brief: Your Old Myspace Account Just Came Back to Haunt You appeared first on WIRED.
3.5 million years ago, Panama collided with South America, cutting off ocean circulation between the Pacific and the Caribbean. Or did it? The post Geology Is Breaking Apart Over When the Americas Came Together appeared first on WIRED.
Boffins’ tale of Neutrino source beyond the Milky Way spotted by Ice Cube observatory “Big Bird”, a neutrino spotted in December 2012, probably started its life nine billion years ago in a quasar far, far away: so says the international team of boffins who run the IceCube detector beneath the Antarctic ice.…