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These Are the Secret Sounds of All Your Electronics

We all know the telltale hum of a computer's fan kicking on, or the barely-there buzz of fluorescent lights. But even the most whisper-quiet devices are singing their little songs of daily life; you just can't hear them. At least not without some help. Read More >>

WikiLeaks Spills Its Biggest Ever Stash of Secret US Records

WikiLeaks has just released its biggest ever stash of formerly confidential information. Referred to as the "Kissinger Cables", they include 1.7 million diplomatic records from between 1973 and 1976. Read More >>

How Did Samsung Keep The Galaxy SIII Secret?

Apple can't seem to keep its new phones under wraps to save its life: there are leaked images; phones left in bars -- you name it, and an Apple employee has done it. So how the hell did Samsung keep the SIII a secret? Read More >>

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How To Use Android

Android is awesome and powerful, but it has, shall we say, a learning curve. That scares some people away. After all, iOS is so intuitive that babies can use it. Literally. But you're not a baby. Read More >>

A Brief History Of Easter Eggs In Tech

The Easter egg—as in a hidden surprise or in-joke, not the chocolate treat—can be dated back to the last Russian imperial family who gifted people with jewel-encrusted Fabergé eggs containing additional surprises tucked away inside. Read More >>

Smirking Devil Face Hidden In Medieval Painting Was Probably a Prank

When Giotto—considered the first artist of the Renaissance—painted this fresco at the Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi in 1290, he hid something in plain view. It took 721 years and some close up photographies for someone to see it. Read More >>


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