Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, having sworn allegiance to Spain, sets sail from Seville for what will be the first successful circumnavigation of the Earth. Magellan, however, will not complete the voyage.
A Russian spy who was kicked out of the U.S. has now been accused of trying to recruit his son into the espionage business. And the son reportedly went along with the plan.
Neuron Culture blogger David Dobbs takes another look at the causes of tragedies like the one in Aurora.
We’re all about beautifying our surroundings here at Wired Design. But mowing the lawn is just … so … much … work. And until the IPO happens, we can’t afford to hire a landscaper.
Imagine 2001: A Space Odyssey redone as a bombastic 3-D Hollywood hell-raiser, directed by Michael Bay. A new parody trailer does just that.
Inventor Lee Bowen started with inflatable banners and created a sports mascot revolution—and jobs for people with autism.
Now in post-production, the feature-length film takes us on a long-awaited journey into the heart of one of the most fascinating bands of all time.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is headed to the Olympics, a historic event almost certain to validate the double-amputee?s quest to be considered ?a runner,? not a ?disabled runner.?
Soldiers returning from war face huge obstacles getting back into civilian life: The loss of friends, limbs, minds and perhaps innocence too, take their toll. As a supplement to traditional therapies for these issues, artist Monica Haller thinks photography and art can play a big role in vets’ recovery.
Ever wonder what you’d look like as paperweight? Now you can find out. A new app called OmNomNom?(say it out loud, it’s the sound of a chomping jaw) designed by a member of the MakerBot community http://www.thingiverse.com/ Thigiverse just made it way easy to transform any image?photo, jpeg, whatever?into a 3-D print, no CAD expertise required.