How the Source Family Turned "Sex, Drugs, and Rock n' Roll" Into a Cult

It's been nearly 40 years since Jim Baker died after diving off a cliff in Hawaii, but members of the utopian community he founded still call him Father. In recent years, they've gone about resurrecting the memory of the cult, and its weird philosophy which melded the decadence of 1960s pop culture with weird… » 4/15/14 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

Watch the Amazing Process of Manufacturing an Iconic Eames Shell Chair

When the Eames debuted their now-legendary shell chair in 1950, it became the first mass-produced plastic chair in the world. This wasn't just an aesthetic icon—it was also a wonder of manufacturing and engineering. Now, Herman Miller is giving us a glimpse of how it's made. » 4/14/14 2:40pm Monday 2:40pm

Kids Reacting to an Old Cassette Walkman Is Wonderful and Horrifying

Originally marketed in 1979, the first Sony Walkman turns 35 this year, and it's about as outmoded as a technology can be these days. That's why it's understandable that the kids in this delightful video, none of whom were alive in the 90s, have no idea how to use the thing. Or what it's for. They can't even conceive… » 4/14/14 9:55am Monday 9:55am

How a Great Logo Helped Make You Actually Care About Heartbleed

You might not understand the how Heartbleed works, but you definitely heard about it this week. And with it, that drippy, maroon, bleeding heart logo—which is part of what made the story so memorable. In fact, the way Heartbleed was presented by the team that discovered it is a model for how technology issues should be … » 4/11/14 2:00pm Friday 2:00pm

Nikon 1 J4: An Interchangeable-Lens Camera That's All About "Features"

Just a month after announcing the pricey V3 interchangeable-lens camera, Nikon global just pushed out info about a more compact, and we're assuming more affordable, version of the mirrorless camera. The Nikon 1 J4 is ultra-fast and loaded with beginner-friendly features. » 4/10/14 12:56am 4/10/14 12:56am

Nikon Coolpix S810c: Samsung's Galaxy Camera Finally Has Competition

An Android-powered point-and-shoot camera sure sounds like the future even if it's yet to be proven, which is why nearly two years after Nikon pushed its first Android experiment into the world, the company is trying again. How does the Coolpix S810c measure up against Samsung's very successful Galaxy Camera? » 4/10/14 12:01am 4/10/14 12:01am

Report: Facebook Will Pull Chat Out of Main Mobile App

TechCrunch reports that Facebook will be removing chat from its standalone mobile apps in an effort to force people to use its Facebook Messenger application. If true, the move would be Facebook's latest aggressive play to take control of your messaging life. » 4/09/14 4:01pm 4/09/14 4:01pm

MediaFire is going after Google Drive by offering some dirt cheap pricing for its recently overhauled cloud storage. If you sign up now, you can get 1TB for $2.50 per month—or $25 per year. Under the new plans, the regular $5 1TB price point is still half what Google Drive costs. Definitely hard to argue with that… » 4/08/14 4:00pm 4/08/14 4:00pm