Instagram Is Adding Hour-Long Videos to Take on YouTube

Instagram Is Adding Hour-Long Videos to Take on YouTube

In a highly produced “show” in San Francisco, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom announced Wednesday that the company is launching a long-form video platform aimed at luring the kinds of online celebrity “creators” and fans who have long flocked to YouTube. Called IGTV, the...
Amazing Footage Reveals How Spiders Fly

Amazing Footage Reveals How Spiders Fly

Some tiny spiders can use their silk strands to surf on the wind. Now scientists are beginning to understand how they do it. Research from the Technical University of Berlin shows how these tiny spiders measure the wind and secure themselves before launching into the...
Microsoft has placed its newest data center underwater

Microsoft has placed its newest data center underwater

In the ocean off the coast of Scotland with the hopes that it will lead to similar sites in the future. The company ultimately sees the data center, which it calls Project Natick, as one of many “environmentally sustainable, prepackaged data center units”...
It’s Incredible No One Was Injured in This Helicopter-Plane Crash

It’s Incredible No One Was Injured in This Helicopter-Plane Crash

On September 25th, 2017 a single-engine Piper PA-28R-201 airplaneclobbered the tail of a Robinson R22 helicopter while it was trying to land at the Clearwater Air Park in Florida. None of the three people involved—an instructor and student in the helicopter and a lone...