Climate scientists and citizens across the world are working together to track climate changes by reporting the skating conditions in backyard rinks. Scientists are hoping the project will increase awareness of climate change through participants' reports.
A popular twitter hashtag is giving scientists a way to vent frustrations and share their humorous laboratory findings with the world. But some scientists are concerned the tweets could give critics a reason to discredit their research.
Among the most popular videos on YouTube in 2012 there was music, an angry dad and even a guy jumping out of a space capsule. But among the hits, was an 11-minute, animated depiction of what it was like for the Mars Curiosity rover to land on Mars.
In order to hear Beck's new songs, you have to play them yourself. The artist known for taking musical risks and consistently changing his sound has released his very own do-it-yourself music project.
A book allowing readers to choose their own fate has become the most successful publishing campaign ever. The campaign, run on Kickstarter, an online funding platform, has generated more than 29 times the amount of money needed to make the book viable.
A Historian from the Netherlands has garnered a great deal of attention for her stunning combination of historic photographs with the same location in modern day. Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse says she's always been fascinated by history -- and this is an outlet for that.
In this election cycle, there's been no shortage of memes. Binders full of women, horses and bayonets, and many others. Often, those memes play out in videos on YouTube, which have totally changed the election conversation.
Public and private funding for the arts in Europe are drying up as the economic crisis their continues. In Portugal, artists remain in survival mode and are testing new ways to find funds. Some have turned to crowdfunding through a website inspired by U.S.-based Kickstarter.
In 2010, Katherine Losse moved to a small town in western Texas after quitting her job at Facebook. As she reveals in her new memoir, "The Boy Kings," Losse had grown disillusioned with Silicon Valley's "programmed" culture and needed to unplug. In doing so, she found new meaning in the technology-driven world she left behind.
The Internet is disrupting the pay television industry and that's leading to more fights like the one between Viacom and DirecTV. But it may also lead, finally, to customers getting a la carte programming choices.