Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.
Google's image recognition software is able to detect images within images—and create beautiful, trippy art in the process.
"When we first saw those vessels, I completely freaked out," Jonathan Kipnis tells mental_floss.
While this deceptively simple portrait has clearly captured the imagination of the nation, the story behind its creation and rise to fame makes it all the more compelling.
The famous PDX carpet might be gone, but there are others out there waiting to be appreciated.
It wasn't all flappers and jazz bands.
What do non-English-speaking people say when it's raining cats and dogs?
Taylor Swift is a robot, Britney Spears has a couple of extra heads, and everyone else is apparently dead.
In honor of the anniversary of Magna Carta, the British Library hosted a poll to create a "bill of rights" for the digital age.
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