No, Tech Adoption Is Not Speeding Up

Yesterday the folks over at Vox published an article arguing that generations should be defined by the technology they use, rather than by age. They included a graph that purported to show how American society is "adopting new technology more quickly than ever before." The graph is garbage. And here's why. » 4/21/14 3:41pm 4/21/14 3:41pm

Wes Anderson describes his visual style in his own words

Lover of symmetry, tracking shots, and excessive attention to detail Wes Anderson discusses his unmistakable (and much-parodied) aesthetic in this fun video essay from Way Too Indie's Nelson Carvajal. » 3/08/14 1:00pm 3/08/14 1:00pm

Watch Live: Defending Earth from Asteroids with Neil Tyson

Asteroids orbit the Sun between Mars and Jupiter in the asteroid belt. But near-Earth asteroids come much closer to our planet. Major collisions are exceedingly rare, but there are about a million near-Earth asteroids that are large enough to substantially damage or destroy a major city. » 10/25/13 8:59am 10/25/13 8:59am

Live From a Floating Research Station

Hang out with researchers halfway around the world during a special live stream from the beautiful Solomon Islands, where Museum researchers are exploring the mysterious organisms that light up the ocean's dark waters, uncharted microbial life, and the rich diversity of fishes, corals, and other animals. The live… » 9/25/13 9:36am 9/25/13 9:36am