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The 404 Show 1,536: The "P.T." mystery, iPhone 6 backplate, Galaxy Alpha, salmon cannon (podcast)

On today's show we deconstruct the "P.T." interactive teaser mystery, check out the iPhone 6's new backplate, uncover Samsung's Galaxy Alpha and take a ride through a salmon cannon.

By August 13, 2014

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​November brain: Guns N' Roses statistics reveal anatomy of rock

One developer and statistics pro has turned his eye to what makes up the music of Guns N' Roses, proving that when it comes to 80s rock, the hair was high, but the standard deviations were higher.

By November 20, 2014

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Our devices are listening to us all the time -- but do we care?

Once a thing dreamed about in sci-fi, voice-controlled computers are a reality. But consumers may not realize the price they pay for living in the future.

By November 16, 2014

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The messy claims behind 'Alex from Target'

A company that wants to bring "fans and fandom" together claimed to be behind the overnight viral sensation, but as more facts emerge, the shadows of doubt have become longer and darker.

By November 4, 2014

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Alex from Target -- the viral Bieber mesmerizing the world

The digital world is in a frenzy after a girl posted a picture of a boy who works at Target. No, really.

By November 3, 2014

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Ellison retrospective: An original straight out of central casting

Oracle's founder, who stepped down Thursday as CEO, has carved out a unique -- and sometimes controversial -- persona as a titan of tech.

By September 18, 2014

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Curiosity rover to take up mountain climbing on Mars

After two years of exploration and driving, NASA's Curiosity rover has finally reached the base of Mount Sharp, a major goal of the mission.

By September 12, 2014

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What next for WikiLeaks' Julian Assange?

The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to exit "soon" from a small pocket of Ecuador in Britain's capital, but little has changed diplomatically and legally that would spur his eventual release.

By August 19, 2014

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Move over, Beats: Master & Dynamic's MH40 headphones win on design, sound, and build quality

The Audiophiliac checks out a new company's headphones, and they're a knockout.

By August 16, 2014

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Hubble discovers 'zombie star' haunting the universe

Astronomers discover what could be a supernova survivor, a white dwarf star that may have defied a fiery death.

By August 7, 2014