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Rick Santorum's error page needles Hillary Clinton

Technically Incorrect: The latest Republican to enter the presidential race has a Web site. Its 404 page goes after the Democratic candidate's e-mail habits.

By May 28, 2015


Facebook wedding photo leads to polygamy charge

A man in Grand Rapids, Michigan gets married. However, his first wife, from whom he is not divorced, sees photos uploaded onto Facebook. They are reportedly of his new marriage.

By March 17, 2011


An 'Apple or Google country' out at sea?

Ex-Google employee Patri Friedman--grandson of Milton--wants to create "Burning Man meets Silicon Valley meets the water," 12 miles off the coast of San Francisco. He imagines "an Apple or Google country."

By June 3, 2011


Facebook connects family of man with 100 wives

Acentus Akuku, a famous Kenyan polygamist, dies. Given that he had more than 100 wives, how can the whole family be informed of funeral arrangements and, indeed, of their existence? Enter Facebook.

By October 14, 2010


'Moby-Dick' to be rewritten in emoticons

An NYU research associate has managed to get funding to rewrite the Herman Melville novel entirely in Japanese emoticons. It ought to make for an inspiring read.

By October 17, 2009