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Technology Gives me a Headache

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I miss my Underwood typewriter. The only time I worried about it crashing was when it sat too close to the edge of my desk.

√-1 Miss Math

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 07.01.2013 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

Why hello, Math. It's been, what, 10 years since our last night together? Remember, I was taking a freshman elective and you were using differential equations to kick my ass? But over time, I don't know what happened. We grew apart.

Google Just Gave You A Reason To Throw Out Your Old Calculator For Good

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology

Admit it: You've been letting your old, clunky plastic calculator collect dust for years ever since Google built into its search bar the ability to ad...

New Tool For Underwater Borrowers

Loren Berlin | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

Do you owe more on your mortgage than your home is worth? If so, you are not alone. Nearly one out of every four Americans who has a mortgage is trapp...

WATCH: Can He Beat The Calculator To Solve 4,868 Squared?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Education

Can you calculate in your head: 4,868 squared? Harvey Mudd College's Professor of Mathematics Arthur Benjamin can. And he tries to beat the calculator...

Capitalism and the Age of Machines, 3.0

Erik Rothenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Erik Rothenberg

When time-saving machines are sophisticated enough to replicate themselves, then our economic system of scarcity and growth is due for a major upgrade -- if not a complete transformation. 2010-05-06-reprap.jpg

British Health Officials Blame Facebook for Syphilis Surge

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The sexually transmitted disease has flourished recently in the British towns of Teesside, Durham and Sunderland, with one official noting that Facebook made "it easier for people to meet for casual sex."