Buzz - 15 jan 22:00

One climber's pursuit of an unclimbed peak

After years of attempts and a partner’s dramatic rescue, David Lama finally made it to the top of Nepal's tallest unclimbed mountain. - 15 jan 21:32

Secure Home Sweepstakes - Fatherly

It's free to enter this sweepstakes, but it should be hard to enter your house. That's why we're giving away a smart doorbell (with an HD camera and nightlight) and $1,000 to spend on security stuff. - 15 jan 21:06

Business Cycle

Peloton’s bikes may be stationary. But as CEO John Foley tells us, the business is on the move. - 15 jan 20:56

Future Suck – Member Feature Stories – Medium

Most folks go to Las Vegas to gamble. Others go to party, get married, or see Cher. I visited Vegas last week to check out a fully functional A.I.-enabled laundry folding machine. I speak, of course… - 15 jan 18:44

Why Brazilians love baby talk

For a country so famous for its big stuff, Brazil can, in a funny way, be thought of as the land of the tiny. Practically no word is immune from diminution. - 15 jan 17:41

Nothing Can Stop Google. DuckDuckGo Is Trying Anyway.

In late November, hotel conglomerate Marriott International disclosed that the personal information of some 500 million customers — including home addresses, phone numbers, and credit card numbers —… - 15 jan 17:37

Listen: Viacom CEO Bob Bakish Reveals His M&A Strategy

Don’t expect Bob Bakish to blindly follow the rest of Big Media into its consolidation craze. Viacom’s CEO made clear his company can go it alone even as competing conglomerates seem en… - 15 jan 17:07

Our pets: the key to the obesity crisis?

Even animals that aren’t eating too much or exercising too little are getting fat. If we can figure out why, we may have the key to our own obesity crisis – and how to stop it. - 15 jan 16:35

How do you fight an algorithm you cannot see?

That question in the headline was the challenge posed by a group of open knowledge junkies in Germany who wanted to understand how a person’s Schufa was calculated. - 15 jan 16:23

Latest Apple Rumor Says There's a New iPod in the Works

It’s been a long time since the iPod was Apple’s most important gadget, and while the iPod Classic, the iPod Nano, and the iPod Shuffle are no longer available, the iPod Touch is still keeping the name alive.